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2-32 Kaichi, Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture
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+81 263-36-3410
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

The gluten-eaters in our group loved the soba noodles, pickled vegetables and tempura. If you are gluten-free, beware: these soba noodles are *not* gluten-free (wheat added to buckwheat noodles). The edamame (a local variety) were fantastic and worth the trip! Service was amazing--staff was apologetic that there noodles weren't gluten-free! Soba comes in three sizes--a double order is good if... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2015

The restaurant is located near the Matsumoto castle. It is a traditional Japanese restaurant serving local meals and Soba is a specialty here. Usually whole grain will be used in making Soba however, here Soba is prepared by skinned buckwheat which made its color whiter and milder in taste (this what I've learnt from a local friend). It was winter... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2013

Matsumoto is known for the quality of its soba, so we asked the guest relations officer at our ryokan for a recommendation of a great, not just good soba restaurant. He directed us to this little eatery just behind Matsumoto Castle. It is a good idea to visit this historic castle and climb its steep internal stairs to work up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-32 Kaichi, Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Nagano Prefecture  >  Matsumoto
  • Phone Number: +81 263-36-3410

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