Roppongi is a pretty rich area, full of classy restaurants for an elegant dinner or important events, but here we show you also another face: there are plenty of ramen restaurants in Roppongi, and they’re amazing! So, if you find yourself strolling around Roppongi’s roads and you are also hungry, you may find the perfect restaurant for you in this list.
1. AFURI Roppongi
AFURI’s ramen plays with different textures and colors to bring the ultimate joy to both palate and eyes! AFURI is a chain well distributed all around Tokyo and Yokohama, but of course, the Roppongi division is one of the best! Here you can taste the original Japanese ramen, vegan ramen, seasonal ramen with a twist of citrus and some tsukemen options. You can also choose between three kinds of noodles (Hoso Men, Temomi Men and Konnyaku Men) to personalize your ramen bowl.
Address: 1F UF Bldg.4, 4-9-4, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Average price: A ramen bowl’s price may vary from ¥880 to ¥1,350
2. Menya Musashi Kosho (麺屋武蔵 虎嘯)
Menya Musashi Kosho is an innovative brand in the ramen industry, as they care about client satisfaction not just by serving delicious ramen, but also creating a cool ambient where to relax. Menya Musashi Kosho’s ramen is the result of a lot of attempts and new ideas mixed together to create always a better recipe. Here you can find delicious tsukemen and ramen, with a variety of flavors that will blow you away!
Address: 4-12-6, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Average price: A ramen bowl is from ¥900 to ¥1,500
3. Hakata Menbo Akanoren (博多麺房 赤のれん)
Hakata Menbo Akanoren ramen’s secret is in the soup, made using a traditional pot: just like any delicious thing, it takes some time to prepare, but the balance within sapidity and umami is perfect and amazing. Here you can find a huge variety of ramen (miso ramen is the most recommended), lunch sets and noodles all prepared with best-quality ingredients. Prices are also very competitive, and in a quarter like Roppongi, this is a plus you can’t miss!
Website: http://www.akanoren.com/ (Japanese only)
Address: 3-21-24, Nishi Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Average price: Miso ramen is from ¥800 to ¥900
4. Rakkan Nishiazabu Gold (楽観 NISHIAZABU GOLD)
Rakkan marked the first place of ramen shops in the Roppongi area in the Japanese restaurant review site! Their smooth and clear soup is made with bonito flakes and dried sardines. And they add fresh, high-quality olive oil just before serving the bowl to customers. That adds a modern flavor to a classic soup. They also serve seasonal flavors, so check out their Twitter updates.
Address: 1-chome-8-12 Nishiazabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Average price: Ramen is from ¥1150
5. Men-Shou Taketora Roppongi (麺匠 竹虎 六本木店)
Men-Shou Taketora’s name means “tiger in the bamboo grove” and it was chosen to give an idea of power. This ramen restaurant aims to offer a different experience to its customers by providing private dining rooms instead of just counter seats. Particularly famous is its tiger paste miso ramen, made adding the secret tiger paste. Its flavor is said to be spicy but well balanced to delight even delicate palates.
Address: 314 Building 1F, 3 Chome−14−14, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Average price: ¥820 – ¥930
6. Ramen Kogetsu Roppongi (ラーメン香月)
Ramen Kogetsu is an activity started in 1975 in Tokyo. At first, it seemed very difficult to satisfy the customers, but after some really hard time, more and more people started to appreciate the features of Kogetsu’s ramen. Its structure seems very heavy, but it also has a fresh note that makes it lighter than it seems. Now Ramen Kogetsu has grown in a very rich and fruitful activity, but it still leaves a place on its menu for its traditional ramens, delicious because of their simplicity.
Website: http://kazuki-gr.co.jp/index.html (Japanese only)
Address: Aoki Building 1F, 3-10-11, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Average price: ¥850 – ¥1,050
7. Ebimen Sohonke JIMOTOYA (海老麺総本家JIMOTOYA)
Jimotoya restaurant offers a very curate ambient, with some counter space, but also private table seats, so everyone can taste its high-quality cuisine most comfortably. It serves different kinds of cuisine all at once, with set menu options rich in flavor and variety. For what regards ramen, here you can find mostly shrimp and other seafood versions.
Address: 1-3-8, Azabu Juban Minato-ku, Tokyo
Average price: ¥1,000 – ¥1,400
8. Kaotan Ramen Entotsu-ya Minami Aoyama (かおたんラーメン えんとつ屋 南青山店)
Kaotan Ramen Entotsu-ya is a very casual and simple restaurant. It gives the atmosphere of a family activity, so that customers can fully relax and taste a traditional bowl of ramen. The dishes are also very simple, but the flavors are well balanced and authentic, the result of family recipes that never fail! Have a taste if you’re passing by!
Website: https://tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1307/A130701/13001896/ (Japanese only)
Address: 2-34-30, Minami Aoyama Minato-ku, Tokyo
Average price: ¥1,000 – ¥2,000
9. Soryu Togyokudou Roppongi (蒼龍唐玉堂 六本木店)
This restaurant’s name means “blue dragon”, and it’s specialized in bamboo noodles. It promises that once you taste its delicious soup and feel the umami you won’t be able to forget it for the rest of your life. Another interesting point of this restaurant is its characteristic ambient: tradition and design will take you back in time and let you taste the original flavor of a fantastic bowl of ramen.
Website: https://kiwa-group.co.jp/souryu_roppongi/ (Japanese only)
Address: 1F, 7-17-16, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Average price: ¥1,000 – ¥2,000
10. Roppongi Ramen Tokyo Shokuhin Maruhiko (六本木らーめん 東京食品 まる彦)
Here you can find good ramen, tsukemen, and gyoza (Japanese dumplings). Roppongi Ramen Tokyo Shokuhin Maruhiko is a traditional and homely restaurant, but its presence on Facebook and Twitter clearly shows how the staff likes to be also modern. You can use the social networks to ask some questions about the restaurant before going, or just scroll the menu and decide your order in advance.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/tokyo.shokuhin (Japanese only)
Address: Aoi Aka Building 1F, 9-6-23, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Average price: ¥1,000 – ¥2,000
Informations are as of June 2019
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