Ramen Spots in Osaka Area

  • Ichiran (Dotonbori Main Store)
    2333 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Souemonchou 7-18
    The Dotonbori Annex of the famous tonkotsu (pork bone) ramen restaurant Ichiran. The retro Showa fashioned store is adorned with tables where you can enjoy a conversation with friends or family over a bowl of ramen. Their tonkotsu broth is a closely guarded secret refined over many years. Come taste the unique flavor of their noodles paired with a secret blend of chili pepper in their tonkotsu ramen. Ichiran's famous solo counter spaces are also available for the single customer.

    Not a bad ramen. Its very popular, but nothing great in my book. The broth is good but very simple. A clean taste, in a very convenient location.

  • Kinryu Ramen
    65 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Namba 1-7-13
    Located in Minami district in Osaka along Midosuji Street, this ramen restaurant's theme is dragons. There are five branches in Minami alone, which shows how popular this chain is. The restaurant features a standing counter style. The simple pork bone soup is made from slowly boiling pork bones and chicken feet and adding a secret sauce. Free toppings include kimchi, leek, and garlic. This place is popular as an end to a night of drinking and as lunch for tourists. The nearest station is Namba Station. Open 24 hours.

    Visited Japan and wanted to go back because of this ramen shop. That’s how good it is! The ramen itself is O so good with cheap price, fast serving, free mince garlic, cabbage & scallion kimchi.

  • KAMUKURA Sennichimae Branch
    35 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Doutombori 1-7-3
    KAMUKURA Sennichimae Branch located in Chuo Ward, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture is a popular ramen noodle franchise and features a stylish exterior that is reminiscent of Izumotaisha Shrine. A western-style soy sauce flavor soup with plenty of vegetables has a unique taste which has been a secret since the establishment of the restaurant in 1986. It is a nostalgic and light taste and goes well with the ingredients that include white cabbage, pork and thinly sliced char siu. The thin noodles are served firm so as to be just the right firmness as you eat.

    Really good quick place to grab a filling meal. They also offer gluten free options for the noodles in the ramen, just select from the vending machine outside. You can have as much in or seperate to...

  • Kinryu Ramen (Dotonbori Branch)
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Doutombori 1-7-26
    Kinryu Ramen (Dotonbori Branch) located in downtown Dotonbori in Osaka is a ramen noodle restaurant with a gigantic dragon as a landmark. It is a popular ramen noodle franchise featuring a food stall village style and is crowded with many people from regular local customers to tourists. Pork bone broth made from slowly stewed pig bones and chicken legs with a secret sauce has a rich taste but a light aftertaste. Toppings such as kimchi (a fermented Korean pickle), garlic chives and garlic are free of charge. As it is open 24 hours, many people drop in to eat as a last meal after drinking parties. The closest station is Namba Station.
  • Kadoya Shokudo
    37 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Nishi-ku Shinmachi 4-16-13
    This is a restaurant where you can enjoy the old-fashioned taste of soy sauce flavored ramen noodles located about a three-minute walk from Nishi-Nagahori Station on the Sennichimae Subway Line / Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line. Since winning the King of Osaka Ramen Battle TV program it has become known as a restaurant where people queue to get in. The soup is chicken broth and pork based and the flat thin straight noodles are homemade from 100% domestic flour such as Haruyutaka produced in Hokkaido. The owner uses only Kagoshima Black Pork for the pork slice on top of the ramen which gives more flavor and becomes more delicious the more you chew.

    Came for the ramen. Broth was delicious and one of the best ive ever had. BUT, you HAVE to try the black pork noodles. Hands down one of the most incredible things ive ever eaten. The tasty garlic...

  • Dotonbori Kamukura (Eki Marche Shin-Osaka Store)
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Yodogawa-ku Nishinakajima 5-16-1 JR Shin-Osaka Station 3rd Floor Conventional Concourse Kyoto direction side
    The chef and owner of this ramen chain in Shin-Osaka was trained in France. The rich French-style broth is topped with Chinese cabbage. The store is designed to be easy to enter, perfect for commuters. Try their limited Oishi Zosui (delicious vegetable porridge) from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Or come along in the early evening for their happy hour and enjoy some discounted sides with a cool beer.
  • Seimenya
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Naniwa-ku Nippombashinishi 1-4-8 Mansion Tanaka 1F
    At Seimenya, a restaurant located in the Naniwa Ward, Osaka City, diners can enjoy Ramen cooked in a broth made using chicken bones, as well as tsukemen (cold noodles accompanied by a soup for dipping them in). Seimenya moved to its current location in February 2017.
  • Kirinji Osaka Head Office
    2 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Naniwa-ku Nippombashi 5-chome 11-12 Toga Building 1F
    Specialist Abura Soba noodle restaurant Kirinji is highly recommended not only because the food is so delicious you are sure to become addicted to it, but also because of the first-class service that the restaurant provides. The simple, clean interior makes this a place that lone female diners will feel comfortable in. The inexpensive lunch set menu is not to be missed. Kirinji (Osaka Main Branch) is located around five minutes’ walk from Ebisucho Station on the Midosuji Subway Line.

