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3-4-8 Chuo, Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
+81 263-35-8502
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Ranked #16 of 387 Restaurants in Matsumoto
Price range: $9 - $28
Cuisines: Noodle
Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
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Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Recently refurbished "Metoba soba" has been serving authentic "soba" in downtown Matsumoto for so many years. This traditional soba restaurant attracts not only tourists but also local people for its fascinating menus. Most popular menu is "Mikasane soba" which is three different toppings are sprinkled on cold soba. If you don't mind dried seaweed, I would recommend Mikasane soba for... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

This restaurant specializes in zaru-suba, a Matsumoto delicacy. These are buckwheat noodles served cold. You can have them straight up or as a "triple decker" with three toppings: 1) seaweed, wasabi, pickled daikon & soy-dip, 2) grated yam, sesame seeds & soy-dop, 3) green tea powder. You then finish up the last of your soy-dip using hot water and soba... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

We went for lunch and Metoba Soba simplicity gives deep character. The Soba and the Tsuyu (soy-dip) combination produces fragrant and pleasant culinary experience. Our favorite is Ten-Zaru-Soba. Direction: The restaurant along the Metoba-gawa River. 3-4-8 Chuo, Matsumoto-shi / +81-263-35-8502

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