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Shizuka

) #21 of 1,704 Restaurants in Nara $$ - $$$ Japanese
59-11 Noborioji-cho | Nara-kōen, Nara, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-27-8030
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp” (3 reviews)
“rice” (15 reviews)
“hot pot” (2 reviews)
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Japanese
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$$ - $$$
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59-11 Noborioji-cho | Nara-kōen, Nara, Nara Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Since we are in Nara, we decide to try something else other than sushi or ramen. So we choose traditional Nara food for lunch (kamameshi/hot pot). They can't take reservations and the only way is to wait patiently. As we expected, there must be a...More

Thank Joelishzz
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Arrived on the dot @ 11am due to the many reviews of this place. Queued to get in for 2 hours despite being early. Went in, had to wait another 30 mins to be seated, and another 30 mins for the food to be served....More

1  Thank 933chesterc
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Really delicious and traditional food. Must follow their instructions how to eat the rice. Worth the queue under the sun. Go try it.

Thank Mayxi S
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Due to limited seats, there will need to wait in line over 1hr to get in notwithstanding after 3pm. The tasty for me is not impressed but the service is quit good as Japanese style. I am sure you can get full after eating their...More

Thank chienwinston
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I ordered the chicken with the pot of rice. There was very little chicken and it was not worth the long line and wait. However I purchased prepared food every day at the Nara train station where there is a grocery store that sells a...More

1  Thank anonymousabc2016
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is on the way from Nara park to the Nara station, closer to the park. We ordered the combo rice with oyester, shrimp, and eel. However the eel was not as tasty as last night's Edo.

3  Thank daikin
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

I went in the evening when the queue was much shorter. Food was OK. To my western taste the delicate flavour seemed bland, verging on plain boiled rice. Service was good.

1  Thank berylcook
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

The waiting was long since it was fully packed and the lone was already long when we arrived. Staff very friendly and helpful, spoke some English .. Enough to communicate order understand and choose. Atmosphere was ok. Whoever the meal was not what I expected...More

Thank Nouchaa
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I went here after visiting the Todaiji temple. They specialize in very delicate rice dishes. They don't pummel you with flavor, but have a delicate and sophisticated texture. Its basically the opposite of Ramen. I would recommend it if you are looking to get the...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We came here to try kamameshi for the first time and totally love this dish. Simple rice and seafood ingredients make such delicious taste, beauty of Japanese cuisine. The set comes with side dish, pickles and soup as well, the portion is quite filling and...More

1  Thank Honey2Star
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  • Value
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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59-11 Noborioji-cho | Nara-kōen, Nara, Nara Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Nara Prefecture  >  Nara
  • Phone Number: +81 742-27-8030
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