【Tokyo Ramen Tour】Find your Perfect Ramen in Tokyo! A Local Ramen Expert's Guide to the World of Ramen

【Tokyo Ramen Tour】Find your Perfect Ramen in Tokyo! A Local Ramen Expert's Guide to the World of Ramen

  • Ramen has gained its place among the world’s most popular Japanese foods. Among Japan’s many Ramen hotspots, the capital Tokyo’s hosts fierce competition of over 3,000 local ramen restaurants. Do you want to eat great ramen in Tokyo, but need some help from a local ramen guide? This Tokyo ramen tour will be perfect for you!
  • Your local tour guide is Frank, a Tokyo native and expert of ramen all around Japan.
  • Your tour guide Frank will carefully listen to your preferences and decide what ramen you should eat. With his vast local knowledge of Tokyo’s ramen, he’ll help you find the perfect bowl of ramen just for you! Discover the world of Tokyo’s ramen from the point of view of a local!
  • Before eating ramen, your tour guide will share his in-depth knowledge of ramen over coffee or tea. The drink cost is included in the tour fee!

Information

Area Tokyo (Shinjuku, Asakusa / Sky Tree, Jiyugaoka / Nakameguro)
Meeting place 月曜 10:30 中目黒駅 / 金曜 10:00 西武新宿駅 / 金曜 18:30 浅草駅
Meeting time [10:30 Mon.] Naka-meguro Stn. south exit / [10:00 Fri.] Seibu-Shinjuku Stn. Pepe front sq. / [18:30 Fri.] Asakusa Stn.
Duration About 2 hours
Activity Code ACk005601
supported language English
Minimum number of participants 1person

Itinerary

  • - Meet up: Nakameguro/Shinjuku/Asakusa
    - Ramen discussion with your local tour guide Frank
    - Choosing your ramen
    - Eating ramen
    - End of your ramen tour
    • The Ramen Tour to Find the Perfect Bowl for you!
       
      In recent years, ramen has paved way for its popularity worldwide, putting it among the most popular Japanese foods in the world. There are over 30,000 ramen restaurants in Japan, and over 3,000 in Tokyo alone.
      Under the umbrella of "ramen", there is also a huge variety; soy sauce, salt, pork bone, and miso are a mere fraction of the variety today's ramen offers. Have you ever been stumped, not knowing which ramen type is the best, or which of the many ramen restaurants in Tokyo you should go to?
      This Tokyo ramen tour will answer your questions! Your tour guide Frank is a native and current local of Tokyo, and he'll start the tour by sharing his deep knowledge on ramen. From picking the perfect ramen for you, to the manners and etiquette of eating ramen, he'll teach you everything you need to know!
      The ramen tour commences!
    • Meeting up with your local guide
      Meet up with Frank for your Tokyo ramen tour. The meeting place varies depending on the date and time of your tour, so check before you leave home!
    • Learn & Discuss about Ramen
      Before eating any ramen, the tour members will learn about ramen over drinks. Using colorful and informative slides, the tour guide will share his in-depth knowledge about Japanese ramen's history, etiquette, and flavors.
      The deep knowledge of ramen that you gain here will help you later in enjoying ramen like a local!
    • Choosing the Perfect Ramen for you
      Once you're equipped with knowledge, it's time to eat some ramen! Tokyo has a myriad of ramen types and flavors to pick from, but your tour guide Frank will hand-pick a few to specially recommend you. Choose the one that speaks most to you, and the tour will move to its main event: the ramen!
    • Eating ramen!
      Before too long, the ramen tour will arrive at the ramen store of your choice. With your newfound knowledge of ramen, the bowl of noodles will feel even more delicious!
      The tour ends here, but your ramen adventure doesn't! After the tour, the tour guide Frank will give you a full list of his most recommended ramen restaurants in Tokyo. You can use the rest of your time in Japan to try the ramen restaurants that the tour didn't have the time to visit!
    • About Frank: Ramen expert, Tokyo local
      Frank is a native and current local of Tokyo. He is a ramen expert who has visited countless ramen restaurants, and has a ramen blog called "5 AM Ramen". Through your 3-hour tour, he'll share with you more in-depth knowledge of ramen than you thought anybody could have!

Caution

Included in the fee
- 1 bowl of ramen
- 1 drink (coffee/black tea)
Not included in the fee
Transportation fare
Notes
- If you have any food preferences or allergies, please contact the operating company prior to the tour.
- While meat toppings can be removed, please be aware that all ramen broths included in this tour contain animal-based ingredients.
- Children under the age of 8 cannot participate in this tour.

- The location of the tour will vary depending on the time and date of your reservation.
1. [Monday 10:30~12:00]: Nakameguro area
2. [Friday 10:00~12:00]: Shinjuku area
3. [Friday 18:30~20:30]: Asakusa area
Things to bring
Please prepare cash for transportation fare.
Cancellation policy
Cancellations 1 day prior to, and on the day of the tour, will be charged 100% of the initial participation fee.
Operating Company
Tokyo Ramen Tours

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