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Tombo - Great Hand-Made Udon

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Wendy-san Dec 28, 2001 11:32 AM

Those who yearn for *real* udon (and not the mediocre stuff served at Mifune, Hotei, etc.) should check out Tombo located at 212 2nd Avenue in San Mateo, between "B" Street and Ellsworth. The udon is hand-made and Kansai style (a bit flatter noodle and lighter broth). They also serve sushi and great tsumami (small plate snacks to go with beer or sake). They have a mostly Japanese clientele and are looking to get more diverse customers. It's run by a lovely couple from Osaka and has been open for about six months. There is also a branch of the restaurant in Osaka. Not much atmosphere but wonderful food.

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    Melanie Wong Dec 29, 2001 03:03 AM

    Thanks for the posting, Wendy-san. Yours is at least the third good report we've heard on Tombo. This is the kind of place that chowhounds need to support.

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