Ramen Nagi is one of the most popular restaurants in Japan that offer authenticity, quality, innovation and creative thinking when it comes to ramen. They already have branches in Japan, Indonesia, Taiwan Hongkong and the Philippines. They are most known for their Butao King which is original pork bone broth. Butao King/pork bone broth (P390) Other basic choices are: Black King/pork broth dyed dark with squid ink (P410) Red King/spicy miso (P410) Green King/an Italian fusion soup made from pesto-like combination of olive oil and basil (P410) They also let the guests to customize their ramen by filling out the Omotenashi sheet, their signature order slip. It’s a simple check list […]
The best dipping noodle house is now in town! Mitsuyado Sei-men’s secret lies in the refreshing acidity and careful stewing that creates depth in flavor of their broth and the sticky and consistent elasticity of their noodles. Hiroshima Spicy Tsukemen (P280) Nagoya Tan Tan Men (P340) From more than 10 kinds of tsukemen (dipping noodles), the bestseller is the Marutoku Tsukemen (P400, regular; P440, large), but another popular kind is the Cheese Sauce Tsukemen (P350, regular; P390, large). There is also the Karashi Tsukemen (P280, regular; P320, large) for those who love spicy dishes. Watch out for their Miso Tsukemen, which they have recently added to their menu this year! […]
BUTAMARU is a ramen joint in Westgate, Alabang that specializes in pork-based broth, it is inspired by the variations of Hakata style ramen from Fukuoka prefecture. In Japanese, ‘Buta’ means pork and ‘Maru’ means circle. The interior inside is simple and straight to the point. The first floor has a counter/bar area which is patterned from the restaurants in Japan while the second floor has a bigger space and serves as the main dining of the restaurant. – The restaurant’s bar/counter found on the first floor. – The Filipino owner himself flew to Fukuoka to research and learn about the ways of making a perfect ramen. Butamaru’s masterpiece – Tonkotsu-based […]
For those who are fans of the Japanese cuisine, we’ve listed some great restaurants in Salcedo Village that serves authentic and delicious Japanese food at reasonable price. 1. Shokuji Shokuji is a restaurant tucked away in Salcedo Village in Makati that offers delicious and reasonably priced Japanese cuisine. Address: G/F LPL Center, 130 San Agustin St. cor. Sedeno St., Salcedo Village, Makati City Telephone Number: (02) 812-9235 Business Hours: 11:00 am- 2:00 pm/ 6:00 pm- 10:00 am Closed On: Saturday, Sundays, and Holidays Read more: shokuji 2. Takashi Japanese Cuisine Takashi Japanese Cuisine Makati is as authentic of a Japanese restaurant experience as you can get owned by Chef Takashi Kawasaki. […]
It’s time for some good and affordable ramen! TAMAGOYA NOODLE HOUSE. Your home for a great and affordable ramen Situated in between Antipolo and Marikina borders lies Tamagoya Noodle Shop, a famous ramen place that serves affordable Japanese food. Popular to both locals and tourists alike, Tamagoya has become a known name when it comes to ramen. The place is run by a Japanese man and his wife which is why all their ramen dishes are considered authentic and flavorful. TAMAGOYA RAMEN (P228). A tasty ramen awaits you as you visit Antipolo One of the reasons why it has become so popular is because of its […]
What’s a good night without a hot bowl of ramen? Oyasumi Ramen should be the place for you if you want to cap off the night with a ramen fix. In this ramen house located in the food hub Little Baguio in San Juan, you will realize how eating ramen will make you feel like you deserve this bowl of happiness. Started in 2015, Oyasumi found its way to be a favourite ramen place among youth during night time. Armed with their delectable ramen bowls that are all made flavourful with every ingredient they put. This two-floor ramen dining has a minimalist interior, with black walls which gives […]
Here’s an additional ramen restaurant that fits your budget! In a place like Manila where a number of ramen restaurants are established, this resto stands out. For ramen-lovers who would love to have an experience like no other, check out Ramen Metro for an authentic ramen dining! Ramen Metro is known for bringing modern Japan into the Philippines, by making ramen dishes that makes its customers feel that they are in the country. The traditional ramen dishes that they make are perfected by their own Master Chef, as their ramen and broth are freshly made daily. What makes it loved by its many customers is that while their dishes are […]
