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Rokurinsha Tokyo ramen street

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££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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1-9-1 Marunochi, Chiyoda, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3286-0166
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07:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
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Singapore
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Its my second time here, as it is indeed something special to bring a friend to, as you dont get such ramen overseas, even within japan its rare. The classic is the one that comes with extra thick noodles and thick broth. You dip the cold noodles bit by bit into the hot broth, which is rich in seafood umami... More 

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Thank Calleryana
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Let's put it straight - nothing special. And definitely NOT the best ramen either in Japan, or even on the Tokyo ramen street. Believe me - it's my third trip to Japan, and I have been eating ramen in each one. And not once:) borth too thick, noodles too cold, no vegetables added. Overall - three points, and I am... More 

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Thank Tatiana N
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't waste your time standing in line it isn't worth it. Poor interior and poor taste! There are a lot of decent traditional Japanese restaurants go there

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Thank Галактика Н
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure you come here expecting to wait in line for at least 30 minutes! The hype is real though. The ramen here is on point! Cash only. First time to Tokyo and was recommended his restaurant by my colleague. It is located in the Tokyo train station, where there is a hallway of ramen restraints (aka ramen street). We... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You don't need to pay insane money to get a great meal in Tokyo. Some of the best restaurants are in the most modest of places, like in an underground train station. If you want the best bowl of ramen in your life, look no further than Rokurinsha. To begin with, Tsukemen(dipping ramen) isn't even my favourite kind of ramen.... More 

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Thank kissmylightning
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I dream about this place - how the flavor of of the ramen broth was unlike anything I've ever had before. I ate this for breakfast and late lunch. Why can't we have a place like this in America? Ramen for breakfast? Yes please.

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Thank Minh W
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

OK, so it's in a train station building and for most westerners that equates to terrible food but in Japan this is not the case. On Ramen Street, basement on the south entrance of Tokyo station is this great restaurant. Always queues, which move quickly so just go with the flow. I ordered their dipping special ramen. Yes you can... More 

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Thank Kate C
Beijing, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Rokurinsha is a small spot at the Tokyo station Ramen street which holds the longest queues. It's ramen noodles have a superb broth, dense and tasty (although served too colder for my taste). Service is fast and efficient and the place is open very early morning for breakfast. Good to try.

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Thank Alex B
Antwerp Province, Belgium
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had heard it was one of the best places of Tokyo to have ramen so we naturally wanted to try, having visited a couple other great ramen places. So our expectations were set quite high. Finding it was not so incredibly difficult, If you want to know, it's on the B1 floor in Tokyo station. Waiting was also fine... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Was there at 10am and they were closing. Took the liberty to shop around till 10:45am and regretted. There was a long queue when i returned. Spend about a good 30mins of queue time but its really worth it. Ordered their Special Dip Noodles. The Dipping sauce tasted like very rich Pork Stew added with some sweetness. The noodles alone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-9-1 Marunochi, Chiyoda, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chiyoda>  > Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Neighbourhood: Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3286-0166

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