A vast downtown sushi specialist, Ganko Sushi is one of the most approachable and reasonably priced sushi places in Kyoto.
There’s nothing subtle about Ganko Sushi: The windows are crammed with gaudy food models and the whole place screams “tourist trap.” But a closer inspection reveals that most of the customers are locals, and they’re here because they know that Ganko serves great sushi for rock-bottom prices . You can sit at the counter and order sushi a la carte or sit at a table and order from the menu (which is available in English and several other languages). In addition to sushi, you can choose from a huge variety of Japanese classics, including good value set meals and children’s meals. There are both smoking and non-smoking rooms and this is one of the most child-friendly restaurants in Kyoto – its spacious, noisy and there are special kids’ meals for finicky eaters.
101 Nakajima-cho, Sanjo-dori, Kawaramachi Higashi iru, Nakagyo-ku
Non-smoking area: Yes
2min walk from Sanjo Station, Keihan line
Official Website (Japanese)
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