Ramen is comfort food at its finest. The warm bowl served up with delicious broth and tasty accoutrements is not only perfect for when the temperatures dip during the winter season, but is great all year round! If you’re interesting in trying some ramen, check out some of these best places for ramen in Little Tokyo.
Daikokuya is a local favorite and a great place to get your hands on some ramen. Served with silky broth, tender slices of meat and of course the perfectly timed soft boiled egg. The Daikoku Ramen is served with their house blend of soy sauce, somes with tender pork belly chashu, marinated boiled egg, bean sprouts, bamboo shoots, sesame seeds and green onions. Spicy Miso Ramen and Tsukemen ramen are also available! You also have the option of adding extra toppings to make the ramen bowl perfect and just for you.
Do you like spicy ramen? If so, head to Orochon Ramen and see if you can make your claim to fame by making it on the Wall of Fame for those who can conquer the spiciest of ramen bowls! In fact, Orochon Ramen was featured on Man vs Food. Even if you don’t want to take on the challenge of spiciest ramen, this location still offers delicious ramen for all to enjoy. There is also different levels of spiciness to choose from so it may be the perfect place to figure out what kind of spice level you enjoy best.
While Shin-Sen-Gumi is not known exclusively for their ramen, they do serve up a delicious bowl of ramen. They also offer sushi, udon, grilled yakitori and more! This location is a great place to go as it is just steps away from the Japanese American National Museum. Explore the museum, learn more about Japanese American history and then enjoy a delicious and filling bowl of ramen at Shin-Sen-Gumi!