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Touhichi Ramen

Touhichi Ramen

North Kyoto-Omiya Kita Hakonoi-cho 33-6 Omiya Kita-ku, Kyoto
Map

Japanese Website

+81-75-432-8818


Open Times: 11am to 2.30pm; 6pm to 9.30pm Closed Tuesdays


Price range: Less than ¥1000

Accepted: Cash only

Smokers allowed? : No

Seats: 15

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Five Great Ramen Shops to Visit During the Sapporo Snow Fe...

We Believe Shingen Has The Best Sapporo Ramen Japanese Noodles in Town. Period. Everything Is Great From Charshiu To Broth To The Noodles Themselves. Named after 16th-Century warlord Takeda Shingen, this noodle shop was originally founded in Hokkaido's Ishikari district. This Sapporo Rokujo branch is another miso ramen specialist, but it also has other strings to its noodle bow.  Choose from Shins...

Ramen Shingen Rokujo-ten (らーめん信玄 六条店)

Japan, 064-0806 Hokkaido Prefecture, Sapporo, Chuo Ward, Minami 6 Jo Nishi 8-8-2
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+81-11-530-5002


Open Times: 11.30 am - 1 am


Price range: ~ ¥1312

Accepted: Cash only

Smokers allowed? : Yes

Seats: 13

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Five Great Ramen Shops to Visit During the Sapporo Snow Fe...

An Innovative Modern Alternative Take On Sapporo Miso Ramen - With A Fish Stock Maruha BEYOND's Miso Ramen Packs A Decidedkly Fishy Punch. Quite exactly what the name means I am not sure. What is it 'beyond'? Beyond the pale? Beyond reason? Beyonsd fantastic? Most likely it means 'beyond the normal interpretation of Hokkaido-style miso ramen.  Maruha BEYOND eschews traditional perceptions with a s...

Mendokoro Maruha BEYOND (麺所まるはBEYOND)

Japan, 064-0806 Hokkaido Prefecture, Sapporo, Toyohira Ward, Nakanoshima 1 Jo 3-7-8
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Maruha Beyond

+81-11-812-0688


Open Times: 11 am - 3 pm, 5 pm - 8.45 pm (Monday to Friday) 11 am - 3 pm, 5 pm - 8 pm (Saturday and Sunday) Closed Tuesday & 3rd Wednesday


Price range: ~ ¥1000

Accepted: Cash only

Smokers allowed? : No

Seats: 12

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Five Great Ramen Shops to Visit During the Sapporo Snow Fe...

Hugely Popular Nationwide Sumire Is One Of Sapporos Oldest Ramen Noodle Specialists Sumire s The Very Epitome Of Sapporo Miso Ramen Noodles. Sumire is the granddaddy of Hokkaido Sapporo Miso Ramen. Established in the summer of 1964 as the country geared up to host its first Olympic Games, Sumire is just as popular today as it gears up for the second Olympiad in 2020. This branch in Susukino is ver...

Sumire Susukinoten (すみれすすきの店)

Japan, 060-0063 Hokkaido Prefecture, Sapporo, Chuo Ward, Minami 3 Jo Nishi 3-9-2
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sumireya.com

+81-11-200-4567


Open Times: 5 pm - 3 am (Monday to Saturday) 5 pm - Midnight (Sunday)


Price range: ~ ¥1200

Accepted: Cash only

Smokers allowed? : Yes

Seats: 24

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Five Great Ramen Shops to Visit During the Sapporo Snow Fe...

Keep Out The Winter Cold With These Tasty Spicy Sapporo Ramen Noodles Deno-san takes his inspiration from Szechuan Province, China.  175 Degrees Deno dispenses with the Sapporo miso ramen tradition, and instead opts for an amalgam of Chinese and Japanese influences to make this very tasty bowl of noodles. The shops name tells us much. Mr Deno, the founder, makes his own ra-yu- chili sauce by boili...

175 Degrees Deno Tantanmen Honten (175° DENO 担担麺 本店)

Japan, 060-0063 Hokkaido Prefecture, Sapporo, Chuo Ward, Minami 1 Jo Nishi 6-20 KY Buil 1F
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175 Degrees Deno

Deno Concept

+81-11-777-1177


Open Times: 11 am to 3 pm, 5 pm - 9 pm (Monday to Friday) 11.30 am to 4 pm, 5 pm - 9 pm (Saturday, Public Holidays) Closed Sunday


Price range: ~ ¥1000

Accepted: Cash only

Smokers allowed? : No

Seats: 14

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Five Great Ramen Shops to Visit During the Sapporo Snow Fe...

You Like Butter And Sweetcorn In Your Sapporo Ramen Japanese Noodles? Then You'll Love Ramen No Daiko Oh Boy This Is Good! You Can't Beat Old School Sapporo Miso Ramen Daiko proudly boasts that it hasn't changed the style or taste of its legendary miso ramen since it doors opened in 1966. It is the ramen shop unofficially voted as 'best' from the city's thousands by those who should know - the mas...

