Recommended Menu Item

Zaru-soba  - 900



Every morning, using only the highest quality buckwheat grains, soba flour is stone ground and rolled into fresh soba noodles. With a light texture and a subtle sweetness, these noodles have a smooth finish as they go down. The chef’s recommendation.

Regular Menu

Grated Yam Soba  -  1,200


Japanese grated yam has a slightly gooey yet creamy texture and is popular in Japanese cuisine. A playful concoction using grated yam and an egg yolk to resemble a sunny side up egg. To eat, mix together the egg and yam and add the sauce to taste.

Duck Seiro  -  1,400


This restaurant’s number one most popular dish. Zaru-soba served with a hearty duck meat soup. Delicious and good for the skin, this dish is even popular amongst the staff.


Double duck meat and green onion is an additional ¥700.

Color Soba  -  1,100


This soba brings all the colors to the table, right down to the dish itself. Served with wasabi and green onion condiments, grated pickled plum, and fried bonito tuna flavored crackers. To eat, mix the dipping sauce, plum, and condiments together. After finishing the soba, add the crackers and soba water and enjoy the colors of the plate while drinking the broth.

Bonito Cracker Seiro  -  1,100


Fried crackers flavored with bonito tuna flakes are served with a duck broth and grated yam. A popular dish.

Kake-soba  -  980


This hot soba has a thickened* broth which will pleasantly warm the body throughout. Even in the hot summer months some customers will eat this dish while wiping the sweat from their brow while other customers in winter will start with a cool Zaru-soba and finish with a hot Kake-soba to warm them.

*Only this hot soba dish on the menu features a thickened broth.

Duck Meat Kake-soba  - 1,500


Kake-soba served with duckmeat.


Double duck meat and green onion is an additional ¥700.

Duck Toji-soba  -  2,400

Purchased directly from duck farmers in Iwate prefecture, this duck meat is rich yet light on fat and is a popular choice on our menu.

Five vegetable Toji-soba  -  2,300


Carrot, shiitake mushroom , green onion, burdock root, and Japanese yam comprise the five vegetables. Served with fried tofu skins. Each vegetable brings its own essence to the broth. Hot, rich and a healthy choice. For those who don’t get enough vegetables in their diet or simply don’t care for them, give this dish a try!

Duck Meat Hot Pot  -  1,200


Duck meat served with green onion and a sweet soy based sauce. First boil the duck in the water. To enjoy two layers of flavor start by eating the duck with only salt, then try eating it with the sweet sauce. We recommend having this dish with an order of Zaru-soba to enjoy all the flavors and to fill you up.

Seasonal Menu

Sunki Seiro  -  1,300


Zaru-soba served with a sunki broth.

※Available only from the end of November through the end of March.

Sunki-soba  -  1,400


Kake-soba served with sunki, Kiso’s original “pickled” vegetable.

※Available only from the end of November through the end of March.

Sunki Toji-soba  -  2,200

Sunki is a “pickled” vegetable from Kiso which is made from the leaves of turnips and contains no salt or vinegar. This slightly sour dish becomes irresistible.

※Available only from the end of November through the end of March.

Tomato-soba  -  1,200


Cold soba served with a tomato broth and condiments. For the hot summer months and tomato lovers, we highly recommend this dish.
※Available only from July through September.

Other Menu Items

Bonito Cracker Side  -  160


Small bowl of fried bonito flavor tuna crackers.

Soba Crepe  -  580


The soba restaurant crepe made with 100% soba flour. The recipe was based from a professional crepe chef’s instruction. The batter is rested overnight and the crepe is served with ice cream and a caramel sauce. There’s always room for dessert!

Sweet Soba Appetizer  -  400


Toasted buckwheat grains served with sweet bean jam. A nutty, sweet, and warm side dish that pairs well with the soba experience.

Drink Menu

Kisoji Sake 360ml  -  700

Clean tasting high quality sake that dates back to the middle of the Edo period.

Kisoji Mitsuwari Sake 360ml  -  600

A slightly heavier tasting brew of sake from Kisoji.

Beer 500ml Bottle  -  600


神村 治男(じんむら はるお)

蕎麦打ち名人高橋邦弘氏に教えをいただき、平成18年  故郷の木祖村でおぎのやを開店。



About This Establishment

Oginoya was founded by Chef Jinmura Haruo in 2006 after working under master soba chef Takahashi Kunihiro. Chef Jinmura is passionate about his work in the kitchen and is welcoming to his customers on the floor. Oginoya’s building itself is traditional style Japanese architecture and dates back over 140 years. It features tall ceilings, a cozy and comfortable atmosphere and gives the feeling of Edo Japan.

木曽 おぎのや