We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Shuri Soba

#9 of 2,994 Restaurants in Naha
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1-7 Shuriakatacho, Naha 903-0813 , Okinawa Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 98-884-0556
11:30 - 14:00
Closed now
See all hours
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

200 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 16: English reviews
Naha, Japan
Level Contributor
25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This soba shop is mainly aimed at tourists as it advertises in many magazines aimed at tourists. It is fairly expensive, and not really that good. Very few locals eat there, especially since there are many soba shops which are delicious and won't empty your wallet. Just look around and you will find a good one.

Thank William D
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
166 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

family style place. the mommies and aunties running the place were friendly and simple. menu was also simple but in local language only. it was all hand made noodles... in home made broth and soup. simple heaven.

Thank Nicholas L
Level Contributor
108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Ate at Shuri Soba after visiting Shuri castle. The woman in charge was super friendly and spoke a little English. No English menu but there are some pictures and only a few choices so not a problem ordering. We had the soba, a rice bowl and a plate of stewed meat, tofu and veggies. All delicious at a reasonable price.

Thank nybos
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

It's a bit of a walk from Shuri Castle and a bit of a wait. To each his own, but we didn't think it was as great as it was touted.

Thank Steven C
Davis, California
Level Contributor
34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Awesome broth, firm nooldes and delicious pork! Very different from the mainland type, Shuri Soba offers a staple of Okinawan cuisine that you'll not forget. Rich taste, but light on the stomach and the wallet this is a great spot to try one of the islands most famous meals. Only a few minutes from Shuri Castle it's a perfect break... More 

Thank Marc H
Beijing, China
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

OMG😱... Shuri soba (首里麵), clear n fragrant 柴魚 soup base, handmade noodle uneven thickness n chewy, stewed tender pork pcs w/ slices of ginger... Heavenly!! 😋😋👍🏻👍🏻 #shurinoodle #shuri #okinawa #mslamb #mslambstravels #mrslu #mrslutravels

Thank Jenn_CW_Lamb
Seoul, South Korea
Level Contributor
23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

This popular soba restaurant is located a few minutes from Shuri Station on the way to the castle. The interior is nice, and the food is great. The staff were kind as well. They add some sliced ginger on top which you may or may not like. Overall, a very satisfying experience.

Thank revoltracers
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Most delicious bowl of Okinawan soba you'll eat. You get a choice of small (¥400); medium (¥500); or large (¥600 - pictured). A few other items too, but the soba is the highlight. Perfect after visiting the nearby castle, but note they're only open from 11:30 - 2. This place is legit. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Wunderfish
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Popular Soba and car parking available, close to the Shuri Castle. Food in great price, clear and tasty soba in clear soup, super nice staff.

Thank FattyBo
Onna-son, Japan
Level Contributor
47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

I found this restaurant in 2002 before it was remodeled and found the soba to be excellent. I have been here many times throughout the years and find that the soba remains excellent and the restaurant has kept up with the times by remodeling it and making it a first class soba stop. I am picky when it comes to... More 

1 Thank Robert_Avery_13

Travellers who viewed Shuri Soba also viewed

Naha, Okinawa Prefecture
Naha, Okinawa Prefecture
Naha, Okinawa Prefecture
Naha, Okinawa Prefecture
Naha, Okinawa Prefecture
Naha, Okinawa Prefecture

Been to Shuri Soba? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-7 Shuriakatacho, Naha 903-0813, Okinawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Okinawa Prefecture  >  Naha
  • Phone Number: +81 98-884-0556

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Shuri Soba staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?