    오사카에서 먹었던 것 중에 제일 맛잇습니다 친절합니다 맛있다는 말밖에 할 말이 없네요 추천합니다

  • Yuaitei
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Naniwa-ku Nippombashi 4-12-1 Asahi Travel Building 1F
    Located around four minutes’ walk from Ebisucho Station on the Sakaisuji Subway Line, Yuaitei is a popular restaurant best-known for its Shoyu Ramen (Ramen noodles in a soy sauce based soup). The interior of the restaurant features’ many boxers’ autographs; a great deal of care and attention has gone into choosing the names of the items on the menu. For example, Chubuto Hirauchi Noodles features a rich-tasting chicken bone broth to which dark soy sauce is added. Some of the items on the menu use thin noodles; a range of popular toppings—such as boiled eggs—is available, and for lunch there is a good selection of set meals. The rice used to make Ojiya (rice gruel seasoned with soy sauce) can also be added to the noodle broth. On weekdays, Yuaitei is open until 15:30 p.m. for lunch, and until 21:00 p.m. in the evening (last orders at 20:30 p.m.); the restaurant is closed on Mondays.
  • Dotonbori King-emon
    61 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Doutombori 1-4-17
    This is a popular Ramen shop specializing in soy based ramen which is located roughly a five-minute walk away from Kintetsu Namba Station. This restaurant has appeared in the media many times, and indeed has been awarded first place as Tabelog Osaka’s best ramen shop for three year in a row. Business hours are from 11 p.m. until 8 a.m. in the morning, and it is open 24 hours a day on Friday to Sunday and the day before a national holiday so many people also frequent it such as those returning home after a long drinking party. There is an extensive menu from light taste to a strong taste—the “Osaka Black” ramen with its dark soy sauce base of black soup and the “Naniwa Black” ramen which utilizes the flavors of seafood in the Osaka black stock.

    I like the choice given between thick or thin noodles. One piece of pork, not too flavourable but egg was awesome. The Osaka black was award winning but a bit too strong for me with a bitter...

  • Rakunijin
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Naniwachou 4-22 Fuji Building 1F West
    This is a Japanese style restaurant specializing in Chinese soup noodles and is located around a five-minute walk away from Temma Station on the JR Osaka Loop Line. This old-fashioned traditional ramen shop has a snug appearance, and is a popular store which has been introduced in the media many times and often has queues of people. They use plenty of fish soup stock, to which they add a carefully selected meat based soup stock to make a Japanese style soup with a light flavor. The signature dish is the “Salted Chinese soup noodles” with combined salted soup. “Iwashi (Japanese pilchard) soy sauce soba” of thin noodles in a rich soup made from boiled Japanese pilchards and the limited volume rich flavored “2004 Edition Chinese soba” are also popular.
  • Instant Ramen Yakantei (Sakura Main Store)
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Naniwa-ku Nippombashi 5-17-15
    An instant ramen specialist store in Nipponbashi. This incredibly famous shop has appeared along with its owner in numerous television programs. Approximately 300 carefully selected varieties of ramen are on display and any can be bought, prepared by the shop, and enjoyed right there on the spot. Mail order services where you can purchase some are also available. Try many rare varieties of instant ramen including mayonnaise ramen made in collaboration with the famous Osaka made Mayo Okaki (a brand of rice crackers), or Hokkaido's limited blue noodle Zombear Ramen.
  • Dotonbori Kamukura (LUCUA Osaka Restaurant)
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 3-1-3 LUCUA Osaka 10F
    Located on the 10th floor of Lucua Osakain Umeda area, Dotonbori Kamukura is a ramen restaurant that has often been featured in the mass media because of its unusual broth. This broth, which evokes former times and yet feels entirely new, has a flavor that is difficult to describe in one word, but with added noodles and other solid ingredients prepared under strict quality control procedures, the combination is uniquely irresistible. The most popular dish is Ramen with sliced roastpork (small size) and soft-boiled seasoned egg. Certain varieties of ramen are available only during certain seasons, so customers are likely to discover new delights each time they visit the restaurant.
  • Ramen Hokuto
    3 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Suitashi Tsukumodai 7-1
    This is a popular local ramen shop, with an eye-catching yellow exterior. They recommend their specialty, a soup which boasts delicately balanced chicken stock and seafood umami with straight, thin noodles and mochi-buta pork produced in Hyogo Prefecture. Customers can also select their preferred firmness of the noodles, as well as the amount of fat and onion used in the soup from the single-item menu. There is also a large selection of items on the side menu, including dumplings, fried chicken and set menus that have a variety of different types of ramen. The ramen shop has counter seats and table seating available for families and groups.

