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Ichiran, Shibuya

1-22-7 Jinnan | Iwamoto Bldg. B1F, Shibuya, Tokyo Prefecture 150-0041, Japan
+81 3-3463-3667
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Ranked #4 of 4,473 Restaurants in Shibuya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $9
Cuisines: Noodle
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Epic ramen, pay for your ramen at a machine, go to a booth, ask for an english menu for yummy customisations, you can fold the wooden side blockers if you're not dining alone, rows and rows of booths make for an interesting and unique experience. I ate here twice during my 2 day trip in Tokyo!

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Hong Kong
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Ichiran has been a must go for me since discovering this ramen shop a couple of years ago. They serve a classic hataka style ramen from Fukuoka, and their soup is the magic to what ties everything together. The soup is a pork based soup and they add a special sauce in to have a rich flavor. You can customize... More

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London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

Very good ramen spot in Shibuya. You walk in, order tickets from a vending machine and then write down all of your preferences on a piece of paper. How spicy, oily, hard or soft noodles, etc you want it. Don't worry, the menu is in English. Then you'll wait in a queue as it's costumary in most places in Tokyo,... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We couldn't really find the place because google maps wasn't great. but I didn't give up and finally found it. Because it's the basement. Look out for the red sign. It's easy to kiss because it is all in Japanese. Food is fantastic. And the staff helps out in English. U can open the dividers and share or have a... More

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Florianopolis, SC
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The mood here is very different than what you usually get on a lamem shop, defenitely worth your time. The soup itself has amazing character, I would say it was one of the best lamens I had if not the best.

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Paris, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We decided to try Ichiran after reading the reviews on ta and we weren't disappointed. You order from a vending machine when you enter and once seated give your tickets for your meal. You can choose the strength of broth, firmness of noodles and how spicy you want the soup. The waiters deliver your meal through a partion. This has... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Upon arriving, you will see a vending machine from which you can order your food. After ordering, wait in line till the waiter passes you a form, in which you can choose your preference of the thickness of the broth, texture of your noodles, how much of garlic, green onions and their red pepper secret sauce you want etc. Hence,... More

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Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

When you go to Japan, the first thing you look for is ramen. Being somewhat of an aficionado, I'm kind of picky of chains. Let me get straight to the point. If you want good ramen, then this is it! This to ramen is like In and Out to burgers. Enough said!

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I love ramen and was intrigued by the reviews for Ichiran Shibuya. It was pretty easy to find with a map, I used the directions function on Tripadvisor, being that it is only a couple of minutes from the Shibuya crossing and the red sign outside was easy to spot. Ordering from the vending machine was fun and the "how... More

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Melbourne
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

One of those meals that will make you know you are in Japan! Order by vending machine, get seated in a cubicle and then have your meal delivered through a trap door! Delicious broth that can't be good for you and good not amazing ramen noodles. Probably better quality around but it's cheap, central location, good quality and fun way... More

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Additional Information about Ichiran, Shibuya

Address: 1-22-7 Jinnan | Iwamoto Bldg. B1F, Shibuya, Tokyo Prefecture 150-0041, Japan
Phone Number: +81 3-3463-3667
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shibuya
Average Prices: USD 7 - 9
Cuisine: Noodle

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