4 recommended Tonkotsu ramen shops in Shinjuku
Shinjuku is a typical night spot in Tokyo. Ramen shops are where Japanese people go after having fun drinking and enjoying delicious dishes. There are many ramen shops in Shinjuku for those who want a bowl of ramen.The time before last time, we introduced popular ramen shops in Shinjuku entitled “4 Recommended Ramen Shops in Shinjuku (https://tokyonightowl.jp/news/ 4 Recommended Ramen Shops in Shinjuku.html)” .
This time, as the second installment, we will introduce four shops where you can enjoy “Tonkotsu ramen(=ramen in pork bone broth soup)” that we couldn’t introduce the last time among the recommended ramen shops in Shinjuku! Please go after drinking alcohol.
① Keika Ramen
Keika Ramen is a long-established shop of Kumamoto(Tonkotsu) Ramen. The nearest station is Shinjuku Station, Shinjuku Sanchome Station, and business hours are from 4:00 to 25:00. Noodles are medium thick and hard straight. The soup has an exquisite taste that matches the pork bone broth soup with black garlic oil.Perfect after drinking alcohol. The recommended menu is “Tahroh men”. A large Kakuni(=soy braised Pork) is on board.It is also healthy because there are plenty of cabbages on board.Please go after drinking alcohol.
Tatsunoya is a restaurant where you can enjoy Hakata(=Fukuoka) Tonkotsu Ramen. The nearest stations are Shinjuku Station and Seibu Shinjuku Station, and business hours are from 11:00 to 24:00. Of course,Tonkotsu ramen is recommended, but we really want you to try the Motsu Tsukemen(=Dipping noodles) that are only available at the Shinjuku Kotakibashi-dori shop.Perfect after drinking alcohol. The amount of noodles can be selected from normal and medium, and the dipping soup, which is a well-mixed pork bone broth with special soy sauce, contains grilled chicken skin and grilled beef tripe, making it very juicy. Please go after drinking alcohol.
③ Mensho Taketora
Mensho Taketora is a shop where you can enjoy authentic Tonkotsu ramen in Kabukicho. The nearest station is Shinjuku Station, and business hours are from 11:00 to 9:00. This is a popular shop where you can get a line, and the tiger is a landmark. The recommended menu is “Toradare Miso Ramen”. The ingredients are char-siu(pork stewed in soysauce), white leek, dried seaweed and menma(=seasoned bamboo shoots). The soup is a miso-flavored stew of several kinds of potherbs.The special tiger sauce and Hokkaido spicy miso served with ramen are added to this.Stir and melt this to create a good scent and stimulate your appetite. Noodles are medium-thick noodles that are tightly entangled with the soup.Please go after drinking alcohol.
④ Kibo Ken
Kibo Ken is Himeji(Hyogo) Tonkotsu ramen shops that feature black soup. The nearest station is Shinjuku Sanchome Station, and business hours are from 11:00 to 24:00 (Friday and Saturday are open until 2:00). Noodles can be selected from thick noodles or thin noodles. If you drink black soup, you can taste the taste of pork bone broth and chicken firmly, but it is refreshing.Perfect after drinking alcohol. The popular menu of this restaurant is “Tonkotsu Ramen Char-siu ohmori”. The noodles soaked in black soup and Char-siu(pork stewed in soysauce) layered like a petal around the bowl have a great impact, and it’s no exaggeration to say “Instagenic ramen”.Please go after drinking alcohol.
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Here are 4 recommended Tonkotsu ramen shops in Shinjuku. Both shops are recommended not only for after drinking alcohol but also for lunch and dinner. Please go to the Tonkotsu ramen shops that we introduced.
We also have a Shinjuku ramen eating tour on this site.
Please see if you are interested.
See you next time.