    일단 맛있고요 직원분도되게친절하고 상냥하십니다. 그리고 스키야끼 고기 구울때 시범으로보여주시고 쫄게해서자박하게먹는데 맛이좋습니다

  • Honmachi Seimenjo Chuka Soba Kobo
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osaka-shi Chuo-ku Senba Chuo 1-3-2 Senba Center Building 2 Gokan B2F
    This ramen restaurant is located in Semba Center Building 2, which is connected directly to Hommachi Station on the Midosuji Line, Sakaisuji Hommachi Station on the Sakaisuji Line, and Hommachi Station and Sakaisuji Hommachi Station on the Chuo Line. The restaurant's broth is made with seven varieties of flaked bonito, wild kombu kelp, broiled daggertooth pike conger, and chicken bones for the base, plus an additive-free, pure soy sauce. Its high water content noodles are homemade each morning with whole wheat flour mixed in. Neither the broth nor the noodles are made with any chemical seasonings or other additives of any kind. The restaurant's prime pork topping, created using a French-style sous vide technique, is very popular.
  • Garlic Ramen Osaka Tenyo (Taishobashi Branch)
    17 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Taishou-ku Sangenyahigashi 1-1-1
    This ramen restaurant is located at the base of Taisho Bridge, approximately three minutes' walk from the JR Taisho Station. This restaurant's best-selling ramen boasts a unique soup, made from pork bone, chicken stock, pork belly meat, vegetables and other ingredients. The soup takes 10 hours to make and the recipe has remained unchanged since the restaurant first opened. The ramen uses medium thickness egg-noodles, which the soup sticks well to. The pork used in the ramen is domestically sourced and softly stewed fresh pork belly, from places like Kagoshima and the Kinki region. Customers may choose whether to include garlic or not.

    At the time that we were going to this restaurant, there were fireworks in place a little far from where we are but we still could see a glimpse of beautiful creation. In the middle of firework show...

  • Tenkaippin (Tenroku Branch)
    11 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Kokubunji 1-3-1
    This is a ramen noodle shop near the Tenjinbashisuji 6 chome Station, located next to the Seiko-ji Temple. The store is one of a retail chain of stores featuring a rich kotteri soup, made by trial and error by the creator, Tsutomu Kimura. The delicious rich ramen soup flavor is made from chicken broth and a dozen types of vegetables. The menu includes other traditional dishes such as light ramen noodles and a new sensation ramen Aji-gasane that you can alter the taste by adding condiments.

    すぐにこってり天下一品を食べに行こうとする方が多いのは近畿圏ならでは。 決して自分で脚は運ばない。無理矢理粘度をつけた業務用スープは一口でノックアウト。

  • Ramen Zundo-ya (Fujiidera Branch)
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Fujiderashi Sawada 1-29
    This is a popular ramen shop located at the Sawada intersection on National Route 170. The spacious store has counter and table seats, perfect for lone diners as well as families. The most popular dish is Ajitama Ramen. The soup is lovingly made from carefully selected ingredients, each boiled continuously for about 20 hours, bringing out the best flavors of the pork bones. Diners are able to choose the amount of pork fat, indispensable to Tonkotsu ramen, from four different amounts. Guests can also select from two types of noodle, chewy, narrow straight noodles or medium thick wavy noodles with the flavor of wheat.
  • Kibou-ken Shinsaibashi Nagahori Restaurant
    10 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osaka-shi Chuo-ku Higashishinsaibashi 1-10-9
    "This restaurant is one of a chain of choice ramen restaurants started as a 30 square meter establishment in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture in 1991. This first, legendary establishment is said to have boasted lines of waiting customers 200 people long in spite of its small size. A special ""Shantan-shi"" soup sommelier stationed at each restaurant creates the broths used, and these broths in turn are each served with one of three varieties of noodles depending on the broth. The restaurant's chashu pork fillets, made by slow-stewing the choicest boned pork rib meat in a flavorful special sauce, are also exquisite."

    We arrived late at our hotel in Shinsaibashi so everything was closed. We found this place with amazing ramen, very friendly staff and english menu. Its open all day, but they dont accept credit...

  • Menya 7.5Hz Umeda Restaurant
    9 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osaka-shi Kita-ku Umeda 1-2-2 Osaka Ekimae Dai2 Building B2
    This ramen restaurant has been unceasingly popular since it opened more than 10 years ago. The restaurant's ramen can be ordered with thin noodles if you like. The standard ramen, chashu roast pork filet ramen, and shio (salt) ramen can be ordered in small, medium, or large sizes. The restaurant offers different toppings and rice as well.


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While Osaka prefecture is the country's second smallest prefecture, its capital, Osaka City, is the country's third-largest and arguably one of the most popular in the Kansai region thanks to its vibrant nightlife, the Osaka people's openness, and its much-loved cuisine, which has earned it the nickname "the nation's kitchen."

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