Kyoto's Specialty Imobo Hiranoya Honten (Ebi Imo) | Japan Highlights Travel, for sightseeing around Tokaido

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[Kyoto's Specialty Imobo Hiranoya Honten (Ebi Imo)]

The traditional cuisine of a long-established Kyoto restaurant about 300 years old

"Imobo" is Kyoto's traditional savory dish prepared by stewing a kind of taro called "ebi imo" together with "bodara" dried cod. The attractiveness of this simple dish made by stewing fluffy and sticky ebi imo together with slowly re-softened bodara lies in its rich, profound flavor. This venerated restaurant is situated in the Maruyama Park which is known for its beautiful cherry blossoms and seasonal scenery. Enjoy dining in this quaint place which has born witness to generations of history.
Posted photos Main The refined flavor of "Imobo" is a traditional taste of Kyoto
Two photos Upper photo The calm and dignified presence of the long-established restaurant, lower photo "Imobo Gozen", one of the kaiseki courses
 
Best season Ebi imo: October to April
 
Address Chion-in Minamimon-mae, Maruyamakoen-nai, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Phone +81-75-561-1603 (English available)
Opening hours 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Last order: 8:00 p.m.)
Holidays Open everyday
Price Imobo Gozen 2,700 yen
Imobo (a la carte) 1,620 yen
* Only served during the ebi imo season.
Access Take the City Bus Route No. 100, 110 or 206 from "Kyoto Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen for approx. 20 minutes, alight at "Gion", and walk for approx. 5 minutes.
URL http://www.imobou.net/
* Journey time by bus is only an estimate. The bus may be delayed or suspended depending on traffic conditions, etc.

updated on Sep 30, 2016

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