Updated: June 14, 2018
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Omelette Art: KICHI KICHI Omurice Restaurant By Chef Motokichi!

Kyoto City

Chef Motokichi Yukimura has elevated the omelette-rice dish of Japan - called omurice - to a virtual work of art! His restaurant Kichi Kichi in Kyoto makes his signature dish See it right before your eyes. See the fluffy omelette burst beautifully over the rice under Motokichi's precision cut!

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Omurice

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Omurice is one of the popular Japanese dishes that is commonly eaten both at home and restaurants. The standard Omurice is made of ketchup seasoned fried rice with a thin layer of omelette on top. You can eat it with ketchup or demi-glace sauce, or with cream based sauce and more! Recently a new Omurice called "Open Omurice" is becoming a trend, which is an Omurice that overflows when you slice a fluffy omelette it in the middle.

Kichi Kichi

First, let's take a moment to appreciate the beauty of this Omurice.
Doesn't it look amazingly delicious? Seeing it made is like a new form of entertainment! Kichi Kichi became really famous through social media. The store is located in Kyoto, around a 3-minute walk from Keihan Sanjo station, very close to Kamogawa. The chef behind this very special omurice is Mr. Motokichi Yukimura.

Menu

Their popular Omurice is called the "Fluffy Open Omelette over the Fried Rice".
They have different menus for lunch and dinner. Lunch is only available on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.
For lunch, there are 3 options to choose from:
1) Fluffy Omurice: Regular size (¥2,700), Half size (¥1,450)
2) Super Recommended Beef Stew & Rice (¥3,100 with rice)
3) Super Recommended Oxtongue stew & Rice (¥3,250)
You can add soup or salad with extra ¥200, or both soup and salad for ¥400.

If you are going with a group of friend, just keep in mind that you cannot pay separately! They also ask you to order at least one dish per person. Most importantly, MAKE A RESERVATION! It's a really popular restaurant and making a reservation is required.
Motokichi-san's beef stew is also exquisite! You can enjoy their beef stew and Omurice at dinner too. Along with these two signature dishes, they also offer "casseroled chicken leg with cream sauce", "white sauce croquette of the day", "Chicken and cheese cutlet with mustard flavour", homemade bread, soup of the day, and salad. They also have a wide range of beer, wine and cocktails too!
This is another popular menu, the "Chicken and Cheese Cutlet with Mustard Flavour"!

Reservation

Booking can be a little complicated, but don't worry we'll guide you through. Before even thinking of what to order there, you must make a reservation.
Since there is only 8 seats available, reservation is a must. You can book 6 weeks in advance. They will update you with their availability on their website (link below), so keep checking, and plan ahead!

If you have read all the notes written on their website, you click "To make a reservation, please click here" button, and it will take you to a calendar. It shows the availability, so you select the dates you want to reserve, and it will then take you to another page where you can select the time. After choosing your preferred time, it will take you to another page where you fill in your information. After clicking "booking confirmation", you'll receive an email, and you're all set!

Check the link below for more information on reservation, and to make a reservation.

Opening Hours

As mentioned above, their lunch is only available during weekend and public holiday, and their opening hours is from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. They accept reservations until the day before.
You can book by calling +810752111484 or if you're in a rush, +8109037285018.
Their dinner is open from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Kichi Kichi may have irregular holidays, so it's best to keep updated by checking their calendar! The link below will take you to August calendar.

How to get there

You can walk from Keihan Sanjo Station. It's also close to Kiyamachi Street and Kamogawa.

Have the most splendid Omurice experience at Kichi Kichi, Kyoto!

Wondering where else is there to try Omurice in Kyoto?

Check out the link below for lists of restaurants to try Omurice in Kyoto!
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