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Udon Bistro Kunitoraya

#889 of 13,826 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Louvre / Palais-Royal
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1 Rue Villedo, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 47 03 33 65
12:00 - 16:30
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Thu - Tue 12:00 - 16:30
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Reggio Emilia, Italy
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here for the article red on our lonely planet. We had 2 udon, 2 entrees ,1beer and 1 tea, approx 55 euro spent. Quality iper good, udon well cooked and big, tempura delicious! Only table and personal space a bit limited

Thank Andrea191284
Derby, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

One of the Trip Advisor images is of Udon Jubey! Be warned: Kunitoraya is on Rue Villedo...but both have queues!!! Okay, we arrived at 1845 on a Sunday evening, were first in line and were quickly joined by a dozen people by 1900. Once seated, service wasn't rushed, even with the growing queue outside. This place can get very warm... More 

Thank gomerboy
Brussels, Belgium
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't be afraid by the waiting line and come in to enjoy one of the best place in Paris for Udon. If you like to enjoy it in a smoother way, try the Kunitoraya 2 in the same street. Wonderful old style bistrot with a delicate service.

Thank Jack W
Decin, Czech Republic
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I went alone for a dinner around 8pm. Waited for 10 min outside, and was not cold because you have a heater above. Someone had a problem eating alone, but I did not. I sat alone and never had to move. I had a glass of beer(comes with FOC edamame), hiyayakko(cold tofu) and warm tempura udon and it was 30... More 

Thank hayney
Biarritz, France
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The food is good, the portions a bit on the small side and slightly over-priced, the Tempura at 20 euro is very expensive for what it is. The big disappointment with this place is the air-conditioning, you come out stinking of fried food, really stinking like you live in a fish and shop. I do not think I have eaten... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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387 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The area has many udon restaurants but on a Sunday only a few are open. We went early but still had to queue. Supposedly one of the best and they really were. We shared a Katsudon, an Udon with tempura and an Udon with duck all washed down with a Kirin Beer. The noodles were perfectly cooked and the tempura... More 

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New Delhi, India
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444 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

If you are willing to wait in line this place offers great Udon. I Really enjoyed the Niku. This is Udon at its best in Paris

Thank Mindful_Travels
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We were tired of eating heavy french fare, so we found this place by looking for the longest line in the neighborhood. Simple menu with good tasting well prepared items.

Thank Peter B
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72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this place ! Nice functional area, located off the main streets. Limited choice but a great choice of dishes - freshly made. Good music - a bit jazzy - loved it

Thank Steven H
Barcelona, Spain
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88 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Went there with a friend owning a restaurant in Paris and food conoisseur. We ate there mant times and had the chance to taste many of their dishes. Nothing to say!!!! All is amazing. Great experience and service.

Thank psaab

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 16
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:30
12:00 - 16:30
12:00 - 16:30
12:00 - 16:30
12:00 - 16:30
12:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Rue Villedo, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 03 33 65

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