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 • 967

  • Strictly Dumpling
    Strictly Dumpling  Year ago +364

    Happy Valentines Day!!!! :-)
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    • FE KE KE FE
      FE KE KE FE 4 months ago

      Strictly Dumpling you should name you’re self strictly spicy

    • Brooke Katz
      Brooke Katz 4 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 5 months ago

      are your panties down

    • Dawn Marie Santos
      Dawn Marie Santos 9 months ago

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    • liz m
      liz m 11 months ago

      Strictly Dumpling


  • Bridget McArthur
    Bridget McArthur 2 days ago

    I want all those bowls and all those "spoons".

  • D Denlow
    D Denlow 2 days ago

    a steak n shake cheese burger done right is what shake shack is trying to be.

  • Karen Short
    Karen Short 7 days ago

    I love noodles

  • Karen Short
    Karen Short 7 days ago

    The ice cream looks great.

  • Gacha_miya Ace
    Gacha_miya Ace 10 days ago

    I’m eating noodles with egg right now it’s sooooooooooooo good

  • Cinthia 9
    Cinthia 9 11 days ago


  • Sean Cantrell
    Sean Cantrell 11 days ago

    Saw "best udon in NYC." I was gonna be upset if you didn't go with Tsurutontan. I was not disappointed. :)
    Also, yeah, the tantan udon is amazing. Try the cream and crab udon.

  • Sam R
    Sam R 16 days ago

    The question I have always wondered, how can he eat so much and stay skinny??

  • SamZ
    SamZ 22 days ago

    Its only 6:30pm and im craving for some japanese food

  • Talia Higgs
    Talia Higgs 23 days ago

    Seriously love this guy content is so good literaly watch his videos everyday

  • Astrid Jasso
    Astrid Jasso 25 days ago

    You make everything look good. I’m so jealous

  • Louise Ann Howard
    Louise Ann Howard 26 days ago

    My allergies are Benzoic Acid (210-218). Which is naturally found in seafood, tomatoes, mushrooms, cherries and berries of any kind, and adding to just those I am gluten free. I cannot have anything with preservatives or artificially coloured or flavoured. I have intolerances too like red meat which if have too much can turn into an allergy . So I hope you get this Mike and enjoy eating for me. Louise from Australia.

  • Louise Ann Howard
    Louise Ann Howard 26 days ago

    My favourites were the first two you had. Oh I can dream I am eating them. Wish I could handle hot spicy food. Thank you Louise from Australia.

  • Louise Ann Howard
    Louise Ann Howard 26 days ago

    I love watching you eat so much different food. I have life threatening allergies so get so much out of it enjoying seeing eat and explain things. You would cry with what I am allergic to so will tell you you ask. Thank you. Keep doing thins your my favourite channel. Louise from Australia.

  • PoRkChOpZ 2530
    PoRkChOpZ 2530 29 days ago

    Why don’t you have your own show on the food channel yet ?!?! Mike your awesome 🍜💙

  • Sunny Island
    Sunny Island Month ago

    That bowl is a bucket.
    The spoon.
    It's a ladle.

  • A Laoo
    A Laoo Month ago

    I got jealous by just watching you eating ramen LOL :0

  • Crystal R
    Crystal R Month ago

    Lol the bowl and spoon look normal on their own but full view they are massive! Love it

  • Dark corrupted inkling

    Tripe is amazing.

  • Akashi Seijuro
    Akashi Seijuro Month ago


  • Miss Yesi
    Miss Yesi Month ago

    😅 I need to stop watching your videos while pregnant! Lord the cravings are real!!!!

  • Susana Prasodjo
    Susana Prasodjo Month ago

    I hate thick broth idk why lol

  • Minna Piña
    Minna Piña 2 months ago

    Mr. Chen can I ask a question; is it bad not to slurp the noodles...I ask because I'm ill and taking in a lot of air would make I'm just curious if that would be disrespectful...

  • Timothy Daniel
    Timothy Daniel 2 months ago

    How can u eat that much

  • BuffaloBill
    BuffaloBill 2 months ago

    You have my dream job keep it up

  • BuffaloBill
    BuffaloBill 2 months ago

    Put this man on food network

  • Neesy Johnson
    Neesy Johnson 2 months ago

    Somebody put Mikey Chen on food network! I'd love to see him doing food reviews on TV! You're my favorite Mikey Chen!

  • Sissie Bledsoe
    Sissie Bledsoe 2 months ago

    Food is always better than flowers lol

  • Aizu Wish
    Aizu Wish 2 months ago

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

  • mc frie jr
    mc frie jr 2 months ago

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

  • lily dimas
    lily dimas 2 months ago

    I wish they made a tv series with you 😍

  • Ykuku 7402
    Ykuku 7402 2 months 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 2 months ago +1


  • NorCal SawSquatch
    NorCal SawSquatch 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago

    Holy cow look at those prices !!!

