Best Ramen in Yokohama - 5 Incredible Ramen Shops Near Yokohama Station
Visiting Yokohama? There are many things to do there; shopping, going to some museums, amusement parks, and eating ramen. Yokohama has thousands of ramen shops and also has invented a local ramen called "Iekei ramen" which is popular throughout Japan today. Here is a list of the most popular ramen shops around Yokohama station!
1. Yoshimuraya (吉村家)
They are well known as the birthplace of Yokohama's specialty ramen "Iekei Ramen". It is a type of ramen whose soup is made from fatty tonkotsu (pork broth) and soy sauce. At Yoshimuraya, you can choose the firmness of the noodles, the amount of fat, and the saltiness of the soup. Regular ramen is just 690 yen, very rich and delicious.
2. Tsuruichiya (鶴一家)
Their ramen soup is amazingly rich. It comes with thick and large slices of tender roast pork. They also offer a spicy ramen menu which has four different levels of spiciness. They're open 24 hours.
3. Honmarutei (本丸亭)
They serve a sophisticated shio ramen (850 yen). The clear soup is light yet very rich in flavor of the broth. It is also topped with wonton (soft and juicy dumplings) which goes well with the soup and noodles.
Their signature menu is "Yuzu shio ramen" (980 yen) which consists of light broth soup, some toppings, and yuzu (a kind of citrus fruit) which gives a kick to the ramen. They also have vegan ramen for vegans and healthy eaters. English menu is also available.
5. Ichiran (一蘭)
They specializes in Hakata style ramen, creamy tonkotsu (pork broth) soup and thin noodles. One of the secret of the deliciousness is the red sauce on the top, which is made from over 30 kinds of spices including red chili. When you mix the sauce with the rich and creamy soup, it will become more flavorful.
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