Exploring the mountain trails of Fushima-Inari can really make you hungry. Here are some of the best restaurants near Fushimi-Inaria-Taisha.
Fushimi-Inari-Taisha Shrine: Kanuman / Shutterstock.com
There are simple teahouses all along the upper trails on the mountain. They all serve the same things: tea, soft drinks, soba and a few sweets. For more substantial meals, try the restaurants near the two train stations. Or, if you want to stay on the mountain, though, try the following place:
For hearty noodle (soba/udon) and rice dishes, this friendly and popular restaurant is highly recommended. It’s a short walk downhill from the Keihan station.
- Tempura Oe
On the way to the shrine from the Keihan station, you’ll find this tasty tempura soba spot on your left.
- Gyukatsu Kyoto Katsugyu Fushimi Inari
For rich beef cutlets, this chain restaurant is sure to please. It’s across the street from Kendonya (see above).
This excellent little café serves the usual tea and coffee drinks, as well as some pastries and light meals. The back dining deck is very nice in warm weather.
- Vermillion Café
This branch of the above café is on the main street below the shrine (near the JR station). It serves similar items to the main branch up on the hill.
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