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Dotonbori, Chuoku, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6211-6202
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Longest queue Ramen house in Dotonburi

Chasyu Ramen in a classic Ramen place. It has tables and chairs for around 2-4 people. But honestly sitting comfortably it should be around 1-2 people only per table. This is not a first class sit down restaurant but a good street food restaurant. The attendants are all bilingual - they can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
Jkhsyap19
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Chasyu Ramen in a classic Ramen place. It has tables and chairs for around 2-4 people. But honestly sitting comfortably it should be around 1-2 people only per table. This is not a first class sit down restaurant but a good street food restaurant. The attendants are all bilingual - they can speak Japanese and Mandarin though they can speak... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Been going here for over 7 years. As my understanding of ramen has heightened over the years, I must say that there is nothing special about Kinryuu's tonkotsu ramen, but it's still good. It's a great place to just pop in and out. 10 minutes and you're full and already paid. It is a classic joint in the Namba area.... More 

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Ko Phangan, Thailand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I don't think it's anything special,but it's good. It's a good bang for your buck. I've had better ramen at many other places around Japan, but Kinryuu is good for a quick bite. Get in and get out. And well, it is Kinryuu, I suppose everybody has to try it. Mind as well just go for it.

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Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

they treat everyone who looks not like japanese or western very rude. the crew thought you could speak in chinese and talk chinese to you in impolite way famous but the worst place in dotonbori

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

One of the nice ramen restaurant I had in Osaka. It has quite a lot of branches around Osaka area, Namba area itself has at least 2. Their ramen are pretty tasty, with some additional spices available at the counter which you can add to the the flavour of the ramen. Its ordered using a vending machine outside the store,... More 

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Philippines
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Since we were in Osaka, we just had to try this very popular ramen place. They have several branches in Osaka. There are two in the Namba area, one were you just stand and another where there is a place to sit but you have to remove your shoes and squat(Dotonbori). You have to get your order from a vending... More 

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Singapore
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Kinryu ramen (金龙拉面 - means Golden Dragon Ramen) is the first meal I had in Osaka. They have many branches in Namba shopping area. You will see dragon head protruding on top of their shops especially in Dotonbori. The one I visited only has a simple green dragon painting above the shop. Can't remember whether it is in Sennichimae or... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Kinryu serves a very simple ramen.It's not your typical tonkotsu or shoyu but a light broth. We still really enjoyed it because we shared it together at 10:30pm after 2hours of shopping along shinsaibashi suji. It was also the start of winter which is perfect ramen weather. I liked that they didn't provide spoons so you had to pick up... More 

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Baltimore
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679 reviews 679 reviews
472 restaurant reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Kinryuramen is a chain in Osaka. I was enticed because of the huge dragon structure protruding from its stand. The ramen is cheap... but alas, it really sucks...

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Osaka
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

As a ramen fan, I had to try Kinryu ramen, this ultra-famous ramen restaurant easily recognizable by its large dragon sign. The most famous restaurant of this chain is probably this one in Dotomburi, where you can eat on raised tatami platforms. Choice is reduced to the essentials: tonkotsu ramen, with or without added chashu. You can add toppings such... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dotonbori, Chuoku, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Osaka Prefecture  >  Osaka
  • Phone Number: +81 6-6211-6202

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 8
  • Cuisine: Noodle

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