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Sobaya

) #1,799 of 9,242 Restaurants in New York City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Japanese, Asian
229 E 9th St, New York City, NY 10003-7536
+1 212-533-6966
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good43%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“udon” (11 reviews)
“cold noodles” (3 reviews)
“bento box” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
229 E 9th St, New York City, NY 10003-7536
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 7 April 2017

The decor was similar to restaurants in Japan. The seafood salad was excellent, and not that artificially colored bright green junk that is often served in Japanese restaurants here in the US. The tatsuta age (fried chicken) was great. I didn't have the noodles, but...More

Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed 24 January 2017

come back here year after year. Services is always efficient, courteous. Food is always satisfying and authentic Japanese. Highly recommended.

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 4 January 2017

A great place for lunch, especially if you work in the neighborhood. Enjoy a clean setting ambience with comfort Japanese food to perk you up before you go back to work.

Thank Emmanuelle L
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Went to grab an early dinner with a friend on a cold day. The early dinner set menu is a great deal! You get tempura, noodles (soba or udon),veggies, and dessert. The strawberry on the ice cream is a really sweet touch. Quick service. Delicious....More

Thank Seungah L
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This place is the real deal. Freshly made soba. It tastes just like it in Japan. Not very spacious and not airy. The entrance is shabby. Sitting close to others. However, the aesthetics and ambience is very comforting. The selection of the menu items (no...More

Thank JOGANY
Reviewed 20 November 2016

There are many Japanese restaurants on East 9th Street. After looking at several menus this was an excellent choice. It's small but the furnishings give the feeling of being in a Japanese setting. The service was very good. The food was wonderful. The serving portions...More

Thank reneec2015
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This place is the closest to perfection as any Japanese eatery you will find. It is NOT particularly cheap, but it is affordable and the food is ridiculously delicious. The fresh in house made noodles, hot and cold, are amazing. The lunch box is $21.00...More

Thank kk93734
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I went to Soba Ya last night with my wife and had the soba noodles with shiitake mushrooms and a sake ! The noodles and the mushrooms were excellent, but the medium sized portion was so small that I left the restaurant starving and when...More

Thank Edward G
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

It was a Nice experience.. Good Food for affordable prices. Would recommend this place to anyone seeking a restaurant, which delivers High Quality cuisine for a fair price...

Thank H.c. Stig A
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here after a show at the Public Theater. The interior was straight outta Kyoto, the soba noodles fresh made on a windowed display table near the front. I had a salmon & avocado rice bowl; my mates hot soba bowls. Every bite was...More

Thank peter s
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There’s still an independent vibe to the East Village,
which offers plenty of unique small businesses
catering to longtime New Yorkers and area college
students alike. The East Village retains a bit of the
old-time neighbourhood feel that you can still
experience today thanks to a mix of locally-owned
shops, cozy restaurants, and lively bars. The scale of
the residential blocks makes this a wonderful place to
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 E 9th St, New York City, NY 10003-7536
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-533-6966
  • E-mail
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