Updated: November 06, 2018
0 Bookmark

Must-Try Harukiya (春木屋) Chuka Soba Ramen In Ogikubo, Tokyo

If you are looking for simply delicious ramen made in the traditional way, you might want to head to Ogikubo, because there you will find a joint of very long standing called Harukiya which serves, according to many, the best chuka soba ramen in the area!

Feel free to follow favy!

Harukiya (春木屋): A Long Standing Chuka Soba Ramen Restaurant In Ogikubo, Tokyo

retina_IMG_7857
Harukiya specializes in "chuka soba" which is virtually the same thing as the typical ramen, but with a more traditional take. At the restaurant, you can see right before your eyes the broth being made from a rich broth of dried fish. The recipe hasn't change since the restaurant opened in 1949! It has been a local favorite ever since.

Simply Delicious Ramen

retina_harukiya-001______1_
Chuka Soba (¥850)
When you make an amazing ramen full of deep natural flavors, there is no need to change. Harukiya is a flagship restaurant for traditional ramen in Ogikubo. This ramen has a clear soup and is on the lighter side.
retina_20465058_265845953900527_1014276155_o
The chewy, wavy noodles made from wheat flour are also part of Harukiya's claim to fame. Every noodle lift releases the fragrant "niboshi" (fish broth) essence of the soup.
retina_20446486_265845980567191_1494044412_o
Many ramen joints serve their dish in a soup that is just too rich to be enjoyed to the last drop. This is not the case at Harukiya. You'll want to finish the entire bowl because this soy sauce base broth is not too rich, yet has plenty of flavors from the dried fish used to make it. Ginger is also added which gives it a fresh taste.
retina_20447257_265845957233860_1848054500_o
The noodles are actually homemade, which explains why they taste so good and have a little something special. As for the soup, it is made every day from raw ingredients from 6 AM. This is true ramen done in the traditional way.

Lastly...

If you want some exceptional "chuka soba" ramen, then Ogikubo, located on the JR Chuo Line, is definitely worth the go. You'll find there the local legend ramen joint called Harukiya, serving the dish the same way it did some 60 years ago.
tabikamome
Japanese food culture enthusiast. Love to explore new areas and discover local specialties.

Trending Posts

1

What is Narutomaki? (The White and Pink Thing on Ramen)

2

Ramen Types Explained & Take away(Shio, Tonkotsu, Shoyu, Tsukemen and More!)

3

All About Japanese Kani! How It's Used In Japan

4

Saba: One of the Healthiest Fish You Can Eat

Tokyo
5

Japanese McDonald's Special Menu Items And Prices

More Trending Posts

Recommended For You!

1

Ninja Castle: Awesome Ninja-Themed Restaurant in Asakusa, Tokyo

favy
2

Coconut Glen's Coconut Ice Cream is a Must-Try in Omotesando!

favy
3

[Tokyo] Fresh Japanese Fish Served 'Californian Poke' Style!

favy
4

Giant Pork Bowls At Buta Daigaku in Shinjuku!

Foods hunter
5

Must-Try Gourmet Burger By a 24 Year-Old Chef: 'Farms' [Harajuku]

favy

Featured Posts

Michelin Star Restaurants In Tokyo & All Of Japan | Guide | Reservation

Halal Restaurants In Japan!

Things to do in Japan in all regions!

More Features

Events

Vintage Sake Renaissance 2019

Apr 21, Sun ~

Trending Tags