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5054 Hokujo, Hakuba-mura, Kitaazumi-gun 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
+81 261-72-2295
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good50%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“udon” (18 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5054 Hokujo, Hakuba-mura, Kitaazumi-gun 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Good portions but thought the food was just alright. Perhaps we weren't used to having just big portion of carbs. The cold soba tastes better but it's winter, hot food is more comforting

Thank trax_80
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Heard about this place from some friends on the trip. The horse sashimi made me curious! There was no-one in there when we got a seat, but that changed soon after and there was no room left within half an hour. The food was incredible,...More

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 14 March 2017

It seems you need to book to be guaranteed a table during the season - we travelled near the end of season and you still need to get in early 6pm or book. We waited a little until we were offered a table to share....More

Thank Karin S
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Reasonably wide range of Japanese food choices, including noodles (soba, udon) and rice based meals too. Food was good but not something to write home about. Service was great as well, and staff were friendly. Came during off peak season without a booking, and was...More

Thank kahpuchin
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Popular noodle restaurant, soba made fresh on site. Beautiful clear broth with complex but pure taste. Most of our table had this or udon with pork and all enjoyed, whilst I really liked the soba with Japanese mushrooms which gave it a lovely earthy flavour....More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Really good light soba. Simple warm food that tastes great in heavy snow. You will need to book at least a day in advance as this place is packed each evening.

Thank CodyKow
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We ate at Maeda twice during our ski holiday in Hakuba. Great food, simple and authentic. Both times we had to wait about 20 minutes as there is no booking but that adds to the experience charring to others in the foyer. Dinner sets are...More

Thank Novableu
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Great food. Lovely atmosphere. Friendly service. Speciality is soba noodles - just delicious. Try the horsemeat sashimi.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had an early booking and shared some of the lovely dishes on offer, capped off with hot sake. The service was fast and friendly, a great night overall.

Thank Hallysreview
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Loved everything about this restaurant. The vegetable tempura was to die for, same for the soba noodles. I would recommend booking.

Thank Shivon L
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Martin T
14 January 2017|
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Response from JESSIE H | Reviewed this property |
During our visit in end dec '16, restaurant hours' from 1100 till 1500hrs for lunch and dinner from 1530 till 2100hrs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5054 Hokujo, Hakuba-mura, Kitaazumi-gun 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Nagano Prefecture  >  Kitaazumi-gun  >  Hakuba-mura
  • Phone Number: +81 261-72-2295
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