In Kyoto, there is Kyo-Ichi Honten, a cafeteria established in 1948.
With the motto of Umai, Hayai, Yasui, or "tasty, fast and cheap", this working-class eatery has been loved by the locals for many years.
Here, you can eat noodles and rice bowl dishes for around ¥700.
Tokyo Ramen Show 2019Read Later
Ramen is one of the most quintessential dishes of Japan that all tourists should try at least once—though I’m sure once won’t be enough. It’s a perfect harmony of noodles, soup, and other ingredients. And what better a place to try it than at the Tokyo Ramen Show, where you can try ramen from popular local shops from all over Japan in one stop! You can also try original ramen that you won’t be able to find anywhere else!
“Tomato no Sato Shinanoji” in Osaka is an unusual tomato ramen specialty restaurant.
The prices are a bit high, but the ingredients used are of great quality thanks to the craftsman-spirited owner. Other restaurants sell tomato ramen as well, but this restaurant is known as the pioneer of the dish and has many fans.
I’ve visited here before, but I remembered how much I loved the taste and came back!
「Menya An」specializes in Ramen and Okinawa style soba.
In a narrow alley in Ginza, there is a ramen restaurant called Kazami.
Here, you can try eating an unusual ramen soup made with sake kasu.
After opening in 2016, this place has become so popular that their ramen has been sold as a flavor of "cup noodles".
Ramen Hayato is a tremendously popular ramen shop in Osaka. It was also featured in the 2016 Michelin Guide Osaka’s “Bib Gourmand” section. Bib Gourmand is the name of a section of the guide that recommends high-quality foods at reasonable prices, for people who want to get more bang for their buck.
If you walk a little down the alley behind the light-box of Shinjuku Golden Gai, you will find Nagi, the famous niboshi ramen restaurant. Its white lantern and sign hanging beside its entry are really eye-catching.
The owner of Nagi has extensive experience of ramen as he used to be a manager of certain well-known ramen restaurant. After going through much practice and many trials, he chose to open his own restaurant in Shinjuku Golden Gai.
In Osaka, a Taste of Luxury in a Bowl of Noodles with Beef, Pork and Chicken Char Sui! Introducing Nikumen Hidamari-anRead Later
In Osaka, there is a ramen shop called, "Nikumen Hidamari-an". It's located 7 minutes on foot from Sakai-Higashi Station on the Nankai Koya Line. I went there to try their lunch, where you can enjoy noodles with lots of meat! It's a sister restaurant to Hidamari-an, a popular steak restaurant in the neighborhood.