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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Japanese, Asian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner

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Reviewed January 6, 2019

QUICKIE REVIEW If soy base broth is your flavor, this is your place. FOOD This is what I tried: -charsiu wonton ajitama shoyu soba I touched on it in the quickie review, if soy base is your thing, this is it. Soy is not usually...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank darkhorse2821
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

We went on a Saturday for a delicious ramen lunch. My husband got tickets right at opening (7 am) so we went back to wait at noon. I had miso broth and my husband had shoyu. Both were delicious. I think this place lives up...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank erino682
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

I came on Wednesday without aware that the shop is close every wednesday. What a bummer! So o decide to come back again on Friday. And this time i got 1PM slot. I choose soyu soba, which cost 1200Yen. That coveted michelin starred ramen then...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jollyjumper22
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

It's not worth making the journey to Sugamo if their opening times are so unreliable. I went there early in the morning to buy a ticket for later that day, having checked opening times on the internet and called ahead a few days before to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank gudtogunt
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

My review is simple. Delicious Soba Ramen. If you prefer the spicy and the in your face strength broth then this won’t wow you. It wowed me. The delicate layers of flavours after every slurp, perfect texture of the noodles. Loved it. I will definitely...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank 348jens
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

I travel to Japan every month on flight duties extensively to Fukuoka, Nagoya, Osaka, Narita and Tokyo. I adore Japanese food and have recommended countless back alley “local” secret eats to friends. The hype and internet chatter on this Michelin star ramen set me up...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gekkohot
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Out eagerly anticipated visit to Tsuta did not fall short. We’d heard about the first ramen restaurant to gain a Michelin star a year prior to our visit so our expectations were high. A really relaxed and casual vibe, we arrived at 8am to collect...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AnnaJaneFraz3r
Reviewed July 12, 2018

I was taken to this very popular and now quite famous Ramen noodle restaurant by some colleagues in Tokyo. It's very clean, very efficient and very, very small. To be honest I was not really blown away with the noodles. They were beautifully presented but...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank B9693EKpeters
Reviewed June 29, 2018

We were quite excited to dine at Tsuta, the first Michelin star ramen restaurant! It is located in Sugamo, which is a stone's throw away from Sugamo station, accessible via the Yamanote line. We arrived early in the morning, around 7-8 am to collect our...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank otonashii
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I love ramen and soba, so this was a must to see if the hype and the michelin stars are deserved. I love the whole process of getting there early in the morning a reserving your spot for later in the day. Resoundingly yes these...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Lisa P
March 29, 2018|
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Response from jimmyc460 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can get tickets for others. suggest you get there at 11am.
February 4, 2018|
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Response from ToshiF5 | Reviewed this property |
Much crowded time would be lunch time. If you go dinner there, it would be OK. Means not much long line to wait. For lunch, you need to get ticket (kind of fast pass), then you go there at designated time.
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