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Udon Bakaichidai

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1-6-7 Tagacho, Takamatsu 760-0063, Kagawa Prefecture
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+81 87-862-4705
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Went at the recommendation of a random taxi driver, and he wasn't wrong. They have lineups most of the day, but the turnover is fast so we were in and out in under 30 minutes. They're famous for their original Kama Butter Udon - udon with butter and pepper, no soup. I had it once and went back 2 days... More 

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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Place is located at the main road, no trouble finding it. This is old-school restaurant, fairly cheap. Mostly workers seem to come here, but I saw also few suit guys comming from work. There doesn't seem to be any english menu or even picture menu. The staff does english somehow, but don't expect anything than a few words. The offered... More 

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Takamatsu, Japan
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

If you like salty food, Udon Bakaichidai is a good choice, but it can be overload if you do not. The noodles are firm and good, but the broth is overwhelmed by the salt so there is not much flavor. Try the kake udon since that has the best balance. There is a fair amount of seating, but this is... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Grab the butter Udon... Its so good!! Its a small place and people line up for it... But that's because its really good.... Tempura is also fantastic!

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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Udon Bakaichidai (Big Idiot) is a very popular little local establishment about a ten minute walk east of the local serving Kawaramachi train station. Don't let the line deter you from working your way in and enjoying the local sanuki udon. These are thick toothy udon noodles served with just a splash of broth. Add sliced green onion, grated ginger... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-6-7 Tagacho, Takamatsu 760-0063, Kagawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Shikoku  >  Kagawa Prefecture  >  Takamatsu
  • Phone Number: +81 87-862-4705

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