The area around Tamaruya is famous as Mizusawa Udon Road, and there are many udon restaurants on both sides of the road. Tamaruya is a long-established udon restaurant founded in 1582. This restaurant is particular about ingredients, such as using 2-year-old Rishiri kelp for soup stock. The udon noodles sold by this restaurant are a blend of three types of flour with different personalities, and it is said that they have conducted research on their composition. The soup is often entwined with the noodles, and you can fully enjoy the flavors of both udon and soup. There is a room where you can experience the heat of wasabi and after the tour, you can enjoy shopping at Step in Tamaruya.
If Tamaruya is crowded and there is a queue, Osawaya (MAPCODE: 94 819 129 * 82) is recommended. This is the Mizusawa Udon restaurant loved by Taro Okamoto, a famous artist in Japan with the phrase "Art is an explosion!".
Opening hours: 9: 00-15: 30
* Ends as soon as sold out
About 1 hour and 10 minutes by car or 75km from Yuzawa City.
About 1 hour and 30 minutes by car or 80km from Chichibu City.