Daitokuji Temple: Shojin-ryori
Open 11am-4pm daily.
Sun: Open Sundays

This famous shojin-ryori establishment specializes in teppatsu-ryori, a rather elaborate variation of Zen vegetarian cuisine. Located inside Daitokuji Temple (on the grounds of the Daiji-in subtemple), they offer nice views and outdoor garden seating, although the decor itself is rather 1970s-institutional. Menus (lunch only) start at Y3150, and they include a surprising amount of food, parceled into many small dishes. They also have other branches in Kyoto and one in Tokyo (in the neighborhood of Yoga).

Daitokuji Temple
Murasakino Daitokujicho 4.
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Venue listing from Bento.com4 Star Rating: recommended