BEST Udon Noodles in New York! MASSIVE Bowl of Udon Noodle Soup!

  • Published on Feb 14, 2018
  • On a cold day the best things to eat is Hotpot and Noodle Soups! In this video I visited some of the BEST restaurants in New York City for Udon Noodle Soups!
    The first place i went to is called TsuruTonTan where I got some Delux udon and Spicy Udon, the spicy one was hands down my favorite! Make sure to always get the larger portion : )
    I then went to Raku udon for some cold noodles and beef broth. Very comforting dishes and I LOVED the broth.
    I finally topped everything off with some ice cream at
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Comments • 946

  • Strictly Dumpling
    Strictly Dumpling  11 months ago +360

    Happy Valentines Day!!!! :-)
    By the way, if you didn't already know check out our Insta for more food!!

    • FE KE KE FE
      FE KE KE FE 2 months ago

      Strictly Dumpling you should name you’re self strictly spicy

    • Brooke Katz
      Brooke Katz 2 months ago

      @Strictly Dumpling I'm curious but are you able to eat with a fork or does it have to be with Chopsticks? Since there is a spoon for the broth itself...

    • Francisco Medrano
      Francisco Medrano 2 months ago

      are your panties down

    • Dawn Marie Santos
      Dawn Marie Santos 7 months ago

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    • liz m
      liz m 9 months ago

      Strictly Dumpling


  • Sissie Bledsoe
    Sissie Bledsoe Day ago

    Food is always better than flowers lol

  • Ever Forever
    Ever Forever 7 days ago

    I’m supposed to be on a diet but I get so hungry watching your vids 😭

  • mc frie jr
    mc frie jr 8 days ago

    Wish I could go to Japan rn because it caust less than 5 dollars and tastes better

  • lily dimas
    lily dimas 11 days ago

    I wish they made a tv series with you 😍

  • Ykuku 7402
    Ykuku 7402 16 days ago

    Dang Mikey, like seriously hubby v thinks I'm crazy watching food bring eaten. But when I recreate the food then suddenly I'm not so cray cray. Big fan, love your channel.

  • Qianni Bong
    Qianni Bong 20 days ago +1


  • NorCal SawSquatch
    NorCal SawSquatch 23 days ago

    Be honest if you saw a single guy talking to the camera at ur fav spot making you TheXvid vids; wouldn't you assume he's insane? 😂 Props

  • Green MarineFive-O
    Green MarineFive-O 26 days ago

    You got a Hen of the Woods fungi at a restaurant?!? No fair!! 😲🍄🍤🍜
    I've found them plenty of times while mushroom picking, but nowhere near as often as I can find chanterelles, hedgehogs, king boletes, shaggy manes or morels. Matsutakis are very easy to find here in the Pacific Northwest, but you can easily get shot by the Asian guy who thinks he owns the whole national forest. I remember one year when we had four homicides in the woods where I hunt and pick mushrooms.

  • Lina Chen
    Lina Chen Month ago

    Raku has set the bar for udon texture so high, it has ruined all other udon in the city for me. I always get the niku(beef short rib and tripe) udon every time I go, even if it's not the right weather for hot soup because I will always have regrets about not getting it.

  • Steve Smith
    Steve Smith Month ago

    Holy cow look at those prices !!!

  • ataberkin
    ataberkin Month ago

    Slowly boy gonna stuck !!!

  • jwchoi721
    jwchoi721 Month ago

    Wow you can put down some food. Will definitely try this place when I visit in Feb

  • colonel radec
    colonel radec 2 months ago

    the first time i had these noodles i hated them lol.. then.. as i kept eating anyways.. they grew on me 😄 there so thick and like doughy feeling, but addicting texture i love now 😍

  • Salma Essam
    Salma Essam 2 months ago

    as an arab its very odd to me the variety of noodles soups in asia cause i only ate one type of ramen noodles in my life 😂 ... there is a million type and i wonder if they all taste differently ??

  • peiling826
    peiling826 2 months ago

    I cannot eat too much but I like to watch you eat! Very satisfactory!

