HOLY BOWLY: NYC'S BEST RAMEN

Eating a bowl of warm broth, long noodles and delicious toppings is one of our most satisfying cold weather activities.
Check out NYCs most obsessed-over ramen shops, from traditional and low-key to the multi-hour wait and funky-indulgent.

Bassanova

One of NYC's newest hidden gems, Bassanova is serving up authentic ramen dishes in the heart of Chinatown.

LOCATION
76 Mott Street
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @SeriousEats

Chuko

This Brooklyn spot prides itself in a careful combination of innovative flavors and traditional ingredients.

LOCATION
565 Vanderbilt Ave
Brooklyn, NY

Photo Credit: Chuko.com

E.A.K. Ramen

A modern Japanese ramen restaurant, specializing in house style noodles.

LOCATION
469 9th Ave
New York, NY

Photo Credit: Eater.com

Ganso

The menu at this Brooklyn shop highlights traditional ramen as well as other classic Japanese comfort foods. ​

LOCATION
25 Bond Street
Brooklyn, NY

Photo Credit: Gansonyc.com

Ichiran

Made popular as one of New York's most antisocial restaurants, Ichiran silently serves their ramen to solo diners in a unique setting.

LOCATION
374 Johnson Ave
Brooklyn, NY

Photo Credit: lnsglobal.com

Ippudo

Ramen dishes & pork buns are the lures at this popular Japanese eatery, a true NYC essential spot.

LOCATIONS
65 4th Ave, Between 9th & 10th St
New York, NY 10003 (EAST VILLAGE)
321 West 51st St, Between 8th & 9th Ave
New York, NY 10019 (MIDTOWN WEST)
24 West 46th St, Between 5th & 6th Ave
New York, NY 10036 (MIDTOWN EAST)

Jeju Ramen

Chef Douglas Kim brings his Michelin background to this Korean style West Village restaurant that focuses on ramyun & starters in a warmly lit, contemporary space.

LOCATION
679 Greenwich St
New York, NY 10014

Photo Credit: ny-eater.com

Jun Men

A small, open-kitchen floor plan and delicious flavors makes this Chelsea noodle bar a popular destination.​

LOCATION
249 9th Ave
New York, NY

Photo Credit: lovingnewyork.de

Momosan

Iron chef Morimoto serves up signature ramen bowls, in addition to exclusive appetizers, sake, and more. 

LOCATION
342 Lexington Ave
New York, NY

Photo Credit: hype-beast.com

Momofuku Noodle Bar

A branch of the Momofuku empire, this noodle bar brings a contemporary spin to traditional Japanese dishes. 

LOCATION
171 First Avenue
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @Momofuku

Mr. Taka Ramen

After earning a spot on the Michelin list of top 20 Ramen spots in Tokyo, owners Takayuki and Takatoshi brought their love for Japanese comfort food to New York City.

LOCATION
170 Allen Street
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @Tastingtable

Mu Ramen

This small Long Island pop-up spot serves up small plates and sake alongside delicious bowls of ramen. 

LOCATION
1209 Jackson Ave
Long Island City, NY

Photo Credit: @grubstreet

Nakamura

Hailed as one of only 4 "Ramen Gods", chef Nakamura debuted at Ramen Lab before opening the first restaurant of his own.

LOCATION
172 Delancey Street
New York, NY

Photo Credit: grubstreet.com

Rai Rai Ken

Rai Rai Ken is one of many noodle bars popping up in the East Village, but this hole in the wall spot is perfect for a quick bite or hangover cure.

LOCATION
218 E 10th St
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @Eater

Ramen Lab

An ever-changing experimental noodle bar in NoLita, headed by renowned chef Nakamura.

LOCATION
70 Kenmare Street
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @RamenLab

Tonchin

Serving elevated yet approachable fare, the restaurant blends classic Japanese culinary traditions with an innovative, ingredient-driven menu. 

LOCATION
13 West 36th St.
New York, NY

Photo Credit: Tonchinnewyork.com

Photo Credit: theinfatuation.com

Totto Ramen

With three midtown locations, Totto Ramen brings authentic cuisine to the fast-paced heart of Manhattan.

LOCATIONS
Midtown West
366 W 52nd Street
New York, NY
Hell's Kitchen
464 W 51st Street
New York, NY
Midtown East
248 E 52nd Street
New York, NY

Tsurutontan

Japan's popular noodle eatery Tsurutontan comes to America and NYC with big bowls of handmade udon.

LOCATION
21 E 16th St
New York, NY

Photo Credit: nytimes.com

Yuji Ramen

YUJI Ramen was conceived in an effort to introduce new variations of Japanese ramen to the United States, exploring ramen as a means of showcasing seasonal ingredients and underutilized, local seafood.

LOCATION
150 Ainslie Street
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @noleftovers

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