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6-10 Karuizawa, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun 389-0103, Nagano Prefecture
+81 267-42-0009
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good50%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (5 reviews)
“cold soba” (7 reviews)
“duck” (5 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Vegetarian Friendly
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6-10 Karuizawa, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun 389-0103, Nagano Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service is prompt and brisk. The tempura batter was light and crispy . Love the soba. Paid about US 16-17 for a meal. Worth a visit . Always a queue.

Thank GraceN17
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This is a large spacious restaurant focussed on serving mainly soba noodles and tempura. Expect very long queues at lunchtime. Very yummy, delicious prawns and vegetables, but the batter of the tempura was a little too thick n hard. The meal was most enjoyable, and...More

Thank Haebee
Reviewed 14 September 2017

after a good 15-20mins walk from Karuizawa station, Kawakamian is at the entrance of Kyu Karuizawa (1 street before you reach the shopping street) Do come early to avoid the queue! We came here for lunch and order the cold soba 天せいろ - 上 (Ten...More

Thank aychuen
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We were looking for Japanese food in Harunire Terrace so this is the obvious choice for us. It's around 1:30pm when we arrived and we need to wait for 10 mins before we had a seat as the restaurant was full. The restaurant is specialised...More

Thank Lunasolhk
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

It's famous, reasonably traditional & a classic of the area so it's hard to pass up for a visit. We queued for about 10 minutes & they moved people through quickly. The food is good, not amazing and probably a bit expensive for what it...More

Thank kieran r
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

当您来的时候就觉得一般 这次也是觉得一般 我建议大家别来排队了 不贵倒是 不过不值得等待的时间 其实周边有更多更好的餐馆 went to some other restaurant at night his place is really not worth the price and name. Money wasted twice

Thank NilesHo
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Good soba Big tempura Good duck soup Reasonable price Service ok Lunch set to 17:00 Parking beside restaurant 500 yen

Thank Nattawob
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We took the Shinkansen out to Karuizawa for a short visit and to check out the town for future visits. As dusk draws near and it was chilly cold, we check our TA for the best restaurants in the area. Kawakamian surfaced out as #1....More

1  Thank MouMou
Reviewed 11 March 2017

A kind of "chic" soba restaurant in Kyu-Karuizawa. Well established and popular. A good place to eat when the tourists are not in town. However, I prefer their other restaurant in Harunire Terrace in Naka-Karuizawa. The setting and the menu are better.

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

A nice soba restaurant in the middle of Karuizawa. Today I try hot tempura soba in cold and windy day. Very nice place

Thank Sirianong_sirine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-10 Karuizawa, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun 389-0103, Nagano Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Nagano Prefecture  >  Kitasaku-gun  >  Karuizawa-machi
  • Phone Number: +81 267-42-0009
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