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Afuri Harajuku


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Japanese, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Japanese, Asian
Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We queued at least 30 minutes before we could enter the store - so long that I skeptically thought the restaurant had set my expectations so high that I would inevitably be disappointed. Plus, I only realised halfway through queuing that their signature dish (and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank gwynethtyt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the wait which was probably 20-30 minutes on a Monday at peak lunch time. A favorite for my ramen-loving finance. The broth has a subtle yuzu taste (citrus fruit) that adds complexity to a wonderful dish. They also grill their delicious pork before putting...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ria4dayz
Reviewed June 14, 2019

Best ramen I've ever had! There was a line out the door and down the street. We almost left but it moved very quickly and we were seated pretty fast. The place is run efficiently, and the ramen is simple and perfectly delicious. I'm so...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank SihamL65
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

This was our first experience with a vending machine ordering system and it was super easy! When we arrived there was no queue so we were seated within a few minutes. Once seated our waitress helped us chose our meat and broth consistency. Ramen arrived...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kylepharo
Reviewed June 4, 2019

Went here based on all the rave reviews and left completely underwhelmed. It's fair to say this is a popular ramen spot as we waited in line for 40 minutes to be seated. There are about 15 seats so it's not very big but as...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank TonyP_UK
Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

We came here because they have vegan ramen. Like many ramen joints, you walk in and order at a machine. Then you find a seat. The staff were great at this divey spot. There were some good tunes playing as customers enjoyed their ramen. We...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank catchyginger
Reviewed May 22, 2019

Honestly one of the best ramen dishes I've ever tasted. What drew me to them was there option of chicken, which is actually quite rare in Tokyo where pork seems to be the standard. So nice to have choice. The broth and ramen were sublime-...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sindy S
Reviewed May 10, 2019

One of the best places out there in my opinion. Their tsukemen is so light and refreshing. I eat here at least once every time I'm in the city.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Farah E
Reviewed April 20, 2019

The line of people waiting looked long but it moved along quickly. They have an efficient system where you order at the machine before sitting down at the bar. Ramen was soy sauce based rather than pork broth based. I have a gluten free diet...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank nancylovestrips
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

There's a line up at the door so you know it's a good place. Price is around 1080 Yen. The machine at the door takes your money, gives you a ticket and you get to choose chicken/pork..... It's a very good family friendly stop a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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vivian w
July 16, 2018|
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Response from TheShortCaptain | Reviewed this property |
Hi Vivian, If I am not mistaken, it is possible to get a menu that does not include any pork, yes. Hope this answers your question! Best, TheShortCaptain
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April 5, 2017|
Response from 990bethanys | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can get sweet potato noodles.
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