Mitarashi dango, rice dough dumplings with sweet-salty sauce

What is Mitarashi Dango?

Mitarashi Dango are rice flour mochi balls skewered onto sticks in groups of 3–5 and covered in a sweet soy sauce glaze. Mitarashi dango originates from Kyoto and can be found in traditional tea houses, dango shops, and even convenience stores.

Where to eat Mitarashi Dango in Kyoto

1. Nishiki Market

Nishiki Market

Nishiki Market is a marketplace in downtown Kyoto with more than one hundred shops and restaurants. This lively market specializes in all things food related and is a great place to find seasonal food and Kyoto specialties.

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