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Menya Musashi Shinjuku Sohonten


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$7 - $9
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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All reviews pork belly tsukemen ramen noodles soup fish vending machine long queue soft boiled egg too salty wait in line same price large bowl japan meat thickness yummy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OVERALL: Counter-sitting, high input/output, classic Tokyo ramen house with a clear broth, chewy noodles and a deck of card or more of thick cut pork per steaming bowl. You want to the classic ramen house experience of hot bowl, slurp it up, and go satisfied?...More

Date of visit: April 2019
2  Thank UnplannedExperiences
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place came recommended by a Japanese who lives in Melbourne. It was disappointing and not worth the effort. Firstly, it was difficult to find, even with a Google Maps! Secondly, there is no English on the outside to confirm you have reached the right...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 66grahamh
Reviewed March 7, 2019 via mobile

Ramen was great I luckily had a delicous food and met this wonderful friend in this restaurant even though I came here by myself. We talked about city architectures and beers over the world and that time I really enjoyed having interesting conversation. Hope I...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank yerin c
Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

is a little treasure in toky is the best ramen in the world is small but you feel warmer environment only cash

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank andreatips
Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

We will have ramen here in Shinjuku every time we are in Tokyo.The quality is no longer as before.The noodle is not springy as before and a bit thicker now.And prices have increased while more ramen shops popped up around this area.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank KHSim9
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

I recommend the thicker and little more expensive broth. Noodles were very good and pieces of meet quite huge!

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

I tried a few of the michellin star ramens around Tokyo. And today I have to admit the star didn't matter. The flavour and that pork. The eggs even blow other people out of the water..the noodles are Al dente. Perfect consistency. The soup broth...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank m0ng0ll
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Me wife and I went for dinner here. It was the first ramen place we went to in Japan and we throughly enjoyed it. We went at about 8.30pm and had to wait about 10 minutes for a seat. Upon entering we were greeted by...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank davidjh1988
Reviewed November 3, 2018

It was my first time at a Ramen place in Japan, and it was great. You order via a machine (which has an English mode). Tip: you select the food you want and then pay; there's no confirmation or "pay now" button. The staff then...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank wassawassa
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We went to a lot of ramen restaurants in Japan but the one here was by far, the best I’ve had. I didn’t realize I would like it so much since it was different from what I’m used to with the thick noodles and fish-based...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
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
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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November 10, 2016|
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Response from Sam C | Reviewed this property |
They only serve ramen with pork belly pieces but if you asked them they could do it without. However the broth may still have pork or chicken stock. It is a Tokyo shoyu style broth which is often made with chicken or pork... More
July 29, 2016|
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Response from Ines V | Reviewed this property |
The machine is all written in Japanese with pictures , So you basically have to go with the photos. The staff speaks very little English, so I am not sure whether they will be able to help you. It didn't look like they had... More
March 18, 2015|
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