You’ve probably heard about the more famous ramen places in Singapore – Ajisen Ramen, Takagi Ramen, and more. But what about some of the “hidden gems”? For those who are willing to explore, there are lots of other options than just the usual ramen chains. Here are 4 lesser-known ramen restaurants are definitely worth a visit!
Menbaka Fire Ramen –
Originating in Kyoto all the way back in 1984, Menbaka Fire Ramen specialises in their signature Fire Ramen, boasting one of the only ramens to present a fiery umami, wok hei flavor!
Conveniently located at Orchard Cineleisure, Menbaka Fire Ramen is one of the best places to visit for a warm meal and flashy show after a long day out in town. If you’re in need of recommendations, be sure to try their signature 226 Years Shoyu Fire Ramen ($19.70).
Location: 8 Grange Rd Orchard Cineleisure, #05-03, Singapore 239695
12pm-3:30pm, 5pm-10pm (Mon-Thur)
11:30am-3:30pm, 4:30pm-11pm (Fri-Sat)
11:30am-3:30pm, 4:30pm-10pm (Sun)
Ichikokudo Hokkaido Ramen –
With a total of 8 outlets across the country, Ichikokudo Hokkaido Ramen is one of the spots to visit when you’re on the hunt for some halal-certified ramen! Their menu offerings feature a variety of ramen styles, as well as donburis, and even some meat-free options!
If you’re a fan of seafood, be sure to try their signature seafood ramens! The touch of garlic with natural salts highlights the natural umami flavors of the seafood, delivering more dimensions with every bite! Be sure to try their Hokkai Hotate Ramen ($16.90), or their signature Hokkai-Ramen Gifts From The Sea ($19.90).
Location: 45 Bussorah St, Singapore 199463
Operating Hours: 11am-10pm (Daily)
Torasho Ramen & Charcoal Bar –
Nestled in the busy streets of the Telok Ayer area, Torasho Ramen & Charcoal Bar is a must-try when you’re hit with the ramen cravings after work! In addition to their delicious list of both dry and soup ramen, they’ve also got a long list of charcoal grilled treats as well!
Must-try ramens include their Uni Tonkotsu ($24), which comes decked with Uni sashimi and steeped in decadent Uni & Tonkotsu Soup. If you prefer dry ramens however, keep an eye out for their Truffle Wagyu ($20), which comes with truffle ragout and wagyu nikomi.
Location: 32 Tras St, Singapore 078972
Operating Hours: 11:30am-3pm, 5:30pm-11pm (Daily)
The Ramen Stall –
If you’re looking for a late-night ramen spot for supper, you’ll love The Ramen Stall! Located along North Bridge Road at Bugis, this spot is open till 5am on the weekends – perfect for a warm bowl of supper after a night out on the town!
Spice lovers will love their Mala Ramen ($12.90)! Otherwise, you can try their signature Volcano Chicken Ramen ($13.90), which comes in 3 varying levels of spiciness. Talk about a satisfying supper!
Location: 787 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 198755
Operating Hours: 11am-5am (Daily)