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I have a slight obsession ... with ramen. I'm curious to know what your favorite ramen spots are in the city.

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    • Kambi Ramen Inc351 East 14th Street, New York, NY
      Pro 2014
      Ed Lee recommended Kambi Ramen Inc
      I love Kambi Ramen House! I finally got around to trying this place a year ago and find myself going back a few times a month. Sometimes, I'll go on a two-three day bender! I appreciate that they ... read more
      allow you to customize the noodle style when ordering your ramen, so I usually get the Shoyu ramen with thick noodles. The restaurant is small, but comfortably seats its customers. Ramen is a real personal experience where I like to strip down to a tank top with a clean dish towel around my neck to sop up sweat as I slurp up that salty goodness. So I usually order takeaway. I also get a side of kimchee which gives perfect balance to each bite! The service is quick and the waitresses are so sweet and polite. They even remember my name and order! There are two downsides, one is cash only and the other is no delivery. Although I can see delivery be an issue if the order sits too long in the delivery guy's bag and the noodles run the risk of going soggy! Anyway, I highly recommend this place to any fan of ramen that don't need the bells and whistles that come with an Ippudo or Momofuku!
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      Ed Lee

      If you like Minca, then you'll love Kambi as they are sister restaurants! The food and service at both locations are top notch!

    • Momofuku Noodle Bar171 1st Ave, New York, NY 10003
      Fiona Lee recommended Momofuku Noodle Bar
      The noodle bar offers a few selective types of ramen noodles, and they are all delicious and cook them very well. Personally, I think Totto and Ippudo have better ramens, but Momofuku's pork buns with ... read more
      their sriracha sauce are the best in the house!
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      Olivia Isenhart recommended Momofuku Noodle Bar
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      Olivia Isenhart

      I'm sure you've already been here as it's one of the top Ramen spots in the city, but I had to include it! Let the fun facts begin. It's founded by David Chang who is the cool dude behind my absolute favourite magazine, Lucky Peach, and a total Ramen hero in the food world. The Momofuku restaurant group is actually named after Momofuku Ando, who was the inventor of instant Ramen. Incidentally, it also means Lucky Peach in Japanese. :)

    • Hide-Chan Ramen248 East 52nd Street, New York, NY 10022
      Fiona Lee recommended Hide-Chan Ramen
      It has a very nice ambiance with Japanese decorations! I tried the ramen pork buns, fried pork dumplings, and aged tofu. Even though it was listed as the top ten ramen places in NYC by NY Times, I ... read more
      thought the ramen was okay! I think the broth was too concentrated and salty for me. The pork bun had a very small piece of pork, but the fried dumplings were delicious! Crispy on the outside, juicy in the inside!
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    • Ippudo NY65 4th Avenue, New York, NY
      Fiona Lee recommended Ippudo NY
      The ramen and pork buns are to die for! Sometimes there's a wait during lunch and during dinner, there's usually over an hour wait! Try the miso and spicy ramen! Those two are the most popular.
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      Pro 2014
      Steve Hunter recommended Ippudo NY
      Very good high quality Ramen that is a little pricer then most in town...however that doesn't stop the crowds from packing the place.
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    • Totto Ramen366 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019
      Fiona Lee recommended Totto Ramen
      Definitely a hole in the wall, a VERY SMALL HOLE in the wall. The restaurant doesn't have many seats, and there's usually a wait. But it's worth it! I got the Spicy Ramen and pork buns, and it was to ... read more
      die for! The broth was well made with flavorful seasonings and spices. The hardness of the ramen was on point! Not to hard, not to soft! Good service too!
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      Fiona Lee

      Check it out!! the Spicy Ramen and Miso are very good!

      Rebeka Bernstein recommended Totto Ramen
      Fantastic ramen - try and get there early the wait can get long
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    • Yokohama Ramen Museum2−14−21 Shinyokohama, YokohamaKohoku Ward, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
      Pro 2014
      Dan recommended Yokohama Ramen Museum
      Love this fun museum yet the main attraction are the delicious restaurants. Several versions of ramen to choose from. Ask for help using the ticket ordering machines.
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      Dan

      If you make it to Japan, check out this wonderful museum on the history of ramen, located in shin-Yokohama. They have several EXCELLENT real ramen restaurants downstairs as well. Amazing.

    • Menkui Tei63 Cooper Square, New York, NY
      Pro 2014
      Steve Hunter recommended Menkui Tei
      Good spot for a quick lunch in the East Village. Plenty to choose from in the menu and good lunch specials. Check the board for specials...sometimes they have some great dishes only offered for a ... read more
      limited time
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    • Ramen Takumi517 3rd Avenue, New York City, New York State
      Pro 2014
      Steve Hunter recommended Ramen Takumi
      My favorite spot in Murray Hill for Ramen Noodle soup dishes. The combos with either gyoza,shumai or rice dishes are great. The spicy Tan Tan is my favorite...
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    • Ramen Yebisu126 North 6th Street, New York, United States
      Pro 2014
      Steve Hunter recommended Ramen Yebisu
      Great sleek little spot with bowls of filling soup to warm you up. I had their new Winter special Spicy Ramen which did the trick. Service is very good and they play good tunes as well
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    • MENCHANKO TEI131 East 45th Street, New York City, New York State
      Pro 2014
      Steve Hunter recommended MENCHANKO TEI
      Very good bowls of Ramen with plenty to choose from. Like the new spicy broth versions and the cold noodles are great during the summer
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    • Ivan Ramen25 Clinton Street, New York City, New York State
      Pro 2014
      Steve Hunter recommended Ivan Ramen
      Excellent Ramen done right by a guy from LI who made it big in Japan. The Roasted Garlic Mazemen is delicious and unlike any ramen I've had before ...add a soft cooked egg in it for a flavor sensation ... read more
      and protein boost. The Shio is tasty as well.
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      Steve Hunter

      I've been to the location at West Gotham Market...it does live up to the hype

    • Menchanko-Tei43 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019-4902, United States
      Martha Lee recommended Menchanko-Tei
      Pork broth was rich but not greasy.
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    • Minca536 E 5th St # Stw, New York, NY
      Richard R Carpentier recommended Minca
      This is one of my favorite Japanese Ramen Spot. Their ramen soups are tasty and it is excellent for real. I love how their noodles soak the broth flavor. I know they have normal and spicy ramen. I did ... read more
      try them both before and I really prefer the spicy ramen over the normal ramen in my opinion. If I have plenty of money, I will really eat out at this place one or two times per week.
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      Richard R Carpentier

      I think you would be surprise how the Japanese Ramen Soup taste over this place. Give the Minca Restaurant place a try when you have time out of your schedule.

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