My brothers and I spent our first evening in Japan in Shibuya, one of Tokyo‘s special wards. I was really looking forward to spending time in Shibuya especially since it’s one of Tokyo’s busiest districts. You can read more about our fun Shibuya escapades.
Anyway, while my brothers and I roamed around Shibuya, we realized we haven’t eaten anything yet after we checked in at Oak Hostel Cabin. As fate would have it, we stumbled upon this ramen restaurant that had an English menu – Kamukura Soup With Noodles.
Entering that restaurant was one of the great impromptu decisions we made while in Tokyo 🙂 Because, as it turned out, Kamukura is one of the popular ramen places in Japan that served really good, filling and affordable food!
Kamukura Ramen actually has a controversial claim: “Best ramen in Tokyo, please come inside.” I wasn’t sure if this was true but after trying their food, I can only excitedly nod in agreement!
Things are fuss-free at Kamukura. You order via a ticket vending machine. They have two units outside. This is how you order:
Once you have your tickets, you get in, look for empty bar stools and hand over your tickets to one of the chefs. As soon as you enter, by the way, the staff will loudly welcome you. You’ll hear (or in my case, get surprised haha) a chorus of cheery voices welcoming you. They’ll also do the same for customers exiting the restaurant. They’ll thank them, too.
Kamukura Ramen has an open kitchen so you’ll see exactly how your food will be prepared.
Our ramen noodles were served in huge bowls. Served steaming hot! THEY ARE SO GOOD THAT I SOMEHOW DISLIKE THE IDEA THAT WE DON’T HAVE RAMEN THIS GOOD AND AFFORDABLE IN THE PHILIPPINES.
Trust me, the food at Kamukura Ramen is worth every penny! Try them when you’re in Tokyo 🙂
Read my other Japan-related posts: Mindanaoan In Japan