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Azumaya, Ekimae

#12 of 1,652 Restaurants in Morioka
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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8-11 Morioka Ekimaedori, Morioka 020-0034, Iwate Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 19-622-2233
11:00 - 20:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

A fun experience, if a bit touridty. We picked the deluxe wanko soba option, which meant that the waitress counted our bowls instead of us doing it, and we got a souvenir wooden plaque commemorating the occasion. My partner and I ate far less than the average, but it was still a fun night, especially the cheers of encouragement the... More 

Thank Simone R
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

When we walked across the hall of Morioka station we took a picture decorated on the floor - Wanko Soba. And wedecided to try even we're full of refreshments we had from Akita. If you look at the picture then you know how well it described this delicious dish. But the best thing I liked was the way the girl... More 

Thank Wanlapa N
Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

This was probably my favorite Japan experience. The previous reviewer described things well. You can also watch videos on Youtube. I highly recommend the apron as eating noodles quickly is messy. We had a great time. I finished with 84 bowls. Probably could've eaten more but the side dishes and broth were so delicious! There's a sort of music to... More 

Thank mblakes
Seattle, Washington
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2011

Couple of things first...if you don't like soba noodles, or if you're not sure if you like soba noodles, I'd pass on this restaurant or avoid the "Wanko soba". Also, this is an experience restaurant and not necessarily a value restaurant. "Wanko soba" is an experience you cna only get in Iwate, and it's good fun, but it's not super... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-11 Morioka Ekimaedori, Morioka 020-0034, Iwate Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Tohoku  >  Iwate Prefecture  >  Morioka
  • Phone Number: +81 19-622-2233

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