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4-11-11 Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo Prefecture 106-0032, Japan
+81 3-3796-7281
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Ranked #569 of 6,330 restaurants in Minato
Cuisines: Noodle
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6 reviews from our community

83% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Tokyo, like most other cities, is expensive. Getting a value for money gastronomic experience is challenging, but I think a meal at Ichiran comes close to this. The previous reviewers have made detailed notes of how to select your noodles, and 'strength' of your broth/soup, and have described the whole process very accurately. There are many branches of this ramen... More

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

I always do a little too much to my ramen. Whole clove of Garlic, an egg, mushrooms, seaweed, bamboo shoots, the works. And Ichiran makes it how you like it. I recommend getting the noodles a little more on the rare side. Most people select medium, but I found that too soft! Here's their process: 1) Walk up to the... More

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Portland, Oregon
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

Quirky, but fun dining experience. They don't advertise on the street in English, so you need to know where to find one before seeking them out. Once there, you pre-pay for your meal, then sit in a stall, which is like sitting at a bar, but with walls between you and your neighbor. The wait-service is behind a short curtain... More

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Hong Kong, China
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

Have heard a lot about Ichiran and the name seems to have a very loyal following of fans, so I was eager to try. I wwent to the Roppongi branch. Food-wise: Ichiran has some very straight forward, no-frills, delicious ramen in their "secret recipe" tonkotsu (pork bone) broth. With only one soup choice, the focus is on their noodles. I... More

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