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Genchi No Soba

Located close to the well, "Genchi No Ido"

Genchi No Soba is located close to the well "Genchi No Ido." The shop just recently opened in May, 2009. The manager, Mr. Seki, ran a vegetarian restaurant in downtown Matsumoto for the last several decades.

A light interior just like a stylish cafe

Some customers read books after eating soba.

The manager served his apprenticeship under a soba master in Togakushi. He uses buckwheat made in Hokkaido and prepares stock with only dried bonito and additive-free soy sauce. The pure well water is used for boiling the soba.

All vegetables are produced locally.

Zaru Soba (750 yen) and fried vegetables (400 yen)

Limited menu for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday; "Genmai-zen"

"Genmai-zen" is a set menu featuring unpolished "genmai" rice (1050 yen). They use "Renge mai," an organic rice produced in Azumino, and serve seasonal vegetables to add to a healthy diet.

A message from the owners

Where do you recommend visiting in Matsumoto?
A: Genchi No Ido, the well and other wells.

A message to our customers:
We can prepare vegetarian-only dishes with some previous notice.


Name Genchi No Soba (源智のそば)
Specialties Soba Noodles
Location 3-7-8, Chuo (Japanese Map)
Tel 0263-33-6340
Hours Monday-Saturday 10:00-22:00
Sunday 10:00-15:00
Closed Thursday
Credit Cards Not accepted
Seats 14
Non Smoking Seats No - No separate areas for smokers and non-smokers.
Parking Yes - Parking space for 3 cars.
Access 10-minute walk from Matsumoto Station

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