Soba / Udon Spots in Ibaraki Area

  • Tsukimachi no Taki Momijien
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    4.0
    30 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Pref. Kujigundaigomachi Kawayama Saga grass 1369-1
    A soba restaurant located a short walk from Shimonomiya Station in Kuji County, Ibaraki Prefecture. The restaurant's soba noodles are made with pure underground Tsukimachi Waterfall water and over an 80% percent ratio of stone milled buckwheat flour to wheat flour, resulting in noodles that are aromatic and clean-tasting. The restaurant offers slippery thin-cut noodles and fragrant thick-cut noodles depending on the toppings. Plus, there's an all-you-can-eat nagashi-somen noodle slide course in summer. The restaurant's fragrant, home-roasted coffee is also popular. Located close to Tsukimachi Waterfall, diners can hear the pleasant sounds of the falls, and the surrounding forest is particularly gorgeous in autumn.

    We went there at 3pm and they could cook something for us. Their special dish. I dont know japanese but my husband and I asked for a osusume dish that means recommended. We didnt know how to eat...

  • Jikyuan
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    3.5
    18 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachiotashi Keganochou 2162
    A soba noodle restaurant located a 20-minute drive from Hitachi-Ota Station on the Suigun Line in Ibaraki Prefecture. The restaurant primarily serves Edomae (old Tokyo-style) soba noodles made by hand using stone milled buckwheat flour and masterful technique. The restaurant even grows its own buckwheat. In addition, the establishment serves dishes made with buckwheat like sobagaki buckwheat dumplings, and a potage made from buckwheat flour and black garlic. Visitors can also taste rural cuisine such as wasabi stalks boiled and eaten with soy sauce and dried bonito shavings, homemade sashimi kon'nyaku devil's tongue jelly, and uruka fermented char paste. The restaurant's drink menu includes select junmai ginjo sakes and Nanbu Bijin junmai cured sake.

    色々とネットで検索してみたのですが、店主がこの場所を気に入って店を移したというのも納得できる素晴らしいロケーションです 自分が頼んだのは、鴨せいろと地葱の天ぷら 地葱は、めちゃくちゃうまかった 初めて行くと店主がぶっきらぼうで怖い感じがしますが、そこを気にしなければ最高においしいおそばが食べられるので、かなりお勧め!!

  • Sobaen Satake
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    4.5
    11 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachiotashi Tenjimbayashichou 5-207
    A soba noodle restaurant standing along Prefectural Route 61 near the Mazaka Castle Ruins. The restaurant's simple menu consists of just soba topped with various types of tempura or tororo (grated yam). In the winter, the restaurant also offers kenchin soba noodles. The vegetables used for the restaurant's tempura are all either home-grown or gather in the wild among the mountains. The restaurant's noodles are made with fragrant Hitachi Aki soba buckwheat. The restaurant also serves Japanese vegetable pickles as appetizers, ensuring patrons can savor the bounties of the local land. The delicious taste of the restaurant's wares keep customers coming back again and again, and this popular establishment bustles with patrons right from the moment it opens.

    蕎麦屋で、オープンキッチンというのが、まず驚きました。厨房が身近に見えて、活気が伝わり、オープンにできる店主の自信が伺えました。つきだしも、旬の天ざるも、とにかく、新鮮美味しい!また、ぜひ行きたいです。

  • Tarai Udon Momijiya
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    4.5
    26 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Pref. Mitoshi Arigachou 1021
    "A handmade udon noodle restaurant situated across the river west of the Ushibushi burial mounds. The restaurant operates out of a remodeled kominka (old Japanese-style house), giving it an elegant atmosphere. The owner, originally from Kagawa Prefecture, makes renowned, chewy udon noodles served piping hot fresh from the pot. The noodles are made with flour from a specially contracted farm in the nearby city of Hitachiomiya. The ""Momijiya Set"" meal, which includes an assortment of tempura and piping hot tofu, is particularly popular. The restaurant also offers tofu blancmange and sweet potato yokan jelly for dessert. The drink menu includes local sakes and shochues as well as seasonal beverages. This lively restaurant is so popular usually all seats are occupied during meal times."

