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Yamamotoya Honten

Miso Nikomi Udon

TOP 3 MISO NIKOMI UDON SHOPS

Yamamotoya Honten

The residents of Nagoya will always recommend "Yamamoto-ya Honten" as their top choice for the best miso-nikomi Udon!

Yamamoto-ya Honten is recognised for its famous udon, notably, the miso-nikomi udon.
The restaurant is close to 100 years old, hence its popularity with residents from Nagoya across all generations. No one in Nagoya will disregard its existence nor fame.
It was established in 1907 with customers who visit again and again just to enjoy its beloved miso-nikomi udon.
There is a perfectly good reason for its enduring legacy of over 100 years.
I will take some time to introduce some of its specialties now.

TENSEI MACHINO

Comments from SHACHIme

Firstly, you can enjoy the miso nikomi udon with its hidden recipe.
This is the celebrated "Nagoya Miso Nikomi Udon"!
Topping it off with tsukemono (pickles) is also a favourable way to enhance your experience :)

Stewed miso udon noodles

Stewed miso udon noodles - ¥1,078 (including tax)

"Miso-nikomi Udon" with xxxxxx

Yamamoto-ya Honten's signature dish, "Miso-nikomi Udon" has been developed with culinary precision. The noodles, soup stock, miso, and container all play a part to its exclusivity.

The noodles are first and foremost made by hand.
Secondly, the soup stock has been actually blended by a craftsman who has carefully selected the ingredients himself.
Next, the miso is brewed exclusively for Yamamoto-ya Honten and the bowl is a custom-made earthenware container (Donabe) that retains the original flavor of all the ingredients.

Here are the exact reasons for eating Miso Nikomi Udon at Yamamoto-ya Honten

01Do note that the use of an original soybean miso unique to Nagoya is one of the outstanding factors.

The soup is created using only the soybean miso (red miso)

Stewed miso udon noodles

The soup is created using only the soybean miso (red miso) which is found only in the Nagoya region.
This miso is most unique to Nagoya with the use of these particular soybeans as its main ingredient.
One might argue that it is no different from the ordinary miso nikomi udon, however, it is important to note that this restaurant uses only soybean miso that has been specially brewed for the restaurant only.

02The spirit of excellence in its chefs is most evident in the texture and taste of the handmade noodles.

noodles, soup stock, miso, particular type of bowl

Donabe(pot), Noodles, Miso

The noodles are made by hand every single day by the restaurant's own resident udon chefs.
Every day, the experienced chefs take into account the temperature of the day, as well as other factors.
We will not claim that machines are inefficient but I do actually believe that noodles that have been handmade by the resident and highly skilled udon chefs taste much better.
Finally, the soup stock is also an original house blend and only a particular type of bowl is used to serve customers.

03Yamamoto-ya Honten's way of dining.

earthenware pot (Donabe) as a plate

earthenware pot (Donabe) as a plate

Yamamoto-ya Honten's way of enjoying this dish is to use the lid of the earthenware pot (Donabe) as a plate.
The lid of the Donabe is used as a plate to enjoy the noodles and although there is usually a hole to release the steam, this lid does not have one so as to prevent the soup from leaking.
The homemade pickles are also a special treat.
I do recommend you add a dash of soy sauce and enjoy this lovely dish altogether!

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Stewed miso udon noodles with Nagoya Cochin chicken

Stewed miso udon noodles with Nagoya Cochin chicken

¥1,903 (including tax)

Stewed miso udon noodles with shrimp tempura

Stewed miso udon noodles with shrimp tempura

¥1,628 (including tax)

Stewed miso udon noodles with freshwater clams and black shichimi

Stewed miso udon noodles with freshwater clams and black shichimi

¥1,958 (including tax)

Stewed miso udon noodles with domestic beef offal marinated in garlic miso and Chinese chives

Stewed miso udon noodles with domestic beef offal marinated in garlic miso and Chinese chives

¥2,068 (including tax)

Stewed miso udon noodles with Berkshire pork loin

Stewed miso udon noodles with Berkshire pork loin

¥1,903 (including tax)

Stewed miso udon noodles with fried tofu and leeks from Kujyo, Kyoto

Stewed miso udon noodles with fried tofu and leeks from Kujyo, Kyoto

¥1,380 (including tax)

INFORMATION

Yamamotoya Honten (JR Nagoya Station)

Yamamotoya Honten (JR Nagoya Station)
AddressNagoya Umaimon-dori Hirokojiguchi,1-1-4 Meieki,Nakamura-ku,Nagoya-shi, Aichi
Opening Hours11:00~23:00(L.O.22:30)
Regular HolidaySame as the facility
TEL+81-52-756-2531
AccessInside the Nagoya Station
Credit cardAvailable(VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMERICAN EXPRESS, Diners Club, DISCOVER)
E-moneyAvailable(QUICPay, QUICPay+, Apple Pay)
QR code paymentAvailable(PayPay, R-Pay, d払い, WeChatPay, ALIPAY)
Foreign language supportEnglish menu is available
CutleryForks and spoons are both available
Smoking and Non-Smoking RoomsSmoking is strictly prohibited inside the restaurant
Number of Seats50
Wi-FiNot available
ParkingNo
Official Sitehttps://yamamotoyahonten.co.jp/

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