  • ataberkin
    ataberkin 3 months ago

    Slowly boy gonna stuck !!!

  • jwchoi721
    jwchoi721 4 months ago

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

  • colonel radec
    colonel radec 4 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 4 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 4 months ago

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

  • haleigh
    haleigh 4 months ago

    i love udon noodles!

  • Luis Rojas
    Luis Rojas 4 months ago

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

  • Blank
    Blank 4 months ago

    Sitting here eating chocolate

    I’m hungry AF

  • Cristy Dorado
    Cristy Dorado 4 months ago

    I wanna see u eat a jail spread

  • Jessica Miller
    Jessica Miller 4 months ago

    Flowers die ice cream is 4 ever

  • joy .s
    joy .s 4 months ago

    How do u make poached eggs?

  • donjz777
    donjz777 4 months ago


  • shadowtheimpure
    shadowtheimpure 4 months ago

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

  • s s
    s s 4 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 4 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 4 months ago

    Your soo extra mennnn 😂😂😂😂

  • Nassif Maylao
    Nassif Maylao 4 months ago

    I’m get hungry when I watch your videos

  • imazeball 903
    imazeball 903 4 months ago

    I really want the second bowl

  • Kam Zeng
    Kam Zeng 4 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 5 months ago

    I’m in love with your channel omg

  • Laurie'spassions!
    Laurie'spassions! 5 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 5 months ago

    Whats the song that starts at 0:01?

  • gerfulworld 2468
    gerfulworld 2468 5 months ago


  • Brandy DiBella
    Brandy DiBella 5 months ago

    Mike Chen noodle soup bowl level=flower pot. 🤣

  • Lystanson
    Lystanson 5 months ago

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

  • aaisha sair
    aaisha sair 5 months ago

    Shiso is Japanese basil not mint lol

  • bing bingbung
    bing bingbung 5 months ago

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

  • i_cant_swam IG
    i_cant_swam IG 5 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 5 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 5 months ago

    I hate soggy tempura and you did it

  • Sim JiaYuan
    Sim JiaYuan 5 months ago

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

  • LunaMoon
    LunaMoon 5 months ago

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

  • Alcatel Evolve2
    Alcatel Evolve2 5 months ago

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

  • Jaysin Alicea
    Jaysin Alicea 6 months ago

    Awesome video man.

  • Michael Kohlman
    Michael Kohlman 6 months ago

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

  • Paige Steiner
    Paige Steiner 6 months ago

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

  • jaki mccree
    jaki mccree 6 months ago

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

    MENGLING LI 6 months ago

    This place is not worth it.

  • Jewel Martin
    Jewel Martin 6 months ago

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

  • Sophie chan
    Sophie chan 6 months ago

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

  • mawmawvee
    mawmawvee 6 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 6 months ago

    I love watching this guy eat food!!

  • Mako Tsujimoto
    Mako Tsujimoto 6 months ago

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

  • mark H&Y
    mark H&Y 6 months ago +1


  • J-Horse
    J-Horse 6 months ago

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

  • aa ron
    aa ron 6 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 6 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 6 months ago

      aa ron what do you mean?

  • P.I.C Gaming
    P.I.C Gaming 7 months ago

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

  • Derrick Shultz
    Derrick Shultz 7 months ago

    Time too plan my trip too nyc gotta try this

  • Adam kim
    Adam kim 7 months ago

    I ate the wagu one. It was so good

  • Critical ops Gamer
    Critical ops Gamer 7 months ago

    He look like jackie chan

  • corn dawgz
    corn dawgz 7 months ago

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

  • Tharaka Weerasinghe
    Tharaka Weerasinghe 7 months ago

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

  • Teoka Lewis
    Teoka Lewis 7 months ago

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

  • reshma patra
    reshma patra 7 months ago

    U r like Joey from Friends...

  • Deez Nutz
    Deez Nutz 7 months ago

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

  • Donald Parlett jr
    Donald Parlett jr 8 months ago +2

    My question, where do you find the room?

  • joongiefan
    joongiefan 8 months ago

    Wait, that was just lunch?

  • Ashly Dyan
    Ashly Dyan 8 months ago

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

  • WolfPax dale
    WolfPax dale 8 months ago

    All these people complaining about $20 haha

  • Carla Pagan
    Carla Pagan 8 months ago

    How can you eat so much

  • Pawan Bhakuni
    Pawan Bhakuni 8 months ago

    Kya kya khate hain bc ye chinese

  • Chelsea Jordan
    Chelsea Jordan 8 months ago

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