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Numabukuro's noodle-lovers never fail to praise this neighbourhood classic, established in 1924 and serving handmade, domestic soba, fine udon, katsuobushi fish flakes from Kagoshima and light soy sauce-based tsuyu soup ever since. Although all of the above are worth trying out one by one, first-timers might want to go for the Tendon Set (¥1,550), a combo of tempura over rice and Asahian's signature soba – enough to fill up most eaters. Elderly regulars claim the taste has remained the same here since the pre-war years – true or not, this place is something of a cultural treasure in the area.


3-7-11 Numabukuro, Nakano-ku, Tokyo

Transport Numabukuro Station (Seibu Shinjuku line)

Telephone 03 3386 5855

Open Lunch 11.40am-3pm (last orders at 2.45pm), dinner 5.30pm-8pm (7.45pm) / closed Tue


Please note: All information is correct at the time of writing but is subject to change without notice.

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