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Gomen Kudasai

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232 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1314
9:00 pm - 11:00 am
Closed now
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Mon - Wed 9:00 pm - 11:00 am
Thu - Fri 10:00 pm - 11:00 am
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New Paltz, New York
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fresh locally sourced food, well prepared. Pleasant staff and periodic jazz events in a friendly family setting.

Thank Avram S
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91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Four of us had a variety of dishes. It was live music night, so the menu was not as extensive as usual. It was mostly soups.... On the positive, the food was quite tasty. But the portions were small. The broth bowls were large, but the protein was tiny. The waitress was 'training'. She got two of our four entrées... More 

Thank SunniBWR
Poughkeepsie, NY
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153 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

We were four. Service is way too slow. Two of us were served 25 minutes after and almost five minutes before the other two. Then, was served appetizer at the same time as her dinner. Rice bowls are small and not filling; go for (flavorless) noodle bowls. Miso soup is "weird." Rice bowls and noodle dinners are bland and lack... More 

1 Thank DrSGPrice
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

We ate here recently with our 11 year old daughters. The brown rice and salmon, and the dumplings and rice came with miso soup, and were both great. The steamed buns were also as good as I've had anywhere. The owners were very welcoming. A great, healthy, and delicious lunch or dinner option.

Thank NW525
New Paltz, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2015

Wonderful dining experience. The quality is in the ingredients and the attention to detail is not overlooked! Plenty of vegetarian options mean that I will certainly be returning to Gomen Kudasai again and again.

Thank mark g
New Paltz, New York
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

We stopped in for dinner on a weekday. Gomen-Kudasai is almost hidden away at the end of a strip mall. The menu had choices for all appetites, and we were surprised at how much of the menu came from very local sources. Our waitress was at our table instantly, and knew the menu inside and out. Our food came quickly,... More 

Thank BobsBeenThereToo
New York
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71 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2015

We recently got together with friends and went to Gomen Kudasai. We had such good time trying all the hot Japanese food. We loved the edamames and the miso soup! The udon noodle dishes were great. Everything tasted fresh! Ending the night with the green tea and red bean moji hit the spot!

Thank Marissa M
Accord, New York, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2015

My family and friends have eaten at Gomen Kudsai many times. My wife and I lived in Japan for 5 years. This is by far the best and most authentic Japanese food we have eaten in the Hudson Valley. The service and atmosphere is great. I have a hard time not ordering the kimchi udon every time I go here.... More 

1 Thank Brinton B
New York City, New York
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

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 

Thank gerihanna
Millstone, New Jersey
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108 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $20
Japanese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 pm - 11:00 am
9:00 pm - 11:00 am
9:00 pm - 11:00 am
10:00 pm - 11:00 am
10:00 pm - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1314
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz
  • Phone Number: 845-255-8811
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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