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Matsuya Honten

1-13 Kandasudacho, Chiyoda 101-0041, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3251-1556
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“soba noodles” (6 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
“hot water” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1-13 Kandasudacho, Chiyoda 101-0041, Tokyo Prefecture
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11 - 20 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The waitress was really nice. She spoke English, gave us English menus and explained everything to us. She quickly brought food and a photograph of Tom Hanks with the locals in the restaurant. Apparently he visited two weeks ago because he had also found the...More

Thank Federika H
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We visited based on trip advisor ratings. It was a very cozy spot with fantastic udon. The servers were very patient and made great recommendations given our limited Japanese. Food was great and I would highly recommend.

Thank myklrl
Reviewed 27 July 2016

When I was 8 years-old, my parents took me to Kanda Matsuya for soba. It was one of my fondest memories of that trip. Yesterday, nearly fifty years later, we took our daughter to Matsuya. It was every bit as good as I remember it....More

2  Thank kreino
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The appearances of this restaurant already demonstrates something different from ubiquitous competitors in Tokyo, it's very old and supposed to be one of the best. We ordered kamaboko (cold fishcake) and yakitori(grilled pieces of chicken) for starter to go along with beer and had a...More

Thank Spiranian
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

This was our first experience with soba, and we were quite surprised it was served cold (this is of course a matter of preference but it was not to our liking). The portions were rather small compared to the price (2000 yen for a smallish...More

2  Thank Olgerd R
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

The restaurant looked closed when we first arrived but upon entering the sliding door we were greeted by a restaurant filled to the brim of Japanese diners. The staff were so friendly. We were seated and the soba and menu was perfectly explained in detail...More

2  Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed 25 February 2016

If you like soba noodle this one will be a must try in Tokyo, nice atmosphere and beautiful vintage Japanese style restaurant.

Thank Melie C
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Matsoya seems to on almost every block, and wow, what a treat! Fast, good, fresh, filling-- and ordering through a vending machine. Could anything be better?

2  Thank glissade2
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We had an excellent meal here during our stay in Tokyo. We arrived just before closing and there was still a line outside. The wait was short though, maybe 5 or 10 minutes. The seating style is with communal tables. Next to the kitchen is...More

1  Thank ywolinsky
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Great place with great people! The food was excellente! The place combines tradition and friendlyness wich allow nice meeting!

Thank Dynaice
Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
Ochanomizu boasts its academic foundations starting
with Yushima Seido, the birthplace of modern day
Japanese education. The area has kept its college town
feel with several university campuses. If you head
towards Jinbocho, you'll find musical instrument and
sports equipment shops, and an area of used bookstores
for students and anyone interested in literature and
the arts. Akihabara is well-known for its computer and
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-13 Kandasudacho, Chiyoda 101-0041, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chiyoda>  > Kanda, Akihabara, Ochanomizu
  • Neighbourhood: Kanda, Akihabara, Ochanomizu
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3251-1556
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