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Sobatei Aburaya

#5 of 1,709 Restaurants in Nagano
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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West Plaza Nagano Building 1F, 1355-5 Suehirocho, Nagano 380-0825, Nagano Prefecture
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+81 26-224-2288
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Canberra, Australia
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529 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After deciding that we were going to treat ourself with a nice meal out, we read the menus of many restaurants up and down the street. We are so glad we chose to dine here. The service was friendly and attentive. We explained we did not want to be seated near smokers, and we were given a private banquet room.... More 

Thank Randall K
Sao Paulo, SP
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119 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After following the reviews, I went to this restaurant for dinner with my family. The main food is soba noodle. We took the soba with tempura and was good, service was also good level, English menu available. This restaurant is a good option, close to train station and price is low. I would come back easily.

Thank DS-BR
Singapore, Singapore
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51 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

In a City ( Nagano), where the humble soba is King of noodles here, this Restaurant offers the best one we have tried and we have tried a few during our stay in Nagano. The noddles have a very nice texture to it and the servings were generous. We tried both the cold soba ( 2 servings one traditional and... More 

Thank Gryphon123
Bengaluru, India
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

We stopped at Nagano to change our train on our way to Matsumoto from Tokyo. We only had 40 mins in between and decided to go to this place after reading the reviews here. Its right across the signal outside the station, about 2-3 mins walk from the platform. Very friendly and helpful staff, they gave us the English menu... More 

1 Thank amitbansalite
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44 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Food was fine, not outstanding. The staff were very flexible in ensuring that I had a vegetarian meal.

Thank Londontravelller
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Tried this place out after reading reviews on Trip Advisor. Really convenient location, staff were extremely friendly and helpful. They brought an English menu straight out to us and welcomed us with warm tea. We tried the cold soba as recommended by others and it did not disappoint. The staff explained how we should enjoy the meal so that was... More 

Thank Elle C
Seoul, South Korea
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540 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

The location was the main reason that brought us to Sobatei Aburaya, since we were staying just across the street. We were promptly seated and the menu was available in English and with pictures. The waiter repeated our order carefully and the food didn't take long to arrive to the table. We ordered a soba hot soup with mushrooms and... More 

Thank hazinheira
Seoul, South Korea
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

나가노 지방의 유명 음식인 소바집입니다. 차가운 소바와 따뜻한 소바가 있는데.. 저희 가족은 눈오는 날 방문해서서 두 가지 다 시켰습니다만, 차가운 소바가 더 맛있었습니다. 사진에 넓은 그릇에 담겨있는 것이 차가운 소바입니다. 주차는 건물 뒷쪽으로 가시면 주차타워가 있으며, 식사후 계산할 때, 주차티켓을 요청하시면 무료로 주차하실 수 있습니다. (Parking is available behind the building and free parking ticket can be asked at the... More 

Thank woodst23
Hong Kong, China
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

We read the review of trip advisor and went there after checking-in from hotel metropolitan. The restaurant was just opposite. Most customers were local Japanese. We ordered tempura soba (about yen 1,400), bbq pork rice set (yen 880) and 2 side dishes, namely 1 tempura mushroom and 2 bbq chicken stick (about yen 350 each). The soba was al dente... More 

Thank Chan2013
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Authentic Japanese food in a great local environment. We came here looking after a lengthy search for a vegetarian-friendly restaurant in Nagano. We were gladly surprised to find a delicious menu for all tastes at an affordable price (Japan wise). Portions were onerous and with nice flavour. The staff is helpful and kind, they accommodated our every need.

Thank Damiansra

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Plaza Nagano Building 1F, 1355-5 Suehirocho, Nagano 380-0825, Nagano Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Nagano Prefecture  >  Nagano
  • Phone Number: +81 26-224-2288

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