November 13, 2017
The 10 Best Ramen Shops You Must Eat in Yokohama, Japan
There are lots of flavors of ramen in all over Japan. Like Miso ramen from Sapporo, Soy source from Tokyo and pork from Hakata. There are lots of food places in Japan. Today, we would like to introduce good ramen in Yokohama. Yokohama is the biggest city in Kanagawa prefecture, lots of tourist visit there. If you visit there, please visit the places we introduce today!
1. Iekei Souhonzan Yoshimurake
“Iekei souhonzan Yoshimurake” is located 4 minutes walk from JR Yokohama station. It is said the first restaurant that started “family ramen”. Their ramen is based on pork with strong soup and thick noodle and soft pork. It always have waiting line. They also have 6 brunches in Kanto area.
The soup is made from 5 in the morning. They don’t use frozen green vegetables for topping so the topping is different every day. The soup is very tasty, you can add garlic or vinegar if you want. Enjoy local Yokohama ramen!
Name: Iekei Souhonzan Yoshimurake
Address: 2-12-6 Minami saiwai, Nishi, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Access: 4 minutes from JR Yokohama station by foot
Map: Map to Iekei Souhonzan Yoshimurake
“Inoue” is located 8 minutes walk from JR Nambu line Shitte station. They have strong dried small sardines soup. Thin noodle matches their strong soup. Miso ramen is also popular.
It is in living area and has only 3 counter seats and 1 table seat but it is always full. If you come to Yokohama, visit this place!
Address: 1-7-26 Yakou Tsurumi, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Close: Monday and Thursday night
Access: 8 minutes from Nambu line Shitte station by foot
Map: Map to Inoue
3. Memba Hamatora
“Memba Hamatora” is located 5 minutes walk from JR Yokohama station and looks pretty that makes women and kids easy to go. They use original noodle that matches strong soup.
As side menu, they serve steamed dumplings. They are home made. Our suggestion is “Shiogamo soba”. They don’t use water for soup and it’s very tasty. Please try it!
Name: Membe Hamatora
Address: 2-12-1 Tsuruya, Kanagawa, Yokohama
Access: 5 minutes from JR Yokohama station by foot
Map: Map to Membe Hamatora
4． Chinese soba Ishin Shoten
“Ishin Shoten” soup is based salt and soy source. They use thick noodle that matches their soup. If you like ramen, this place will satisfy you. They close on Sunday, so be careful.
If you want to eat good soy source ramen, this place is good!
Name: Ishin Shoten
Address: 2-10-21 Kitasaiwai, Nishi, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Time: lunch: 11:00~15:00, dinner: 18:00~22:00
Access: 8 minutes by foot from JR Yokohama station Exit 9
Map: Map to Ishin Shoten
“Kanniya” is 15 minutes walk from Yokohama city subway Kaminagaya station. They use thick noodle and fresh seaweed for topping.
There are only 19 counter seats. It is a little far from the closest station but they have parking lot that can park 9 cars, so you can go by car too.
Address: 3-3-22 Shimonagaya, Minami, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Access: 15 minutes from Kaminagaya station by foot
Map: Map to Kanniya
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“Tamagatta” is located 5 minutes walk from Yokohama station where lots of restaurants are located. They have pork ramen that noodle is thin and soup is creamy.
They have 10 counter seats and 1 table seats, so there will be a line during lunch time but it takes only 1 minute to serve after they get order so it is good for people who are in hurry.
Name: Tamagatta Yokohama west exit
Address: 2-8-23 Minami saiwai, Nishi, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Access: 5 minutes from Yokohama west exit by foot
Map: Map to Tamagatta Yokohama west exit
“Tsuruichiya” is 4 minutes walk from JR Yokohama station. They are popular for the soup. Also Jigoku ramen is their main menu that you can choose spice level from 1 to 4. You can also choose noodle, hard, regular and soft.
In the restaurant, there are 9 counter seats and 14 table seats. They open until 5 in the morning, so how about going there if you miss your last train?
Address: 1-7-34 Tsuruyacho, Kanagawa, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Access: 4 minutes from Yokohama station by foot
Map: Map to Tsuruichiya
8. AFURI Yokohama Joinus
“AFURI Yokohama Joinus” is located in shopping mall that is connected to Yokohama station west exit. Citrus salt ramen is popular in their menu. They make pork that goes for topping after they get order.
They have 10 brunches in Tokyo such as Ebisu, Harajuku, Nakameguro, Azabu jyuban and Roppongi. Please try their ramen!
Name: AFURI Yokohama Joinus
Address: Yokohama Joinus B1 floor, 1-5-1 Minami saiwai, Nishi, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Access: Yokohama station west exit, Yokohama Joinus B1floor
Map: Map to AFURI Yokohama Joinus
9. Sendai Tsurugamine Honten
Sendai Tsurugamine honten is located 20 minutes walk from Sagami tetsudo line Tsurugamine station and Nishiya station. They have only 10 counter seats. The noodle is flat and strong, and for soup, they use the parts that are fresh and not smelly.
This place is far from the stations but they have parking lot for 4 cars. Please stop there when you go drive.
Name: Sendai Tsurugamine Honten
Address: 1496 Kawashima, Hodogaya, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Access: 20 minutes from Tsurugamine station by foot
Map: Map to Sendai Tsurugamine Honten
10. Santon 2-go-ten
It is a Chinese restaurant that is located at 8 minutes from Minatomirai station and Chukagai station by foot. “Santon 2-go-ten” is famous for boiled stickers that was opened 30 years ago. They have lots of menu other than that too.
There are 93 seats including private room for 10 to 20 people, so even if you go with group, it should be fine. If you want to taste real Chinese food, this place is good to visit!
Name: Santon 2-go-ten
Address: 150-3 Yamashita, Naka, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Access: 7 minutes from Motomachi Chukagai station by foot
Map: Map to Santon 2-go-ten
Let’s go to Yokohama to eat Ramen!
Ramen is worldwide famous Japanese food. There might be a lot of tourists who visit Japan for Ramen. Today, we introduced only a little bit of ramen restaurants. If you visit Yokohama, please find ramen that you like!