  • haleigh
    haleigh 2 months ago

    i love udon noodles!

  • Luis Rojas
    Luis Rojas 2 months ago

    TsuruTonTan is off THE HOOK!!!! great staff and amazing food. It's a win WIN spot

  • Blank
    Blank 2 months ago

    Sitting here eating chocolate

    I’m hungry AF

  • Cristy Dorado
    Cristy Dorado 2 months ago

    I wanna see u eat a jail spread

  • Jessica Miller
    Jessica Miller 2 months ago

    Flowers die ice cream is 4 ever

  • joy .s
    joy .s 2 months ago

    How do u make poached eggs?

  • donjz777
    donjz777 2 months ago


  • shadowtheimpure
    shadowtheimpure 2 months ago

    Dude, Travel Channel needs to give you a gig. It would print money.

  • s s
    s s 2 months ago

    Raku is simply vomit in a bowl.( apology to vomit, vomit actually has a flavor ) I wanted to love it sooo much but the disappointment is profoundly heart-breaking.( especially for the high price ) As much as I love Mike Chen, every restaurant that he raves about that I've tried personally is actually really bad. Sad.

  • ZomHunter
    ZomHunter 2 months ago

    this is late but I love how in NY you find places that serves you food in an oversized bowl or cup or whatever and the amount of food is like a quarter of that, its like getting a bag of chips that even filled up on the inside yet the bag is big

  • Call me Dad
    Call me Dad 2 months ago

    Your soo extra mennnn 😂😂😂😂

  • Nassif Maylao
    Nassif Maylao 2 months ago

    I’m get hungry when I watch your videos

  • imazeball 903
    imazeball 903 2 months ago

    I really want the second bowl

  • Kam Zeng
    Kam Zeng 2 months ago

    I got a simple yet cheap udon in Udon West of St. Marks Place. Next week I am going to be there.

  • isabel Ramirez
    isabel Ramirez 2 months ago

    I’m in love with your channel omg

  • Laurie'spassions!
    Laurie'spassions! 2 months ago

    I love the Spicy Udon noodle dish? I have watched this video over and over again. I know I will never get to New York and eat this great big bowl of noodles but i can dream that the owner will open a place near my house and I will get the chance to eat these noodles. Mike I love your noodle video's, they are the only one's I will watch over and over again as noodles are my favorite thing to eat in the whole world. I have never seen a man that can eat as much as you!. You are a lucky man. I want to eat that ice cream bouquet also but I know it is to big for me to eat.😍🍦Hey by the way could you do some more American food dishes! We all know you love for love for Chinese food but what do you love of American food, what are your favorites? I know your love for BBQ and hamburgers that are the size of your fists (and I do love both of those foods except the size of what you consider a hamburger, I could never eat that but I do love a hamburger but my favorite are Hot Dogs).. Thanks.

  • Chaosmatic
    Chaosmatic 2 months ago

    Whats the song that starts at 0:01?

  • gerfulworld 2468
    gerfulworld 2468 2 months ago


  • Brandy DiBella
    Brandy DiBella 3 months ago

    Mike Chen noodle soup bowl level=flower pot. 🤣

  • Lystanson
    Lystanson 3 months ago

    Yo, what’s the name of the song in the intro??

  • aaisha sair
    aaisha sair 3 months ago

    Shiso is Japanese basil not mint lol

  • bing bingbung
    bing bingbung 3 months ago

    omg udon noodles...the GOD saitama also eats this..OMFG!!!

  • i_cant_swam IG
    i_cant_swam IG 3 months ago

    I cant wait to get a job and my own house so u could go explore the different types of noodles but my family doesn't like Japanese food

  • hopkidokid
    hopkidokid 3 months ago

    Im not a big fan of eggs so i can do w/o the eggdrop but everything else looks and sounds AMAZING i make food look and sound like heaven!

