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Ichiran Shinjuku Central Higashiguchi

3-34-11 Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
+81 3-3225-5518
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

A real experience. Pay for your ramen soup at a machine then fill out a form to add or subtract things then sit in a tiny one person booth with a little curtain and a water tap. Lots of noise and atmosphere and delicious soup. Be brave and give it a try!

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Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The internet hype made this high on the list. But most Japanese like Tenkaippin Ramen chain better than this.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Fantastic soup and noodles, definitely one of the best Ramen I've ever had.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We have had dinner at Club A several times now. There are so many dining options in japan but we always find ourselves back here because of the consistency in service, food, and hospitality! They always cater to my special order requests. Great wine list and never rushed. Truly an excellent experience.

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Manila
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We almost tried all the ramen chains in Japan but we always come back to Ichiran. This is so far one of our favorite ramen shops. We love the tonkatsu broth and also how you can customize the ramen depending on how you want it prepared. There's always a line here even at 10pm. If you're hungry I would recommend... More

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Singapore
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Paid for my meal at a vending machine at the entrance of the restaurant and collected my meal ticket. Had to chose the kind of soup and make certain meal preferences, when making my selection at the vending machine. I then proceeded to the dining area. Each of the seat and table was separated with a partition. The curtain would... More

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Portland, Oregon
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This was my first "pay at a vending machine then eat" experience in Japan. So fun. The staff there is so helpful for a tourist like myself too. The ramen is one of the best I've had. I love the personal cubicle you get to eat and the incognito way they serve you thru the little "curtain".... just a fun... More

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Singapore
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

After reading about this place, made it a point to find Shinjuku east exit. Go across the road past by Adidas corner shop, you should be able to find the shop to your right. We chanced upon it by asking a security guard! Upon going down the stairs, you will find the machine for you to pay to get the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

came on recommendation of a friend. It was an unforgettable dish! We get to customize our noodles... it's amazing! soup and everything done according to what we selected... really awesome! it's a MUST-TRY MUST-DO thing when in Japan! :)

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25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I've never visited Japan without having a good hearty bowl of Ichiran ramen. To me the Ichiran experience is: 1) Frills free - you buy tickets of the limited items from a vending machine and are ushered into small solo booths. Customizable choices eg al dente-ness of noodles are minimal and can be made through a short questionnaire. 2) Consistent... More

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