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8 delicious and addictive ramen restaurants near Osaka Station

8 delicious and addictive ramen restaurants near Osaka Station

2021-04-30 Management office

The area around Osaka Station is the largest business district and downtown area in Osaka City.
It is the largest terminal in western Japan in terms of the number of passengers. There are many gourmet restaurants around Osaka Station.
We have carefully selected and picked out some of the best ramen restaurants in the Osaka Station area.
We introduce only 8 stores with various specialties.
Please take advantage of this service during your lunch break at work or for lunch on your days off.
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A 6-minute walk from JR Osaka Station, "Ippudo Umeda Store "on the 2nd floor "SHIROMARU-BASE Umeda Store "is the next brand store of the famous Fukuoka "Hakata Ippudo ".
The restaurant's chic interior is more like a stylish bar than a ramen restaurant.
With only 13 seats at the counter, you can visit alone without hesitation.

It's like potage "Shiromaru Base "

Ordering is done by writing on a slip and handing it to the waiter.
The standard soup is still "Shiromaru base ". It is indeed a famous pork ramen "Ippudo ". The soup is rich, but without any peculiarities or smells, and has a clean and refreshing taste.
The noodles are thin and straight. It is recommended that you order them firm.
The garlic, which can be added at will, changes the flavor and makes the dish even more exquisite. It is so delicious that you will want to add more to your order.

The standard is the shiromaru base, but another popular menu item is the soy sauce base "Nakasu Black ".
It is also very refreshing to have soy sauce-based ramen despite being Ippudo.
The soup is full of back oil, but it is not cloying, and the elegant sweetness of the soy sauce is a delicious aftertaste.

"Store Information "
Name: SHIROMARU-BASE Umeda Store
Address: 2F Ippudo Umeda, 6-7 Kakudacho, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0017, Japan
Phone number: 06-6363-2314
Business hours: Monday - Thursday, Sunday, and holidays 11:00 - 3:00 following day Friday and Saturday 11:00 - 4:00 following day
Regular holiday: No mid-year break
Budget: ³,000
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space & Facilities: 13 seats at the counter, chic atmosphere

Somenya Lou Lan

Osaka Ekimae 2 Building is a 10-minute walk from JR Osaka Station and a 1-minute walk from JR Kitashinchi Station. Located on the 2nd basement floor of this building, "Menya Rouran "is a ramen restaurant with a nostalgic retro appearance.
Although the restaurant has only counter seating, it is crowded with business people on weekday lunch breaks and with families and friends on weekends.

The "double soup" is a blend of carefully selected pork and chicken bone broth and seafood broth.
In addition to a wide variety of ramen, tsukemen and soupless tantanmen are also popular items on the menu.

Black and Red Miso Showdown

Miso Ramen menu includes "black" "Burnt Miso Ramen "and "red" "Spicy Miso Ramen ".
"The Burnt Miso Ramen "is made with four kinds of aged miso and the aroma of black mar oil is very appetizing. The rich, deep-flavored miso soup is well mixed with the medium-thick noodles.

"Spicy Miso Ramen "looks red and looks extremely spicy at first glance, but the sweetness of the miso makes it zingy and moderately spicy.
The spicy miso soup is so delicious that it will make you sweat in the hot summer and warm your body from the inside out in the cold winter, and you will find yourself gulping it down.

"Store Information "
Name: Noodle Shop Rouran
Address: Osaka Ekimae Daini B2, 1-22 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0001, Japan
Phone number: 06-6345-6636
Business hours: Mon-Sat 11:00-21:00, Sun & Holidays 11:00-20:00
Regular holiday:December 31 ~ January 3
Budget: ³,000
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space and Facilities: 11 seats at the counter, easy to enter alone, restaurant with a line

Osaka Mentetsu

Located a 9-minute walk from JR Osaka Station and a 2-minute walk from Exit 4 of Higashi-Umeda Station on the Tanimachi Subway Line, "Osaka Mian Tetsu "is a ramen restaurant that specializes in homemade noodles and kombu broth.
The restaurant has only 11 seats at the counter and is extremely popular with a constant line of customers.
There are three other affiliated restaurants in Osaka Prefecture, each with a different concept and menu.
"If you are into Osaka Men-Tetsu ", you may want to try the other three restaurants to compare their food.

Clear soup

"Osaka Men-Tetsu "'s signature menu item is "Soy Sauce Unnkon (wontons) ".
The most distinctive feature of this restaurant is its beautiful, clear soup. At first glance, it may seem light, but it has a deep taste with a strong kelp broth.
Our homemade noodles are simple, thin, and straight. The noodles have a perfect firmness and are very smooth and go well with the soup.

Limited quantity back menu

A popular back menu that is not listed on the menu on the table, also known as "mountain ". You can't see the noodles underneath because of the generous amount of yam.
Underneath the yam is pickled tuna, chashu pork, and plenty of green onions. It is available cold "mountain "in summer and warm "mountain "in winter.
"Mountain "is a back-of-the-house menu and limited quantities are available, so we recommend that you arrive early.

