Riozen in Little Tokyo: For Your Ramen and Sashimi Cravings
Aside from serving Japanese hotpot, Riozen is popular for being a ramen and sashimi spot, making them an ideal dining stop for those looking for Japanese comfort food.
Some of their bestselling dishes include the iconic Hakata Ramen (Php 380) made with rich pork bone tonkatsu broth and thin noodles. It’s best enjoyed during cold weather to relax and warm the belly.
As mentioned, Riozen is known for their hot pot dishes such as their Chanko Nabe (Php 1,100 good for 2, Php 1,650 for 2-3, Php 2,200 for 3-5) with a dense soup broth you can mix vegetables and meat into.
Chanko Nabe, good for sharing (Priced at Php 1,100, Php 1,650, Php 2,200)
Tori Karaage (Php 260)
Other hot pot options are the Yose Nabe with chicken, seafood, tofu, and vegetables or the Curry Nabe with a unique curry-based broth soup! The servings can vary and can fill as much as five people.
There are spacious private rooms inside the restaurant. However, if you plan to drink and dine by yourself, Riozen also has single tables for a relaxed, simple meal!