Visit “Suidobashi Ramen Town” for Tokyo’s most unique ramen restaurants!

If you are interested in Japanese ramen noodle soup, the Kanda Misakicho area on the south side of JR Suidobashi Station is the place to visit! From popular chain stores to unusual ramen specialty shops, there is a ramen place on almost every corner of the area. These are our recommendations for first-time visitors!

French cuisine meets Japanese soulfood: “Taitanmen-Senmonten Koishidai”

“Taitanmen-Senmonten Koishidai” offers a rare type of ramen. It’s a mixture of sea bream soup and tantan noodles (= spicy noodles with minced meat). Created by a French chef, “Taitanmen” noodles is a gem that combines French techniques with Japanese ingredients. The rich soup made with sea bream and konbu seaweed is super creamy, rich in umami flavors, and has a very mellow taste.

The ramen soup looks like French cuisine!

The silky noodles are topped with minced meat, vegetables, bamboo shoots, fried potatoes, and roasted pork and chicken fillet with balsamic vinegar.

This sea bream rice is part of the “ramen set” during lunchtime.

Be sure to order “taimeshi“, or “sea bream rice” as a side dish. At lunchtime, there is also a ramen set option that already includes the “taimeshi”. Eat the taimeshi rice on its own, or pour the leftover ramen soup over the rice and make a risotto!

Sprinkle the remaining soup on the rice to create another dish!
Taitanmen-Senmonten Koishidai
3-1-18 Misakicho, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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Various types of chicken ramen: “Torisoba Kaguraya Main Store”

“Torisoba Kaguraya Main Store” is a restaurant specializing in chicken ramen (torisoba). There are many types such as “light type” (assari), “rich type” (nojuku), “tomato soup”, and “tsukemen” dipping noodles. Using noodles of different thicknesses, each noodle soup menu is thoroughly thought through.

Menu table with photos next to the ticket vending machine. The photos will help you choose out of the many options.
“Tokusei nojuku shio torisoba” (salty tomato soup) and seafood-soup “nojuku tsukemen” with a flavored egg
The ramen comes with three different chicken toppings: chicken meatballs, chicken ham, and roasted teriyaki-style chicken fillet.

With its perfectly arranged soup, noodles, and toppings, “Kaguraya Main Store” will delight everyone who loves chicken and noodles!

Torisoba Kaguraya Main Store

2-16-8 Misakicho, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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There are still more ramen restaurants close to JR Suidobashi Station:

Pioneer of rich pork with seafood broth soup tsukemen
Tsujita Suidobashi Store!/l/-/-/0010013
2-14-2 Misakicho, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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Mellow and rich pork broth tonkotsu ramen
Kyushu Tonkotsu Ramen Hirasawa
2-16-10 Misakicho, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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Ramen with baguette and cheese topping!
Yokohama Iekei Ramen Tanaka
3-1-10 Misakicho, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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Exquisite ramen produced by a French cuisine cook
Chinese Soba Katsumoto Suidobashi Store
2-15-5 Misakicho, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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Enjoy authentic Xian cuisine!
Xian knife-cut noodles Takumi
2-4-4 Misakicho, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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