This new rule was put in place at Tokyo ramen shop Sanji, located within Ueno district. The flavor of the shrimp is more pronounced than it is without the oil. The shop has an extensive menu of beef bone soup, with our writer’s recommendation being the Tsukemen (pictured is the dish with additional soy-marinated soft boiled egg and roast beef at 1,050 yen plus tax). The owner trained for many years at a famous ramen shop in Sapporo, and we guarantee its authenticity. Hit the hidden gem in Ginza! The shop prides itself as a ramen-only establishment and does not offer a side menu or alcohol. It pairs deliciously with their thick homemade noodles and is a dish you’ll eat right up. As with any popular ramen shop, do your best to visit at an odd hour, whether for a late lunch or late dinner. View Map & Details Old school miso ramen but this place became the standard of Sapporo style miso ramen in Tokyo. Excellent meaty chashu. They usually serve two types of ramen, but our writer personally recommends the Genei-Style XO Soy Sauce Iberian Pork Ramen (920 yen plus tax).

Their most famous dish is their shoyu-flavored Chuka Soba (pictured is the deluxe with added char siu at 1,000 yen plus tax).

The type of ramen they serve is Kitikata-style which hails from the Fukushima Prefecture, north of Tokyo. There are endless options available here, but definitely have the Shoyu Soba if it is your first time (pictured with all toppings, including char siu and a soy-marinated soft boiled egg, placed inside at 1,650 yen plus tax). View Map & Details Muteppo Tokyo Nakano has gained popularity for having the best rich tonkotsu (pork bone) ramen in Tokyo. The shop also has convenient access from Tokyo Station. Copyright © 2020 Boutique Japan Travel Company LLC. You should be able to eat ramen here fairly quickly if you visit generally around 15:00 – 17:00. Ramen made with shrimp is sometimes found in Tokyo, but the ramen at Gonokami Seisakujo has an extraordinary flavor. Almost every region or city has their own style of ramen. You can order just noodles and soup, but it’s worth going whole hog with the toku-atsushi specials: each is adorned with a slice of chāshū, a thick cut of pork shoulder, lightly blanched Shingen chicken, Kagoshima takenoko (bamboo shoot), white onion and, of course, an egg. The homemade noodles are especially exceptional and the free upgrade to a medium serving is a bonus. With Ginza being a popular sightseeing location, Mugi to Olive Ginza is frequented by many international visitors. If you wish to do so, please purchase a meal ticket for either the White or Black ramen, then tell the staff you wish to mix the two together when handing them your meal ticket.

This shoyu ramen is a dish that you’ll want to eat again and again. Ramen Hayashi is an immensely popular ramen restaurant with high ratings, located in lively Shibuya. Motenashi Kuroki View Map & Details The shop’s special large gyoza (pot stickers) are ordered by around half the customers here. The soup broth, made with free range chickens as its main component along with seafood, brings out the best of the great qualities of its ingredients. Even the most common of ramen will amaze you with how delicious it is when properly and carefully prepared.

It is easy to appreciate the genuinely delicious flavor in one bite. The flavor is delicious enough to make your body tremor as you eat.

It's a good idea to also order the tamago-kake gohan (rice with raw egg) from the side menu if you want to have a substantial meal. Fighting election results, Trump employs a new weapon: the government, Hong Kong opposition quits en masse to protest new China powers, Change of tune: Japan's music fans move from CDs to streaming services.


Smiling throughout the hectic process of serving ramen, the staff are more than friendly. Tanaka Shoten is an extremely famous ramen shop incredibly popularity all across Japan due to their tonkotsu ramen. The star dish is the Chuka Soba (pictured is the deluxe with an added soy-marinated soft boiled egg and char siu at 1,000 yen plus tax). restaurant.

Tons of stir-fried vegetables in it. The youngest ramen-ya on the list, Manrai (らあめん 満来) has been operating since 1961. A special note about this ramen shop: their portions are enormous, with bowls are at least twice the size of your standard serving. Their wonton dumplings and char siu are also specialties of Yakumo and our writer especially recommends their firm char siu. Kujukuri Niboshi Tsukemen Shinada is our writer’s top recommendation for ramen in Akihabara, where richly-flavored ramen is trending. This is quite possibly the perfect ramen shop in every aspect, from the bright and clean interior to the hospitable service. Your soup will rapidly disappear as you eat, but by ordering the large serving you will receive more soup.