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4-84 Tanakamachi, Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 73-424-1689
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
great ramen

This place was voted the top ramen in Japan by some cooking show so gets visitors from all over Japan. Its a small non-descript place - very simple, with lineups out the door. The ramen was good - perhaps I don't like the shoyu mixed with tonkotsu which is characteristic of the Wakayama region... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This place was voted the top ramen in Japan by some cooking show so gets visitors from all over Japan. Its a small non-descript place - very simple, with lineups out the door. The ramen was good - perhaps I don't like the shoyu mixed with tonkotsu which is characteristic of the Wakayama region. Nice noodle consistency. Eggs are on... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

This place was great. Small quaint place where you share a table with other people. Not being from Japan it caught me off guard but the atmosphere was cool and the was one of the best I had while in Japan. It was so good I had 2 bowls. A must go to if in wakayama

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Small homely place. Very different yet tasty ramen. Suited to Indian palette. Try the sushi too, bonus is its vegetarian.

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Sakai, Japan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

It located near Wakayama station of JR line. This shop is so small and you may need to wait for a while till enter this shop. The soup is pork bone broth soy sauce .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

I found this place through other reviews. It was very close to Wakayama JR station, a very modest shop with only about 15 seats. I had some very high expectations after reading other reviews, and this place did not disappoint. After coming here, all the other Japanese Raimen's I used to like, are no longer good enough for me. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4-84 Tanakamachi, Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Wakayama Prefecture  >  Wakayama
  • Phone Number: +81 73-424-1689

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 8
  • Cuisine: Noodle

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