The Kansai Region Restaurants


  • 158 Kasugano-cho Map It
  • Nara Koen
  • Japanese

Published 12/10/2015

Fodor's Review

Deep in the forest behind Kasuga Taisha, Tsukihitei has the perfect setting for a traditional kaiseki meal. From the walk up a wooded path to the tranquillity of your own tatami room, everything here is conducive to experiencing the beautiful presentation and delicate flavors—as Helen Keller did when she dined here in 1948. When reserving a table, enlist the help of a good Japanese speaker to select a set meal for you, and allow yourself to be regaled. The lunch sets cost between ¥10,000 and ¥15,000, not exactly cheap, but cheaper than dinner.

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158 Kasugano-cho, Nara, 630-8212, Japan

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Published 12/10/2015


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