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1-4-3 Chuo, Matsumoto 390-0811, Nagano Prefecture
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+81 263-35-6434
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Geneva, Switzerland
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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I'm really glad we visited Takuma for dinner - there are so many restaurants in Matsumoto to choose from, and this has been our favourite. There was a lovely welcoming feeling as soon as we walked in, despite our two grumpy, hungry kids. The English menu was clear enough to order, with the help of our friendly server, and our... More 

Thank Millie230
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Nice little restaurant in Matsomoto with great Japanese food. The owners off the restaurant were very polite and helpfull. And for foreigners...yes they have an english menu card.

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Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
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71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We went to this small restaurant for a late lunch based on trip-advisor reviews and we were not disappointed. My husband had the shrimp and I had the pork. The main dish (that included some salad and fruit, as well as meat) was accompanied by 5 side dishes - an appetizer of soy beans and small slices of sauteed potato,... More 

Thank Judith G
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

the small is small but the ambience is great! Review: Food : 5* (portion is quiet big) Ambience: 4* (perfect feelingbut a bit small) Service: 5* (excellent one) Overal : 5*

Thank Billie W
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54 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Indeed every yhings is true, that is writen about this small restaurant. The athmosphere is cozy, warm, authentic. The food simpel and superb. We had the shrimp menu and the seafood curry. Don't forget the warm sake to it. Price is very acceptable. We had the table in front of the restauant. You can also sit on the table watching... More 

Thank Ad W
Malmo, Sweden
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105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Quite an easy find, the direction on tripadvisor is accurate. On google maps, look for 'tonkatsu restaurant' on the map. It has a very authentic local feel to it and one immediately feels comfortable. There are also two tatami seat tables on the second floor. They seem under-staffed so our food items came in batches. We ordered two tonkatsu curries... More 

Thank lakecomo28
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had the most amazing experience. The owners are so nice and make you feel like you are eating at their home. The food is delicious and portions are huge - they kept bringing out more food! We sat at the communal table in the middle, which was fun. Felt like there were a lot of regular... More 

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Mid Sussex
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144 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little place, welcoming and intimate. The old couple are very friendly. But, to be honest, the food is just average. I had the Katsu curry which was ok. It's probably heretical to say so but I preferred the curry at the chain restaurant Coco where you can pimp up the spice level. The stir fried pork... More 

Thank 911bella
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

If you're into ritzy touristy restaraunts keep on looking,this place makes you feel at home the moment you walk in, its warm and welcoming just like the owners. Got great food amd the curry is amazing. The portions are big and satisfying and they dont skimp out on flavour. Another important point is that the whole menu is translated to... More 

Thank Lchicca
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103 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

We managed to visit on the last night of our stay in Matsumoto, after Takuma was closed over New Years. I'm glad we did. The restaurant is small & it was soon full. Service was incredibly quick, but not too quick that food might have just been warmed up. Despite not ordering much, the curries came with an assortment of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Asian, Japanese
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-4-3 Chuo, Matsumoto 390-0811, Nagano Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Nagano Prefecture  >  Matsumoto
  • Phone Number: +81 263-35-6434

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?