5 Instagram-Worthy Ramens in Tokyo!
Ramenstagram… Have you heard of it??
You may heard of the hashtag #foodstagram but Japanese Instagram users took it further with their obsession for Ramen! The hashtag #Ramenstagram (Ramen+Instagram=Ramenstagram) or #麺スタグラム (in Japanese) has been a sensational hit on Instagram nowadays, and a huge number of users has been posting pictures of their delicious and photogenic Ramen dishes.
Today, I’d like to introduce not ordinary Ramens but very much Insta-Worthy with their unique and outstanding appearance. Either if you are a Ramen lover or want to impress your followers with unique photos, you should definitely visit these restaurants!
1. Rinsuzu Shokudo
Rinsuzu Shokudo (りんすず食堂) is a small Ramen restaurant located near Oshima Station in northeast Tokyo. Along with their basic Ramen, the best selling dish on their menu is “Lemon Ramen”. The surface of dish is covered with slices of one whole lemon, giving a citrus punch to their light chicken stock based soup. It looks weird but customers seems real happy with the taste of Lemon Ramen as the restaurant is extremely popular!
Access: 3 mins walk from Oshima Station
Hours: Lunch 11:30～15:00, Dinner 18:00～21:00 (Weekdays/Closed on Monday) /11:30～21:00 (Weekends)
2. Menya Rockando
Why are those noodles green?? The answer is Euglena. Euglena is considered to contain multi nutrients and introduced as a health food product in Japan. Menya Rockando (麺屋 六感堂) is an unique Ramen restaurant which started serving Euglena based “Green Ramen” and it’s now their top selling dish. It’s extremely healthy and very photogenic 🙂
Access: 7 mins walk from Ikeburo Station East Exit
Hours: 11:00～21:00 (Closed on Tuesday)
3. Soranoiro Nippon
Soranoiro Nippon (ソラノイロ ニッポン) is a stylish Ramen restaurant located at Tokyo Ramen Street on B1 floor of Tokyo Station. They serve various kinds of creative Ramen dishes and it’s one of rare places where Vegan Ramen are served. Their top selling “Vege Soba” is served with 5–6 colourful vegetables which is totally insta-worthy!
Access: 1 min from Tokyo Station Yaesu Chuo Exit
4. Due Italian
How does it work when Ramen meets Italian cuisine?? Due Italian (黄金の塩らぁ麺 ドゥエ イタリアン) is owned by the former Italian chef who is extremely passionate with culinary art, and has been taken Tokyo gourmands by surprise. Their one and only creative dishes includes the vivid red “Tomato Ramen” and the creamy “Fromage Ramen”. The restaurant has been introduced by Michelin Guide Tokyo for 3 years in a row and it’s one of the busiest Ramen restaurants in Tokyo.
Access: 5 mins walk from Ichigaya Station
Hours: Lunch 11:00–16:00, Dinner 17:00–22:00 (Weekdays)/11:00–22:00 (Saturday)/ 11:00–21:00 (Sunday)
There are various kinds of Ramen in Japan and more creative dishes has been made in recent years.. but this is totally mind-blowing! This eye-popping “Blue Ramen” is served at KIPPOSHI (拉麺 吉法師) in Asakusa Area. Despite the astonishing look of the soup, the broth is made with chicken with a special Chinese cooking technique, and it’s surprisingly delicious. Are you ready to taste the most colourful Ramen in the world?? 😉
Access: 1 min walk from Honjo Azumabashi Station
Hours: Lunch 11:30–15:00, Dinner 17:00–22:00 (Closed on Wednesday)
These Ramen dishes are not only eye-catchy but also great taste guaranteed! So enjoy the delicious Ramen and don’t forget to tag #Ramenstargam when you post a photo on Instagram 🙂
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