    このお店のリピーターです。きょうは、鍋焼きうどんを食べました。いつもと変わらず、とても美味しかったです。

  • Sova Tea Koshiji
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    4.5
    13 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachiotashi Inagichou 1395-4
    "A soba noodle restaurant located on the west side of Yamabuki Sports Park notable for the elegant atmosphere of its building, which incorporates classy hinoki cypress wood. The restaurant is also situated in a scenic area; the ""Yamaderabansho"" one of the traditional Eight Views of Mito scenic sights, is located on the mountain behind the restaurant; and the Seizanso, said to have once been the home of Tokugawa Mitsukuni of ""Mito Komon"" fame, is located nearby. The restaurant makes its vaunted noodles with flour stone milled on the premises using primarily Hitachi Aki buckwheat. The ""Gentei Seiro"" noodles are particularly popular. Made by hand using manually harvested, sun dried heirloom Hitachi Aki buckwheat from Kanasago, only 20 servings are made a day. The restaurant's cafe space is particularly popular with women; here you can enjoy a cup of Japanese tea and a sweet like soba zenzai sweet azuki bean soup with buckwheat."

    秋晴れの土曜日に、久しぶりに訪れました。 常陸秋蕎麦の新蕎麦を味わうために、今回は限定せいろ(つなぎ1割、毎日限定20食、1,200円)だけを頂きました。 始めは水だけで食べる「水そば」で、新蕎麦の微かな甘味・香りを楽しみます。また3枚の小さな短冊が付いていて、塩だけで食べることもできます。因みに大盛りには出来ません。 何回かこの限定せいろを味わっていますが、上質な蕎麦もさることながら、蕎麦つ...

  • Shiomachi-kan
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    4.0
    12 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Hitachiota-shi Nishiichicho 2325-1
    A soba restaurant in Nishiichi-cho, Hitachiota City. Housed in the same building that was once home to the Ota Bank, they use stone ground buckwheat flour for their handmade soba noodles. Their udon noodles are made the same way with wheat grown using traditional methods. They also offer multi-course meals with wild vegetables, freshwater fish, and other rustic fare to accompany the udon and soba.

    元銀行の建物で営んでいるお蕎麦屋さん。店内もとても風情がありました。130年前の建造物だそうです。天井に薄らと銀行の名前が記されているので、ぜひ見てほしいです。 混むかなと思って10時に行き、一番乗りでした。10時40分くらいにもう1組がきて、開店と共に中へ。従業員の方が少ないので、注文してから20-30分でお蕎麦が来ました。お店を出る頃には、8組ほど待っていました。 その頃には駐車場も満車に...

  • Mizuho no Muraichiba Sobaya Restaurant
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    Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubashi Yagihashi 496
    At the Mizuho no Muraichiba Sobaya Restaurant visitors can taste Japanese soba buckwheat noodles made exclusively from Hitachiaki soba flour, painstakingly produced by local farmers. The noodles come in an additive-free soup, accompanied by fresh wasabi horse radish and spring onion condiments. The gathering of Misoka Soba performs hand making soba on the last Saturday night of each month right in front of you and the restaurant is crowded with many fans and soba lovers.
  • Suifu Soba Yamatoya
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    3.5
    11 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Pref. Mitoshi Kasaharachou 978-35
    "A soba restaurant located a two-minute walk from the Ibaraki Prefectural Government Building a 20-minute ride on the shuttle bus bound for the building leaving from JR Mito Station. This long-standing establishment was founded 100 years ago and the Mito restaurant serves soba noodles backed by skill and traditions rooted in its 40 years in the area. The restaurant interior was remodeled in May 2018, and the number of tables was increased. This establishment is so popular, it quickly reaches full capacity during weekday lunchtimes. The lunchtime ""Higawari Set"" daily special set meal, which includes a daily special donburi rice bowl plus soba or udon noodles, is particularly recommended."

    口コミで夜は居酒屋メニューがあるとのことで、行ってみた。 家族経営で、子供が奥の部屋で遊んでいたり 料理は頼んでも出て来なかったり 生ビールは600円だし 突っ込みどころ満載な店。 お蕎麦屋さんだけど 蕎麦より焼き鳥が美味しかった。

  • Nishikanasa Soba no Sato Soba Kobo
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    4.0
    9 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachiotashi Akatsuchichou 2408
    A soba noodle factory and restaurant located a 40-minute drive from the Naka interchange on the Joban Expressway. Here visitors can enjoy Hitachi aki soba noodles, a Kanasago specialty, served by members of a local women's group. The restaurant's fresh-made, fresh-cooked noodles are created with buckwheat flour milled daily using a stone mortar. The facility also offers soba making classes in which participants start by mixing the flour and perform all the other steps involved in creating soba noodles; at the end, participants get to taste their very own, handmade noodles.

