7 Best RAMEN in KYOTO 2020

Best Ramen in Kyoto: From Ichiran to flaming Ramen

Best Ramen Restaurants in Kyoto

Looking for best Ramen restaurants in the historical capital, Kyoto?? Kyoto is in fact, one of the most competitive Ramen cites in Japan, and there are hundreds of restaurants. But which one is the best?? Here are top 7 most popular Ramen restaurants in central area of Kyoto, which you should definitely dine 😉


1. Honke Daiichi Asahi

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Honke Daiichi Asahi (本家 第一旭) is a long establish Ramen restaurant located near JR Kyoto Station. Founded over 50 years ago, their never-changing Ramen dish made with light pork broth and local ingredients fascinates visitors from all over Japan.

Map: https://goo.gl/PujUXZ

Access: 5 mins walk from JR Kyoto Station

Hours: 5:00~2:00 next day (Closed on Thursday)

2. Ramen Sen no Kaze

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Ramen Sen no Kaze (ラーメン千の風) is really popular especially among foreign visitors. The huge variety of ramen dishes are offered including rich pork broth, light seafood broth, Vegan and Halal, made with selected ingredients. It’s located in heart of Kyoto, near Hankyu Kawaramachi Station. English speaking staff and menu are available 😉

Map: https://goo.gl/5gYlGN

Access: 2 mins walk from Hankyu Kawaramachi Station

Hours: 12:00~22:00 (Closed on Monday&Tuesday)

3. Ichiran

Ichiran (一蘭) is one of the most famous Ramen restaurants in the world, and has numbers of branches in Japan. The Kyoto branch is located near Hankyu Kawaramachi Station in Gion area. Their significant Hakata style Tonkotsu Ramen (rich pork broth) is a must-try dish in Japan!

Map: https://goo.gl/VhepfC

Access: 3 mins walk from Hankyu Kawaramachi Station

Hours: 24 hours

4. Men Baka Ichidai

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The most dangerous Ramen restaurant in the world?? Men Baka Ichidai (麺馬鹿一代) is hugely known for its fire burning flaming Ramen dish. Their Negi Ramen (leek Ramen) is specially served with fire topping, which can take your breath away for seconds 😉 The best restaurant to be entertained and fill your appetite at the same time!

Map: https://goo.gl/TAhgVS

Access: 13 mins walk from Nijo-jo mae Station

Hours: 11:30 to 23:00

5. Ippudo

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Ippudo(一風堂) is another world-famous Ramen restaurant, which has numbers of branches in Japan. Ippudo serves classic Hakata style Tonkotsu Ramen with creamy pork broth, which fascinates even NY celebrities. Their Kyoto branch is located near Karasuma Station.

Map: https://goo.gl/zJ2PQ1

Access: 4 mins walk from Karasuma Station

Hours: 11:00~3:00 next day (~2:00 on Sunday and holidays)

6. Musoshin Gion

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Musoshin Gion (無双心 祇園店) serve creative Ramen dishes with rich, creamy soup made with chicken, pork and vegetable stock and homemade thick noodles. If you love spicy food, try their Thai Ramen with green curry flavour!

Map: https://goo.gl/bU6DsE

Access: 3 mins walk from Gion Shijo Station

Hours: 11:30 to 24:00

7. Ginjo Ramen Kubota

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Bored of ordinary Ramen?? Then try Tsukemen (dipping Ramen)! Ginjo Rame Kubota (吟醸らーめん久保田) is a Tsukemen restaurant located near Kyoto Station. Serving very rich and aromatic miso based soup with thick noodles. Dairy specials are also available 🙂

Map: https://goo.gl/kgIJDK

Access: 7 mins walk from Gojo Station/ 13 mins walk from Kyoto Station

Hours: Lunch 11:00~15:00/Dinner 18:00~23:00