"Store Information "
Name: Osaka Men-Tetsu
Address: 2-10-27, Sonezaki, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 530-0057, Japan
Phone number: 06-6232-8459
Business hours: Lunch 11:30 - 14:30 Dinner 17:30 - 22:00 (Sat., Sun., holidays - 21:00)
Closed:No holidays for the time being (please contact the store for details)
I have to calculate:¥1,000~¥2,000
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space and Facilities: 11 seats at the counter, easy to enter alone, restaurant with a line

Ginza Bonfire, Luqua Osaka

Directly connected to JR Osaka Station, "LUCUA OSAKA "is located on B2F "GINZA KAMBON LUCUA OSAKA "boasts a chicken white soup that does not look like ramen.
The main restaurant, "Ginza Bonfire ", is a famous restaurant that has been selected as a Bib Gourmand in the Michelin Guide for two consecutive years.
The restaurant has counter seats and tables, and is crowded every day with a wide range of customers, from individuals to families.
This restaurant is a style where you pay the bill at the cash register first and then take a seat.

Chicken white soup like soup pasta

The signature menu is "Chicken Hakubayu Soba "1,000 yen (tax included).
The first thing that amazes me is this visual, which looks like a soup pasta. It is very beautiful. The toppings are young corn and sweet potatoes...it is hard to believe that they are ramen ingredients. The ramen is stylish in appearance, but of course it also tastes superb. The thick soup is rich, yet elegant and not cloying, and it goes well with the straight noodles. It is also recommended to change the flavor with fried onions, etc., which are served with the ramen.

For those who want to take it up a notch, please try "Chicken Shiratsuyu Soba Truffle Tailored "1,280 yen (tax included). The aroma of truffles spreads in your mouth, making you forget that you are in a ramen restaurant.

Other popular menu items include "Clam and Oyster Shio Soba "1,100 yen (tax included) and "Thick Tsuke Soba "1,000 yen (tax included).

"Store Information "
Address: LUCUA B2F, 3-1-3 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 530-0001
Phone number: 06-6151-2541
Business hours: 11:00 - 24:00
Regular holiday: No mid-year break
I have to calculate:¥1,000~¥2,000
No Smoking, No Eating: Total Smoking Ban
Space and Facilities:Table and counter seating, stylish atmosphere, easy to enter alone

Kyoto Menya Takei Hankyu Umeda

Located in Hankyu Umeda Station, there is always a line at "Kyoto Menya Takei Hankyu Umeda "is a very popular Tsukemen restaurant.
The main branch is located in Joyo City, Kyoto Prefecture. "Takei Mianya "has a Hankyu Umeda branch, Namba Ramen Ichiza branch, and Emil Takatsuki branch here in Osaka Prefecture.
The restaurant has 20 seats at the counter only. Please note that since the store is located inside the station, those who do not intend to ride the train will need to purchase an admission ticket.

Extra-thick noodles that are very satisfying

Tsukemen, the signature dish, features ultra-thick, straight noodles that are just like udon noodles. The noodles are chewy and have a great texture. The rich seafood broth also intertwines well with the noodles, creating an addictive taste.
They reheat the soup when it cools down, so you will never get tired of it until the end.

Ramen noodles are also secretly popular

"Mianya Takei "is very popular for its tsukemen (noodles with dipping sauce), but of course it is also known for its delicious ramen.
The clear soy sauce ramen with plenty of back oil floating in it is rich and tasty with a slight yuzu flavor.
When you go there for the first time, you may be really confused about whether to order tsukemen or ramen.

"Store Information "
Name: Kyoto Menya Takei Hankyu Umeda
Address: Hankyu Umeda Station, 1-1-2 Shibata, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 530-0012, Japan
Phone number: 06-6377-1622
Business hours: 11:00 - 22:00 (close when noodles and soup run out)
Regular holiday: No mid-year break
Budget: ³,000
No Smoking, No Eating: Total Smoking Ban
Space and Facilities: 20 seats at the counter, easy to enter alone, restaurant with a line

Somenya 7.5Hz+ Umeda Branch

Located on the second basement floor of the Osaka Ekimae 2 Building, a 10-minute walk from JR Osaka Station and a 1-minute walk from JR Kitashinchi Station, "Menya 7.5Hz+ Umeda "is a Chinese noodle specialty restaurant with a stubborn focus.
The restaurant has only 9 seats at the counter and can be easily visited by one person.

This unique restaurant name "Menya 7.5Hz+ "reads (Menya 7.5 Herutsu Plus).
The origin of the name is that the brain waves of human beings are at "7.5Hz" when they are babies or in a relaxed state, and we wish them to have the same "comfortable time "as when they are in a relaxed state.

