Best Ramen in Shinjuku

Here are the best ramen in Shinjuku an in depth review of ramen in Shinjuku Tokyo Japan. Ramen is a popular noodle dish served in a flavorful broth. The noodles are made from wheat flour, salt and alkaline water which is complemented with the delicious broth.

Miso Ramen

There is also basically 5 types of broth: Shōyu (Soy Sauce), Shio (Salt), Miso, Tonkotsu (Pork) and Curry. There are other types of broth, but these are the main types.

Shōyu (Soy Sauce) ramen

There also many different styles of ramen depending on the region and how they serve it.

For instance, there is style of ramen called Tsuke-men.

Tsukemen Ramen

Tsuke-men ramen is where the broth and noodles are separated and served separately. In tsuke-men ramen, you dip your noodles in the broth which can either be hot or cold.

Most places will also serve Gyoza or dumplings as a combo set with ramen. When you are in Shinjuku, you should try all the ramen as much as you can!


KAIJIN Shinjukuhonten (麺屋海神 新宿店)

KAIJIN Shinjukuhonten (麺屋海神 新宿店) seafood ramen

This ramen shop specialises in Seafood ramen. The speciality ramen had a clear seafood broth (fish dashi salt ramen) with chicken and fish meat balls. A very unique ramen place.


Seafood ramen



4 Stars

Opening Hours

Monday – Saturday: 11:00 ~ 15:00 and 16:30 ~ 23:30

Sunday: 11:00 ~ 21:00

Closed Public Holiday


〒160-0022 Tokyo, 新宿区Shinjuku, 3 Chome−35−7, さんらくビル

Tel: +81 3-3356-5658

Tatsunoya ラーメン 龍の家

Tatsunoya ラーメン 龍の家 shop front

Kyushu style based pork broth ramen. This Kyushu style has a narrow noodle with a rich delicious umami pork broth. There is free tabletop bean sprouts and spicy bean sprouts.

They also do tsuke-men ramen which has won many ramen competition awards.

Tatsunoya ラーメン 龍の家 tonkatsu


Tonkatsu ramen ¥750


4 stars


7-4-5 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Fujino Building 1F

Tel: 03-6304-0899

Opening hours:

Everyday: 11:00 ~ 24:00

Holidays are closed

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