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Udon Taira

#18 of 9,930 Restaurants in Fukuoka
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Hakataekimae, Hakataku, Fukuoka 812-0011, Fukuoka Prefecture
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+81 92-431-9703
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11:30 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 16:30
Sat 11:30 - 15:00
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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We arrived about 30 minutes before opening and it there was already a line down the street. Fortunately, we were able to squeeze in for the first sitting. As other reviewers have mentioned, there is no English menu and the staff did not speak English, so we were a little panicked when we were asked to order less than a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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539 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The best udon we had so far, at tiny tiny prices. This small restaurant prepares fresh udon in front of the customers - you can see a cook pressing and cutting the dough before putting the freshly done noodles in boiling water. You can't have it more fresh. There is no English menu and the staff does not speaks English... More 

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Thank MonkeysandWine
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We were looking for an authentic udon restaurant near the vicinity of the hotel, and we found this place via trip advisor - a place we think would not have as much patrons were it not for the good reviews from TA. (much to the dismay of the locals we surmise, given the long lines to get a bowl of... More 

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Thank docronp
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Very cheap and interesting experience. The freshest udon you'll try. The udon is prepared from a slab of dough, cooked, and served within 5-10 minutes from your order. I wouldn't suggest a group any larger than 4 as it's quite a small restaurant.

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Thank Liam T
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219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

I was told this is a famous one. I guess this is famous for the price. Soup was a bit sour and the noodle was really thick (over cooked) It is not worth it to find this restaurant. Tenpura was also too much oily.... Beef was smelly... It was the worst udon in my life.

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Thank lee r
Tokyo, Japan
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246 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

I was for brunch time and the food the service was really nice. We came this place at open time exactly, but some people(5-6) have already waited and make a line. After around 10 minutes, we were able to enter the shop. We ordered Burdock and Shrimp Noodle (Ebi Gobou Ten) and Inari sushi. The staff brought our noodle so... More 

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Fukuoka, Japan
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2012

I saw there are reviews only in Japanese, so decided to make a small contribution myself. This is a small-sized udong restaurant with a casual atmosphere. Pretty close to Hakata station, but not easy to locate. I wouldn't have been able to find this gem without the guidance of my Japanese friend. I don't think the restaurant managers ever feel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Cuisine
Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 16:30
Thursday
11:30 - 16:30
Friday
11:30 - 16:30
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hakataekimae, Hakataku, Fukuoka 812-0011, Fukuoka Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Fukuoka Prefecture  >  Fukuoka
  • Phone Number: +81 92-431-9703

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