Fodor's Expert Review Mitsuya Honten Soba Restaurant
A short walk from JR Yamagata Station will put you in front of some fine and slightly chewy Yamagata soba noodles. Everything is good here, but in summer try the hiyashi-dori soba (with cold chicken). The eatery is in a traditional black-wood-and-white-stucco building south of the station.
Yamagata, Yamagata-ken 990-2483, Japan