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Susuruka, Susuranka Description

Located in Nara, Susuruka, Susuranka is a hidden gem offering a unique fusion of ramen and Sichuan cuisine. The restaurant's cozy ambiance and traditional decor create a welcoming atmosphere for diners to enjoy a culinary experience like no other.

What sets Susuruka, Susuranka apart is its innovative menu, featuring a tantalizing selection of ramen dishes infused with bold Sichuan flavors. From spicy miso ramen to numbing Sichuan-style noodles, each dish is expertly crafted to delight the taste buds and leave a lasting impression. The skilled chefs at Susuruka, Susuranka have mastered the art of blending Japanese and Chinese culinary techniques, resulting in dishes that are both comforting and exciting.

Whether you're a ramen enthusiast looking to try something new or a Sichuan food lover craving a twist on traditional dishes, Susuruka, Susuranka is the perfect destination for a memorable dining experience. Immerse yourself in the harmonious blend of flavors and spices that define this one-of-a-kind restaurant in the heart of Nara.

Susuruka, Susuranka Overview


28-34 Minamijōdochō, Nara, Nara 630-8341


+81 (0) 742-90-0505

Operating Hours

Sun: 11:00AM-3:00PM, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Mon: 11:00AM-3:00PM, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Tue: Closed
Wed: 11:00AM-3:00PM, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Thur: 11:00AM-3:00PM, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Fri: 11:00AM-3:00PM, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Sat: 11:00AM-3:00PM, 6:00PM-9:00PM

Payment methods


Restaurant Features

Take-out Available


Wheelchair Accessible

Stylish Interior

Susuruka, Susuranka Reviews

Susuruka, Susuranka Google Average Rating



We just wanted something spicy and found this place - rich chicken ramen (had tiny minced chicken pieces) with delicious thick noodles was what we were expecting! We asked with broth and had 1 grilled cheese (and it was on fire) and 1 extra spicy bowls. Both came with tofu inside and flavors were incredible. One of the best ramens we had in Japan. They also offer Halal options.


Halal Japanese restaurant in Nara. Even though the place is quite hidden in narrow road and small in size, you will find many people queuing for it. Went there around 11 am and there was already costumers. It cannot be booked before. They only accept cash. The taste of the halal menu is delicious, adjusted to the taste of halal consumer.


Visited November 2023.
The food was delicious and spicy, the service was also good, I really like mapo tofu and the chicken bowl with rice. They have halal menu.
I recommend it, I wish to go eat there again.


The food was delicious!
We ordered the mapo tofu ramen - regular and spicy.
Along with the ramen we got a side of chicken teriyaki with rice.
I highly recommend to dine here and eat the mapo tofu ramen.
Additionally, the street leading to the restaurant is nice & cozy.


enter the alleyway (dont be scared !) look for a shaved ice cafe and go behind it, theres a path.

visit was on a saturday, 20apr, reached at 11:50am with a minor queue where the server gave us the halal menu (attached as of apr'24) and also made our order prior to entering. we (7 people) entered the restaurant at 12:10pm, the atmosphere was intimate and authentically japanese.

food was served at 12:20pm - 10/10, had the halal ma-po-tofu ramen set with the teriyaki chicken rice bowl, very unique dish compared to your typical ramen and was amazing. i would gatekeep this place but it's too good to not leave a review, would definitely give another visit if i were to come to Nara again :)

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