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11-8 Torihokamachi, Kurume 830-0005, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 942-33-6695
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“dumplings” (2 reviews)
“ramen” (7 reviews)
“broth” (2 reviews)
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11-8 Torihokamachi, Kurume 830-0005, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon entry to the eatery, I was immediately hit by what smells like smell socks, only to later realised that it is the smell of the tonkotsu broth. The queer experience of sitting in a funny smelling premise and savouring a good bowl of ramen...More

Thank angwalker
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

We all ordered black noodles with an additional egg on top. We didn’t talk when we eat cos the food is too great. I have been to Japan over 20 times. I would name this shop top 3 ramen shops I have been to. Remember...More

Thank Lilian L
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Best ramen of our Japan trip so far in my opinion, though some of my family still prefer Ichiran over this but I disagree. It's not your typical ramen taste, it has a light fishy flavor, but complemented with the bits of crunchy pork fat...More

Thank nachidelange
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Read about Kurume being the birthplace of tonkotsu ramen. And Taiho ramen being one of the first few in this little town to start serving this wonderful ramen. Rumor has it that the pot that boiled the broth has never been turned off since its...More

1  Thank Ernest C
Reviewed December 9, 2016

Whilst working in Fukuoka, I was taken here by friends. It was a national holiday and we had to queue to get in! But it was worth it! Beautiful food + quick and slick service.

1  Thank trodd
Reviewed May 11, 2016

Brought my parents to this ramen restaurant and they immediately fall in love with the ramen. Visits to other ramen restaurants failed to match this.

Thank Daniel_lawgg
Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Soup with complexity! Ramen is andante . Pork is tasty ! Egg is good and yolk is orange red . Delicious ! With private free carpark! Usually , there will be a queue during peak hour !

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Reviewed May 26, 2015

Our Kyushu trip this time can be described as a ramen trip as we've been to many ramen restaurants, many are good. This is by far the best. Excellent noodles and thick soup, the roasted pork one is a must try- thick, tasty and different...More

Thank Calvinta
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$7 - $9
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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  • Address: 11-8 Torihokamachi, Kurume 830-0005, Fukuoka Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu  >  Fukuoka Prefecture  >  Kurume
  • Phone Number: +81 942-33-6695
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