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Niboshi Ramen Nagi Shinjuku Golden Street Honkan


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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$7 - $9
Lunch, Dinner
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We entered by chance in this place as it was on our way to the hotel and it was a massive surprise. You order in a machine at the entrance and then just show your ticket to the waiters. What you’ll get is an intense,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Lara S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We waited a good while in a dank alley beside the restaurant, then when our turn came we climbed the steep stairs, selected and paid for our meal from the machine on the wall and squeezed into our seats along the window. The ramen is...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank McClainSeattle
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Delicious ramen, big portions. One of the best of our entire trip to Japan! 100% recommend visiting this hidden gem.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank shanedelaney91
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

We had the special ramen. Excellent taste with a good broth. Good noodles! We really liked the atmosphere of this place. Great if you are looking for a good lunch with nice tastes!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank johanhagg
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

I went on Monday 10pm just to avoid the traffic - no queue - took super ramen large - I was able to finish it but need to take my sweater off coz it was too hot - cash only with max 1000 yen notes....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pakc2016
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

We came across this place just walking around and are we glad we found it! After climbing very steep stairs we came into the restaurant that sat about 9 people. We knew we were in the right place when the other patrons appeared to be...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SIJinDC
Reviewed October 8, 2018

This is my first meal in Japan and in terms of food quality it does not disappoint. We waited for 30 mins along a narrow alley (around 600mm width between two building) because forming a queue along the Main Street would means blocking other eateries...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I read this was one of the best ramen places in Shinjuku and I wasn’t disappointed. If you’re looking for a traditional ramen with pork bone broth, this isn’t for you. The broth they use here is made with fish - it’s rich and very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank janibee
Reviewed September 24, 2018

arrived at 9pm, small queue - waited no more than 10mins. Bought tickets from a machine and sit on small bar. Sardine based soup, very tasty and rich, unique in flavour. Noodles good texture. Cosy atmosphere, would highly recommend although probably couldn't eat this every...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 473seanz
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We went on a Friday night and had to wait in line for almost an hour in a dank alley with exhaust from several air-conditioning units blowing on us. Not nice on a summer's night in Tokyo. We wondered if the bar downstairs, just next...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
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