Ultimate TOKYO RAMEN Tour! RAMEN EXPERT Reveals the Best Noodle Spots in Town!

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  • Published on:  Sunday, January 6, 2019
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    HOW TO ORDER RAMEN: Step 1. Select your ramen of choice and get ticket from the vending machine | Step 2: Give ticket to the chef and wait for your ramen to arrive


    1. AOBA GAKUGEI DAIGAKU: Classic Tsukemen (dry ramen)
    ADDRESS: 2-21-14 Takaban, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
    OPEN: 11AM - 11PM

    🍜BROTH: The broth includes shoyu, kelp, pork for richness, and most importantly, niboshi (dried boiled fish - sardines or anchovies).
    NOODLES: The broth is typically prepared first due to the amount of time it takes to prepare. The fresh noodles are boiled for a short period and placed in a bowl separately from the broth. The toppings go in last, on top of and into the broth.

    💸PRICE: 8.59 USD/950 JPY
    2. RAMEN NAGI BUTAO: Red Ramen + Black Ramen
    ADDRESS: 1 Chome-3-1 Higashi, Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to 150-0011
    OPEN: 11AM - 12AM | Sundays and Holidays: 11AM - 10PM

    🍜Ramen Nagi Butao has a few signature types of ramen: original (white); red ramen with minced pork, spicy miso and a little yakiniku sauce; black ramen with charred minced pork, squid, yogurt and garlic chips; and green ramen with cheese, bacon and basil.

    💸PRICE: 7.96 USD/880 JPY
    ADDRESS: 2 Chome-44-5 Kamimeguro, Meguro, Tokyo 153-0051
    OPEN: Weekdays: 11:30AM - 03:30PM + 05:30PM - 11:30PM | Weekends and Holidays: 11:30AM - 11:30PM

    🍜ZENTORO MABOMEN (SPICY TOFU RAMEN): You need douban (fermented broad beans and chili paste) and douchi (fermented black beans) to make this dish. It’s meant to be spicy and almost sticky. There should also be minced pork. Add thick ramen noodles to the mabo-dofu dish.

    🍜SANRATANMEN (HOT AND SOUR RAMEN): Black pepper, red peppers (tougarashi) and a sourness from vinegar come together in the broth. Toppings include wood ear mushrooms, bamboo shoots and tofu. Thinner noodles are used here.

    🍜CHICKEN RICH RAMEN: They use high-grade chicken with a lot of collagen. The broth is comprised of several vegetables, which are blended into the thick and creamy chicken broth. Add some lemon for acidity.

    4. MENYA FUJISHIRO: Chicken Broth Ramen
    ADDRESS: 2 Chome-3-1 Asakusa, Taitō, Tokyo
    OPEN: 11AM-11PM | Sunday: 11AM - 6:30PM
    🍜CHICKEN BROTH RAMEN: First, add soy sauce kelp and additional seasoning to broth. The main ingredient in the soup is chicken from Daisen, Japan (“Daisen-jidori”). Daisen is a mountainous area in Tottori, famous for its high-grade chicken. The soup includes roasted beef ribs and sardines. In addition to the standard egg, green onion, kamoboko (fish cake), and seaweed toppings, they sprinkle on fried garlic. The noodles are thin and straight.

    💸PRICE: 8.86 USD/980 JPY
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  • 5 AM Ramen

     (Jan 6, 2019)

    Thank you so much for the collab, Sonny! Come back to Tokyo for some more ramen! (I can always have one more bowl...)

  • Mohammed Robin

     (Feb 7, 2019)

    Lol Ramen Remolds is a great nickname

  • Seven Oceans

     (Jan 14, 2019)

    +Best Ever Food Review Show hi im a big fan been subscribed since way back-PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE tell me the name of the music u used for the first minute & a half of this video! xxx

  • manny gacayan

     (Jan 12, 2019)

    3,000 - 4000 Ramen Shops in Tokyo alone?! That's like 1 ramen shop a day for 10 yrs! And there is still Sapporo, Fukuoka, Yokohama, Nagasaki, etc... If I win lotto, I gotta at least stay there for 5 years and try to taste them all. :)

  • Duong Nguyen

     (Mar 6, 2019)

    walleyefishface32 Poke count me in

  • Kimberly Rodriguez

     (Feb 26, 2019)

    I’m in! Sapporo ramen style is my favorite though!

  • Lavar_Ball

     (Jan 7, 2019)

    Tour guide looks like the asian Jerry Seinfeld

  • K

     (Mar 5, 2019)

    His head is not too big like Seinfeld's.

  • Rick G

     (Jan 27, 2019)

    Lavar_Ball You nailed it.. With a dash of Gilbert Gottfried.. Tour Guide is very mild mannered and chill than both of those comedians though.

  • Backyard Destoryer

     (Jan 12, 2019)

    "So put on your pants with elastic waistbands because we're eating big in Tokyo Japan" 😂😂 alright Dr. Seuss

  • Chris vladizkomonov

     (Jan 6, 2019)

    Eating a nissin cup ramen while watching this.. 😢😢😢

  • K

     (Mar 5, 2019)


  • George Jr Alcancia

     (Feb 25, 2019)

    i feel you bruh :(

  • Shane Sohun

     (Jan 6, 2019)

    Ramen Reynolds

  • 2am in budapest

     (Jan 15, 2019)


  • Dimas Luthfi

     (Jan 13, 2019)


  • Cindy La

     (16 hours ago)

    That mapo tofu ramen is the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen 😍

  • Happy Tang

     (Jan 6, 2019)

    It's 2.53am here and I'm salivating while watching this, so hungry now!! 😩

  • Brent McNew

     (2 days ago)

    7:41 is it me or is there a hair in the noodles

  • sri dharan

     (1 day ago)

    It's so expensiveIn Japan a bowl of ramen 🍜... RM 31 plus in some basic restaurants seriously 😅😅😅