The east exit side of Ikebukuro Station is the hot spot for ramen. Here are the ramen restaurants all ramen lovers have been to at least once. From well-established restaurants and ones that have shown true strength to chain stores, all of these are very popular. A total of 11 restaurants made the cut out of a total of nearly 200 ramen joints in Ikebukuro. You may actually have trouble deciding which one to go.
'Rokkando' is a popular ramen shop in Tokyo's Ikebukuro neighborhood that serves ramen with green noodles! We went to find out why the noodles are green and see if the ramen was any good. It turns out the ramen is not only delicious but perhaps healthier than a standard bowl of ramen!
八玄八角'Hachigen Hakkaku' is a new shop that opened in April of 2019 in Ikebukuro. The restaurant's signature item is a Hiroshima specialty called 'shiru-nashi tantanmen,' which means 'soup-less tantan noodles.' The dish can be ordered at 6 different spiciness levels, the hottest of which is extreme!
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!