Tokyo Ramen Guide – Top 5 Shinjuku Ramen Shops that you must-try if you come to Tokyo Japan. This Japanese Food Guide will visit 5 unique Ramen Shops in Shinjuku Tokyo. The 5 Shinjuku ramen shops we visit are Mensho San Francisco, Hosenka, Misoya Hachiro Shoten, Oreno Sora and Manrai. Each Ramen Shop in Shinjuku has its special ramen, whether it be miso ramen, shoyu ramen, tonkutsu ramen… and one of these is a Michelin star Ramen Shop in Tokyo. Some may consider these shops the best ramen in tokyo shinjuku and some maybe even the best ramen in japan.

5. Michelin star restaurant, Mensho San Francisco was originally opened in SF by Japanese Chef Tomoharu Shono, and was later reverse-imported to Tokyo. It’s hidden away on the 7th floor of Myload (mirodo) which is directly connected to the south exit of JR Shinjuku station. The shop presents a stylish cafe like interior attracting a larger female audience when compared to most ramen shops.

So I threw down on their A5 Black-hair wagyu beef shoyu ramen. The beef on top is from Kagoshima, silky smooth and extremely tender. The soup was made from Beef Genkotsu and Bonito flakes, creating a strong yet light flavor. Delicately placed on top of the beef, you can see a soy sauce powder, yuzu, and garlic.

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Hosenka is the second ramen shop produced by the owners Hayashida Ramen, which is another popular ramen shop in Shinjuku.

Misoya Hachiro Shoten is under the famous Ramen shop group, Nantsuttei which is famously known for its creamy tonkotsu broth soup. So without missing any flavorful notes, Misoya Hachiro Shoten’s also implements a creamy tonkotsu broth but in the miso variety. The shop uses special blend of miso from Hokkaido to create its own special richness.

Oreno Sora is a well-known ramen shop in Takadanobaba and this is their second shop. As for their menu, you can choose from 3 types – Kake buta soba, Tsuke buta soba, and Ae buta soba. This is Kake buta soba, literally translated to poured pork noodle, which is their regular standard ramen.

Manrai has been in business since 1961. I love the chic interior, reminds me of nice soba shop. It looks new but that’s because they moved location a few years back.

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0:54 – #5 Mensho San Francisco

4:35 – #4 Hosenka

8:14 – #3 Misoya Hachiro Shoten

11:32 – #2 Oreno Sora

13:59 – #1 Manrai

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  2. Meery Christmas Paolo ang Happy New Year.

  3. Happy New Year! Katsu Ramen is my favorite I need to book a ticket for Japan ASAP

  4. 7:21 shes cute as hell

  5. The ramen in Japan looks super delicious that I would love to try them, love it, Paolo!

  6. This sounds weird but you sound like you got a lot of saliva in your mouth.

  7. Another great video Paolo! Wondering where you got your colourful puffer jacket from?

  8. I‘d like to see great vegan/vegetarian/pescatarian ramen options… I know it’s out there, however nobody cares enough to highlight it/dedicate a video about it.

  9. Are most restaurants and cafes pay first via vending menu and then how do you get to your seat?

  10. Perfect timing! Im heading to Tokyo this afternoon!

  11. Thanks Paolo ! Love your videos. What exactly is natto? (Not sure if I spelt that right) looks great in that ramen I’d love to try it! Also it would be cool if you had a video on good cafe spots to hang with friends 🙂

  12. 10:52 I almost pissed myself while laughing at how you looked in that moment

  13. You should do a video with strictly dumpling

  14. Cool))

  15. Paolo Maligayang Pasko at Manigong Bagong Taon sa inyong dalawa ni Maiko. Hope you understand it ☺☺☺

  16. Oishi dayo! Thanks for sharing!

  17. 1st again 1st like

  18. Ahh thank you so much for this video, Paolo! Just finished rewatching the Shibuya ramen video and was about to request one for Shinjuku and here it is!

  19. OMG I saw this video right when it was uploaded! Love you Paolo from Israel <3

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