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1-22-7 Jinnan | Iwamoto Bldg. B1F, Shibuya 150-0041, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3463-3667
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Ranked #4 of 4,706 Restaurants in Shibuya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $8
Cuisines: Noodle
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

You order from a vending machine, you take your tickets to a booth where you're separated from others. A person who you never see takes your tickets from the vending machine and gives you your ramen and then shuts a door for you to eat in isolation... It's pretty good though, I've not had much ramen but there's obviously better... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Ordered the Ramen + Extra pork, +seaweed, +egg and +mushrooms using the vending machine. Sat down at my booth and chose my preference for my soup and noodle firmness. The noodle was cooked to perfection according to your preference. This is a place where many of the locals will eat. A good Value for the authentic experience and taste

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It's not the best ramen in Tokyo, but it was a very unique experience. I speak a little Japanese, and it took a while to figure everything out. So for all those who would like to give it a try, here is the translation: 1. Vending Machine: There are English subtitles, so there is no problem here. The basic ramen... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

So I was really excited to taste the food here since they have one in HK. I expect much better taste, but no... I had the same experience as in Hong Kong. It's cheaper here in Shibuya but not worth my time. For a first timer, Ichiran is a good ramen. But for you who live in HK... Forget this... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

First time trying the ramen at this outlet. I tried the one at Shinjuku a few times. The standard is pretty consistent. The soup, noodle and service standard is as good as the one I had in Shinjuku. Most of the patrons finished the soup. Serving is a little smaller than most ramen restaurants. For big eaters, you may want... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Ichiran ramen is raved about everywhere. All my friends think it's the best and I have heard no one else say so otherwise. It is a unique setting where you purchase the items you want at a machine; if you want more than one item (i.e. If you wanted to add seaweed or egg) then you need to do multiple... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was an awesome experience. Ichiran is open 24/7 and has some of the best Ramen soup in Tokyo. You walk in and choose the soup you want as well as all the ''fixens'' (egg, scallions, nori, mushrooms, beers etc) from a vending machine kind of thing where you also pay for your food. It spits out a ticket which... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Awesome ramen noodles in a authentic Japanese environment. We had a great lunch and was lucky to not to have waited too long. Try to go early before 11:30 to miss the major rush. Easy to order with English everywhere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This tiny place located a basement along one of Shibuya's streets seems to attract a crowd. We went based on reviews on TripAdvisor and found many Japanese and tourists already in line. The line moves pretty quick (and it seems like if you don't need to line up in Tokyo then it mustn't be worth it!) and before you know... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

The noodle texture is good and soup broth is delicious. Char side is also quite lean and best of all, it is very reasonably priced. This probably explains why there is always long q for the ramen.

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Additional Information about Ichiran, Shibuya

Address: 1-22-7 Jinnan | Iwamoto Bldg. B1F, Shibuya 150-0041, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3463-3667
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shibuya
Average Prices: USD 7 - 8
Cuisine: Noodle

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