4 recommended ramen shops in Ikebukuro②
Speaking of downtown Tokyo, Ikebukuro is similar to Shinjuku and Shibuya, but the number of ramen shops may be the best.
Here are four recommended ramen shops in Ikebukuro as well as last time..
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This is a must-see for anyone looking for a ramen shop in Ikebukuro.
Kuwabara is a famous Shio ramen(=ramen in salt-based soup) restaurant in Ikebukuro. The nearest station is Ikebukuro Station, and it is open from 11:00 to 22:00 (closed as soon as the ramen soup runs out). The recommended menu is “Shoitama Soba”. Ramen soup is a simple soup based on alt-based taste.The compatibility with soup and topping Char-siu(=pork stewed in soysauce) is the best.In addition, The topping Ajitama(=seasoned boiled egg) and seaweed are suitable for alt-based soup. The noodles are fine noodles that go well with the fresh soups.It is a recommended ramen shop for those looking for a good ramen shop in Ikebukuro.
② Rokubo Tantanmen
Rokubo Tantanmen is a famous Tantanmen(=Sesame soup-noodle with chili-oil) restaurant in Ikebukuro.The nearest station is Ikebukuro Station, and it is open from 11:00 to 23:00. To order, buy a meal ticket at the ticket machine at the entrance. Recommended is “Nichisiki Sirunashi Tantanmen(=Japanese style non soup Tantanmen)”.It is especially recommended for those who like spicy food.On top of the boiled noodles, spiced minced meat and white radish sprouts are placed, and below there is Tanatan sauce(=sesame soup with chili-oil sauce). Mix them and eat them with the middle thick flat chewy noodles.The texture of the noodles, the juicy minced meat and the Tantan sauce are all wonderful.It is a recommended ramen shop for those looking for a good ramen shop in Ikebukuro.
③ Menya Maruhana
Menya Maruhana is a famous Tanmen(=Stir-fried Meat and Vegetable Ramen) restaurant.The nearest station is Ikebukuro Station, and it is open from 11:00 to 22:00 (closes at 17:00 on Tuesdays).This is the affiliated shop of Hanada, which was introduced last time. The recommended menu is of course “Tanmen”.The base of ramen soup is based on chicken broth and pettitoes and contains plenty of collagen that is good for skin.Vegetable paste such as turnips is combined with the base.Ingredients are large Char-siu, pork mince, and plenty of vegetables such as cabbage, shredded Japanese leeks, sprouts, carrots, wood ear mushroom.Thick and wrinkled chewy noodles go well with the soup.It is a recommended ramen shop for those looking for a good ramen shop in Ikebukuro.
④ Karashibi Miso ramen Kikanabou
Karashibi Miso ramen Kikanabou is a famous shop of Miso ramen(=ramen in miso-based soup).The nearest station is Ikebukuro Station, open from Monday to Friday from 11:00 to 22:00. The recommended menu is “Karashibi Moyashi Miso ramen”. It is especially recommended for those who like spicy food. The soup has a savory spicy miso taste, similar to Tantanmen soup.This moderate spiciness is addictive. Noodles are a bit thick and go well with miso-based soup.The volumey bean sprouts have a crisp texture and add an exquisite accent to the miso based soup. In addition, the two pieces of Char-siu are so soft that likely to melt in your mouth. The young corns on the bean sprouts adds a mild sweetness to the soup’s spiciness. This is the recommended ramen shop in Ikebukuro.
How was it?
Following the last time,we introduced 4 recommended ramen restaurants in Ikebukuro. If you want to eat delicious ramen in Ikebukuro, please visit there!
In addition, Ikebukuro ramen tour is also conducted on this site, so if you are interested, please see below.
See you next time.