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$$$$ Nara Koen Japanese

Hidden down a quiet street just south of Ara-ike in Nara Koen is this intimate restaurant serving exquisitely presented traditional kaiseki meals. Within the faded wooden walls, a common architectural motif in Nara, you can sit at a rustic counter or in one of two serene tatami rooms. Choose from one of the two set meals. Both lunch and dinner here are short and served early (noon–1 for lunch, 6–7:30 for dinner).

Japanese Intimate Prix-Fixe Lunch Dinner $$$$

Quick Facts

1043 Takabatake-cho
Nara-shi, Nara-ken  630-8301, Japan


Known For:
  • Nara hospitality
  • Excellent local cuisine
  • Reservations required
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Tues, No credit cards, Reservations essential

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