Homemade noodles and toppings to die for, are you ready for a bowl of ramen? Here’s Jakarta’s best ramen restaurants:
1. Hakata Ikkousha
Hakata ramen restaurant Ikkousha is founded 40 years ago in Fukkuoka, Jepang. Hakata itself is a village which is very famous for its culinary diversity and also as one of the most popular places to eat in Fukuoka, Jepang.
In Jakarta Indonesia, Ikkousha ramen is one of the official branch of Fukkuoka Hakata, Japan. Ramen Ikkousha Jakarta offers a diverse selection of flavors adapted to the spices and tastes in Indonesia. To maintain the taste and quality of Ramen Ikkousha, the chefs are originally come from Japan.
Jl. Kemang Raya no.20
Gedung Kemang Arcade
Hours: Full Day 11:00am – 10:00pm
Mall Senayan City LG unit 06 B2
Phone: 021 – 72781507
Fax: 021 – 72781507
2. Marutama Ramen
Marutama’s Toripatan soup served with homemade Hakata-styled ramen noodle. Best quality of this soup due to its 100% pure chicken broth (in Indonesia only) that made with no MSG at all! As for Toripaitan soup itself is one of the very difficult soup to cook. This is because the taste of Toripaitan soup are very susceptible to change in color and taste if the cooker are not detail enough in processing the soup.
Marutama store needs approximately 5 hours daily for cooking process and preparation. This pure milky white chicken-based soup has delighted and won-over many ramen lovers’ in Asia. Marutama offers an authentic Japanese ramen experience with its half-boiled aji tamago and aosa seaweed topping, complete with melt-in-your-mouth char siew.
Marutama is well-known as a restaurant which has developed their shops not only in Ryogoku, Tokyo and Kawaguchi, Saitama, but also in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and Canada since the first Marutama restaurant in 2001.
3rd floor, #24A-B,26-26A,28
Phone: 021 – 29924150
Fax: 021 – 29924151
Hours: Mon – Sun 11:30 am – 10:00 pm
3. Santouka Ramen
Ramen Santouka specializing in Hokkaido style ramen with a total of 55 stores globally in many countries such as USA, Taipei, Singapore, Indonesia, Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong.
The aforementioned ramen restaurants are cooking their ramen Hakata-style, which originates from the Fukuoka region. If you’re yearning for a different taste, try the Hokkaido style at Santouka. Try their tokusen toroniku ramen with its pearl-colored tonkotsu soup and you will be very surprised. The bold taste of the soup comes from simmering pork bones for 20 hours!
Plaza Indonesia Level 5 #E11
Jl. MH Thamrin Kav. 28-30
CBD, Central Jakarta
Hours: Mon-Sun 11am-10pm
Mal Kelapa Gading 3
Unit # G – 51
Jl. Bulevar Kelapa Gading Blok M
Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta
Hours: Mon-Sun 11am-10pm
4. Ippudo Ramen
Founded in 1985, Ippudo is a Hakata-style tonkotsu (pork-based) ramen from Japan. They have more than 80 stores in Japan and more than 40 stores worldwide including London, New York, Sydney, Hong Kong, China, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, South Korea and Indonesia.
For the noodle, Ippudo offers springy ultra thin straight noodle with 4 types of noodle hardness type: Soft / Normal / Hard / Very Hard.
Pacific Place Mall, Level 5
Jl. Jenderal Sudirman, SCBD
Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta City, Jakarta 12190
Phone: (+6221) 57973339
Opening Hours: Lunch 11.00-22.00
5. Ramen 38 Sanpachi
The pioneer of ramen in Jakarta, outlets spread around Jakarta, wide selections of ramen options, ramen texture is firm, can choose pork or ramen for the toppings and broth, free jelly pudding as dessert.
The taste of Japanese Ramen at Ramen 38 Sanpachi is very delicious and not too oily.
Ramen 38 Sanpachi
Gandaria City LG 101
Jl. Iskandar Muda (Arteri Pondok Indah) No. 6
Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan
Phone: 021 – 2905 3114
Tsurukamedou is located at Taman Ratu Kemuning, Greenville. This is its first branch in Indonesia, they already owned 8 other branch spread around Japan. Their tonkotsu ramen is heavenly delicious, price is affordable as well. The most popular dish is tonkotsu ramen with generous toppings: char siew slices, nori, tamago, andkikurage (jelly-ear mushroom). For a spicier and saltier ramen, opt for the tonkotsu shisen ramen.
What does Tsurukamedou actually mean? Tsurukamedou is a word consisting the word “Tsuru”, “Kame” and “Dou”. “Tsuru” means crane (aves), “Kame” means turtle and “Dou” means a dome, so the word “Tsurukamedou” itself means cranes and turtles in a dome. But they don’t sell crane and turtle meats here. Crane and turtle are respected animals in Japan according to the ancestor’s belief.
Jl. Ratu Kemuning Raya Blok A2 No. 8A
Taman Ratu Greenville
Duri Kepa, Kebon Jeruk
Hours: Mon-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 10.30am-10pm
7. Ikkudo Ramen
Here in Ikkudo Ramen, the passion is off course in ramen menu. They cook their broth for several days to get all the goodness out of the bones and vegetables, resulting thick, creamy, and flavorful broth for the ramen. This long hours cooking method has been around in Japan for over decades, but only through passion, dedication, and japanese ramen master chefs we are able to delight you with authentic and delicious ramen without you having to fly to Japan.
Flavor Bliss Ext Kav 6 Unit 2
Pakulonan, Serpong Utara
Telp +62 21 2900 5060
West Mall, LG #27
Jl. M.H. Thamrin no 1
Telp +62 21 2358 0336
Third Floor #124
Jl Let Jend S. Parman Kav 28
Telp +62 21 2920 0417