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Yakumo Ramen 八雲
Yakumo Ramen 八雲
Yakumo Ramen 八雲
Yakumo Ramen is awarded 'Tokyo Ramen of the Year'

Yakumo Ramen is a popular ramen shop that’s been covered in magazines & TV and has even been awarded “Tokyo Ramen of the Year” for 2012-13. For all these reasons, I’ve been wanting to try it for a while and it did not disappoint. We went on a weekend night and it was surprisingly empty. Might be because it’s located in a random residential neighborhood on the 2nd floor of an obscure building so it’s a little confusing to find.

They are famous for their white soy sauce broth ramen with wonton but they have quite a few options to choose from aside from that. Everything comes in one of two different broths, the salt-based “white broth” (白だし)and the soy sauce-based “Black broth” (黒だし). We ordered the “Meat wonton noodles – white broth” (肉ワンタン麺 – 白だし) for 850yen, and the “tsukesoba with meat wonton – black broth” (つけそば肉ワンタン付き – 黒だし) for 850yen. While we were waiting, we noticed that the chef was carefully choosing each strand of meat and menma (bamboo shoots) and placing them onto the ramen very methodically. When we finally got the ramen, the presentation of the food was done to perfection. I had the white broth and it was strongly flavored with delicious wonton and I was very satisfied. I had a sip of my friend’s black broth but I personally liked the white broth more.

The cost performance was very high with the amount of food we got for 850yen. If you want a slightly untraditional ramen with wontons, give this place a try.

Address // 2F, 1-7-2, Ohashi, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan (map)
Phone Number // 03-3476-2708
Website // n/a


4 comments on “Yakumo Ramen

  1. Looks so good! Thank you for the excellent blog you have. I have subscribed and look forward to more.

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    • Thank you!

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  2. Maki san,
    Love your blog very much.
    I plan to visit Japan with my family next year, and gratefully your blog helps a lot.
    Keep on writing.


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  3. I visited this amazing ramen place during my trip last week. One of my favorite meals during my entire stay.

    A little secret, you can actually ask to mix the two broths. Came out very tasty.

    Foty on

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