    けんちん蕎麦が食べたくなり水害地域(通行止め)走り抜け行きました。 無愛想な店員さんに食券を買ってと言われ(前払い)レジで注文してから奥の席に座るので、店に入って直ぐにメニュー表から選ぶので前もって決めて行くのがベスト。 今回のざる蕎麦は香り固さなくつけ汁もだし(風味)無し 少々不満でした。 けんちん蕎麦はとっても美味しいかったです。 ざる蕎麦はやっぱり新蕎麦時期にですね。

  • Tanukian Tsutaya
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    4.0
    8 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Kasama-shi Kasama 1279-1
    A soba shop on Monzen-dori Avenue in Kasama, Kasama City. They serve soba noodles made in house with Hitachi Aki buckwheat and Japanese yam as the binding agent. The veteran shop is also known as the originator of Soba Inari, a Kasama local favorite featuring soba noodles wrapped in fried tofu.

    昔ながらな蕎麦屋さん。蕎麦いなりはこのお店の3代目が考案したそうです。店内には、お土産が売っています。また、陶芸品のギャラリーも展示されていますので、食後に見ていかれてはどうでしょうか。蕎麦いなりのお土産もあります。6個 1000円です。

  • Teuchi-soba Akatsuchi
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    4.0
    7 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachiotashi Kanaichou 1788-2
    "A soba noodle restaurant located close to city hall in Kujiragaoka shopping district in Hitachiota City. The restaurant serves soba noodles made with buckwheat grown by the owner, a particularly prized variety of the famous Hitachi Aki buckwheat in Akatsuchi area. Menu selections include homemade soba noodles topped with spicy grated daikon radish, zaru soba with tempura, and soba with grated Japanese yam. The restaurant's creative takes on soba are also recommended, like the soba pudding and the ""Tsukemotsu,"" soba noodles eaten with motsu nikomi stewed offal. Finally, the restaurant offers sides like seasonal avocado and oyster tempura, soba tofu, and stewed beef tendon."

    Japanese traditional food call soba Its similar like a pasta.if your around here should try once.

  • Nayuta
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    4.0
    5 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubashi Uenomuro 2166-6
    Nayuta is a soba restaurant that is dedicated to always serving soba noodles made from freshly harvested buckwheat, using ingredients carefully chosen from all over Japan by the owner. The restaurant completes all the processes from procuring the buckwheat seeds, sorting, removing the shell, to grinding in a millstone by hand. It is easy to see why many soba enthusiasts visit. The Seiro-bamboo steamed noodles and soba noodles with duck meat are recommended. The taste of the soba can be enjoyed to the fullest in both of these dishes.

    目立たない場所にある穴場のお蕎麦屋さんですが、味は絶品で人気店なので、土日にお昼過ぎに行くと品切れになります。

  • Tsukuba Yabusoba
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubashi Furuku 544-1
    "A soba noodle restaurant located an eight-minute drive from the Tsuchiura-kita interchange on the Joban Expressway. Here diners can enjoy Tokyo-style soba noodles lovingly prepared using select ingredients. The buckwheat flour the restaurant uses to make its noodles is specially ordered and has a faintly sweet and fragrance. Tsuyu dipping sauce is the foundation of any soba noodle restaurant, and this establishment offers two varieties-a strongly flavored karajiru sauce made with high grade katsuobushi (dried bonito) and natural konbu, and a more lightly flavored amajiru sauce made with a blend of standard katsuobushi (dried bonito) and dried top quality katsuobushi (dried bonito). The ""Hirame Tenzaru"" set, which includes crispy flounder tempura and chilled zaru soba noodles, is one of the restaurant's most popular menu selections."

    Ive been to this restaurant for 25 years. This is one of the best Soba restaurants in Tsukuba. Not only its Soba noodle is great but also their Tempura is wonderful as well.

  • Tsukamoto Sobaten
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    4.0
    3 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Pref. Itakoshi Itako 189
    A long-standing Hitachi Aki soba noodle restaurant which has been in operation since the end of the Edo period. The restaurant is situated along Prefectural Route 5 between JR Itako Station and Inariyama Park. The restaurant's vaunted juwari soba noodles are made with only 100% buckwheat flour. The restaurant's soba is also notable for its strongly seasoned broth. Plus, the restaurant makes use of ultra-soft water specially ordered from Portugal to make its soba. Together, these measures maximize the unique flavor of the noodles. In addition to soba, the restaurant also offers curry, sashimi, and tempura specials. The menu also includes an abundant selection of local liquors and a la carte dishes, and this establishment is popular with locals, as well.

