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5054_Hokujyo, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
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+81 261-72-2295
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Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

This place was recommended by the staff of a bar that we had visited and it did not disappoint. Best known for its authenticity and noodles (soba in particular), with extremely huge portions. Service was great!

Thank Royalette
Cairns, Australia
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86 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Tasty food with a large selection on the menu. The service was prompt and the meals were great value for money!

Thank Bree D
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Loved the local, seasonal fare at this cosy place. The soba /udon options were excellent, as well as vegetarian choices. Reasonably priced ($10 lunch with big serves).Impeccable Japanese service. We'll be back!

Thank Josephine T
Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here based on trip advisor. We wanted an inexpensive yummy Japanese meal. Maeda did not disappoint although beware the menu is limited and half of it is cold. The vast majority is oriented around soba and udon with vegetarian options but there is really not much else... Cost us less than Y2000 without drinks.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

We went to Maeda for a dinner and a lunch during our stay in Hakuba and had delicious food and wonderful service both times.

Thank annamkoot
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1,305 reviews
756 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Honestly, I have not understood the greatness of soba / udon noodles, given a warming and hearty soup, however, slightly characterless.Maeda seems to have a more vegetarian orientation and some ingredients probably a little different.The staff is very helpful and obliging.But there are no hot dishes I will miss much at home again

Thank Phayao13
Cairns, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Great service, great food and great atmosphere at a good price. Most food at hakuba is basic and expensive. This place is genuine and what you would expect when visiting japan.

Thank Kyle H
Hong Kong, China
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

We came here for dinner and after dining here, I am a bit surprised that the ranking is so high on trip advisor. Maybe my expectation was just a bit too high as I thought that this shop pride themselves as the soba speciality. The soba and udon were just average and I've definitely had better soba in other restaurants... More 

Thank Ki-Yan T
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

A nice place to stop in for a meal. Simple menu serving a variety of ramen & soba all relatively cheap with great flavour.

Thank 283maeghand
Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Good traditional Japanese food with great staff. It was tasty but not amazing. It was cheap $12 for a meal and $6-9 for drinks. Good hot sake!

Thank tm12342016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5054_Hokujyo, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Nagano Prefecture  >  Kitaazumi-gun  >  Hakuba-mura
  • Phone Number: +81 261-72-2295

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?