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“Small shop but great experience”

Surugamachi no Okonomiyakiya
Ranked #2 of 2,321 Restaurants in Nara
Price range: US$6 - US$9
Description: For temporary holidays please check with URL restaurant 5mines work from JR nara station Let's eat healthy Okonomiyaki! Vegetarian is Suyaki Cabbage with Egg or Cabbage with Cheese It is a small restaurant run by oneself. I may wait or refuse for a long time at the timing. I'm sorry.
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Description: For temporary holidays please check with URL restaurant 5mines work from JR nara station Let's eat healthy Okonomiyaki! Vegetarian is Suyaki Cabbage with Egg or Cabbage with Cheese It is a small restaurant run by oneself. I may wait or refuse for a long time at the timing. I'm sorry.
Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

It’s a tiny shop within 5mins from the JR station. Even though it is small, it seems to be always packed. It’s amazing how Kazumi manages the entire operation on her own.

We’ve had okonomiyaki before but these ones made by Kazumi takes the cake. She pre-prepares it and serves it to you on your table-grill where it doesn’t get cold. Then you’ve got all the sauces on the side to customise each bite.

I say it’s an experience because not only was the food delicious, Kazumi was a great host.

Also, there’s an english menu.

Thanks Kazumi!

From Singapore.

Date of visit: February 2019
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surugamachi, オーナー at Surugamachi no Okonomiyakiya, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2019
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ご来店とレヴューをありがとうございます。
あなた方からたくさん追加注文頂いたことはご満足くださったのだと、嬉しく思います。
偶然居合わせたお客様がシンガポールに住んでいた経験がおありの方でしたので、お客様同士お話が弾んだことも良かったです。
日本での良い出会いでしたね。
たくさんの出会いをして、日本の旅を楽しんで下さい。
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Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

The owner Kazumi was very welcoming and friendly. She guided us through on how to properly eat Okonomiyaki.

There is an English Menu available and Kazumi speaks good English.

We had the Squid and Shrimp Okonomiyaki and it tastes wonderful and the prices is inexpensive.

Located walking distance to JR Nara Station. Would totally recommend.

Thank you Kazumi!

Date of visit: January 2019
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surugamachi, オーナー at Surugamachi no Okonomiyakiya, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2019
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ご来店とレビューをありがとうございます。満足頂けたらとても嬉しいです。
そして私の拙い英語をご理解下さりありがとうございます。
美味しくお召し上がり頂く為に最低限お伝えできたらよいのですが、私の感謝の気持ちをお受けとりください。
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Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

The owner was soo sweet and spoke decent English too :) great experience. Had the pork Okonomiyaki and it was delicious for a mid-day meal/lunch

Date of visit: January 2019
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surugamachi, オーナー at Surugamachi no Okonomiyakiya, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2019
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ご来店とレビューをありがとうございます。
私は英語を話しませんが、ご理解いただけてよかったです(笑)
お好み焼きを気に入っていただけてとても嬉しいです。
Porkは日本の宮崎porkを使います。日本の食事を楽しんでください。
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Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

We got lost in Nara park and were too late for our original plan... luckily this place was non stop open in the afternoon and it was a delight.
Small places, 3 seated tables seating 8 persons, then another 6 can seat on mats.
We had the restaurant for ourselves as we came in around 2pm. Food was tasty, all of us too the mix option with all inside and added some kimchi toppings for some: everybody liked it and got refueled after a long morning walk in the park.
Owner does not speak English, yet we had no problem to communicate at all.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank FrancoisB817
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surugamachi, オーナー at Surugamachi no Okonomiyakiya, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019
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A happy new year
当店年末年始休業の為、返事が遅くなりました。有意義な日本の旅を続けられましたでしょうか?奈良公園で迷ったのですね。奈良公園はとても広いですから歩き疲れたのではないでしょうか?さらに私のレストランは少し離れた場所にあります。諦めないで私のレストランまでたどり着いてくださってありがとうございました。そしてレヴューもありがとうございました。
良い一年をお過ごし下さい。
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

If you are looking for fresh okonomiyaki as well as negiyaki loaded with vegetables you need to come here! We had the butatama (cabbage, pork, egg) and ebitama (cabbage, shrimp, egg) okonomiyaki, and the sujinegi (green onion, beef straw, konnyaku) negiyaki. They were delicious! Be careful relying on your app map to get you here. Our Apple map was not correct, but it looks like Google is correct.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank RTWreset
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surugamachi, オーナー at Surugamachi no Okonomiyakiya, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018
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ご来店とレビューをありがとうございます。
お喜び頂けてとても嬉しいです。
あなた方は蒟蒻の知識をお持ちだったので良かったです。ありがとうございます。
スジネギをご注文頂いて、蒟蒻を食べていないお客様は馴染みがなく違和感を感じられた。それは仕方の無いことです。私が英語で説明できないことが悔やまれます。
しかし、蒟蒻は良いものなので説明書を掲示しました。たくさんのお客様に知って頂きたい。
スジ肉も英語で説明できませんが、コラーゲンが沢山含まれているので女性に食べて頂きたいです。たまにコラーゲンの部分だけが食べられていない時があります。
残念ですが、私が説明できないことが原因。
あなた方のように日本の食品について知識をもつ人が増えることを願います。
ありがとうございます。
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