    潮来駅からは車で5分ちょっと、駐車場も結構停めれるそば屋さんです。 今回はオススメの天せいろをいただきました。打ちたての十割蕎麦が香りも良く美味しかった。 店内が吹き抜けなのも開放感があって良かったです。

  • Soba Cafe Kayanoki
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Moriya-shi Koya 1440
    This soba restaurant and cafe is located in Koya, Moriya City. The store is a renovated private residence, originally built in the early Meiji period. It serves dishes such as handmade soba, anmitsu, homemade cakes and hand drip coffee. It also has a lunch course only on weekdays (a reservation is required), where customers can enjoy seasonal appetizers and desserts. In addition to events such as concerts, there is a Japanese-style tatami room and detached kura(storehouse) building, which can be hired as a rental space.

    昔町長さんの奥様の御実家とかで敷居高い感じですがとっても良い ご主人なのでいいですよ。来ていらっしゃるお客様の顔触れも良いのでちょっと、贅沢した感じかな?お蕎麦食べてみたいです。

  • Muraya Higashitei
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Hokota-shi Anbo 1418
    This soba restaurant is located along Prefectural Route 2, in Anbo, Hokota City. It serves homemade soba noodles made with Hitachi Aki-soba. The noodles, made with a ratio of 10:1 soba and binding agent, have a slightly greenish hue and a fragrant soba flavor.

    茨城県の常陸秋蕎麦は有名で、ぜひ茨城県に行ったら食べたいと思ってネットで探しました。鹿島神宮から移動しながらお昼に食べたいとなると鉾田市の「村屋東亭」が1番近いと言うので初めてのお店です。シンプルにせいろ蕎麦。ちょっと濃いめの汁に辛味大根の薬味で美味しく頂きました。

  • Shirakawa Soba
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Pref. Mitoshi Migawa 3-720-1
    "A soba restaurant located a five-minute drive from Kairakuen Park's Kobun Bridge. Due to the presence of Mt. Yamizo and the Abukuma Highlands, the local area is one of the most fertile farming regions in northern Ibaraki Prefecture. The Naka River and Kuji River running through the area are also rich in minerals. Accordingly, the flavor, fragrance, and texture of the Hitachi Aki buckwheat grown in the area is exceptional. The father and son who run this restaurant make use of this prized buckwheat to make their noodles, alongside other ingredients grown in Mito and Ibaraki Prefecture as well as their polished skills. Particularly recommended are the ""Inaka Zarusoba"" cold noodles which present the simple flavor of the buckwheat used, and the ""Tokusei Mito Ume Curry Soba"" noodles made with Mito-grown turmeric."

    おそばやさんです。茨城名物のけんちんそばも2種類あって、こだわりのだしで提供されていました。店主の方も感じがよくて美味しく頂きました。

  • Sobadokoro Komachian
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Pref. Tsuchiurashi Ono 491
    A soba noodle restaurant adjoining Komachi no Yakata located a 30-minute drive from Tsuchiura Station on the JR Joban Line in Ibaraki Prefecture. The restaurant's aromatic, slippery noodles are made by hand using local Hitachi Aki buckwheat. In addition to standard mori soba chilled noodles, the restaurant also offers soba with seasonal vegetable tempura, hot kake soba noodles in broth, and soba with mushrooms. At the adjoining Komachi no Yakata, visitors can learn about the local legend concerning the famous ancient poet Ono no Komachi, try making soba noodles themselves, and purchase farm-fresh produce.
  • Restaurant Kaze no Oka
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Kasama-shi Kasama 2345 Ibaraki Ceramics Art Museum 1F
    A restaurant in the Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum in Kasama, Kasama City. They serve noodle dishes like their Yuba Udon with soymilk and soy yuba mixed into the noodles. They also serve three types of gozen Japanese meal sets: Kaze, Sato, and Mine. These sets come with a seasonal rice dish, side dishes, and dessert. Enjoy items made with local ingredients served in Kasama-yaki tableware such as soba noodles, udon noodles, tempura gozen Japanese meal sets, rice bowls, etc. They have sweets like seasonal parfaits too.
  • Marukame Udon Creo Square Cute
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    3.5
    19 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubashi Aduma 1-6-1 Tsukuba Creo Square Q't1F

    ブランチで11時ごろに利用しました。そば文化だからかどうなのかはわかりませんが、少しのびた感じのうどん。お出汁も四国で食べる味と違う気がします。好物のゴマも見あたりませんでした。 もう少しコシのあるうどんが食べたかった。

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Just a stone's throw from Tokyo, Ibaraki is a coastal prefecture that has mastered juxtapositions, where old shrines meet new scientific discoveries and traditional gardens are frequented by the inventors of some of the newest technology. Head to Mito City's Kairakuen - one of Japan's Three Great Gardens - in spring to experience the cellestial blooming of fantastic cherry blossoms at the annual sakura festival.

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