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Kohoku-Ku ramen is a tiny restaurant in Hell's Kitchen that makes some of the richest, thickest ramen broth we've ever had.
Okiboru House of Tsukemen
Expect a line at this noodle shop on the LES. You can't go wrong with either the tsukemen or the tontori ramen, which are the only two things on the menu.
Shinka Ramen & Sake Bar
Shinka, tucked away inside a Chinatown hotel, is a great place to drink, watch sports, and eat a unique bowl of ramen with brisket and bone marrow.
Stop by E.A.K. Ramen in the West Village for hard-to-find iekei-style ramen and crispy gyoza on a cast iron plate.
You’ll have to sit quite literally shoulder to shoulder to eat at this teeny LES ramen spot, but their shōyu and miso ramen are totally worth it.
Karazishi Botan in Cobble Hill specializes in inventive ramen dishes created by a former Ippudo ramen master.
Minca is a classic Alphabet City ramen shop that makes particularly great tsukemen.
The East Village outpost of this popular San Francisco ramen shop is one of your better options for a quick bowl of noodles.
NR is a cocktail bar on the Upper East Side that serves inventive drinks and solid ramen.
The Best Ramen In NYC
Where to go when you want something better than a block of dried noodles and a powder-filled foil packet.
A classic and simple East Village ramen shop that delivers the goods every time.
Rai Rai Ken
There’s plenty of ramen in the East Village these days, and no shortage of opinions on where to go. We happen to believe that Rai Rai Ken sits near the top of the heap, mostly because that shoyu ramen is so good, but also because it’s inexpensive and simple.
Run by the same folks that brought Totto Ramen to Midtown, Hide-Chan serves great ramen in midtown. .
There are plenty of spots to grab amazing ramen in New York. While Tabata isn’t the best, it’s a great Midtown option. Tabata is nothing fancy, just a straight up soup shop without any bells and whistles.
Three blocks from the Barclays Center, Chuko is not only an ideal pre-game move, but our favorite ramen joint in Brooklyn.
Ivan Ramen is an extremely popular ramen spot that started in Japan, and has become a classic Lower East Side restaurant.
Suzume is an anomaly of a restaurant that deserves to be in your Williamsburg rotation.
Bassanova is a below-ground Japanese spot in Chinatown where you can get an excellent bowl of creamy green curry ramen.
Okonomi / Yuji Ramen
Okonomi in Williamsburg is one of the best kept Japanese secrets in NYC.