Updated: April 24, 2017
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Top 5 Soba Noodle Restaurants In Kyoto, Karasuma Area

There are numerous soba noodle restaurants in Kyoto. But this article has filtered down to the five best soba restaurants in the Shijyou Karasuma area. Shijyou Karasuma is only 2 stops away from Kyoto station and has good access to sightseeing spots. This article will review 5 soba noodle restaurants within a 10 minute walk from Shijyou Karasuma station!

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A Restaurant With Variation In Their Lunch And Dinner Menu: "Soba-no-mi Yoshimura"

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This soba noodle restaurant is located 9 minutes from Shijyo Karasuma station. During lunch time they have set menus and many a la carte dishes to choose from during dinner time. The chef uses Japan produced buckwheat, and uses freshly grounded millstone for their handmade soba noodles.

There are three other stores located within Kyoto, so trying out their different menus may be fun too!
Soba-no-mi Yoshimura

420 Matsuyacho, Higashi-iru, Karasuma, Gojyoudori, Shimogyou-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
Opening Hours For Lunch: 11:00~15:00
Opening Hours For Dinner: 17:30~22:30
Price Range For Lunch And Dinner:¥1,000~¥1,999

A Soba Noodle Restaurant First Established As A Dessert Store: "Obariya"

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After a 8 minute walk from Karasuma station, you will find this soba noodle restaurant "Honke Obariya Yonjo Store." This resturant started as a dessert store in the Muromachi Era and started making soba noodles from the 1700s. With a 550 year-long history, you can enjoy authentic soba noodles at this restaurant!
Honke Obariya Yonjyou Store

京都府京都市下京区貞安前之町624 四条センタービル B1F
B1F Yonjyou Center Building, 624 Teianmaenochou, Shimogyou-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
TEL: 075-221-6080
Open from 11:00~21:00, closed every tuesdays
Price Range For Lunch And Dinner:¥1,000~¥1,999

After Enjoying Your Sake, Have Some Good Soba At "Sakae-An!"

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"Sakae-an" is located within a 2 minute walk from Karasuma station. This restaurant has a variety of Japanese sake and serves a la carte dishes using duck and horse meat that goes with the sake. After drinking your sake, it is recommended to order their soba noodles. You can choose from 10 different soba noodles!

京都府京都市中京区高倉通錦小路下ル帯屋町571 さたけビル 2F
2F Saketa Building, 571 Obiyacho, Nishiki Kouji Kudaru, Takakura Dori, Chukyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
TEL: 050-5869-1123
Opening Hours For Lunch: 11:30~15:00
Opening Hours For Dinner: 17:00~23:00
Price Range For Lunch:~¥999
Prince Range For Dinner: ¥2,000~¥2,999

A 24-Hour Open Store "Sasaya" Makes Soba Noodles With Their Homemade Buckwheat Flour

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"Sasaya" is only a 5 minute walk from Karasuma station. They only use buckwheat that they get from their contract farmer to make their homemade wheat to make their soba noodles. Not just soba noodles, but their rice is also from their contract farmer, so their bowls use high quality rice that you can order with your soba noodles.

As this restaurant is open for 24 hours, you can have a nice, calm dinner or eat here after a night out!

315-10 Kamiyanagicho, Bukko-ji Higashi-iru, Karasuma Dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
Opening Hours For Lunch: 11:30~14:00
Opening Hours For Dinner: 17:30~24:00
Closed every Sunday
Price Range For Lunch:¥1,000~¥1,999
Price Range For Dinner:¥3,000~¥3,999

A Soba Noodle Restaurant Established In Edo Period: "Kawamichiya"

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Walking 2 minutes from Karasuma station, there is a department store, Daimaru. Inside the department store, you will find "Kawamichiya" on the 8th floor. This store has been serving soba noodles since the Edo period, and has over 20 different soba noodle dishes!

They also have seasonal menus during the summer and winter!
"Misoka-An Kawamichiya Daimaru Store"

京都府京都市下京区四条通高倉西入ル立売西町79 大丸京都店 8F
Daimaru Kyoto 8F, 79 Tachiuri Nishimachi, Takakura Nishi-iru, Yonjyou-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
TEL: 075-211-8111
Opening Hours: 11:00~21:00
Price Range For Lunch:~¥999
Price Range For Dinner:¥1,000~¥1,999


As you can see, there are numerous restaurants even just within the Karasuma station area. There are many more delicious soba restaurants in Kyoto, so try out some soba noodles when you visit Kyoto!
I love eating good food and discovering new places to eat. I hope to share with all of you some of the places that I recommend!

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