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Namiki Yabusoba

2-11-9 Kaminarimon, Taito 111-0034, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3841-1340
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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2-11-9 Kaminarimon, Taito 111-0034, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed December 18, 2017

Soba taste pretty good. Staff was friendly and helpful! Went there around 2.30pm and had seats immediately. Even had the chance to sit at their traditional Japanese style table.

Thank XH_14
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

The smooth soba texture noodles with its home cooked soup, it was delicious. And the staffs were very friendly.

1  Thank jsimsk
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Don't expect too much. What you get is a good traditional meal without bells and whistles. Staff is very friendly.

Thank Gert_VdE
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We just got back from dinner at Namiki Yabusoba. Based on the excellent Trip Advisor reviews our expectations were high. The place was very cute with a nice Japanese atmosphere. The downside was the food. Little flavor and very small small portions. The dinner portion...More

2  Thank Brookemic
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Amazing proper Japanese experience!! Restaurant has been there slinging soba for over 100 years. Very cute space with really friendly staff and delicious food. Options to sit on the floor or table. I had the Soba with tempura shrimp on the side. Both were delicious.

1  Thank James78Toro
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

This is the best soba (both hot and cold) in Tokyo. Be ready to queue 30-40 minutes. They have English menu and their staff is also helpful although they speak little English.

1  Thank Marvin S
Reviewed December 9, 2016

One of the best soba I had, it's very traditional and tastes amazing. The setting is super nice too, very warm and cosy. This, combined with the friendly/incredible service by a "cute" and smily old women, makes it a perfect hit! Super worth it, just...More

Thank Emmanuelle1983
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Tatami mat noodles ; busy with Japanese only in tourist area. Incredibly friendly despite our lack of Japanese. Soba noodles only and great focus gives great food. Prawn teriyaki only exception. Wish I had been able to suck as noisily as neighbours in appreciation of...More

1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed July 21, 2016

This is a small restaurant serving only the best Soba Noodles (Buckwheat Noodles). Asakusa, the area surrounding the restaurant is famous for Soba. This restaurant is popular among locals as well as tourists. They don't speak English but have an English menu available. It may...More

1  Thank Michel_1982
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We went as a family of 5 for lunch as we had read good reviews about the restaurant. There was a line and we waited about 20 Minutes to be seated. The first negative thing is that our family was split and placed on tables...More

Thank Kerstin B
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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-11-9 Kaminarimon, Taito 111-0034, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Taito>  > Ueno, Asakusa
  • Neighbourhood: Ueno, Asakusa
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3841-1340
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