Tokyo has over 6,000 ramen restaurants. These selected 20 joints constantly rank among the best. Here's the general shop info for each and the rating by our Japanese ramen experts.
'Aux Gourmands' is a little French restaurant hidden away in Azabudai, Tokyo. The more traditional items such as the charcoal grilled wagyu steak and the truffle risotto are of course delicious, but the surprising dish this little shop is known for is actually a bowl of ramen!
No matter how many times you visit Tokyo, Japan, Harajuku is always one of the best places to explore. Why? Harajuku is the most trendy place in all Tokyo, maybe even Japan! From the most classic to the most trendy, here is a list of things to do in Harajuku!
The Hokkaido region is like the epicentre of ramen culture in Japan. There are more ramen restaurants in Hokkaido than you can shake a stick at, each with their own style, flavour, and unique touch. Here is the ultimate list of the 11 best ramen restaurants in Hokkaido.
Mutekiya is one of the ramen shops you MUST try if you are a ramen lover. It is very famous and it even got the award on the biggest travel website "TripAdvisor". Here are their must-try ramen menu items you won't be able to forget once you try!
Ginza is quite a popular place for tourists and people living in Tokyo because there are just so many things to do! Since it is so crowded whenever you visit, you can easily get lost and wonder where to go and what to eat. Before stepping out to Ginza, here are some lists of the hottest places in Ginza!
Ginza is known for its chic boutiques and expensive restaurants. However, there are some ramen joints that are amazingly good, original, and not at Ginza-esque prices! You should definitely try these 5 selected restaurants!
Matsumoto (松本) is in Nagano Prefecture.It sits at the foot of the Japanese Alps, in the heart of Japan. It is a beautiful city with most famous for Matsumoto castle and the city is also convenient to have trips to Kamikochi and Norikura where you can enjoy hiking seeing amazing views. Come visit Matsumoto and try some great food in these popular restaurants!
Ichiran has just opened in Tokyo its first branch ever serving pork-free and alcohol-free ramen. Give it a try! The new restaurant is located in Shinjuku.
While you're in Tokyo, wouldn't you like to try the very famous Kobe beef. Kobe beef is famous for its flavour, well-marbled texture and tenderness. It is Tajima wagyu (Japanese beef) cattle from Kobe. There are many ways to enjoy this delicious wagyu (Japanese beef). Which one would you like to try? Perhaps all of them! The best way to try Kobe beef is to simply enjoy its delicious flavour as is. You can try it as a steak or on a BBQ grill. It is also delicious ever so slightly dipped in a lightly flavoured broth. You can also try it on top of rice with a raw egg. If you want to have a very Japanese experience, on top of superb ramen. And if you want a twist on a classic, as a burger!