Japan Eats: Ippudo, Japanese Ramen Chain
Ippudo is a Japanese ramen chain with various locations throughout the world. Ippudo offers different variations of delicious Hakata-style ramen.
Ippudo's Shiromaru ramen is their classic tonkatsu.
Ippudo's Akamaru ramen is a blend of tonkatsu and miso.
Meals can be upgraded to "specials" to receive more toppings in your ramen.
Free side dishes are available for self-serve at the table. Side dishes, such as pickled ginger, sesame bean sprouts, and spicy pickled mustards, are good appetizers or palate cleansers with the ramen.
The classic shiromaru ramen is a delicious creamy pork broth with just the right seasoning. It was raining outside when we stumbled upon Ippudo in Yokohama. The warm comforting bowl of ramen was just what we needed to make our hungry stomachs happy.
Price Range: 600 yen - 1000 yen
What to Order: Shiromaru Ramen
Overall Impression: Ippudo is a great ramen shop to visit if you love delicious tonkotsu style ramen.
Pro-Tip: Enjoy complementary side dishes of pickled vegetables while you wait for your ramen to be served.