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1-4-3 Chuo, Matsumoto 390-0811, Nagano Prefecture
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+81 263-35-6434
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123 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We found this place recommended on TripAdvisor. There was no wait for us to get in (we were in Matsumoto in April) and we were one of the only ones in there, although Matsumoto was not busy this time of the year. I had the large katsu with salad, rice, miso soup, and wife had stir fried vegetables which she... More 

Thank justinballetta
Depok, Indonesia
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We just arrived at Matsumoto Station from Osaka and decided to have lunch. We searched TripAdvisor for advices and filter it as we want to have a curry bowl lunch. It turned out we found Takuma on walking distance from the station and it is also on route to Matsumoto Castle. I had this wonderful curry rice with chicken katsu... More 

Thank oscarkm
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very tasty, large portions too. No frills, homely cooking and I mean that in a good way. Friendly welcome.

Thank Stevenmsait
Brisbane, Australia
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Service is great and they were open until 9pm. Food was ok, lots of it. The issue I had was I sat at the bar fact no the kitchen and the chef was coughing all over the food. Probably if I had not seen that I probably would have rated higher.

Thank KC0845
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I usually think trip advisor's pretty spot on, so I was pretty disappointed with this restaurant given the great reviews. I ordered the seafood curry and it had only two small scallops and a small shrimp. Otherwise just a big mound of rice with curry sauce. I've been in Japan for 2 weeks now and this is the first time... More 

Thank rhiannon l
Prague, Czech Republic
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144 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I been here in 2015 and found this place my chance. This is an awesome place to have a nice dinner, it is run by some old couple, the granny serving the food and the grandpa cooking. Food is superb and the prices are even better! The atmosphere if this little joint is just beyond words, come here and see... More 

Thank PhilippedA
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tiny little dining room, that feels almost like an intrusion on a old mans house, is the setting for this delicious, traditional, no fuss food! We had already decided on having the Katsu curry after reading some reviews and were not disappointed. Excellent food, delivered with a smile both by the fabulous old chef and his charming waitress meant that... More 

Thank Henry890
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cosy local restaurant in the middle of Matsumoto with excellent food. I had the pork fillet katsu curry and it's the most tasty Japanese dinner during my trip so far. Go here if you want to experience Japanese food and atmosphere at its best!

Thank Marie R
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good taste for deep fry chicken and shrimp with curry and also without curry Nice staff and English speaker available

Thank Kewalin D
Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All the other reviews were right! Ate here tonight, my partner had tonkatsu and I had chicken fillet curry, absolutely delicoious. We are big eaters but with all the additional sides and meat and rice, were more than satisfied. Two huge meals, and drinks, Just under 3000jpy. Totally value for money. The staff were immensely friendly as well.

Thank TinaS415

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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
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-4-3 Chuo, Matsumoto 390-0811, Nagano Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Nagano Prefecture  >  Matsumoto
  • Phone Number: +81 263-35-6434

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