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[Nara ]7 recommended ramen restaurants to try at least this one and leave.

[Nara ]7 recommended ramen restaurants to try at least this one and leave.

2021-09-15 Management office

It may come as a surprise, but Nara is one of the regions with a strong ramen culture. Starting with Tenri ramen, there are many ramen shops serving stamina ramen, thick ramen, light ramen, tsukemen, etc. There are also many yatai ramen stalls where you can enjoy a variety of ramen! There are also many yatai ramen stalls where you can enjoy a variety of ramen!
I will introduce some ramen restaurants that are popular among tourists and that I hope you will try when you come to Nara.
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Mitsuba Ramen Restaurant

This is a foamy ramen with a new texture. Enjoy the bubbles of the white hot water as you eat this ramen with a rich pork-bone and chicken broth. The noodles are homemade from domestic wheat. The noodle shop is located on the second floor, and freshly made noodles are available every day. The sticky, medium-thick noodles are well mixed with the soup, and despite the richness of the soup, they are easy to eat.
There are two flavors, Pork CHIKI Shoyu Ramen and Pork CHIKI Shio Chashu Men, and they come topped with chashu pork and menma.

Kuro-ma-yu Miso Mazesoba

The restaurant is also known for its tasty oddball dishes such as Kuro-ma-yu Miso Mazesoba. The sub-menus such as Mitsuba Meshi (Whimsical Mitsuba Rice) and Mini Chashu-don (Char-siu Bowl) are also popular.
We also do our best to offer special menus for limited time periods, so you can keep coming back without getting bored.
We hope you will enjoy our ramen where everything is perfected.

"Store Information "
Name: Mitsuba Ramen Restaurant
Address: 3-3-15-1, Tomio-motomachi 3-chome, Nara City, Nara Prefecture, 631-0078, Japan
Phone number: 0742-51-0328
Hours of operation: 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Closed: Sunday and national holidays
Budget: ~999 yen
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space and Facilities: Foam ramen with a new texture. It has become a popular restaurant for its rich ramen with salt and soy sauce flavors.


This ramen shop was also awarded the number one ramen menu in Nara.
The chicken shiratsuyu soup is made with only chicken over time and is rich yet light. The maximum concentration of bird umami makes this ramen a great choice for women, as it is full of collagen. This restaurant also uses homemade thick noodles, which are fresh. The chashu pork is cooked at low temperature and cut into pieces each time an order is placed, a thorough attention to taste.

Also special chicken tsukemen!

Starting with the chicken soba, chicken tsukemen, chashu donburi, gyoza, and apricot tofu, all are perfect without any attention to detail. All ramen noodles are topped with a fish cake with the characters "of ", which is even cute. This is a ramen restaurant that is easy to visit with the whole family, as it has not only counter seating but also tatami room seating.

"Store Information "
Name: Noodle Shop NOROMA
Address: 3-1531, Nankyofu-cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture, 630-8141, Japan
Phone number: 0742-63-5338
Hours: (Lunch) 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Dinner) 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Budget: ~999 yen
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space & Facilities: Chicken Hakyuu soup with concentrated chicken flavor, which won the number one ranking among Nara ramen noodles.

Tenri Stamina Ramen Main Store

This is the original Tenri Ramen head office, which incorporates the unique process of roasting and placing Chinese cabbage, pork belly, and chives on top of the spicy, spicy ramen.
This ramen, which looks like it will give you stamina, is very popular and is famous for having branches even overseas. The pork-based Yonaki Ramen, Miso Ramen, and Tsukemen are also popular items on the menu. This Tenri Stamina Ramen is so famous as Nara's soul food that it has even been made into a cup noodle.

Garlic & Bean Paste

The spicy identity is garlic and bean-paste shoyu. Both are in fair amounts, so this is the kind of ramen you want to eat when you have a day off the next day.
There are also a variety of side dishes such as spring rolls, pork onions, and dumplings, and the hearty yakimeshi (grilled rice cake) is especially recommended.
There is also a half fried rice "half chan set "which is recommended as you can eat a variety of foods.

"Store Information "
Name: Tenri Stamina Ramen Honten
Address: 〒632-0004 3120 Oak Honcho, Tenri City, Nara Prefecture
Phone number: 0743-65-4925
Hours: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m.
Closed: Wednesday
Budget: ~999 yen
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space & Facilities: This is the main branch of Stamina Ramen, Nara's soul food, which is also known as Cup Ramen.

Saika Ramen food stall

This is a yatai ramen shop in Tenri City. You can enjoy a variety of ramen dishes, mainly saikara-men, with toppings such as chashu (pork) to add variety.
It has a comfortable yatai (food stall) atmosphere and seats 70 people, making it a very popular restaurant in Tenri City. There is a main store in the same city, which is a shop-type store. You can enjoy Tenri ramen with garlic and Chinese cabbage on top.

