On 29th November, restaurants to put on “Michelin Guide Tokyo 2017” was revealed and 2nd ramen restaurant in Tokyo received one-star. The place is called “Nakiryu”.

Nakiryu, popular ramen restaurant for Tantan-men noodles

Nakiryu is located in Toshima Ward. The closest station is JR Otsuka Station, which is one-stop away from Ikebukuro Station. You will have to walk 4-5 minutes from JR Otsuka Station.

Their signature menu is Tantan-men noodles. It’s a spicy sesame soup ramen bowl with fried grain meat flavored with miso.

The seating is limited to 10 seats, so expect a long line! The first Michelin starred ramen restaurant Tsuta is going to open a branch in Singapore. You should not miss ramen in Japan as it now has become one of the most standard Japanese dish known worldwide!

There are famous sightseeing spots Sugamo and Rikugien in the neighborhood. Why don’t you visit the place for your next visit to Japan?


Address: 2 Chome-34-4 Minamiotsuka Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Access: 4-5 minutes walk from JR Otsuka Station
Hours: Lunch 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM, Dinner 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, closed on Monday dinner time and Tuesday.
Website: http://www12.plala.or.jp/nakiryu/