Ultimate TOKYO RAMEN Tour! RAMEN EXPERT Reveals the Best Noodle Spots in Town!

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  • Published on Jan 6, 2019
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    HOW TO ORDER RAMEN: Step 1. Select your ramen of choice and get ticket from the vending machine | Step 2: Give ticket to the chef and wait for your ramen to arrive

    » THE RAMEN
    1. AOBA GAKUGEI DAIGAKU: Classic Tsukemen (dry ramen)
    ADDRESS: 2-21-14 Takaban, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
    OPEN: 11AM - 11PM
    🍜BROTH: The broth includes shoyu, kelp, pork for richness, and most importantly, niboshi (dried boiled fish - sardines or anchovies).
    NOODLES: The broth is typically prepared first due to the amount of time it takes to prepare. The fresh noodles are boiled for a short period and placed in a bowl separately from the broth. The toppings go in last, on top of and into the broth.
    💸PRICE: 8.59 USD/950 JPY
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    2. RAMEN NAGI BUTAO: Red Ramen + Black Ramen
    ADDRESS: 1 Chome-3-1 Higashi, Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to 150-0011
    OPEN: 11AM - 12AM | Sundays and Holidays: 11AM - 10PM
    🍜Ramen Nagi Butao has a few signature types of ramen: original (white); red ramen with minced pork, spicy miso and a little yakiniku sauce; black ramen with charred minced pork, squid, yogurt and garlic chips; and green ramen with cheese, bacon and basil.
    💸PRICE: 7.96 USD/880 JPY
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    3. NIIGATA SANPOUTEI TOKYO LABORATORY: Chinese Tofu Ramen
    ADDRESS: 2 Chome-44-5 Kamimeguro, Meguro, Tokyo 153-0051
    OPEN: Weekdays: 11:30AM - 03:30PM + 05:30PM - 11:30PM | Weekends and Holidays: 11:30AM - 11:30PM
    🍜ZENTORO MABOMEN (SPICY TOFU RAMEN): You need douban (fermented broad beans and chili paste) and douchi (fermented black beans) to make this dish. It’s meant to be spicy and almost sticky. There should also be minced pork. Add thick ramen noodles to the mabo-dofu dish.
    🍜SANRATANMEN (HOT AND SOUR RAMEN): Black pepper, red peppers (tougarashi) and a sourness from vinegar come together in the broth. Toppings include wood ear mushrooms, bamboo shoots and tofu. Thinner noodles are used here.
    🍜CHICKEN RICH RAMEN: They use high-grade chicken with a lot of collagen. The broth is comprised of several vegetables, which are blended into the thick and creamy chicken broth. Add some lemon for acidity.
    💸PRICE: ZENTORO MABOMEN: 9.22 USD/1,000 JPY | SANRATANMEN: 8.76 USD/950 JPY | CHICKEN RICH RAMEN: 9.03 USD/980 JPY
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    4. MENYA FUJISHIRO: Chicken Broth Ramen
    ADDRESS: 2 Chome-3-1 Asakusa, Taitō, Tokyo
    OPEN: 11AM-11PM | Sunday: 11AM - 6:30PM
    🍜CHICKEN BROTH RAMEN: First, add soy sauce kelp and additional seasoning to broth. The main ingredient in the soup is chicken from Daisen, Japan (“Daisen-jidori”). Daisen is a mountainous area in Tottori, famous for its high-grade chicken. The soup includes roasted beef ribs and sardines. In addition to the standard egg, green onion, kamoboko (fish cake), and seaweed toppings, they sprinkle on fried garlic. The noodles are thin and straight.
    💸PRICE: 8.86 USD/980 JPY
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Comments • 1 804

  • GeGGo9870
    GeGGo9870 2 hours ago

    I like this guy

  • Cindy La
    Cindy La 5 hours ago

    That mapo tofu ramen is the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen 😍

  • sri dharan
    sri dharan 12 hours ago

    It's so expensive
    In Japan a bowl of ramen 🍜... RM 31 plus in some basic restaurants seriously 😅😅😅

