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Tontoro鹿児島ラーメン豚とろ 天文館本店


A popular ramen restaurant that is also one of Kagoshima's best located in the Temmonkan-dori shopping arcade. As its name implies in Japanese, the restaurant's specialty Tontoro Ramen is topped with pork that practically melts in your mouth. The broth, made with pork bones, chicken bones, and seafood, is surprisingly light, making it popular with the shop's women customers as well. The rice with roasted pork is also popular and includes a heaping helping of chashu roast pork made with neck meat, a rare delicacy of which only a small amount can be obtained from one animal. A three-minute walk from Takamibaba Station on the municipal tram.


Kagoshima Pref. Kagoshimashi Yamanokuchichou 9-41 (Kagoshima / Mt. SakurajimaArea)

phone 0992225857

11:00-3:30 the next day

Review of Tontoro Ramen

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Reviewed:2018/12/04 Very favorful ramen with perfect melt in your mouth char siew
Really love the ramen. It came with char siew that melts in your mouth. The soup was so good that we drank all of it. A small shop that could only sit 16 people purely meant for quick eat and no...
Reviewed:2018/09/28 #1
It just doesnt get any better than this. The pork ramen is to die for. There is always a line and its for a good reason, all great things take time.
Reviewed:2018/08/08 2 times in 2 days!
Delicious, we had the #1 ramen twice - the pork melted in my mouth, but it was a bit salty. On the second visit, we also tried the dumplings - a disappointment since it was the #2 popular dish...

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Kagoshima Pref. Kagoshimashi Yamanokuchichou 9-41 [ map ]
Kagoshima / Mt. SakurajimaArea
11:00-3:30 the next day
Irregular holidays
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          Over 100 active volcanoes across Kagoshima make it one of the Japan's most exciting prefectures. The prefectural capital, Kagoshima city, looks out to one of the prefecture's most spectacular volcanoes, Sakurajima, an island of its own that can be visited and seen close up or admired from afar, with the promise of breathtaking sunsets complete with frequent puffs of smoke and ash. Down the Satsuma Peninsula, the most southerly part of mainland Japan, waterfalls, sand onsen, and fascinating history await, while Kagoshima's abundance of satsuma imo (sweet potato) provide a wholesome snack as well as one of Japan's favourite drinksーshochu.

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