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232 Main Street, New Paltz, NY 12561
845-255-8811
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 9:00 pm - 11:00 am
Thu - Fri 10:00 pm - 11:00 am
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Gomen Kudasai is the only restaurant in the Hudson Valley committed to...
Gomen Kudasai is the only restaurant in the Hudson Valley committed to providing authentic, healthy, traditional Japanese food in the style of a traditional Japanese household kitchen. We deeply believe in an authentic Japanese dining experience that embodies the wisdom of delicious food as the best medicine, and strive to create a calming and uplifting meal for all of our customers. We have an incredible variety of warm and cold udon and soba noodles, served with a variety of authentic Japanese toppings in an incredible original soup recipe developed in the authentic style by our Japanese owner, Youko. We strive to use local and organic ingredients, and are committed to providing guests to the Hudson Valley an experience unline anywhere outside of Japan. We are committed to providing vegan and gluten-free options for virtually every dish on our menu.
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  • 19
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Authentic Home style Japanese Food in New Paltz

My family and friends have eaten at Gomen Kudsai many times. My wife and I lived in Japan for 5 years. This is by far the best and most authentic Japanese food we have eaten in the Hudson Valley. The service and atmosphere is great. I have a hard time not ordering the kimchi udon every time I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Accord, New York, United States
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Accord, New York, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My family and friends have eaten at Gomen Kudsai many times. My wife and I lived in Japan for 5 years. This is by far the best and most authentic Japanese food we have eaten in the Hudson Valley. The service and atmosphere is great. I have a hard time not ordering the kimchi udon every time I go here.... More 

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled into Gomen Kudasai because a family member suggested it. We were enchanted withe the authentic Japanese food, the warm welcoming atmosphere, live entertainment, and prompt service. I had my fave miso spoil which was chock full of tasty greens and tofu. We also had some savory shumai pork and shrimp dumplings. Then we had a sample plate of... More 

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Millstone, New Jersey
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151 reviews 151 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We made reservations for our party of 3 at 5:45pm on a Saturday night. First off, it is a little difficult to find at night since it's at the end of the strip mall, but just look out for that turn. It seemed empty when we first arrived, although I'm glad we made reservations since the tables around us had... More 

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I love this place. I don't really want to tell you about it because I never want to have to wait for a seat. But the Soup, Noodles, Rice Bowls are excellent. They have a great Vegan menu too for those friends that don't eat animals. If you are in New Paltz and you like Japanese food, you must go... More 

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16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Stopped in for dinner during a weekend trip to the Catskills. Pleasantly surprised with a solid offering of Soba and Udon, along with well executed small plates (selection of pickled items is great). We happened to come on a night with live music, which was a treat. Probably will be the only time listening to two men strum banjos and... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The food is authentic Japanese. They even pride themselves on offering organic, local and rare Japanese dishes. They offer vegan options, which is incredible, and even their kids' meals are authentic and tasty. I tried their matcha bubble tea with soy milk, and though it was expensive for bubble tea, they use real matcha (not a random powder mix) and... More 

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Forest Hills, New York
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158 restaurant reviews
291 helpful votes 291 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We visited this restaurant a few years ago and really enjoyed the food and service. I was so looking forward to our return. The food is delicious and fresh. The portions are a bit small and the prices are much higher now and the service is lacking. Due to a health issue we requested one substitution and the waitress told... More 

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New Paltz, New York, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Been here a few times recently, and it's always delicious. Most recently, I ordered the Tofu Bento Box brunch special and the green tea w/brown rice (forgot its name); my companion ordered the vegetarian spring roll box. Lots of veggie options! Everything was fresh, wholesome, and made with care. Service was charming.

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New York City
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15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

No complaints about quality of soup & noodle. Just a little cheap on the amount of noodle, vegetables, & meat portions. Place cannot compare to those is Brooklyn & NYC. Come on, give a little bit more veggies, meat, and noodles and keep your patrons to return!

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New Paltz, New York
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

I love the food. I go through days of absolute longing for noodles! I love the soba noodle soup and the stir fry. Really delicious salmon as well. And the green tea latte is a great pairing. Yummy!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 232 Main Street, New Paltz, NY 12561
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz
  • Phone Number: 845-255-8811

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Description

Gomen Kudasai is the only restaurant in the Hudson Valley committed to providing authentic, healthy, traditional Japanese food in the style of a traditional Japanese household kitchen. We deeply believe in an authentic Japanese dining experience that embodies the wisdom of delicious food as the best medicine, and strive to create a calming and uplifting meal for all of our customers. We have an incredible variety of warm and cold udon and soba noodles, served with a variety of authentic Japanese toppings in an incredible original soup recipe developed in the authentic style by our Japanese owner, Youko. We strive to use local and organic ingredients, and are committed to providing guests to the Hudson Valley an experience unline anywhere outside of Japan. We are committed to providing vegan and gluten-free options for virtually every dish on our menu.
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 pm - 11:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 pm - 11:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 pm - 11:00 am
Thursday
10:00 pm - 11:00 am
Friday
10:00 pm - 11:00 am

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