Takaida-style Chinese noodles with a lot of big green onions

"Noodle Shop 7.5Hz+ "'s Chinese noodles are called Takaida-style, with extra-thick noodles and soy sauce flavor.
Plenty of scallions cut so large that they hide the noodles underneath. The soft, fatty pork chashu is also a nice touch.
The noodles are chewy and ultra-thick straight noodles, and the soup is a dark soy sauce broth, but not too salty, simple yet exquisite and addictive.

"Store Information "
Name: Noodle Shop 7.5Hz+ Umeda Branch (Men-ya Nanatengoherutsu Plus Umeda Branch)
Address: Osaka Ekimae Daini Bldg. B2F, 1-2-2 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 530-0001, Japan
Phone number: 06-6346-5510
Business hours: Monday-Friday 11:00-22:00, Saturday, Sunday and holidays 11:00-21:00 (close when sold out)
Closed: Open every day
Budget: ³,000
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space & Facilities: 9 seats at the counter, easy to enter alone

Dostrike Ken Sohonten

This restaurant is also located in the Osaka Ekimae 2 Building, a 10-minute walk from JR Osaka Station and a 1-minute walk from JR Kitashinchi Station.
"Dostrikeken Sohonten ", located on the basement floor, is the sister restaurant of "Strikeken "in Tenma.
It is marked by a yellow noren and a sign with a picture of a retro boy.
The restaurant has only 10 seats at the counter, and the style is to eat in a row with your back to the outside, with a yellow curtain above it.
The "ramen shop" atmosphere is very comfortable.

Straightforward Chinese noodles

"Dostrike" and true to the name of the restaurant, it is a simple, old-fashioned, straightforward "chuka-soba ".
The soup is a special soy sauce broth made from a blend of several different types of soy sauce in a chicken broth base that is changed daily.
It has a light yet tasty chicken flavor, and you can't help but drink it all up. The noodles are medium thin and straight.
If you want to change the taste in the middle of the dish, try adding "aho yakumi "(seasoning made by kneading garlic and chili peppers) on the tabletop for a different taste that will keep you coming back for more.

Two signs with tio soba

"At Dostrikeken ", the two signatures are soy sauce-based "Chuka-soba "and salt-based "Shiyo-soba ".
This beautifully clear "Shiyo-soba "soup, with its gentle taste and clam broth, is so good that once you taste it, you will become addicted to it.
Soy sauce or tio... tastes differ, but both are straightforward and delicious, so when you first come to the restaurant, you will have a hard time deciding which one to choose.

"Store Information "
Name: Dostraikuken Sohonten
Address: Room 20, B1F, Osaka Ekimae 2 Building, 1-2-2 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka, 530-0001, Japan
Telephone number: Not open to the public
Business hours: Monday-Saturday 11:30-22:00, Sunday and holidays 11:30-20:00
Regular day off: irregular
Budget: ³,000
No Smoking, No Eating: Total Smoking Ban
Space & Facilities: 10 seats at the counter, easy to enter alone

Tsukemen TETSU Hankyu Sanbangai Store

Located in Hankyu Sanbangai just below Umeda Station on the Hankyu Line, "Tsukemen TETSU Hankyu Sanbangai "is a restaurant that serves delicious Tsukemen with chunky udon-like noodles.
The restaurant has counter and table seating, and the system is to pay the bill first before being seated.

Put a baking stone in the oven and it stays hot forever.

"Tsukemen TETSU Hankyu Sanbangai Store "'s signature tsukemen (dipping noodles) has chewy, udon-like extra-thick noodles with a great wheat aroma and texture.
The soup is a stable seafood-based pork bone broth, rich and excellent with the noodles.

Speaking of tsukemen, does the soup ever get cold in the middle of the meal?
"Tsukemen TETSU "offers "grilled stone "service.
If you think the soup is getting cold, order a "Yakishimoku (baking stone) "from the waiter. When you gently put the baking stone on a bamboo ladle into the soup, bubbles will come out and warm up the soup at once.
Since the tsukemen is so delicious, it is nice to be able to enjoy the soup hot to the end.
When you finish eating the noodles, we recommend that you divide the soup with bonito broth and drink it all the way through.

"Store Information "
Name: Tsukemen TETSU Hankyu Sanbangai Store
Address: B2F Hankyu Sanbangai, 1-1-3 Shibata, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 530-0012
Phone number: 06-6292-7345
Business hours: 11:00 - 23:00
Regular day off: irregular
Budget: ³,000
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space and Facilities: 11 seats at counter, 18 seats at counter table, 8 seats at table, easy to enter alone


In this issue, we have introduced eight delicious and addictive ramen restaurants in the Osaka Station area.
With so many restaurants lined up around Osaka Station, you may find it quite difficult to decide which restaurant to have lunch at. We hope this article will be helpful at such times. We are sure that you will warm up both body and soul with a delicious bowl of ramen.

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