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Ichiran, Shibuya

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Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
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1-22-7 Jinnan | Iwamoto Bldg. B1F, Shibuya 150-0041, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3463-3667
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While I was in Tokyo, I went to Ichiran Ramen 4 times! The ramen is some of the best I have ever had. It is so easy and convenient. I am still craving Ichiran everyday. If you like spicy I definitely recommend choosing 3-4 times the spice level, as the normal spice level is pretty mild. I also recommend getting... More 

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Thank Kaweymer
Chicago, IL
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117 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You have to eat here! What a cool place. We waited in line outside until we approached the machine for ordering. Each item also had an English translation. We pressed the buttons for the items we wanted (and beer!) and then headed inside. There is a light up sign which shows you the open seats called The Direction Board of... More 

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Thank pgirl42
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This unusual destination included one menu item and a 45 minute wait, to be escorted to your solitary noodle scoffing booth. Despite the wait and limited menu the noodles were delicious and well worth the time spent in line

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Thank Kirsty M
Singapore, Singapore
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The texture and broth are always served to perfection (the levels you require) and its always yummy! Great for a cold day/night!

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Thank Imakelv
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay there aren't directions in English so this what you do. Go to the vending machine, choose what you like and you'll have a ticket for each item you order. You'll most like stand in line and the host will hand you another form to fill out that asks how soft you want your noodles, how spicy, etc. fill that... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We waited maybe 20 minutes to be seated in this popular ramen joint. Mind you it only has 21 seats. The menu is limited but who cares when your handle on the Japanese language is nill. Ordering is via a ticket machine. After being ushered inside you will find that seatingarranged in single booths that seperate you from your neighbour... More 

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Markham, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very unique experience, no language barrier as you get to order from the menu before you are seated. you can always top up more noodles if the meal wasn't enough. we opted to add more pork instead :) you can raise the divider between you and your party so you don't have to feel isolated when eating.

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Thank jefferor
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127 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely heavenly and never had ramen that tasted like this. The broth is so tasty and unique. The signature pork slices are so yum and melty. Since I was a solo traveller, I also ate in a 'personal cubicle' which was such a noble and fun experience. Really lives up to its repuation! Had some difficulty finding the place though.

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Thank twiinklex
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ramen was good for normal standards but not as good as other places in Tokyo or the Shibuya area. I prefer noodles that are thicker with soup that has more flavor

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Thank Christopher L
Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible Ramen , long queue. Visited here a while back with some friends in Japan , the wait was around 40 minutes from the top of the stairs at about midday. Delicious is the only word needed. Such good ramen and worth a visit and the wait if you are a foodie like myself. You could probably find ramen almost... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-22-7 Jinnan | Iwamoto Bldg. B1F, Shibuya 150-0041, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shibuya>  > Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
  • Neighbourhood: Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3463-3667

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Kihei
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Staying in Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu

Neighbourhood Profile
Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
There are countless opportunities to shop in the Shibuya and Harajuku districts, especially in shops that focus on Japan's "Kawaii" culture. The trendiest areas are around Shibuya’s Center district, Harajuku's Takeshita-dori and in Omotesando. If you need to recharge from all the shopping, you can easily refresh yourself in Meiji Jingu or Sasaki Park. In contrast, Ebisu has a more grown up ambiance of calm and cool. At the Museum of Yebisu Beer you can learn about the beer that was responsible for the town’s name, and enjoy dining at the popular noodle shops in the surrounding area.
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