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Menbakaichidai

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$9 - $18
CUISINES
Japanese
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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Sponsored by: Menbakaichidai

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Fun and Delicious!
1. Fun and Delicious!
"This place is a must see ... great fun ... delicious ramen"
barramundikid
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2. Amazing experience!
2. Amazing experience!
"Such a great experience, it's the best ramen I've ever tried "
denniseve
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3. Crazy!
3. Crazy!
"The crazy fire experience is well worth a visit. "
Susnairn
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

At first when they gave us safety gear, I was wondering what I had gotten myself into. It was all safe and thrilling at the same time. The ramen was delicious, would have bought it even without the fire show. Staff are friendly and they'll...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dselvag
Menbaka, Manager at Menbakaichidai, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2019

Dear Dselvag, We really appreciate your review and it motivates us to serve our customers better every day. We also look forward to seeing you again in the near future. *To all our valued customers: [Importance Notice] FIRE RAMEN RENOVATION SCHEDULE⠀ Dear our valued customers,⠀...More

Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely recommend this place if you visit Kyoto. I have the world’s pickiest eaters, and they said it was the best meal in all of Japan. And the people there were fun and English friendly. Totally worth it!More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank escogil
Menbaka, Manager at Menbakaichidai, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Dear escogil, Many thanks for your post. It was our pleasure to have you at our Menbakaichidai. We are so glad that you all enjoy our ramen taste. We wish you all the best and really hope to see you in Kyoto in the near...More

Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

This was by far the most exciting food experience I’ve ever had in my life- everything from the very beginning when we entered was fast paced and hilarious. The head chef is very entertaining, and seems to have it all figured out in terms of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cathy_141
Menbaka, Manager at Menbakaichidai, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2019

Dear Cathy, Thank you very much for having visited and enjoyed your meal at Fire Ramen. Your review is the motivation for us to do better every day. We always try our best to create a friendly environment together with joyful experience for our customers....More

Reviewed January 7, 2019

It was an anticipating experience...being in suspense watching how the fire starts in front of our eyes! It was fun! We certainly were paying for the show! Try getting there early to get a seat. Seating is limited!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AuriSerrano
Menbaka, Manager at Menbakaichidai, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2019

Hi AuriSerrano, Thank you for having spent your time with us in Fire Ramen. We are so glad to know that you enjoyed your ramen and had fun experience. We are looking forward to seeing you again in the near future. *To all our valued...More

Reviewed December 31, 2018

Came here after a recommendation from a friend and am so glad I did. The ramen was great and watching them work with the fire was so fun. The staff was so incredibly accommodating and kind - they will offer to take your phone in...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank jls31591
Menbaka, Manager at Menbakaichidai, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2019

Hi jls31591, Thank you very much for having spent time with Fire Ramen Kyoto. We are so glad to know that you enjoyed not only your ramen but also the staff's friendliness. Your review is the motivation for us to become better every day. Wish...More

Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

We were nearby the restaurant and googled for a place to eat. This place came out top. Decided to give a try. If you have not been there before, well, you may give it a try. It was the excitement before the pillar of fire....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 438khc
Menbaka, Manager at Menbakaichidai, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2018

Dear 438khc, Firstly, we would like to express our gratitude for your time visiting our Fire Ramen. We hope that you enjoyed your experience with us. As always, we are striving for food quality and originality of the ramen itself. We have opened the restaurant...More

Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

This ramen was not only spectacular but very delicious. The staff was very friendly and fun. You can definitely taste the fire in this ramen. Would go to again on another trip.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kyliejapan
Menbaka, Manager at Menbakaichidai, responded to this reviewResponded December 24, 2018

Hi Kyliejapan, Thank you for spending time with us in Fire Ramen. We are so glad to know that you not only enjoy the experience but also love the taste of our original ramen. Wish you have a nice trip in Japan and we are...More

Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

Delightful! So much fun and delicious! Oishii!!! If you are visiting Kyoto you must go! We loved it!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 8JenniferW8
Menbaka, Manager at Menbakaichidai, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Hi Jennifer, Thank you for visiting our store and spending time writing us so beautiful review. Your compliment is the motivation for us to improve our service every day. Thank you and wish you all the best. Have a nice trip in Kyoto and Japan!...More

Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

I came the first night I get to Kyoto and I had, probably, one of the best dinner I had in my travel to Japan. The boss and the crew were so helpful and told me even the bus to get back to my hotel....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kike9068
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

The food is really damn good Staff is very welcoming, engaging and meticulous. They make sure safety is of top priority.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 485kimk
Menbaka, Manager at Menbakaichidai, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Hi 485kimk, We are, Fire Ramen, so happy to know that you enjoyed your ramen in our store. For your information, our ramen is original soy sauce ramen restaurant. We try to improve our services and products every day to bring out happiness and safety...More

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Response from Vidya G | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember a parking lot. It was about a 10 minute walk from the hotel we stayed at.
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Response from Vidya G | Reviewed this property |
They can. They make a vegetarian broth (I had this because I can’t eat seafood, and their regular broth is a mix of pork and fish stock), and you can choose not to have chashu (sliced pork) added to it.
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