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Menya Shirakawa

56-2 Aioimachi, Takayama 506-0014, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-77-9289
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good27%
  • Average29%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
17 Oct 2016
“Tasty, good atmosphere - but overhyped”
10 Oct 2016
“Good Noodles”
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$$ - $$$
56-2 Aioimachi, Takayama 506-0014, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is the Ramen bar in Takayama that always has a long queue of people (mostly Japanese) waiting outside. For me, the food doesn't measure up to its popularity. Ignore the reviews here saying 'its the best' - it's not. It tastes fine, but I...More

1  Thank LachyLn
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The shop only sells noodles with meat. Soup based might be bit strong if you used to Cantonese type of noodle soup. But the noodle itself is fabulous. It’s perfect in thickness and al-dente. The medium size portion is just right. You can consume them...More

1  Thank spottyladybird
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Love this small ramen shop. Its close to the station, open in during lunch and dinner time. I have to queue for a while to get it, and it is packed with locals, means its popular. They only have one menu: ramen, and it was...More

1  Thank Yohanes J
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Very different from tonkotsu but soo delicious. People were lined up in front of the door before it opened but the wait was short. The staff is very friendly.

Thank mega_mochi
Reviewed 4 December 2014

I know there are a lot of different ways to do ramen, but in my opinion, Menya Shirakawa has the best bowl of steaming savory ramen noodles. The best I've had to date, I should say. From Takayama station, head to Kokubun-ji dori and then...More

1  Thank Adam M
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  • Address: 56-2 Aioimachi, Takayama 506-0014, Gifu Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Gifu Prefecture  >  Takayama
  • Phone Number: +81 577-77-9289
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