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232 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1314
+1 845-255-8811
22:00 - 11:00
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Mon - Wed 21:00 - 11:00
Thu - Fri 22:00 - 11:00
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Accord, New York, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 March 2015

My family and friends have eaten at Gomen Kudsai many times. My wife and I lived in Japan for 5 years. This is by far the best and most authentic Japanese food we have eaten in the Hudson Valley. The service and atmosphere is great. I have a hard time not ordering the kimchi udon every time I go here.... More 

1 Thank Brinton B
New York City, New York
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

We stumbled into Gomen Kudasai because a family member suggested it. We were enchanted withe the authentic Japanese food, the warm welcoming atmosphere, live entertainment, and prompt service. I had my fave miso spoil which was chock full of tasty greens and tofu. We also had some savory shumai pork and shrimp dumplings. Then we had a sample plate of... More 

Thank gerihanna
Millstone, New Jersey
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176 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2014

We made reservations for our party of 3 at 5:45pm on a Saturday night. First off, it is a little difficult to find at night since it's at the end of the strip mall, but just look out for that turn. It seemed empty when we first arrived, although I'm glad we made reservations since the tables around us had... More 

Thank Ashley S
New York City, New York
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

I love this place. I don't really want to tell you about it because I never want to have to wait for a seat. But the Soup, Noodles, Rice Bowls are excellent. They have a great Vegan menu too for those friends that don't eat animals. If you are in New Paltz and you like Japanese food, you must go... More 

Thank Daveded
New York City, New York
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Stopped in for dinner during a weekend trip to the Catskills. Pleasantly surprised with a solid offering of Soba and Udon, along with well executed small plates (selection of pickled items is great). We happened to come on a night with live music, which was a treat. Probably will be the only time listening to two men strum banjos and... More 

Thank byronr636
New York
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

The food is authentic Japanese. They even pride themselves on offering organic, local and rare Japanese dishes. They offer vegan options, which is incredible, and even their kids' meals are authentic and tasty. I tried their matcha bubble tea with soy milk, and though it was expensive for bubble tea, they use real matcha (not a random powder mix) and... More 

Thank katd234
Forest Hills, New York
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628 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 454 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2014

We visited this restaurant a few years ago and really enjoyed the food and service. I was so looking forward to our return. The food is delicious and fresh. The portions are a bit small and the prices are much higher now and the service is lacking. Due to a health issue we requested one substitution and the waitress told... More 

1 Thank Gershwin12
New Paltz, New York, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Been here a few times recently, and it's always delicious. Most recently, I ordered the Tofu Bento Box brunch special and the green tea w/brown rice (forgot its name); my companion ordered the vegetarian spring roll box. Lots of veggie options! Everything was fresh, wholesome, and made with care. Service was charming.

Thank Karen E
New York City
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2013

No complaints about quality of soup & noodle. Just a little cheap on the amount of noodle, vegetables, & meat portions. Place cannot compare to those is Brooklyn & NYC. Come on, give a little bit more veggies, meat, and noodles and keep your patrons to return!

Thank echo4
New Paltz, New York
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2013

I love the food. I go through days of absolute longing for noodles! I love the soba noodle soup and the stir fry. Really delicious salmon as well. And the green tea latte is a great pairing. Yummy!

Thank Josie E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 20
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Open Hours
21:00 - 11:00
21:00 - 11:00
21:00 - 11:00
22:00 - 11:00
22:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1314
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz
  • Phone Number: +1 845-255-8811
Gomen Kudasai is the only restaurant in the Hudson Valley committed to providing authentic, healthy, traditional Japanese food in the style of a traditional Japanese household kitchen. We deeply believe in an authentic Japanese dining experience that embodies the wisdom of delicious food as the best medicine, and strive to create a calming and uplifting meal for all of our customers. We have an incredible variety of warm and cold udon and soba noodles, served with a variety of authentic Japanese toppings in an incredible original soup recipe developed in the authentic style by our Japanese owner, Youko. We strive to use local and organic ingredients, and are committed to providing guests to the Hudson Valley an experience unline anywhere outside of Japan. We are committed to providing vegan and gluten-free options for virtually every dish on our menu.

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