If you're a fan of ramen, you've no doubt heard of (and probably been to) Ichiran, one of the most popular and widespread Hakata-style ramen shops in the world. But did you know that a new Ichiran opened in Ginza, Tokyo in October of 2019 that serves "fancier" ramen dishes? We went to see if there's really any difference.
Ginza is known for its chic boutiques and expensive restaurants. However, there are some ramen joints that are amazingly good, original, and not at Ginza-esque prices! You should definitely try these 10 selected restaurants!
'Chuka Soba Ginza Hachigo' was opened in 2018 and earned a place in the Michelin Guide in just one year! The chef has French training, and has crafted a delectable bowl of ramen that doesn't include a certain ingredient that is indispensable in basically all other ramens!
Ginza's fanciest ramen can be found at re:Dine Ginza, one of the most interesting concept restaurants in Tokyo. It features 3 different meats, including amazing wagyu beef that melts in your mouth as you eat it. For those searching for outstanding ramen in Ginza, this is as luxurious as it gets!
'Taisho' is a ramen shop serving gourmet bowls of specialty sea bream broth "Taikotsu" ramen that recently opened in Ginza. For ramen lovers seeking a refined and unique bowl of noodles, this place is definitely worth a visit!
If you're a ramen head, this is one bowl of luxurious ramen that you've got to add to your to-eat list. The umami-filled bowl is topped with juicy sous vide-cooked duck and chicken chashu, delicious menma, and a big slice of premium wagyu that slowly melts into the soup. Yum.
Mugi to Olive is a popular ramen shop in Ginza, Tokyo which has received the Michelin's Prestigious Bib Gourmand Award for many years in a row. They serve a quality bowl of ramen made with great soup, noodles, and toppings. Here is the information and review to read before you visit!