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Tontoro Ramen

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9-41 Yamanokuchicho, Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture
+81 99-222-5857
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Guilty Ramen Binge and The Best Chashu

This ramen shop had excellent Ramen. Though it was my first Ramen in Kagoshima, I was blown away by the smokiness of this tonkotsu broth. I don't know if it is unique to this restaurant or common for Kagoshima, but it is delicious and wonderful and I've never had a broth like it anywhere else in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
Gina C
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Nagoya, Japan
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Nagoya, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This ramen shop had excellent Ramen. Though it was my first Ramen in Kagoshima, I was blown away by the smokiness of this tonkotsu broth. I don't know if it is unique to this restaurant or common for Kagoshima, but it is delicious and wonderful and I've never had a broth like it anywhere else in Japan! The Chashu (soy-braised... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We stopped in for a meal. The place was busy but we managed to get a seat. The food was excellently prepared and delicious. The price is reasonable and could not get a better dish of ramen anywhere else.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

We found this place with little trouble - look for the old house with the red awning. This a counter with seats and low tables on tatami mats for larger groups. Within minutes of sitting down we each had a bowl of the house specialty - Tontoro Ramen, which is ramen in a thick tonkotsu broth. It was deep,delicious and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012 via mobile

There are as many different ramen as there are restaurants, but I must say Tontoro's ramen are very distinctive. Very tasty and the small portion is very light and serves as a very good starter to the evening or as a good evening food before returning home. One of the better ramen-ya san in Japan.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9-41 Yamanokuchicho, Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Kagoshima Prefecture  >  Kagoshima
  • Phone Number: +81 99-222-5857

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
  • Cuisine: Noodle

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