  • Foodiana Jones
    Foodiana Jones Day ago

    The 3rd one actually didnt look goos

  • Brent McNew
    Brent McNew Day ago +1

    7:41 is it me or is there a hair in the noodles

  • Hilarius The Conqueror

    Ahh so delicious

  • coconutsugar
    coconutsugar 2 days ago +1

    I’ve lived in Japan for four years and I remember finding my favorite ramen shop ever in Meguro. I’ve had hundreds of different ramens at this point and this chicken broth ramen (being I believe my second ramen I’ve ever tried) has always been the best. The combination of the broth with the noodles and toppings were perfect for me and I screamed when I saw that you guys covered it in the last ramen shop. It’s amazing and I always recommend it to anyone. To think I found that place by accident with my friend while we were waiting for another friend who was running really late.

  • Shannon Grillo
    Shannon Grillo 2 days ago +1

    7:43 looks like hair on top of ramen

  • TanGo
    TanGo 3 days ago

    So everyone is going to ignore the fact that both are handsome?

  • Farzna Rszmn
    Farzna Rszmn 3 days ago

    8:23 definitely me every time i eat with chopsticks.

  • Angelica Llano
    Angelica Llano 4 days ago

    You have the best job everrrrr!!!!! I sooo envy you..

  • Tina Louise
    Tina Louise 4 days ago

    He should have his own channel

  • Bryeee
    Bryeee 5 days ago

    Watching these while eating ramen is like a paradise

  • Mortal Kombat
    Mortal Kombat 5 days ago

    Calories per day-- 12,000

  • Mortal Kombat
    Mortal Kombat 5 days ago

    So good
    .......

  • May G Yang
    May G Yang 5 days ago +4

    I love the chemistry you two had together. I think you two click very well!!

    • Farzna Rszmn
      Farzna Rszmn 3 days ago

      are you thinkin what i'm actually thinking? lol

  • Salma Hafsa
    Salma Hafsa 6 days ago

    What happens if you don’t slurp?

  • big jim
    big jim 6 days ago

    Hair in the food at 7:41!!!🤢🤢🤢

  • diane gentle
    diane gentle 6 days ago

    😊❤ spicy

  • John Smith
    John Smith 6 days ago

    Ramen shops is like the fast food chains in U.S. They are everywhere!!!

  • rooooooby
    rooooooby 7 days ago

    "Chinese food putting it together with ramen noodles." Ramen noodles are Chinese. It's more accurately described as Chinese dishes combined with ramen noodles.

  • Alim Lameiro
    Alim Lameiro 8 days ago

    When they slurp the noodles: “can you eat pussy like that”

  • Dean Merritt
    Dean Merritt 9 days ago

    wish you did some sweet treates

  • tt tt
    tt tt 9 days ago +1

    When you realize you fat cause you always watching food videos

  • J-L
    J-L 9 days ago

    This is so rad

  • Cecily Cook
    Cecily Cook 10 days ago

    My guide to day drinking .... as long as its past 10 am!!!!

  • Ornella Etheve
    Ornella Etheve 11 days ago +1

    “Black as night , darker than my heart “😂

  • Nora Bragg
    Nora Bragg 12 days ago

    Anyone else notice the HAIR on that red stuff on top! 7:41😷🤢

  • Darsh Kaur
    Darsh Kaur 12 days ago

    Co host looks so cute and sweet! I want a Ramen date lol

  • sergio cabero
    sergio cabero 13 days ago

    Add a little tfue

  • Neelma Cardoso
    Neelma Cardoso 14 days ago +1

    Finger licking good

  • raptoe1
    raptoe1 15 days ago

    7:40 Hair in your soup?

  • CHRIISTIIAN
    CHRIISTIIAN 17 days ago

    I need to learn the language, and move over to Japan.

  • joe mar samson
    joe mar samson 18 days ago

    In japan slurping is legal...you can fart if you want...just dont burp in front of everybody...its unethical

  • Jason Smith
    Jason Smith 18 days ago

    i think people are more interested in the content of the food, than the ascendency of the personality...

