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Japanese: Ramen

Ramen Kaijin Description

Located near JR Shinjuku Station, Ramen Kaijin is a renowned ramen restaurant specializing in salt-based ramen. What sets this place apart is their meticulous preparation of the broth, which involves grilling fresh fish bones to enhance the flavor and then simmering them to create a rich and concentrated seafood broth. The soup is clear and translucent, allowing the delicate flavors of the fish to shine through.

The menu at Ramen Kaijin offers a variety of options, but their signature dish is the 'Ara-daki Shio Ramen' (salt-based ramen with grilled fish). For an additional 150 yen, you can add a 'Heshiko-yaki Onigiri' (grilled fermented fish rice ball) to your meal. The aroma of the grilled heshiko adds a unique touch to the ramen, and it is recommended to put the rice ball into the soup after finishing the noodles, creating a comforting and flavorful rice soup.

In addition to their exceptional ramen, Ramen Kaijin also prides itself on its custom-made noodles. The noodles are made from a blend of two types of wheat flour, resulting in a thin yet firm texture that complements the soup perfectly.

With its dedication to quality ingredients and meticulous preparation, Ramen Kaijin offers a dining experience that is sure to satisfy any ramen enthusiast. Whether you're a local or a visitor to Tokyo, this restaurant is a must-visit for a taste of authentic and delicious salt-based ramen.

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Ramen Kaijin Overview


3-chōme-35-7 Shinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0022


+81 (0) 3-3356-5658


1 minute walk from Shinjuku Station Southeast Exit.
7 minute walk from Seibu Shinjuku Station on the Seibu Shinjuku Line.

Operating Hours

Sun: 11:00AM-10:00PM
Mon: 11:00AM-3:00PM, 4:30PM-10:00PM
Tue: 11:00AM-3:00PM, 4:30PM-10:00PM
Wed: 11:00AM-3:00PM, 4:30PM-10:00PM
Thur: 11:00AM-3:00PM, 4:30PM-10:00PM
Fri: 11:00AM-3:00PM, 4:30PM-10:00PM
Sat: 11:00AM-10:00PM

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Restaurant Features

Home Delivery

Take-out Available



Ramen Kaijin Reviews

Ramen Kaijin Google Average Rating



it was a true delight. The broth had a rich, savory flavor, and the noodles were perfectly cooked. The meatball and shrimp meatball toppings were fresh. Highly recommend adding #7 with all extra toppings. This ramen was a wonderful blend of flavors and textures, leaving me feeling happy and full. I wholeheartedly recommend it to fellow ramen enthusiasts.


One of the ramen restaurants that has the halal logo. When ordering, you can choose a ramen set with or without an additional rice ball. You also have the option to select the spiciness level and additional toppings (the initial set includes 1 fish cake and 1 shrimp cake). This broth is light, and the fish cake is very delicious, and I recommend adding an egg. Overall it is a good meal.
Please note they put spring onions and ginger as toppings. The spring onions are thinly sliced, so chew carefully to avoid choking. If you accidentally bite into the ginger and don't like it, it may be unpleasant. Also, they only accept cash.


the ramen is good, the portion is big! the restaurant is quite small, so usually we need to wait in ladder to wait customer to go out. but its worth it, very yummy in my tummy 🫶🏼

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