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1563 G Street, Arcata, CA 95521
+1 707-826-2594
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11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The staffs are friendly and food is good, some times are too busy and wait for a while to get food which it happens quite a bit, especially during rush hour, if the food has more portions, that would be great.

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Thank Tony R
Extreme Northern California
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While traveling we found this place through yelp. It didn't seem Japanese to me - more on the Thai spectrum. One had a soup the other a curry. The portion sizes were huge, wait was not long, and the food was delicious, it was so good we went back the next night!

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Thank ThisNThat
Eureka, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Vegan has NEVER tasted this good! Order at counter and they bring it out. It is near college - wildly popular, I recommend you go before noon if you can.

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Thank mysteryb
Arcata, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Closes for the college holidays. If you want to-go, bring your own dishes. Great soups, salad and cold noodle dishes. Peanut sauce is great. Cup of soup with large bread is a full meal. Cafeteria style, and a bit noisy and public, but so goes a college town.

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Thank bonmom707
Chico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I love this place great fresh local good eats great staff quick healthy meals hooray for this wonderful place

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Thank acashewmomi
McKinleyville, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Easily one of my favorite restaurants. Good food, rotating menu. The owners both work in the kitchen and put a lot of care into the restraunt. That being said they aren't super fast, don't expect a quick in and out. Cash only and they will often close for a month at a time when HSU is in season. Try any... More 

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Thank Stewart S
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

this place is always very busy at lunch you can get a decent Asian style soup. But beware, the older staff people are very pretentious and rude. All Caucasian and very unfriendly. This is typical of Arcata. So be prepared. If you are from out of town, you will not be treated kindly. And they also do not take credit... More 

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Thank ARC191
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

You line up, order your soup, then sit down until they call your name. Options can be new each day but there are always some favorite standards. Love the choice of french bread or fresh baked cornbread to go with the bowls - perfect on a cold day in Humboldt County.

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Thank Mary V
Tinley Park, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Stopped in for dinner with the family while visiting Bodega Bay to eat something other than fish and chips and other fried foods. Exactly what we had hoped to find. Delicious fresh salads and noodle bowls with exceptional flavor.

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Thank p214c
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Our group of four each chose a different soup and were very pleased with their selection. I highly recommend when you are in Arcata to stop in.

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Thank Kenneth E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Japanese, International, Asian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1563 G Street, Arcata, CA 95521
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: +1 707-826-2594

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?