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Ideshoten

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Noodle, Asian
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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
Have to try in Wakayama

Ramen is a must try food in Wakayama. Among others, we selected this one, and it didn't disappoint us. The soup is well balanced, and the BBQ pork is tenderly melting in the mouth. It would be perfect, if the store could have chili pepper in addition to pepper and salt on the table.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
翊 李
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English first
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Ramen is a must try food in Wakayama. Among others, we selected this one, and it didn't disappoint us. The soup is well balanced, and the BBQ pork is tenderly melting in the mouth. It would be perfect, if the store could have chili pepper in addition to pepper and salt on the table.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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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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Long Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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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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Hong Kong, China
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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 7 - 8
  • Cuisine: Noodle, Asian

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