  • K
    K 19 days ago

    Ty for this very interesting and inspiring ramen video!

  • K
    K 19 days ago

    Yuuuum! YUM!!

  • Phua Leon
    Phua Leon 19 days ago

    Damn all the ramen in the video look so good.

  • Clorox Bleach
    Clorox Bleach 19 days ago

    I’m eating ramen while watching this

  • Slack Cellar
    Slack Cellar 20 days ago

    Egg porn? 13:35

  • Peter Phan
    Peter Phan 20 days ago

    And....✌️

  • Tim Espeseth
    Tim Espeseth 20 days ago

    i hate this show

  • priceless1995
    priceless1995 20 days ago

    Tell me 13:11 isn't Asian Seinfeld?

  • s s
    s s 20 days ago

    Watching this while eating pretty good ramen!!
    But i am dying to try what they are having!!!
    It’s legitimate!!

  • fro-yo -momma
    fro-yo -momma 22 days ago

    Love the slurpping action in here

  • Melisa Özokcu Cakir 7Y Sct Hans Skole

    Where did you find someone who could talk English to show you around ??

  • John L
    John L 24 days ago

    man.... if only they hadd ramen places like this in Toronto

  • John L
    John L 24 days ago

    wow... dude really looks like Ryan Reynolds

  • Tyler Grant
    Tyler Grant 24 days ago

    Copying Bourdains delivery

  • Erica .Bay
    Erica .Bay 24 days ago +1

    this really is the best ever food review channel ever....subscribed!! hahahahahahaah

  • たかまるこめ
    たかまるこめ 25 days ago

    無理に啜らなくてええんやで

  • Z-Man
    Z-Man 25 days ago

    Why are there even dislikes on this fine video? Must be from either snobs or haters

  • Naniiz Eh
    Naniiz Eh 25 days ago

    I'm a weeaboo, but I would mostly only go there to explore and eat dem delicious lookin foods.

  • THE ROOT OFFICIAL
    THE ROOT OFFICIAL 26 days ago

    Still Naruto is the best

  • IceCream
    IceCream 26 days ago

    ... I’m hungry🤤🤤

  • Courier Bam
    Courier Bam 27 days ago

    If you live in South Carolina greenville .......menkoi ramen ... your welcome 🙏

  • OVERDOSE ONYEYO
    OVERDOSE ONYEYO 27 days ago

    7:42 is that hair??

  • Patrick Pierre David Tionloc

    MAbo tofu ramen! omg you got me! i love mabo tofu!!

  • Piyush Verma
    Piyush Verma 28 days ago

    My father use to work in Top ramen noodles company in Rewari, Haryana, India ... great noodles...

  • Jay Kumar
    Jay Kumar 28 days ago

    After hearing the name Ryan Reynolds who else thought the narrating voice resembles Deadpool??

  • Piotr Wojtyna
    Piotr Wojtyna 29 days ago

    Who stoped this vid to cook/eat some noodle or ramen?

  • dad on duty
    dad on duty Month ago +1

    I'm on my way to the gym and after watching this....
    Shit, better reschedule then. Gonna get me some ramen!

  • I Suck
    I Suck Month ago

    So ramen vending machines are like gacha if you dont know the language.

    • Charles Chan
      Charles Chan 28 days ago

      The pictures are self-explanatory enough

  • Diem Do
    Diem Do Month ago

    ❤️❤️❤️

  • Mr. Satadip
    Mr. Satadip Month ago

    I whish I could go to Japan at least one time of my life.

  • MintDUCKY G
    MintDUCKY G Month ago

    That’s making me hungry 😂😂😂

  • Oo 筱木 Sun oO
    Oo 筱木 Sun oO Month ago +2

    他们吃面的仪式感好好笑~哈哈哈。好想试吃黑色的ramen.如果是墨鱼汁口味肯定更好吃😋

  • Ariel's radio channel

    Somewhere in the world Naruto Uzumaki is drooling with hearts in his eyes while seeing this video

  • Brianna Da Cruz
    Brianna Da Cruz Month ago

    I don’t know why I watch these videos because I just get hungry at the end

  • Mellon Walker Movies

    I had to go and get a cup of chicken broth with fresh chilli in it watching this!! (just pretended there were noodles lol)

  • Uw3l
    Uw3l Month ago +1

    Could you please share with us the second place location? Thank you! ^^

  • Katelynn Sanchez
    Katelynn Sanchez Month ago

    the deadpool of noodles 😂 I don't think he looks too much like Ryan Reynolds but he is just as handsome!

