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Kanda Yabu Soba

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Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
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2-10 Kanda Awaji-cho, Chiyoda 101-0063 , Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3251-0287
11:30 - 19:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 19:30
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Bangkok, Thailand
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134 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very good soba place. Very popular with locals and tourists alike:) It's quite pricey but the soba is really good. We had the tempura soba and duck soba. The soba noodles are perfectly cooked and the soup is just to die for. There's an English menu so very easy to order.

Thank Tat_Tatchai
Chiba, Japan
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63 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This Soba Noodle Restaurant is one of the most famous restaurant. Of cource taste is so good, and price is expensive. Most recommended is "Zaru Soba",which is simple menu,just cool soba. Some Japanese gentleman taste zarusoba with hot japanese "Sake". Very nice.

Thank kemigawahama2000
Vienna, Austria
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting and very helpful staff. The restaurant is in traditional Japanese style. Soba very good and an English menu.

Thank Laura M
Barcelona, Spain
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116 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Very good noodles in Kanda Yabu Soba. The shop is not easy to find but worth the visit. Very tasty soba and udon. Service is fast and diligent, even if better to avoid pick time. Portions are a bit small but taste is really awesome. Highly recommended for soba & udon lovers.

Thank Marc M
Los Angeles, California
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220 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This is probably the most Japanese restaurant I've been to. I felt out of place. I felt like I was interrupting a business meeting. People doing business with their food, and let me tell you, the business meeting was loud! If you think you've heard loud slurping, visit this soba joint. Anyway, I really enjoyed slurping the s hit out... More 

Thank Abzollo
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This place is specialized in Japanese noodles. Udon, served hot and Soba served cold. Over the noodles an assortment of options can be ordered. Tempura of vegetables and shrimp is a nice option for both. To drink, stay with green tea, to not affect the soba taste.

Thank QuietBrazilian
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

It's definitely one of the best soba I have tasted sofar. I personally prefer cold than warm and the portion here isn't a lot. Even my daughter can finish one and a half. I reckon a grown adult might at least have to order 3 portion of the cold soba. The rest of the appetizer is good for small bite... More 

1 Thank williamchooi
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Be warned it's good for small bites. If you are looking for something to fill your stomach for dinner this is a bad idea . It costs us twice as much because they give twice as less the regular portion you'd expect . To sum ; food is great , price is twice as expensive , quantity twice as less... More 

1 Thank Nicholas N
Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

this place is sooo goood!!!! i cant wait to go back! we were the only non-japanese people there! and they also sing your order to the kitchen!!!

1 Thank worlreview
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We came here for lunch when visiting the area. The food was simply delicious. We loved our visit here. The service was fantastic and the building itself is amazing. Would definitely return on a future trip to Japan.

Thank Pete D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-10 Kanda Awaji-cho, Chiyoda 101-0063, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chiyoda>  > Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
  • Neighbourhood: Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3251-0287

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighbourhood Profile
Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
Ochanomizu boasts its academic foundations starting with Yushima Seido, the birthplace of modern day Japanese education. The area has kept its college town feel with several university campuses. If you head towards Jinbocho, you'll find musical instrument and sports equipment shops, and an area of used bookstores for students and anyone interested in literature and the arts. Akihabara is well-known for its computer and electronic goods stores, and is now hugely popular as the must-visit mecca for people interested in anime and games. Kanda is an office district where you can find loads of reasonably priced izakayas popular with professionals who stop to eat and drink before making their way home.
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