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Houtou Fudou, Kawaguchikokita Honten

707 Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0304, Yamanashi Prefecture
+81 555-76-7800
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hot pot” (2 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“noodles” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
707 Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0304, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is original. I like the structure of the building. When we got inside we were loudly greeted by all and seated quickly . They have menus in English.We ordered the speciality a noodle soup with lots of veggies cooked and served in a...More

Thank Stroumpfette
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The restaurant has several branches but we tried the one opposite Kawaguchiko Main Train Station. The second branch a bit outside of downtown is designed by a famous architect. It is nice to walk by as well. Fodou, understanding it is a traditional local noodle...More

Thank Spikydevil
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

After climbing Mt Fuji in the morning, we visited Houtou Fudou which is a quick 5 minute drive from the Mt Fuji drive exit. We ordered the basic recommendation and it was great! This makes for a really hearty meal and fills you up, and...More

Thank Toby L
Reviewed 15 September 2016

เอกลักษณ์ชามเด่นของร้านคืออุด้งผัก ที่เสิร์ฟด้วยหม้อไฟขนาดยักษ์ และช้อนเท่าทัพพี ขนาดใหญ่แบบนี้ แต่ราคาไม่แพงลย อุด้งเหนียวนุ่ม ที่น่าจะเป็น signature ของร้านนี้ มาพร้อมผักและเห็ดจัดได้ว่าเป็นเมนูเอกลักษณ์ท้องถิ่นที่อุดมไปด้วยวัตถุดิบเพื่อสุขภาพ และนำซุปที่แสนอร่อย มาเที่ยวเมืองนี้ไม่ควรพลาดเมนูนี้...ที่หาไม่ได้ในเมืองอื่นๆ ในญี่ปุ่น

Thank Bowpromsajja
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Try this traditional dish for experience. Average taste but sufficiently tasty to have us finish our respective bowls. Each bowl looks large when served but it must be tasty enough for us to slowly finish it. Great ambience! Restaurant is just opposite the train station.

Thank Johnfernandis
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We came here as per hotel's recommendation. The place is crowded with international tourist. The restaurant have 5 items in the menu, all in Japanese, with the Hoto as the most popular one. There's nothing special, other than the meal consist of lots of vegetable,...More

Thank D L
Reviewed 28 March 2016

To understand the history of Yamanashi, and experience the people's way of living, Houtou is a must try traditional dish. This restaurant definitely did a good job to achieve that. The building had a long history itself, that was probably re-purposed from a warehouse in...More

1  Thank edmundduck
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

We came here coz of the reviews. There is not much choice in the menu. The houtou serving can be for two persons. Lots of vegetables but the taste was bland. There is no taste. My husband and son were disappointed. I was too. It...More

2  Thank Veronica B
Reviewed 3 November 2014

this restaurant specializes in locally made noodles served in a steaming cast iron hot pot .. it was a rainy and overcast day when we went there so it was a perfect lunch.. highly recommended.

1  Thank EssKaySydney
Reviewed 29 June 2014

As recommended by the hotel we're staying at, when took the bikes half way round the lake to arrive at the Houtou Fudou, North Kawaguchiko. Great bike ride, too, btw. The place is nice an rustic too, with some massive and unusual fish in quite...More

Thank London-Travella
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 707 Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0304, Yamanashi Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Yamanashi Prefecture  >  Minamitsuru-gun  >  Fujikawaguchiko-machi
  • Phone Number: +81 555-76-7800
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