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Ichiran, Shibuya

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Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
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1-22-7 Jinnan | Iwamoto Bldg. B1F, Shibuya 150-0041, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3463-3667
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Shibuya branch... Chinese run. Might as well try the local ones around the corner pub styles, much better and tastier. This franchise is much overrated. It pretties itself up by giving you personal preferences and language options. Looks cute but so touristy.

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Thank Jeff C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My first time to try Ichiran ever. We spent around 30 mins lining up for dinner at around 6pm that night. Need to spend some time to learn how to use the machine for our orders and its only in Japanese. In fact, we doubled ordered the meat as we thought it was not included in the noodle set. I... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had one day in Tokyo while in transit and this place came up as a must for short itineraries. I think this experience sums up Tokyo and its quirks perfectly. The place is very easy to miss but when you finally find the stairs and see a lineup, you feel relief but also dread for the wait. The wait... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were around Shibuya and decided why not give this one a go. Though we waited for about 1 hour to get in, it was certainly worth the wait! The broth really is unique, and we love how we can customize our own ramen. We wanted to drop by once more before we left but never had the time to.... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ichiran branch was open even on New Year's. Shibuya branch runs 24/7 with about 21 seating capacity. We arrived around 9am and there's already 5 people queueing before us. Waited for about 10-15min.. servers were helpful :) Place is cramped but we enjoyed our ramen!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We waited for about an hour on Saturday night but it was worth it. Great atmosphere and an unique ramen experience. Highly recommend. A very small but cosy place.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must try for every tourist though the queue can be quite long. Tried once during our trip was sufficient as there are so many other delicious food in Japan :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing ramen. Don't be put off by the epic queues, this ramen is definitely worth the wait. We waited for about 45 mins to seat 4 people. Ramen is very reasonably priced and service is great. Will definitely come again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been reliably informed that this was the ramen place to go and it did not disappoint. Expect a cue and it will like be a 20-30 minute wait. You purchase your ramen at a vending machine and add your extras there. You select how strong you want the broth and the sauce etc. then you sit at a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being from California, I have never waited 1.25 hours to be seated for dinner. Approximately 25 single booth seats. If you come with a group, highly likely you will be separated from the group when seated. Ramen was good. Not sure if worth the wait though.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $9
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-22-7 Jinnan | Iwamoto Bldg. B1F, Shibuya 150-0041, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shibuya>  > Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
  • Neighborhood: Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3463-3667

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Staying in Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu

Neighborhood Profile
Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
There are countless opportunities to shop in the Shibuya and Harajuku districts, especially in shops that focus on Japan's "Kawaii" culture. The trendiest areas are around Shibuya’s Center district, Harajuku's Takeshita-dori and in Omotesando. If you need to recharge from all the shopping, you can easily refresh yourself in Meiji Jingu or Sasaki Park. In contrast, Ebisu has a more grown up ambiance of calm and cool. At the Museum of Yebisu Beer you can learn about the beer that was responsible for the town’s name, and enjoy dining at the popular noodle shops in the surrounding area.
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