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“Noodles”
Review of Wagamama - CLOSED

Wagamama
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai
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Dining options: Seating
Neighborhood: Binnenstad-Zuid
Groningen, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Noodles”
Reviewed August 26, 2012

Nice fresh concept. They serve noodles fast and good value. You can sit at these picknick style tables and benches where you re food is served.
Very good for a quick bite. The quality is excellent and will beat any other fast food joint.

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Thank Christiaan H
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Groningen, The Netherlands
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“There are better places to lose money”
Reviewed June 18, 2012

For some reason, I always make the mistake of giving Wagamama a chance every couple of months. This last time, all my previous experiences were affirmed. Wagamama tries to construct an image of authentic healthy Asian food but, even in Groningen, it is one of the worst places to eat Asian cuisine. Dishes like Miso feel far removed from the real thing, far weaker than the Japanese original. Most noodle dishes are also much less tasty than their South East Asian counterparts and often very greasy or oily.
I have also never understood why people insist that it is a cheap place to eat. Most Thai and Vietnamese restaurants in the Netherlands are cheaper and considering that they offer Asian streetfood, I would imagine a different price range.
Wagamama has a great marketing department and wonderful location, but I will never recommend it for its food. Please choose one of the Thai or traditional Indonesian restaurants or if you must have an Asian lunch, go to the Vietnamese Loempia place on the other side of the Vismarkt. If you need to get rid of 15 euro's +, give to charity.

  • Visited April 2012
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1 Thank MatthijsVW
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Amsterdam, NL
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Nice food at reasonable price”
Reviewed June 6, 2012

Sort of a fast food place but with excellent food quality. Fast and clean with a big range of dishes to choose from.

Visited January 2012
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Thank guayomin
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Shanghai, China
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116 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
“Japanese formula restaurant, nice on a budget”
Reviewed April 20, 2012

If you want a quick lunch or dinner on a budget, with a small or large company of friends, this is a nice choice. Healthy food, good variety of dishes, tasty and enjoyable. Even the bottle of Merlot was very affordable. Nicely situated at the Vismarkt in the city center of Groningen.

  • Visited March 2012
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4 Thank anthonyholland
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good, fresh, fast”
Reviewed February 21, 2012

The food is fresh and tasteful. I go there probably once a month, rarely disappointed. The service is always kind and rapid.

Visited February 2012
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Thank BiancaAndrea N
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