If you’re looking for a ramen place to satisfy your ramen cravings, we know a place called Tsukumo Ramen that you should definitely try! Tsukumo Ramen is a place that serves authentic Japanese ramen. What makes it stand out among other ramen places in Manila is that it uses Tokyo noodles which will make you feel like you’re in Tokyo as you indulge on your ramen. According to their head chef, the noodle they use for their ramen differs in appearance and flavor compared to noodles used in other ramen restaurants. RAMEN CHEF. Tsukumo Ramen’s head chef carefully prepares the ramen they will serve their customers. […]
COME IN FOR RAMEN. Enjoy ramen goodness and other scrumptious dishes. Yoshida Seimen Yokohama RAMEN was launched in Yokohama, Japan back in 2006. After 8 years, it opened a branch in Yokosuka and later on in 2014 opened a branch in the Philippines. The restaurant’s interior uses light color tones and wooden furniture to create a wider space. BEST THREE. Yoshida Seimen’s three flavourful dishes. Dumplings at P160, Grilled Salmon at P260, and Japanese style ramen at P350, or half size for P175. The restaurant’s highly recommended dish is the soup made from pork and chicken bones that the chef personally taught the staff how to make. […]
Ukokkei Japan is a new ramen shop which features the local specialty ramen of 10 different cities in Japan. It is run by the franchisor of the famous Ukokkei Ramen Ron on Arnaiz Avenue in Makati City. In Japan, each city is famous for a certain type of ramen. For example, Osaka is famous for Curry Ramen, while Sapporo, Okinawa, and Hakodate each have their own version of shio ramen. Ukokkei Japan aims to bring these variants of ramen to the Philippines at affordable prices. All ramen dishes are available for only P230. KUMAMOTO The best-seller is Kumamoto Mau Ramen, a specialty of Kumamoto City, which is […]
A popular Ramen Shop with branches in Bonifacio High Street, SM Megamall and Glorietta 5. Kichitora of Tokyo is known for their chicken-based broth. The restaurant uses chicken as its base and not the normal pork or beef. Inside the Kichitora, a huge painting of a tiger adorns the walls in association with the restaurant’s name. ‘Kichi’ means lucky and ‘Tora’ means tiger in Japanese. One of their popular dishes is Paitan Ramen Zenbu Nose (P420). The soup is simmered for a long time. All available toppings such as Ajitsuke-tamago and Char Siu are included, which makes this dish very filling. Paitan Zenbu Nose (P420) – Kichitora Paitan Tsuke Men […]
Looking for a place to eat to your heart’s content? Worry no more! From wonderful service to tasty servings, Kokoro Ramenya has got the seat for you. ‘Kokoro’ means heart in Japanese, this means a lot of things beyond the crew and the restaurant. From hospitality and warmth towards customers to their love for giving the best and authentic Ramen, everything is done from the heart. Each of its growing branches is considered a place of ramen goodness. Authenticity This ramen joint is led by the Japanese chef and Ramen connoisseur from Shinjuku, Susumo Murata, offering a wide variety of selections using fresh ingredients that burst with flavor and big […]
Chef Takashi is a breath of fresh air in the sprawling Japanese restaurants scene in the metro with his namesake restaurant Takashi Japanese Restaurant at Pioneer Center. The cheerful chef (who can speak both Tagalog and English) dishes out authentic Japanese food—but it’s his creative approach to these dishes that makes him such an exciting chef to look out for, and recently, he’s been making waves in the social media with his irresistible Panda Sushi. The ambiance of the restaurant itself reflects the cheerful aura that Chef Takashi emits to his dishes making the dining experience enjoyable. Newcomers to this restaurant are welcomed by many choices from the menu, but […]