  • Stallion Vigor
    Stallion Vigor 3 months ago

    I hate soggy tempura and you did it

  • Sim JiaYuan
    Sim JiaYuan 3 months ago

    Watching this while eating instant ramen, and I can say I’m extremely jealous

  • LunaMoon
    LunaMoon 3 months ago

    I’m starving, I regretted not eating after watching this😂😭😭😭

  • Alcatel Evolve2
    Alcatel Evolve2 3 months ago

    10:50, That's why we say Asian food is lite. It's all noodle....

  • Jaysin Alicea
    Jaysin Alicea 3 months ago

    Awesome video man.

  • Michael Kohlman
    Michael Kohlman 3 months ago

    Unbelievable! A completely differently treatment, yet each one attended to.

  • Paige Steiner
    Paige Steiner 3 months ago

    Idk why Asian foods like chinese & etc feel like it's my comfort food

  • jaki mccree
    jaki mccree 3 months ago

    Dude you're a fatass but you're my favorite youtuber of all time. From Detroit btw.

    MENGLING LI 3 months ago

    This place is not worth it.

  • Jewel Martin
    Jewel Martin 4 months ago

    i made sure to eat dinner before watching this, but damn.

  • Sophie chan
    Sophie chan 4 months ago

    Bouquet of ice cream over bouquet of flower any day for me

  • mawmawvee
    mawmawvee 4 months ago

    I want that bowl. Love the color. Does it have a base on it that is dark, or is it just in shadow? Those noodles sure look good, along with the rest of it. I think I gain weight every time I watch one of your videos!

  • Samsung samsung
    Samsung samsung 4 months ago

    I love watching this guy eat food!!

  • Mako Tsujimoto
    Mako Tsujimoto 4 months ago

    初めて見ました! I watched ur video first time:)!

  • mark H&Y
    mark H&Y 4 months ago +1


  • J-Horse
    J-Horse 4 months ago

    “Please do that when you come here” 😢😢😢😢😢😢😢

  • aa ron
    aa ron 4 months ago

    These video's are great. It's just sad that you're an antiscientific purveyor of conspiracy and lies. smh. No subscription from me

    • aa ron
      aa ron 4 months ago

      +Elise Blair look at his other channels. Beyond science specifically. It's basically on the same level as ancient aliens on the history channel

    • Elise Blair
      Elise Blair 4 months ago

      aa ron what do you mean?

  • P.I.C Gaming
    P.I.C Gaming 4 months ago

    Just made homemade ramen noodles so I could watch this and not be hungry

  • Derrick Shultz
    Derrick Shultz 5 months ago

    Time too plan my trip too nyc gotta try this

  • Sarah Mah
    Sarah Mah 5 months ago

    I like ur food videos

  • Adam kim
    Adam kim 5 months ago

    I ate the wagu one. It was so good

  • OfCourse ItsQilfi
    OfCourse ItsQilfi 5 months ago

    He look like jackie chan

  • corn dawgz
    corn dawgz 5 months ago

    "That beef is so good it can tell stories" what does that even mean...

  • Tharaka Weerasinghe
    Tharaka Weerasinghe 5 months ago

    lol what a scam! the bowls aren't even quarter full.

  • Teoka Lewis
    Teoka Lewis 5 months ago

    I want some Undo Nobbles!!🍜🍜🍜🍜 it looks amazing!!!!

  • reshma patra
    reshma patra 5 months ago

    U r like Joey from Friends...

  • Deez Nutz
    Deez Nutz 5 months ago

    Damn dude, $14 for that bowl of cold noodles, veggies and an egg?

  • Donald Parlett jr
    Donald Parlett jr 5 months ago +2

    My question, where do you find the room?

  • joongiefan
    joongiefan 5 months ago

    Wait, that was just lunch?

