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Gomen Kudasai

232 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1314
+1 845-255-8811
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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“noodles” (16 reviews)
“chopsticks” (2 reviews)
“customers” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
232 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1314
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Best noodles in upstate NY. Subtle flavors, lots of variety, filling. Watch for occasional cultural events, including live music.

Thank MayaDeren2
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Staff were very patient in helping me narrow down what to try, since I'd never been there before, was unfamiliar with the food. I needed protein, something healthy and restorative. I was not disappointed.

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Food was ok-ordered steamed dumplings and the udon dishes and both were fresh and decent. The 2 guys working this night (Dec. 23) couldn't get it together. Waited forever while the server kept skimming foam off our beer glasses because the keg was dying. Finally...More

Thank CubbyandBoopy
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We are visiting New Paltz from Queens, NY, and others are from NJ. We just did a 3-hour hike and we were famished. They sat us at around 4PM and then we started ordering. We were told the kitchen opens at 4:30PM so we had...More

Thank karendeang
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Went there and it did disappoint. I was expecting more basing on the reviews, but other than the fried chicken everything was bland and mediocre for the price. Oh. And they did not have rice, after arriving and waiting for 10-15 minutes ordering Don buri...More

Thank jlumagui80
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Fresh locally sourced food, well prepared. Pleasant staff and periodic jazz events in a friendly family setting.

Thank Avram S
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Four of us had a variety of dishes. It was live music night, so the menu was not as extensive as usual. It was mostly soups.... On the positive, the food was quite tasty. But the portions were small. The broth bowls were large, but...More

1  Thank SunniBWR
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We were four. Service is way too slow. Two of us were served 25 minutes after and almost five minutes before the other two. Then, was served appetizer at the same time as her dinner. Rice bowls are small and not filling; go for (flavorless)...More

1  Thank DrSGPrice
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

We ate here recently with our 11 year old daughters. The brown rice and salmon, and the dumplings and rice came with miso soup, and were both great. The steamed buns were also as good as I've had anywhere. The owners were very welcoming. A...More

Thank NW525
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Wonderful dining experience. The quality is in the ingredients and the attention to detail is not overlooked! Plenty of vegetarian options mean that I will certainly be returning to Gomen Kudasai again and again.

Thank mark g
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
21:00 - 11:00
21:00 - 11:00
21:00 - 11:00
22:00 - 11:00
22:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1314
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz
  • Phone Number: +1 845-255-8811
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Gomen Kudasai is the only restaurant in the Hudson Valley committed to providing authentic, healthy, traditional Japanese food in the style of a traditional Japanese household kitchen. We deeply believe in an authentic Japanese dining experience that embodies the wisdom of delicious food as the best medicine, and strive to create a calming and uplifting meal for all of our customers. We have an incredible variety of warm and cold udon and soba noodles, served with a variety of authentic Japanese toppings in an incredible original soup recipe developed in the authentic style by our Japanese owner, Youko. We strive to use local and organic ingredients, and are committed to providing guests to the Hudson Valley an experience unline anywhere outside of Japan. We are committed to providing vegan and gluten-free options for virtually every dish on our menu.
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