Adding more flavor to the ramen scene The sister company of the already established and more popular ramen house in Makati City Nihonbashitei, OHSAMA RAMEN which started in January 2015 serves a wide-range selection of delectable ramen especially created to excite more lovers of the iconic noodle staple in and around the metro. The ramen house’s interiors has the Japanese minimalist vibe with its generous space, clean lines, contemporary tables and chairs setting, subdued, easy-on-the-eye colors, high ceiling and roomy loft-type second floor which also has function rooms for small and big events like meetings, birthdays, and other occasions. The location is also a big draw because it is right […]
The long awaited Ramen Kagetsu Arashi has finally opened its very first restaurant in the Philippines! The newly-opened restaurant is located at the 2nd floor of Paseo Center, facing Ayala Triangle. It is one of the largest chains of ramen restaurants in Japan with over 260 branches. Its constantly changing menu offers a variety of ramen, some of which are only seasonal, which attracts ramen fans all over the world. The store is brightly lit and filled with table seats and booths in vibrant color, giving it a modern and retro look and feel that families and couples alike can appreciate. Its signature dish, the Arashi Genkotsu Ramen (P295), has […]
A newly opened restaurant in Salcedo, Makati City, Mendokoro Ramenba is the first ever ramen house that only has counters…no seats & tables! According to Mr. Elbert, owner of Yushoken restaurant in Alabang, the ramen taste and texture of noodles change as time passes. So it is best served to the customers as quickly as possible. It usually takes 3 minutes to bring the ramen from the kitchen to the customer’s table. Thus, the concept of a ramen counter shortens the time needed to serve the ramen because it is prepared literally in front of the customer, he added. Shoyu Ramen (P390) This idea is quite challenging especially in the […]
Located along Aguirre street in BF Homes, Ramen KURODA serves 3 different flavors of ramen: red (spicy), black (with a touch of garlic and black sesame), and white (standard). There is also a set which already includes a bowl of ramen, pork cutlet and rice. Make sure to order gyoza for side dish. The extensive shop with 77 seating capacity Black ramen (P290) The gyoza made by the wife of the Japanese general manager Ramen + pork cutlet + rice (P450)
Filipinos have embraced the hearty ramen dish and are extremely fond of these satisfying bowls of heaven – flavorful broth with al dente noodles and a range of tantalizing toppings to boot. World-famous ramen emporium IPPUDO is set to take Manila by storm, with a slated opening in September 2014 at the 3rd level of the Megamall Fashion Hall. Founded in 1985 by Shigemi Kawahara, the internationally-renowned Ramen King, IPPUDO PH is the newest addition to other global stores in places such as New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei, Sydney, Malaysia and Thailand. Backed by a huge following around the world, recognitions from the top dogs in the culinary industry, and boasting […]
A lot of people drive away all the way to Antipolo just to try some of Tamagoya’s ramen. The owner is Japanese and is a ramen lover. He runs Tamagoya together with his wife. Their ramen is really more affordable compared to others. One of the most ordered dish is the Stamina Ramen (P168). It’s miso-base and has plenty of vegetables.
Ukokkei Ramen opened in 2007 and it has become one of the most popular ramen joints in Metro Manila. The source of the delicious soup is a rare kind of chicken, the Ukokkei. A long time ago, it has been used in Chinese medicinal cooking because the nutrients were effective for stabilizing blood pressure, revitalizing the liver, and preventing aging and other stuff. Since the soup is stewed for 12 hours, it gives it the golden colour and makes it so flavorful. They serve three types of ramen: miso, soy sauce and salt which are all ordered from Japan.
Ramen Daisho‘s soup uses only high-quality ingredients. It is made with medicinal herbs used for cooking in China. The noodles are made in Japan. They have three types of noodles: chewy curly noodles, soft flat noodles, and the straight noodles, specifically Hakata-style noodles. One of the most popular ramen is the miso chasu ramen.