Akasaka station is located near a sprawling commercial district, and so there are plenty of restaurants to choose from. Amongst them are a number of casual ramen joints, well-known for the huge queues that form outside them on weekday lunchtimes. Here, we introduce 4 that have businessmen queuing up!
Located 3-minutes’ walk from Akasaka station, you can try one of “Tomo”’s many kinds of ramen from ¥740! If you try their special flying fish stock soy sauce ramen, well-known for its rich aftertaste, you’ll be hooked for sure!
Chinese soba noodles by day, a bar by night: “Chuuka Soba Sakaiya”!
“Chuuka Soba Sakaiya” can easily be accessed from both the Akasaka and Akasakamitsuke stations. It’s a shop famous for its light Chinese soba noodles: the perfect combination of medium-thick wavy noodles and soup made using kelp, bonito, and shiitake mushrooms!
A restaurant bustling with businessmen! “Kyushu Jyangara Ramen Akasaka”
You can’t miss this restaurant, located near Akasaka station with a seriously flashy sign! It’s a very popular shop, crowded with businessmen every day. One of their most popular dishes is Bonshan - a thick yet creamy pork belly dish which will keep you coming back for more!
“Akasaka Ittenbari”, near Akasaka station, is a long-standing shop boasting over 35 years of ramen experience, which attracts huge queues at lunchtime even today! Their popular miso ramen blends Hokkaido’s light miso and Kyoto’s dark miso soup to create a famous taste which has endured for over 35 years!
What did you think of these popular restaurants near Akasaka station? There’s everything from established flavors to authentic local tastes, and all at a modest price. You can stop by at any time, so why not head on over?