I am sure many of us grow up binge-watching Naruto, and what is Naruto’s favourite food throughout the series? Ramen. If you are on a quest to find the best Ramen in Singapore to fuel up for your next battle, we got your back. Here are 10 Ramen restaurants that will bring you back to Japan.
1. Ichikokudo Hokkaido Ramen - Largest Halal Ramen Chain Restaurants with Delicious Chicken Broths
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With eight locations islandwide, Ichikokudo is the largest halal ramen chain in Singapore. They use air-flown Hokkaido kelp in their chicken broth, which is slow-cooked and flavoured with hints of bonito and mackerel. They have a range of Hokkaido Ramen, which is flavoured with sea salt, garlic, and fresh seafood with several ramen broths, ranging from shoyu to miso. For instance, the Hokkaido Clams option features Asari clams and Hokkaido butter, which give the soup brininess and adds a delectable slick of fat to each spoonful.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 11:00am – 10:00pm
2. Ippudo - Wide Variety of Choices for Ramen and Other Japanese Dishes
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Ippudo is difficult to leave off a list of Singapore's top ramen restaurants because they are so well-known and dependable. Whether you're wanting a mild or robust bowl of either dry or soup ramen, they have 11 locations in Singapore with a menu that has something for everyone. If you're not in the mood for Ramen, there are other plant-based choices and a wide variety of other Japanese major dishes. Shiromaru Special, an all-inclusive package served with their original tonkotsu broth, is available for those who are unsure of what to order.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 11:00am – 9:20pm | Saturday & Sunday 10:30am – 9:20pm
Contact Info: 6259 0113 | Ippudo Ramen Facebook
3. Bari Uma - Umami Pork Broth with Many Toppings
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If you enjoy ramen with a strong pork flavour, make Bari Uma your go-to ramen shop. Bari Uma pays meticulous attention to every last detail, their soup is created using Japanese imports, noodles are made in-house daily. Their Zeitaku Uma Ramen has a little of everything such as Hanjuku eggs, bamboo shoots and thick slices of grilled pork belly to name a few. If you prefer a lighter soup broth, Bari Uma also has more delicate shoyu-based ramen on their menu to cater to any of your needs.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 11:00am – 9:30pm
Contact Info: 6887 4484 | Bari Uma Ramen Facebook
4. Torasho Ramen And Charcoal Bar - Unique Fusion Ramen Such As Truffle Ragout and Uni
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At Torasho Ramen And Charcoal they have unique ways to elevate a bowl of Tonkotsu Ramen with additions like truffle ragout and uni. Apart from their soupy alternatives, Torasho also offers several highly regarded dry ramen options, such as their famous Torasho Pork "Bak Chor Mee", topped with copious amounts of lard oil. They also provide a high-end Cold Stupid Ramen that is accompanied by a variety of premium seafood, such as langoustine, sea urchin, and ikura pearls.
Address: 32 Tras Street, Singapore 078972
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 11:30 am – 3:00pm | 5:30pm – 11:00pm
Contact Info: 6970 5055 | Torasho Ramen and Charcoal Bar Facebook
5. Enishi - Originated from Kobe with Only Two Special Item On Their Menu
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Enishi origin is Kobe, where they were given a spot on the city's Michelin Bib Gourmand list. The restaurant in Singapore goes above and above by importing all of its ingredients from Japan. They only have 2 items on the menu, the dry Dan Dan Noodle and the soupy Japanese Dashi Noodle. The Dan Dan Noodle has mala seasoning that can be enhanced with three different types of in-house vinegars with flatter wheat noodles. While the Japanese Dashi Noodle is a clear-broth ramen that has been spiced up with yuzu and is accompanied by smoked duck and chashu slices.
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 11:00am – 3:00pm | 6:00pm – 9:00pm | Closed on Sundays
6. Menbaka – Spectacular Fire Ramen With Over 200 Year Old Shoyu Blend
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The restaurant is known for its spectacular fire ramen, you will get quite the spectacle with every order as bowls of ramen are lit on fire in front of the customers. Get their Shoyu Fire Ramen, which comes with a 200+ year-old shoyu blend and a chicken-based broth that has been simmered with two different types of dried fish. Fair warning to those who dislike scallions because each dish is liberally garnished with negi and negi oil.
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday 12:00pm – 3:30pm | 5:00pm – 10:00pm | Friday & Saturday 11:30am – 3:30pm | 4:30pm – 11:00pm | Sunday 11:30am – 3:30pm | 4:30pm – 10:00pm
Contact Info: 8218 9236 | Menbaka Facebook
7. Ramen Nagi - Award Winning Ramen from Tokyo, Japan
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Ramen Nagi is founded by Chef Ikuta Satoshi, who is the winner of Tokyo Ramen of the Year Championship. There are 4 different ramen flavours available at Ramen Nagi, but you can still customise your own bowl of ramen to your preference. You should definitely try out their Original Butao King Ramen which is made using their award-winning broth. If you are looking for something more interesting you can try outThe Black King Ramen, which is a flavour powerhouse with a broth seasoned with black garlic and squid ink.
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 11:00am – 9:00pm
Contact Info: 8163 2185 | Ramen Nagi Facebook
8. The Ramen Stall – Halal Ramen With Rich Collagen Broth, Slow cooked For 30 Hours
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The Ramen Stall's rich collagen broth is the result of a 30 hour slow-cooking procedure in which bones are gradually simmered to thoroughly extract all of their richness. If you want your ramen spicy, you must try their Volcano Chicken Ramen where you may select the degree of spice to suit your tolerance. The Ramen Stall also offers vegan ramen alternatives and the best part is they are a Halal-certified restaurant, so bring your Muslim friends along!
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 11:00am – 4:00pm | 5:00pm – 11:00pm | Saturday & Sunday 11:00am – 11:00pm
Contact Info: 6655 0800 | The Ramen Stall Facebook
9. Takagi Ramen - Cheapest Ramen Found, Below $10 Nett With 8 Different Outlets
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Takagi Ramen was founded by a Japanese law school dropout who had a desire to offer inexpensive ramen in Singapore. With eight locations currently, Takagi Ramen has succeeded in this endeavour and more. There are ten different ramen flavours available, all of which are under $10 nett. Their most popular dish is Butashoga Ramen ($8.90), which has a shio-tonkotsu broth with hand-pulled pork sautéed Chinese-style with ginger and sweet soy sauce.
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 10:00am – 9:00pm
Contact Info: 9170 7870 | Takagi Ramen Facebook
10. Hokkaido Ramen Santouka - Japan’s Top Ramen Stall with Melt in Your Mouth Pork Slices
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Hokkaido Ramen Santouka will certainly not disappoint you if you are looking for a hearty bowl of ramen broth topped with amazing pork slices. This Ramen chain restaurant brought their legendary Pork Cheek Tonkotsu Ramen over to Singapore, where you can choose your broth base - Shio, Shoyu, Miso, or Spicy Kara-Miso. A bowl of Tokusen Toriniku Ramen also comes with slices of aged Iberico Pork Cheeks, which are softer than the typical chashu slices you get.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 12:00pm – 3:00pm | 5:30pm – 9:00pm | Saturday & Sunday 11:30am – 9:00pm
Contact Info: 6224 0668 | Hokkaido Ramen Santouka Facebook