Service: very friendly, attentive and informative
Equipment & Facilities: Spotless clean. Superb washroom. Entirely non-smoking!
Prices: Reasonable to slightly expensive
Strong points: Ju wari/100% soba/buckwheat noodles. Tempura. sake list!
SOBADOKORO KSHIGAMI SOBA RESTAURANT
Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Utsunoya, 232-2
Opening hours: 11:00~14:00
Closed on Mondays and 3rd Tuesday of the month (next day in case of a national holiday)
TEUCHI SOBA TAGATA
Service: Friendly, attentive and informative
Equipment & Facilities: Very clean overall. Superb washroom.
Strong points: Only native buckwheat from Shizuoka and rest of Ja@an used. Great use of local seasonal ingredients. Great sake and shochu list.
TEUCHI SOBA TAGARA
Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Tokiwa Cho, 2-6-7
Opening hours: 11:30~13:30, 17:30~22:00
Closed on Mondays and Thursday lunch
Credit Cards OK
Service: Very friendly and attentive
Facilities: Great overall cleanliness. Beautiful washroom
Strong points: High quality soba. Beautiful tempura. Great local sake
Shimada City, Hontouri, 2-3-4
Opening hours: 11:30~14:30, 17:00~22:00
Closed on Monday and third Tuesday
Entirely non-smoking for lunch!
TAGATA ZAIRAI SOBA
Service: Smiling and friendly
Equipment & Facilities: Overall extremely clean. Superb washroom if a bit small
Prices: Very reasonable
Strong points: Only native buckwheat used. Good sake and shochu list
TAGATA ZAIRAI SOBA (make sure you understand the address as Tagata is a very common name for restaurants in Japan!)
Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Tokiwa Cho, 3-3-4 (left of Tokai Bldg across the street)
Opening hours: 11:30~14:00, 17:30~21:00
Closed on Sundays
SOBA SAKE KAWAKATSU
Equipment: traditional. Clean. Beautiful toilets
Strong points: Very fresh ingredients. Most ingredients not only local but sef-grown or self-raised! Local sake and shochu!
Sake Soba Kawakatsu
426-0034, Fujieda Shi, Eki mae, 1-8-4
Business hours: 11:30~14:00, 17:30~22:00
Closed on Mondays, 1st & 3rd Tuesdays
SOBA NO MI
Equipment: a bit old but clean
Strong points: Very fresh ingredients. Old-fashioned atmosphere
Soba No Mi
Shizuoka Shi, Aoi Ku, Kawabe Cho, 2-2-3
Business hours: 11:00~21:00 (or until soba are exhausted)
Closed on Tuesdays and third Wednesdays
Service: Shy but friendly
Facilities: old but clean. Traditional
Strong points: 10 wari soba. Good list of Shizuoka sake.
420-0839 Shizuoka Shi, Takajyo, 1-7-10
Business hours: 11:00 until they run out of buckwheat!
Closed on Tuesdays
Equipment: Old but clean
Strong points: 100% soba noodles (ju-wari soba). Traditional Japanese Soba Restaurant.
422-8078 Shizuoka Shi, Suruga Ku, Satsuki Cho, 8-15
Business hours: 11:30~15:00, 17:00~21:00; 11:30~21:00 (Saturdays)
Closed on Mondays
Service: Very friendly and easy-going.
Facilities: Very clean overall. Excellent amenities
Strong points: Soba of course, but traditional Japanese gastronomy on the whole. Excellent all-rounder.
Non-smoking at tables.
420-01816 Shizuoka Shi, Aoi Ku, Kutsunoya, 3-4-22
Business hours: 11:30^14:00, 17:30~22:00
Closed on Mondays
TSUDONO ZARU SOBA
Service: Very kind and a bit shy
Equipment & Facilities: Spotless clean. Superb washroom.
Strong points: Soba! Very Japanese atmosphere.
TSUDONO Zaru Soba
421-2121 Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Tsudono, 514-2
Opening hours: 11:00~15:00 or until the soba are sold out!
Closed on Mondays (except on National Holidays)
Car parking available
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Navigating Nagoya by Paige, Shop with Intent by Debbie, BULA KANA in Fiji, Kraemer’s Culinary blog by Frank Kraemer in New York,Tokyo Food File by Robbie Swinnerton, Green Tea Club by Satoshi Nihonyanagi in Shizuoka!, Mind Some by Tina in Taiwan, Le Manger by Camille Oger (French), The Indian Tourist, Masala Herb by Helene Dsouza in Goa, India, Mummy I Can Cook! by Shu Han in London, Pierre.Cuisine, Francescannotwrite, My White Kitchen, Foodhoe, Chucks Eats, Things that Fizz & Stuff, Five Euro Food by Charles,Red Shallot Kitchen by Priscilla,With a Glass, Nami | Just One Cookbook, Peach Farm Studio, Clumsyfingers by Xethia, PepperBento, Hapabento, Kitchen Cow, Lunch In A Box, Susan at Arkonlite, Vegan Lunch Box; Tokyo Tom Baker, Daily Food Porn/Osaka, Only Nature Food Porn, Happy Little Bento, J-Mama’s Kitchen, Cook, Eat, Play, Repeat, Bento Lunch Blog (German), Adventures In Bento, Anna The Red’s Bento Factory, Ohayo Bento,
Must-see tasting websites:
-Sake: Ichi For The Michi by Rebekah Wilson-Lye in Tokyo, Tokyo Through The Drinking Glass, Tokyo Foodcast, Urban Sake, Sake World
-Wine: Palate To Pen, Warren Bobrow, Cellar Tours, Ancient Fire Wines Blog
-Beer: Another Pint, Please!, Beering In Good Mind: All about Craft Beer in Kansai by Nevitt Reagan!
ABRACADABREW, Magical Craftbeer from Japan
-Whisky: Nonjatta: All about whisky in Japan by Stefan Van Eycken
-Japanese Pottery to enjoy your favourite drinks: Yellin Yakimono Gallery
Non gastronomy must-see sites by Shizuoka Residents
HIGHOCTANE/HAIOKU by Nick Itoh in Shizuoka City