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Banninriki

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Ueno, Asakusa
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1-24-2 Iriya, Taito 110-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3876-2420
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

It's pretty much like a Ramen, without the soup ! Their recipe is amazing. I used to go twice a month. Very traditional mood.

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Thank Laurent P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Ramen in a bowl with whatever extras you want. Order your preferences at the machine and give the tickets to the staff.

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Thank Nick T
Ginowan, Japan
1 review
Reviewed 2 January 2017

First Ramen I ate when I first moved into the neighborhood. It was delicious and very hearty. At first glance you would think it's like any other ramen in Japan but no, this ramen restaurant doesn't have a broth base soup, instead it switches to oils to flavor on your own liking. From the thick noodles, great amount of chashu... More 

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Thank christopherhoang21
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Great Ramen and awesome atmosphere. Had an English Menu and English "How to" add condiments to Ramen. One of the best Ramen meals I've ever had. Love the fact that there is a No Smoking restaurant.

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Thank paulosimoes0331
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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I have tried a few in Tokyo and would say this one is my favorite. It has only 15 seats but you don't have to wait long. Just pick your choice at the ordermachine and enjoy the delicious noodles. maybe if you not know how to eat the waiter will show you this. Very friendly and helpful staff.

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Thank Emilio F
Bangkok, Thailand
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Honestly though...I have never had noodles like this before or since (despite attempting to replicate them at home several times and failing). We came here 3 times in 1 week, and then again the week after to introduce my visiting brother. Advertised as ramen, but different to what you'd expect - quick, friendly service, outstandingly delicious, amazing value.... Just go... More 

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Thank Nomabz
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Amazing food. We went to this restaurant 3 times in 2 days. It was insane. We still dream of this food. Enough said. Eat it.

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Thank Scrumdidiliana
Mannheim, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015

This seems like any decent traditional ramen shop at first glance, but is has a very distinctive style of preparing the ramen. They are not in a soup but in an oily sauce, in a standard bowl some pork roll and nori is added. Staff does not speak English, but they have an english manual on how to order and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 9
Cuisine
Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
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Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-24-2 Iriya, Taito 110-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Taito>  > Ueno, Asakusa
  • Neighbourhood: Ueno, Asakusa
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3876-2420

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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