  • Ashly Dyan
    Ashly Dyan 5 months ago

    I think you do a great job in critiquing and describing your food experience. 👍👍

  • WolfPax dale
    WolfPax dale 5 months ago

    All these people complaining about $20 haha

  • Carla Pagan
    Carla Pagan 5 months ago

    How can you eat so much

  • Pawan Bhakuni
    Pawan Bhakuni 6 months ago

    Kya kya khate hain bc ye chinese

  • Chelsea Jordan
    Chelsea Jordan 6 months ago

    I have a thing for noodles so I was very excited when I stumbled across your channel ❤️
    Keep it up👍🏾

  • Paul Shin
    Paul Shin 6 months ago

    There’s a place in J town in LA called Marugame Monzo and I personally think that’s one of the best

  • Yvette Marshall
    Yvette Marshall 6 months ago +2

    I like the food you eat

    IVAN HORVAT 6 months ago

    You ALWAYS make me so hungry !!!!!!!

    HANSI 6 months ago

    The way he is describing it 🤤

  • Shin Masamune
    Shin Masamune 6 months ago

    Do they give you more broth with the extra noodles? The broth already seems on the light side as far as ratio goes.

  • Richard Serraon
    Richard Serraon 6 months ago

    Wow I really like your channel and awesome places to get awesome foodies thank you for the delicious info 😃

  • Yautja Xenomorph
    Yautja Xenomorph 6 months ago

    Hey Mike Chen, have you ever ate khao poon? It is a noodle soup. Have not seen you do a review on that yet

  • Carter One
    Carter One 6 months ago

    You are the BEST!!

  • free noodle
    free noodle 6 months ago

    I just ate and I'm hungry again, thanks.

  • ShinjiIkariFTW
    ShinjiIkariFTW 6 months ago

    This gives my stomach a raging boner

  • Yellow Face
    Yellow Face 6 months ago

    Wow... This was UDONspected!!!

  • Huda Jamal
    Huda Jamal 6 months ago

    How can you eat cucumber with egg that is so disgusting >_<
    i wish i can try all the noodles you are trying but without the pork and eggs

  • Joshua Lor
    Joshua Lor 6 months ago

    You remind me of jackie chan which is a good thing

  • Joseph Allan
    Joseph Allan 7 months ago

    Bro your awsome. Subscriber.

  • Christine Lee
    Christine Lee 7 months ago

    Considering it’s about 8-12 ish in japan for the same store.. this is too expensive because with tips and tax, it’s pretty much 3x the price of Japan.

  • Criper Gamez
    Criper Gamez 7 months ago

    why do u say ooodong(udong) its just oooodon(udon)

  • Zeany Cheran
    Zeany Cheran 7 months ago


  • Rob Johnson
    Rob Johnson 7 months ago

    My kind of Porn! FOOD PORN!!!

  • Arnold Tolofari
    Arnold Tolofari 7 months ago

    I honestly think your channel is a little bit below average but I can't stop watching you

  • Suleiman Abutu
    Suleiman Abutu 7 months ago

    You Japanese?

  • M Silas
    M Silas 7 months ago

    Post about places in LA

  • Vivian Foster
    Vivian Foster 7 months ago

    I love udon, but I'm an udon purist. I just like the noodles, in dashi broth, or cold and dipped in sauce. I don't even get the tempura most times. I go to Marugame for breakfast when I'm in Japan and it's 290 yen (less than $3). Udon is everyday every man staple food. It shouldn't cost $24. I didn't go to TTT even when I was in Japan because it's pricey there too. Dinner for 2 would be over $50 and you're just having noodles. Udon noodles that honestly, you can go to Hmart and buy a pack of 5 for $4 (I'm not saying it's as good). For $30, you can go to Ikinari steak (another Japanese place now in NYC). Just saying. I wish Marugame (or Marukame in US) opened in NYC.

  • TenZ
    TenZ 7 months ago

    The only thing I hate about all these videos, is that I always watch them when i´m hungry...... WHY! :(

  • the dark side of chocolate

    I had to subscribe after this video... so many noodles, and so many bad puns :'-)

  • San Le
    San Le 7 months ago

    It would be better if they filled the bowl more really it’s just a big bowl but not a lot of noodle and soup

  • SPEN Spen
    SPEN Spen 7 months ago

    Give me that ice cream or that noodle can word