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232 Main Street, New Paltz, NY 12561
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Ranked #16 of 109 Restaurants in New Paltz
Price range: $7 - $20
Mon - Wed 9:00 pm - 11:00 am
Thu - Fri 10:00 pm - 11:00 am
Cuisines: Japanese
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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 City, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

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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143 reviews 143 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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New York City, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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New York
17 reviews 17 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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230 reviews 230 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
265 helpful votes 265 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 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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Additional Information about Gomen Kudasai

Address: 232 Main Street, New Paltz, NY 12561
Phone Number: 845-255-8811
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz
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
Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
Cuisine: Japanese

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