Not Ramen

Order a Mountain of Soba Noodles at this place in Japan!

奥会津 , or Okuaizu in Saitama is not your average soba noodles restaurant. You can literally order a mountain of soba noodles.

I’ll let the pictures do the talking…

Order a Mountain of Soba Noodles at this place in Japan!

The inviting gate

Order a Mountain of Soba Noodles at this place in Japan!

Like the Chocolate Hills of Bohol

Order a Mountain of Soba Noodles at this place in Japan!

Fried frisbee

You can order the the soba or udon hot or cold and the prices are completely reasonable. Most combo meals are about a 1,000 Yen (10 USD), even when you order “Omori”, or the big portion. In a combo meal, the usual soba / udon trimmings are available, whether shrimp tempura or kaki (the plate-sized vegetable fry).

Order a Mountain of Soba Noodles at this place in Japan!

Wooden interior reminiscent of Japanese mountain houses

Order a Mountain of Soba Noodles at this place in Japan!

Struggling towards the end

Order a Mountain of Soba Noodles at this place in Japan!

This was as far as I could get…

Order a Mountain of Soba Noodles at this place in Japan!

It’s easiest to get there by car. The train works as well but it’s a long walk from the nearest station, Kuki. Saitama Prefecture is just northwest of Tokyo.

Address: 86-1 Kitaaoyagi, Kuki-shi, Saitama-ken (埼玉県 久喜市 大字北青柳86-1)
Train Station: Kuki (Utsunomiya Line, Tobu Isesaki Line)
Shop Hours: 11:00~15:30 (Open on Sundays too)

More Info: Tabelog Link

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