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Udon Born

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El Born / La Ribera
Japanese, Noodle, Asian, Asian fusion
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Princesa, 23, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 10 59 69
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12:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Dessert, Late Night, Takeout
Description: Welcome to Udon Noodle Bar, where noodles are fun!We are specialized in...
Welcome to Udon Noodle Bar, where noodles are fun!We are specialized in Noodles, but we also make delicious side dishes, rices, salads and home made desserts.Udon is based on the concept of "casual food", which combines fast-food, speed and an affordable price policy using quality raw materials and traditional Asian cuisine.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food Friendly staff

I had dinner there 3 times as, not just because I like Asian food but also they have good background music and lovely staff. The noodles were a bit greasy and the menu is a bit limited if you want non spicy vegetarian

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Alexbobalex
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Barcelona, Spain
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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Florence, Alabama
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My husband and I have been looking what seems like forever for a place to eat some traditional ramen. We stumbled upon this restaurant in Barcelona after visiting the Picasso Museum and we are so happy we went in! My husband ordered the chicken ramen and I ordered the miso ramen, and they were both delicious. It hit the spot... More 

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We had dined at the harbor and completely disappointed at the food. The Thai rice noodle with seafood tasted like leftover food, shrimp was obviously not fresh. Chicken in Udon noodle was so dry and tough. Will not eat there again!

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UDON_N00dle_Bar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Udon Born, responded to this review

Dear BlueSea97, First of all, thank you for the visit and for sharing your experience at UDON. We are sorry that you did not enjoy the visit and we will thank you if you give us more information about your experience. Could you please write us an email to customercare@udon.es? We promise to read it and check your experience with... More 

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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

OK, let's start with the good stuff. The seaweed salad. Decent portion, decent quality. Tasted well. Not bad at all. The rest: yikes. Overcooked, mushy noodles, no salt, no taste. Just yukk. Sorry. This must have been the worst food ever.

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UDON_N00dle_Bar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Udon Born, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and sharing your experience JoelAndoetoe. We are sorry that you didn't enjoy it at all and we will be very thankful if you send us more details. We promise that we are going to check it with our team and we are going to improve with your experience. Best regards, UDON Team More 

Barcelona, Spain
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I had dinner there 3 times as, not just because I like Asian food but also they have good background music and lovely staff. The noodles were a bit greasy and the menu is a bit limited if you want non spicy vegetarian

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UDON_N00dle_Bar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Udon Born, responded to this review

Thanks for visit us three times and for comment your experience, We are very happy that you have enjoyed the place, the service and our food too. For us this is the best compliment and we are going to continue working hard to preserve this kind of experience in every visit. Best regards, UDON team More 

Galway, Ireland
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We fancied a change from tapas, so gave this place a try. Starters were very good - tasty dumplings but mains were rather sparse. Don't go too hungry!

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UDON_N00dle_Bar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Udon Born, responded to this review

Thanks for visit us and share your impressions, We are happy that you've enjoyed our menu of noodles and our dumplings. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Barcelona. Best regards, UDON team. More 

Bucharest, Romania
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Liked the location the instant I saw it. Friendly staff, clean and people inside at 22.00 on a Sunday. Good vibe. Ordered Tampopo Ramen and wanted something with tofu. They were out of tofu. Sad. Been to Japan. Tasted ramen. Here the taste of the ramen was of just add water pre made soup. Sorry for the negative review for... More 

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Gracias por visitarnos 610vladv, Nos alegra que te gustara nuestro equipo y ubicación, sin duda agradecemos tus comentarios y entendemos... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

went there on a cold day and found the warm soup delicious. The service was slow, but the waitress was all alone and kept letting us know she hadn't forgotten about us. The price was okay, maybe a bit expensive - 11E for each soup and 2.25 for hot tea. Overall, happy with the quality.

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Gracias por visitarnos y compartir tu experiencia rhmcdonald, Nos alegra que disfrutaras nuestra carta de caldos, ideales para este gélido... More 

Barcelona
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I went there with a group of friends and we were all very disappointed. The food was very little for the prize, there was almost no meat included in the soups we had and it was almost cold when we got it. Also it took them forever to serve us. All in all I cannot recommend going there. There are... More 

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Buenas tardes Achim, Desde UDON queremos darte las gracias por venir y por compartir tu experiencia. Sentimos que no fuera... More 

Bronx, New York
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411 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This time of the year the weather in Barcelona is a bit unpredictable, so after a while you long for some soup to warm you up. Much to my surprise at the corner near the Picasso was a wonderful clean modern chain restaurant called Udon Born. The service is excellent and the menu is varied with traditional Japanese dishes and... More 

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UDON_N00dle_Bar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Udon Born, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your words Gregg, We're so glad that you've enjoyed the visit to UDON. And we hope that you'll come back in your next visit to Barcelona. See you soon, UDON's team More 

Lausanne, Switzerland
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Expensive, very small portion, my son having ramen, was not ramen, is thin rice noodles, same as 'pad thai' or 'ho fan' in Chinese, very small portion for 13 euro, have to buy sandwich for my son after that. Don't try the sushi, is roll with noodles instead of rice, Deco & concept very good, but not the authentic Japanese... More 

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UDON_N00dle_Bar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Udon Born, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit and for your review Papalim, We are sorry about you didn't enjoyed the UDON experience. We are going to check your comments and we will work hard to improve our quality and service. Best, UDON Team More 

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Additional Information about Udon Born

Address: Princesa, 23, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: +34 933 10 59 69
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 17 - 25
Cuisine: Japanese, Noodle, Asian, Asian fusion

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Princesa, 23, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighborhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 933 10 59 69

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 25
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Noodle, Asian, Asian fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups

Description

Welcome to Udon Noodle Bar, where noodles are fun!We are specialized in Noodles, but we also make delicious side dishes, rices, salads and home made desserts.Udon is based on the concept of "casual food", which combines fast-food, speed and an affordable price policy using quality raw materials and traditional Asian cuisine.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighborhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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