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Gomen Kudasai

232 Main Street, New Paltz, NY 12561
845-255-8811
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Ranked #18 of 109 restaurants in New Paltz
Price range: $7 - $20
Cuisines: 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.
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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.
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English first
New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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168 reviews 168 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
232 helpful votes 232 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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New Paltz, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Saturday night was packed.. The place isn't very big, but the food we ordered was delicious and good for you. They can do gluten-free dishes (mung bean and sweet potato noodle), but ask to speak with owner to prevent cross contamination. We are glad we did because my highly sensitive fiancée enjoyed her meal and did not have any gluten... More

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Clarence, New York, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Gomen Kudasai is a small place located in a strip mall in New Paltz, NY. Our waiter was attentive and helpful. Our party of four shared edamame, two udon dishes, tempura, and a cold soba noodle plate. The owner even stopped by to demonstrate the proper technique for eating the soba. All of the food was fresh, well-prepared and tasty.... More

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New Paltz, New York, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

I have followed this establishment over two locations and love it every time. The food is fresh, the service is frequently good, and the decor is inspired. I love the Tatsu'tage bento box and appetizer and can't get enough of the Yaki Udon or the Wakame Udon soup. A great place to go for quality Japanese.

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Bovina Center, New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Ate lunch here yesterday finally! The ramen was delicious, my husband had udon noodles with egg, plain but he kept saying how good it was. I like a bit more adventure so I had tempura and kimchee (they kindly added some kimchee to a dish that didn't have it in it). The vegetables in the tempura batter were hot, slightly... More

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Highland, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

I was so dissapointed in this place. I went for lunch with my daughter had a noodle soup bowl cost 15 dollars not worth it for two soups and two rice balls ( which are only 2 dollars each) basically 28 dollars for two bowls of soup, and mine was bland no flavor, waiter inattentive, horrible service, wont be going... More

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