Popular food stalls

You can quickly get in and eat quickly. The restaurant is open, and you can eat while feeling the atmosphere of the time, making it a special place that will remain as a memory.
The spicy garlic Tenri ramen at the food stall attracts many repeat customers, including many tourists, people on their way to the city on a road trip, and locals. The cheerful and friendly atmosphere makes it an even better place to visit in Nara.

"Store Information "
Name: Saika Ramen Yatai
Address: In the parking lot of Price Cut Tenri Kita Store, 223 Bessho-cho, Tenri, Nara 632-0018, Japan
Phone number: 0743-65-4925
Hours: 5:30 p.m. - midnight, Saturday and Sunday 4:30 p.m.
Budget: ~999 yen
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space and Facilities: You can eat the famous Tenri ramen, Saika Ramen, at a food stall.

Tenka Ippin Kashiba

Tenka Ippin originated in Kyoto. Although every franchise has a slightly different flavor, Tenka Ippin's original Kotteru Ramen is undeniably popular everywhere. The Kashiba branch is especially popular in Nara for its delicious ramen.
The thick noodles intertwine with the rich ramen, creating a perfect balance of flavors that makes for a very satisfying ramen.

Fried rice is also a must!

Tenkaichin's ramen is addictive and has a strange charm that keeps you coming back for more and more, and makes you want to keep eating it until you are satisfied.
And the fried rice on the side menu is also delicious. You can also try the half fried rice with half chan.
The ramen is available in light as well as light, but I recommend the light ramen so much that you can go to any other ramen restaurant if you want the light ramen.

"Store Information "
Name: Tenka Ippin Kasiba
Address: 〒639-0265 98-1, Uonaka, Koushiba-shi, Nara-ken
Phone number: 0745-71-5666
Business hours: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Closed: Monday
Budget: ~999 yen
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space & Facilities: Tenka Ippin Ramen restaurant near Kashiba Interchange. It is one of Tenka Ippin's most reputable and addictive ramen.

cold Chinese noodles accompanied by soup for dipping

Tsukemen Mushin has a Nara branch and a Tokyo branch. The extremely thick udon-like noodles and thick soup are said to be captivating, making it an extremely popular restaurant.
It is said that the soup is more bitter with a pork bone broth base that becomes thicker and richer. There is also a W soup, which is a combination of thick pork bone broth and seafood broth. Please try the extra-thick noodles that can only be found here.

Limited Miso Tonkotsu Tsukemen

Limited miso tonkotsu tsukemen and limited mushin soba in soup are also available, and toppings can be enjoyed.
In addition, the side menu includes spare ribs and gyoza (dumplings) so that customers can enjoy not only ramen but also side dishes.
The quantities are also divided into small portions, so this ramen restaurant is recommended for those who want to enjoy a variety of flavors little by little.

"Store Information "
Name: Tsukemen Mushin
Address: 323-1 Nakamachi, Nara City, Nara Prefecture, 631-0052
Phone number: 0742-51-7272
Hours: (Lunch) 11:00 - 15:00 (Evening) 18:00 - 23:00
Closed: Monday
Budget: ~999 yen
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space & Facilities: Very rare super-thick noodles and thick soup tsukemen are popular as addictive.

Ramen Torikaji Ippai

This popular ramen restaurant is located in Ikoma City. Available in soy sauce and miso flavored ramen, it is popular for its clean soup and the perfect combination of pork, egg, green onion, and nori (seaweed).
There is also chashu pork, chicken chashu pork, and pork shoulder roast, and you can customize it to your liking. It is a type of restaurant where you buy a meal ticket and serve it.

Ever-evolving ramen

This ramen restaurant is particular about homemade noodles and clear soup. You can also enjoy the flavors of the moment as they have special menus such as curry ramen and sanma ramen, depending on the time of the day.
Try the most popular special soy sauce ramen first.
The restaurant has a sharp and stylish atmosphere, making it easy for women to enter.

"Store Information "
Name: Ramen Torikaji Ippai
Address: 1093, Tawaraguchi-cho, Ikoma-shi, Nara 630-0243
Hours: (Lunch) 11:00 - 14:30 (Evening) 18:00 - 21:00 Sunday lunch only
Budget: ~999 yen
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space & Facilities: A ramen shop with a sharp and stylish atmosphere. Only 10 counter seats are available, so be prepared to wait in line.


Nara's ramen is full of wonders that will immediately fit in even if you come from outside the prefecture.
It is not a taste that you have never had before and is not particularly tasty, but rather a gentle flavor that is close to the usual taste, yet somewhat habitual and repeatable.
Please come back and try ramen in Nara.

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