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4-84 Tanakamachi, Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 73-424-1689
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good42%
  • Average28%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“noodles” (9 reviews)
“ramens” (2 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Soups
$$ - $$$
4-84 Tanakamachi, Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Apparently the must-eat in Wakayama - it's even on the poster of Wakayama tourism by the official Wakayama tourism association. The restaurant is set up differently from typical ramen places eg those in Tokyo where you are seated at the bar overlooking the kitchen (I...More

1  Thank KC930
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Decided to try this ramen since Wakayama is a ramen town. Arrived from Singapore at 11pm and walk about 8mins from Granvia Wakayama to this ramen place. Overall different ramen style as the broth is much thicker though a little tad salty for singaporean taste...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Wakayama ramen has this funny dried fish smell. And it all adds to the flavour. The soup here is so distinctive, I'm yearning for more as I write. Only now do I know that the flavour grows on you far beyond what you experience while...More

1  Thank HKeater
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We were looking up where to get some late night ramen, and this place popped up. It was kind of hard to find but it was surely worth it. Only one of the crew understood english but at least she did help us since the...More

Thank Kelly V
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Not the best, a little bit salty. But not bad to try since 700 yen is cheaper than buying food from vending machine. Arrived there at midnight, the shop still welcome me with smile and good service. Very small place, but felt like home.

1  Thank Wichuta R
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

I went here with 2 friends after a long day of traveling. The ramen was delicious and reasonably priced, and the food came out quickly! Staff were very friendly too! A great meal for a cold winters night!

Thank Lisa-Katee
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Visited ideshoten after reading about it from multiple reviews and tour books. It is a very small shop, not very flashy. We came here for dinner, and at first we thought we had lost our direction as we did not recognise the building to be...More

1  Thank Changry4
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Ramen is a must try food in Wakayama. Among others, we selected this one, and it didn't disappoint us. The soup is well balanced, and the BBQ pork is tenderly melting in the mouth. It would be perfect, if the store could have chili pepper...More

Thank 翊 李
Reviewed 2 March 2015

This place was voted the top ramen in Japan by some cooking show so gets visitors from all over Japan. Its a small non-descript place - very simple, with lineups out the door. The ramen was good - perhaps I don't like the shoyu mixed...More

1  Thank Cambridge2014
Reviewed 9 September 2013

This place was great. Small quaint place where you share a table with other people. Not being from Japan it caught me off guard but the atmosphere was cool and the was one of the best I had while in Japan. It was so good...More

1  Thank Alopez365
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 7 - USD 9
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-84 Tanakamachi, Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Wakayama Prefecture  >  Wakayama
  • Phone Number: +81 73-424-1689
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