Best Ramen in Hakodate, Hokkaido - A List of 5 Most Popular Ramen Shops
When you come to Hakodate, Hokkaido, you need to have ramen! Hakodate has a bunch of great ramen shops that attracts both locals and visitors. There is also a local specialty ramen called "Hakodate ramen" worth trying too. Here is a list of top ramen shops you should give it a try.
1. Seiryuken (星龍軒)
The most popular menu is Shio ramen. Shio means salt in Japanese and shio ramen is a type of local ramen in Hakodate. Their shio ramen is incredibly good. Especially people love the clear soup which is light yet flavorful and well balanced. It is only 580 yen.
2. Hakodate Ramen Kamome (函館らーめん かもめ)
They are well known for the ramen menu with fresh seafood. Hakodate has great seafood and they put such high-quality seafood on their miso ramen. The special "Kamome ramen" (1150 yen) is topped with crab, shrimp, squid, sea urchin, and scallops. The most luxurious ramen ever.
3. Ajisai (あじさい)
Their signature menu, shio ramen consists of mild broth soup, smooth noodles, and some toppings like slices of tender roast pork (750 yen). A lot of chopped green onions add the nice texture and flavor to the ramen.
4. Gomen (豪ーめん)
They serve big ramen bowls with a lot of toppings. They are also reasonably priced from 750 yen. You can choose from a variety of manu, such as shio (salt), soy sauce, miso, and spicy soup.
5. Jimotoya (地元家)
They are specializing in ebi (shrimp) ramen. Their ramen soup uses the rich broth of shrimp. When you slurp the thin noodles, you will be impressed by the flavor. Although they are a ramen shop, their curry and rice also made from shrimp broth is popular too.
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