Menya Kaijin is outstanding for the quality of its seafood broth ramen. The joint is extremely popular among ramen lovers and even among those who usually don't like ramen that much! Find out more about this self-proclaimed "god of the sea" kind of ramen.
Ramen Nagi is a well-known franchise in Tokyo that serves quite possibly the best fish broth ramen in Japan! People rave about this store and there are often long lines to get in. It's really worth the visit, however! Even people that don't like seafood get smitten by the irresistible soup!
Heading to Akita? Ramen is extremely good in this prefecture and can be the only reason you need to go for a visit! Here are the five best spots to fill up on a warm bowl of ramen when in Akita Prefecture in Japan's north.
Torisoba Kotobuki is a ramen shop in Ikebukuro which is famous for its unique ramen topped with many slices of lemon. If you doubt whether it is good, just give it a try to find out!
Tokyo Miyoshi is the only place where you can have this type of Hakata-Nagahama ramen. The dish is similar to a "tantanmen" (a Szechuan-style ramen dish with chili oil) and is served to you by an establishment managed by a chef with 39 years of experience. The special ramen is only available until the end of the year so don't miss this opportunity!
"Bum Bun BLau Cafe with BeeHive" is a popular ramen shop in Hatanodai, Tokyo. It has been awarded by the Michelin Guide for 3 years since 2015. Here is a review of their specialty menu "White truffle shio ramen" and also Japanese dessert "Kakigori"!
There is a must-try ramen shop in Nakano, Tokyo, especially if you are a spicy food lover. It is called "Tantanmen Hoozuki" which serves amazing, unique tantanmen (a kind of spicy ramen). Here is a review of their specialty menu "tantanmen"!
Traveling to Tokushima, Shikoku? If so, or if you happen to live there, one thing that must be done is trying the local ramen! Tokushima has developed its own ramen style and it's so delicious that its popularity has been spreading in other parts of Japan. Here's where you should go for some of the best ramen in and around the city of Tokushima.
Shinpuku Saikan is a famous and long-established ramen shop that originated in Kyoto. There is a branch in Azabu Juban, Tokyo, where you can try their special ramen with the black soup!