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Japanese: Ramen

Ramen Gokan Description

Holding the 10th spot on the Table Log's Top 1000 list in 2023, this new ramen eatery is just a 10-minute stroll from Ikebukuro station. It's renowned for its exquisite flavors and meticulously chosen ingredients. Their signature rice bowl is a visual and gustatory delight, boasting a harmonious blend of shellfish soups and carefully selected chicken stock, creating an unforgettable umami experience.
The soup is masterfully balanced with soy sauce and chicken stock, and it's accentuated by a subtle shellfish stock aftertaste that grows more addictive with each sip. The straight noodles offer a unique texture, transitioning from chewy to soft, soaking up the broth's essence in every bite.
Toppings comprise of wontons, three types of chashu, seaweed, boiled egg, green onion, and mitsuba leaves. Among them, the roast chicken breast chashu stands out with its perfectly seared aroma, though the larger roast loin chashu might be a tad underwhelming for some.
A standout on the menu is the meat rice, which is rich in flavor and is elevated by a zesty yuzu sauce, providing a refreshing counterpoint. This hidden gem in Ikebukuro is a must-visit for those seeking unparalleled ramen experiences.

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Ramen Gokan Overview


Cosmo Higashiikebukuro 101, 2-57-2 Higashiikebukuro , Toshima-ku, Tokyo 170-0013


+81 (0) 3-5904-8955


9 minutes walk from Ikebukuro Station East exit

Operating Hours

Mon-Tues: Closed
Wed-Sun: 11:30 AM–3 PM

Payment methods


Restaurant Features



Reservations Not Accepted

Ramen Gokan Reviews

Ramen Gokan Google Average Rating



Translated from Japanese:
I had the special salt ramen.
You can enjoy the umami of the ingredients as explained in the carefully crafted soup stock.
Noodles are noodles with moderate elasticity with a fine cross section that is almost square.
It is a counter seat with a beautiful open kitchen that seems to have just opened.
I entered the store at about 12:40 and stood for a while after opening, but I was interested in the politeness of checking the soup being cooked.
Boiled eggs, wontons, and char siu each had a gentle taste and were well-organized and enjoyed until the end. The accent citrus shavings were also good.
The customer service was also refreshing.


Translated from Japanese:
Even here recently, the top taste. I had soy sauce ramen on the first day and it was so good that I went to get salt the next day. In particular, the soy sauce ramen has been at the top level of perfection in Japan for the past two years. Some people choose salt because of the number of reviews and the beauty of its appearance, but I think the essence of this restaurant is soy sauce. Also, you should definitely ask for meat rice on the side menu. The refreshing aroma of yuzu and the smoky aroma of kiln-baked chashu explodes from the first bite. The moment you put it in your mouth, it will go right through your nose, making you want to eat it all the time. Tsukemen is under development, and I will visit you again when it is completed.


Translated from Japanese:
I got the special salt ramen.
The shellfish soup is effective and delicious. . The dashi stock and salt are well balanced, and the oil complements the soup. If you like ramen, I think it's worth visiting once.

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