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Soba Shubo Zen

3020-49 Hokujo Hakuba-Mura, Hakuba-mura, Kitaazumi-gun 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
+81 261-72-3637
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“soba noodles” (19 reviews)
“octopus” (4 reviews)
“sashimi” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3020-49 Hokujo Hakuba-Mura, Hakuba-mura, Kitaazumi-gun 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant with my family of 2 adults and 4 children. It was an amazing experience. It is very quaint and the menu is absolutely delicious. My daughter has coeliac disease and they developed a gluten free menu for her! They were extremely...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We were really looking forward to a hot bowl of noodles but came away disappointed. We ordered soba noodles in soup. Perhaps we are used to a certain style of Soba, as we found the texture of the soba a bit mushy and soft, not...More

Thank SAYong
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We loved our dinner at Zen last night especially the sashimi, soba noodles and kids favourite chicken dish. Service was amazing too. Highly recommend it!

Thank Laura O
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Our hotel staff recommended we dine here, so we took their advice, and we are so glad that we did! The service was great (all staff seemed to speak English quite well), the atmosphere was very Japanese, and the food was delicious! We had spicy...More

Thank thomas r
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Zen had been highly recommended, but ultimately we found it rather disappointing. We were seated at Western-style table & chairs, though other rooms also had the Japanese-style low table and people squatting on the floor. We had mixed dishes of tempura, Korean octopus, sweet omelette,...More

Thank hertford-traveller
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Unreal food here, service is great too. Possible the best in hakuba. Best breaded chicken I've ever had.

Thank Robbiefromireland
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Japanese restaurant. All the food is brilliant, from sashimi to tempura and hot and cold soba noodles, all delicious. Service is very attentive. A favourite place to visit each time we ski in Hakuba.

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We would rank the restaurant the best in Hakuba!! Every thing is very yummy - in particular the horse and the beef sashimi. We went expecting only wonderful soba dishes, and yet all the cooked entrees are very good! Super kids friendly and have an...More

Thank Karenchankc
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

amidst a cold week of ski and boarding, we were fortunate to get a seating and one of the best meals have got to be this soba house. Love the food! Please dont miss this if you are ever in Hakuba.

Thank Mister_G_SG
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This was our last night in Hakuba. We booked for 5:30pm and needed to be finished by 7:00pm, and we are glad we made the booking. You can call on Skype and the staff speak sufficient English. Despite the dark, cold and snow, there was...More

Thank Shane M
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Questions & Answers
23 December 2015|
Response from Kai B |
Sorry to disappoint but this place is for soba. If you want ramen, do try Happo Bijin or the other local ramen shops.
12 November 2015|
Response from traveljet | Reviewed this property |
Sorry maya, I have no idea whether they have any halal options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3020-49 Hokujo Hakuba-Mura, Hakuba-mura, Kitaazumi-gun 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Nagano Prefecture  >  Kitaazumi-gun  >  Hakuba-mura
  • Phone Number: +81 261-72-3637
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