Ramen no Daiko (ラーメンの大公)

Japan, 064-0806 Hokkaido Prefecture, Sapporo, Chuo Ward, Minami 2 Jo Nishi 5-1
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Daiko

+81-11-231-0293


Open Times: 11 am - 11 pm


Price range: ~ ¥1200

Accepted: Cash only

Smokers allowed? : Yes

Seats: 30

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Kyohei Ramen, Brilliant Noodles For All Tastes. Why isn’t ...

We’re bringing out the big guns for this, our 7th recommendation in our series of great Kyoto budget eats: the mighty Kyohei Ramen. I’ve been recommending this humble noodle shop on Teramachi-dori in the centre of Kyoto, just North of the city hall, for years.

Kyohei Ramen

Downtown-City Hall-Teramachi Ramen Noodles Enoki-cho 99, Nijo Teramachi Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku
Map

Japanese link

+075 211 5700


Open Times: 11am to 7.40pm (last order) Closed Saturday


Price range: Less than ¥1000

Accepted: Cash only

Smokers allowed? : Yes

Seats: 19

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Bargain Eats @ Kyoto's Coolest Izakaya: #6 Kyogoku Sutando

There's something of the old Wild West Saloon about Kyogoku Sutando. One of Kyoto's oldest and most beloved hostelries, it's located in the Shinkyogoku covered arcade, right in the heart of downtown.

Kyogoku Sutando

Downtown-Shijo-Shin Kyogoku Nakano-cho 546, Shinkyogoku-dori Shijo-agaru, Nakagyo-ku
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+81-75 221 4156


Open Times: 12pm to 9pm


Price range: Set menus from ¥880

Accepted: Cash only

Smokers allowed? : No

Seats: 43

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Kyoto Culinary Gems on a Budget #5: Soba Roujina

Lovely reasonably priced, upmarket buckwheat noodle specialist on Ebisugawa, the ‘furniture street’. It’s a short walk from Teramachi-dori. Delicately aromatic, handmade juwari soba noodles are their forté. Try the kamo seiro, cold noodles dipped into a duck-filled hot sauce, or if you are particularly hungry, the teishoku lunch set.

Soba Roujina

Teramachi-Ebisugawa Soba Noodles/Soba Bistro Maruya-cho 691, Ebisugawa-dori, Nakagyo-ku
Map

Japanese Website

+050 5593 8804


Open Times: 11.30am to 2pm (last order) 5.30pm to 8.30pm (last order) Closed Monday


Price range: Lunch up to ¥2000 , Dinner around ¥3000

Accepted: Cash only

Smokers allowed? : No

Seats: 14

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Real Kyoto Foodie Bargains #4: Daigin Shokudo

I 've been a regular customer at this fabulous shokudo canteen since the late 1980s. The prices have barely changed since then, and neither has the quality of their excellent, down-to-earth fare. Their hamburg teishoku and butajiru pork soup are simply wonderful, but in the heat of July a cold bowl of somen noodles and hiyayakko cold tofu might be preferable.

Daigin Shokudo

Ginkakuji-Philosophers' Path Shokudo Canteen Higashida-cho 60, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
Map

+81-75 771 0692


Open Times: 11am to 8.45pm Closed Wednesday


Price range: Less than ¥1000

Accepted: Cash only

Smokers allowed? : No

Seats: 40

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Gion Festival Great Value Kyoto Dining: #3 Hinode Udon

When the crowds get too much, head over to the east of Kyoto to this fabulous wheat noodle specialist just a stone's throw from Eikando and Nanzenji Temples, and the Philosopher's Path. This is where the famous Kyoto ryorinin chefs come for lunch on their days off, and for our money - all 900 yen of it - this is the best curry udon in town. 

Hinode Udon

Philosophers' Path-Nanzenji Udon Noodles Kitanobo-cho 36, Nanzenji, Sakyo-ku
Map

+81-75-751-9251


Open Times: 11.00 am - 5 pm


Price range: Less than ¥1000

Accepted: Cash only

Smokers allowed? : No

Seats: 28

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Great Budget Kyoto Eateries for Gion Festival: #2 Manpuku

Another noodle specialist, and a rare find indeed, an eatery right in the heart of Gion Festival celebrations that doesn't inflate its prices. Manpuku serves chuka soba, the lighter 'Japanese-style' ramen, and is the epitome of an old-skool noodle shop. Small, family run, tasty and cheap.

Manpuku

Shijo-Karasuma Ramen Niwatoriboko-cho 474, Shimogyo-ku
Map

+81-75-221-4712


Open Times: Noon to Midnight Closed Sunday


Price range: Less than ¥1000

Accepted: Cash only

Smokers allowed? : Yes

Seats: 16

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