【Tokyo Ramen Tour】Try 6 Delicious Ramen bowls in a Day! Ramen tasting tour with a Local Ramen Guide!

【Tokyo Ramen Tour】Try 6 Delicious Ramen bowls in a Day! Ramen tasting tour with a Local Ramen Guide!

  • 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!
  • In this Tokyo ramen tour, you will pick and customize 6 out of 11 possible mini ramen bowls. The ramen tour will take you to 3 local award-winning ramen restaurants to sample and compare different types of ramen. Learn and taste ramen in this tour like a Tokyo local would!
  • Your local tour guide is Frank, a Tokyo native and expert of ramen all around Japan.
  • Your local tour guide is Frank, a Tokyo native and expert of ramen all around Japan. Frank will teach you his abundant knowledge of ramen as you tour the several restaurants, focusing on topics such as ramen’s history, recipes, and trends!
  • The ramen you will see in this Tokyo tour are all colorful and mouth-watering, and will make great photo material too!


Area Tokyo Jiyugaoka / Nakameguro
Meeting place Naka-meguro Station, south exit
Meeting time 14:00 / 19:00
Duration About 3 hours
Activity Code ACk005602
supported language English
Minimum number of participants 1person

Meeting place


  • - Meet up at Naka-meguro Station, south exit (14:00/19:00)
    - Fish-broth ramen: the Tokyo local ramen tour begins!
    - Curry ramen: the spice is addicting!
    - Tonkotsu ramen: a classic pick to end the ramen tour
    - End of ramen tour (17:00/22:00)
    • Ramen Tasting Tour: Experience Tokyo's Local Picks!
      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 local ramen tour is made to answer your questions! As the knowledgeable local guide answers your questions on ramen, you'll also get to try a wide variety of ramen bowls. Let the tasting begin!
    • The Tokyo Ramen Tour Begins: Meet up at Naka-meguro Station
      The ramen tour will meet up at the south exit of Naka-meguro Station. Your local tour guide Frank will be waiting for you. With colorful and informative slides, Frank will teach you many facts about ramen you never knew before!
      This tasting tour will let you pick and customize 6 out of 11 possible mini ramen bowls. The bowls are about 1/3 to 1/4 of a normal ramen bowl, but keep yourself hungry if you want to finish all of them!
    • #1: Fish-broth Ramen
      A local fish-based ramen will kick off the Tokyo ramen tour. The picture shows your two choices: spicy tantan-men and soup-less shrimp ramen. Savor your first bowl of ramen in the relaxed homey establishment! The fish stock used for this ramen is made using unique methods, and some say is a flavor that can only be made in Japan!
      Here, Frank will teach you about the history and types of ramen. one step at a time, he'll unravel the reasons of ramen's popularity. At every stop of this tour, Frank will expand your knowledge of ramen one theme at a time!
    • #2: Spicy Curry Ramen
      Next on the list of this Tokyo ramen tour is a curry-flavored ramen. With an exquisite balance of spices, this ramen will keep you coming back for the next bite!
      As you eat this ramen, Frank will teach you about the next ramen topic: "prep-work". He'll talk about the many secret steps taken to formulate the flavor of ramen.
    • #3: Pork-bone Ramen
      The pork-bone ramen marks the end to your local Tokyo ramen tour. The colorful soup is sure to add some flare to your instagram feed, and ties up the tour to a nice end.
      Frank's last lecture will be on ramen's trends. How has ramen changed along with people's tastes? Your local guide will uncover the answers.
    • 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!


Included in the fee
- English guide
- 6 mini ramen bowls
Not included in the fee
- All expenses not listed above
- 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.
Things to bring
Transportation during the tour will be train-based. Please prepare ¥350 in cash.
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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