Katsukura Shijo Teramachi

とんかつ かつくら 四条寺町   Click to listen highlighted text! とんかつ かつくら 四条寺町

(tonkatsu katsukura shijo teramachi)

Katsukura is a famous tonkatsu restaurant located in the heart of Kyoto’s Shijo Teramachi district. Tonkatsu is a popular Japanese dish made from breaded and deep-fried pork cutlets. Katsukura’s tonkatsu is renowned for its tenderness and crispiness, making it a must-try for any foodie visiting Kyoto. The restaurant’s cozy and traditional atmosphere, coupled with its impeccable service, makes it a great place to experience Japanese culture while indulging in delicious food.

Katsukura has several branches in Kyoto, each offering the same excellent quality and taste that has made it a beloved destination for locals and tourists alike. The restaurant chain has been serving tonkatsu since 1968 and has perfected the dish over the years. The menu features a variety of tonkatsu options, from the classic pork loin cutlet to the premium A5-grade Wagyu beef cutlet, all served with Katsukura’s signature sauce and fresh cabbage.

Upon entering Katsukura’s Shijo Teramachi branch, visitors are greeted by a warm and welcoming staff, eager to assist in choosing from the restaurant’s extensive menu. The interior design of the restaurant exudes traditional Japanese elements, such as wooden furnishings and bamboo screens, which add to the overall ambiance. The restaurant also features an open kitchen, allowing guests to witness the art of tonkatsu preparation firsthand.

The tonkatsu at Katsukura is prepared using the highest quality ingredients and a meticulous cooking process. The pork cutlets are carefully selected and then coated in panko breadcrumbs before being deep-fried to a golden-brown perfection. The result is a dish that is juicy on the inside and crispy on the outside, with a savory and flavorful taste that is hard to resist. The restaurant also offers a vegetarian option made with tofu, which is equally delicious.

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