Kuromame Sa-an KITAO Gion Shop
Take a break with Japanese tea and Kuromame.
KITAO started its business as a shop which sells Kuromame(black beans) and Azuki-beans(red beans) in 1862 in Tambaguchi area where special local products from Tamba and Kyoto meet.
Since then, KITAO has supported cuisine of Kyoto by selling sugar, black beans and red beans from Tamba. They have been the best in quality for over 150 years.
You can taste your fill of their high-quality products at KUROMAME SA-AN KITAO in Nishiki Market and Gion area. Both areas are also popular as tourist attractions.
Take a break with Japanese tea and bean cookings when you get tired from walking.
KITAO Gion Shop is located on Shijo St. west from Yasaka Shrine. Come and enjoy Japanese taste!
Prepare for New Year dishes
KITAO sells also some foods for the Japanese New Year.
The products are so popular that they were picked up by a TV program.
- 279-2 Gion-cho Kitagawa Higashiyama-ku Kyoto, Jpapan, 605-0073
Restaurant 11:30-19:00(Please order until 18:30)
- Official Website
Shop holiday: every Wednesday, 22.28. December 2015, 12.-15. January 2016