  • Bao Ton
    Bao Ton Month ago

    13:33 is it me or did he say egg _ _ _ _

  • Rebecca Thumper
    Rebecca Thumper Month ago +2

    Nothing Better then Watching 2 Good looking Men slurping up Ramen 😍😍😀😀 I wish I was a Ramen Noodle 😂😂😂😘😘

  • Stephanie Wadell
    Stephanie Wadell Month ago

    This is Logan Paul in 15 years

  • Phillycheeze101
    Phillycheeze101 Month ago

    so glad i found this channel

  • adkinsy85
    adkinsy85 Month ago

    🤤🤤🤤🤤

  • Antojnaje
    Antojnaje Month ago

    i wanna go to tokyooo momaaa

  • YaBoiIdiAmin
    YaBoiIdiAmin Month ago

    aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrhhhhddd fuuuck i want this

  • En Vi
    En Vi Month ago

    Ichiraku ramen?

  • darshan katkar
    darshan katkar Month ago

    Outro song link please

  • ThunderZygarde - Unknown Adventures & More

    Those slurps are making me hungry

  • SuperPantythief
    SuperPantythief Month ago

    Lol that some weak ass slurping

  • Beebo the mighty little bear

    Hot and sour ramen is the culmination of my being

  • Alex Martins
    Alex Martins Month ago

    that asian culture of making noises while eating is fucking disgusting, but great video

  • Harindra Abeywickrama

    They need a better host, this guy is pathetic , he has very low self esteem.

  • yaikss
    yaikss Month ago

    Really2 good video..

  • Li-zi22 22
    Li-zi22 22 Month ago

    are you Logan Paul’s twin

  • JONSSEN Santos
    JONSSEN Santos Month ago

    Fuck your ramen noodles i rather eat chinese food or south east asian food fuck all the japanese white monkey shit

  • crystal gonzalez
    crystal gonzalez Month ago

    I'm in love with you ❤ funniest videos ever

  • Kobe Sato Valley
    Kobe Sato Valley Month ago

    ramen is life really makes me hungry sonny hehehe....

  • Dan Kirchner
    Dan Kirchner Month ago

    gilbert godfried

  • Actual meh
    Actual meh Month ago

    The host's voice is annoying as fuck haha

  • Bluefire VO
    Bluefire VO Month ago

    Go to 11:55 then rewind 10 seconds and keep it going

  • TheDaoistheway
    TheDaoistheway Month ago

    I ate with the same tour guide!haha, he was cool!

  • blvk3
    blvk3 Month ago

    no, expert will not call that thing Ramen
    because in japanese, there is no "R" sound, instead, it more like a "L" sound, despite they use "R" in their roman spelling, it is in fact pronounce "Lamen"
    so that so called expert is a phoney

  • Shaduly Hocane
    Shaduly Hocane Month ago

    i love you sonny😘

  • Yi Jin Lin
    Yi Jin Lin Month ago

    FUCK I shouldn’t have watched this after I ate now I’m hungry again ._.

  • Gisselle Monares
    Gisselle Monares Month ago

    Makabili nga ng maming gala

  • Ellie Mendoza
    Ellie Mendoza Month ago

    Im a RAMEN PERSON AND WATCHING THIS JUST MADE ME CRAVE MORE. My ramen nagi! There’s a good number of Ramen Nagi franchises in the Philippines. And whenever i get the chance to be close to one, I would definitely sit in and eat my favorite Butao.. but here in California, there’s only one place of Ramen Nagi, it’s in Palo Alto. A little too far from where I live