Kanda Matsuya

Restaurants Awajicho
Kanda Matsuya
Kanda Matsuya

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Along with nearby Yabu Soba, Matsuya counts among Tokyo's most venerable noodle joints – it's been in business since 1884, and the current, gorgeously preserved building dates back to 1924. But well over a century of history doesn't translate to a stuck-up attitude here: on the contrary, Matsuya is a wonderfully down-to-earth place, always bustling with eager slurpers who come for the simple and unpretentious but flawless combo of handmade soba and power-packed dashi, which – we imagine – tastes almost exactly as it used to back in the Taisho era.



Address: 1-13 Kanda-Sudacho, Chiyoda-ku

Transport: Awajicho Station (Marunouchi line), exit A3; Ogawamachi Station (Shinjuku line), exit A3; Kanda Station (Chuo, Yamanote, Keihin-Tohoku lines), east exit
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am-8pm, Sat & hols 11am-7pm / closed Sun
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