The best places to get ramen in Chicago.
September 22, 2023
Niu B is a casual sushi spot in the South Loop that works for a low-key dinner.
July 18, 2023
Kajiken is a Japanese mazesoba bar in Chinatown and one of the only spots in Chicago to get abura soba.
Kohoku-ku Ramen is a small ramen shop in Edgewater with a good line-up of both standard and specialty bowls.
May 17, 2023
Umai is an affordable South Loop sushi and ramen spot.
February 2, 2023
Monster Ramen is a ramen shop in Logan Square with fantastic gyukotsu bowls.
September 30, 2022
Rakkan Ramen is an Uptown ramen spot specializing in vegetable-based broth.
September 23, 2022
Strings is a casual walk-in spot for ramen in Lakeview.
August 22, 2022
Musashiya Ramen is a BYOB ramen spot in Lakeview
May 12, 2022
Ramen Wasabi is ramen restaurant in Logan Square with excellent tonkotsu.
Menya Goku is a great ramen shop located in North Center.
Oiistar is a Wicker Park ramen spot serving up both classic and non-conventional bowls of ramen.
Strings is a great ramen shop in Chinatown.
Kizuki Ramen and Izakaya is a ramen restaurant in Wicker Park.
E Ramen is a small ramen shop in Bridgeport.
Gyuro Ramen is a West Loop ramen restaurant specializing in gyukotsu.
April 26, 2022
High Five is a tiny ramen bar in the West Loop.
January 14, 2022
Fulton MarketWest Loop
Ramen Takeya is a reliable and safe bet of a ramen joint in Fulton Market. The hip space has a few tables and plenty of room at the counter bar.
Solid ramen with Wu-Tang and old school H.O.V.A bumping in the background. Ramen-san is ideal for posting up solo with hot food and a cold beer.
Urban Belly is a casual dumplings, noodles, and rice spot in the West Loop. Take a stroll to the end of Randolph and see what it's about.
Friends Ramen serves mini ramen bowls in the Gold Coast, but it's not very good. Skip it and opt for regular size ramen bowls somewhere else.