The area around Harajuku Station is very popular with young people throughout Japan. There are a lot of takeout shops in this area. You can enjoy eating a crepe or ice cream while taking a walk. Here, we will introduce Ramen shops located in Harajuku, the town for young people and also a popular tourist spot. They are all popular shops, where waiting in a line is inevitable, and recommended for anybody regardless of age.
Located a minute walk from Jingu-mae station, You might have heard the name of the restaurant Ichiran. There, you can not only choose your topping but also other options in order to make your original favorite ramen. Since the restaurant is very popular among the tourist and young people, waiting in line is inevitable.
A popular Ramen shop located 3 minutes’ walk from JR Harajuku Station, where waiting in a line is inevitable. The distinctive feature of their Ramen is the golden soup made with natural water. In the simple-tasting soup seasoned with citron salt or soy sauce, you can enjoy the flavors of thin noodles and ingredients.
A shop located 8 minutes’ walk from Harajuku Station. The rich taste of their pork broth soup has not been changed since the shop was established in 1988. It is not too heavy and popular with people regardless of age. Onyasai (steamed vegetables) Ramen with plenty of vegetables is recommended for women.
A Ramen shop located not distant from the entrance of Takeshita Street. Known as one of the most famous "Ie-kei" ramen restaurants. Their specialty is the pork broth soy sauce soup simmered with chicken and pork bones for a long time. Especially, Nori negi Ramen with plenty of sea laver and green onion on top is popular. You can choose the amount of chicken oil, thickness, and hardness of noodles.
Located 4 minutes’ walk from Meiji-jingumae Station, this is a popular shop which has branch shops both inside and outside Japan. The cloudy pork broth soup of their specialty, Shio Ramen, is not too heavy, so you can enjoy it to the last drop. It also matches perfectly with fastidiously made noodles that are thin and wavy.
A shop located on a back alley in Omotesando. The soup of the popular Shio Ramen tastes creamy with the flavor of chicken bones fully extracted in a pressure cooker into the soup with a refreshing aftertaste. You can select toppings or seasonings of your choice to create your original taste.
Within 3 minutes walk from JR Harakjuku station, Noodle Stand Tokyo is probably the most up and coming ramen restaurant in the Harajuku area. Their recommendation is Gyu-nikomi mazesoba, a mixed style ramen with simmered beef on the top. You get to choose one topping from either a soft-boiled egg or come tartar sauce. visit Noodle Stand Tokyo for the one and only taste!
If you are craving meat, and also like ramen, Ramen Dining Jingu is the best choice for you. They offer a beef broth ramen with some special roast beef and grilled pork slices. The creamy taste of beef broth is one of the best you can have in Harajuku.
Want to try some tsukemen, a dipping style ramen in Harajuku? If so, visit Tsukemen Hajime. Their tsukemen has thick taste broth made from pork bones with some seafood flavor. The golden shining thick noodles is also a thing you cannot miss.
We have introduced Ramen shops located in the Harajuku, Tokyo. Many of them serve pork bone soup Ramen as their specialty, which has rich flavor but not too heavy. So even those who do not like heavy flavor can enjoy eating them.