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Karashibimisoramen Kikanbo

#15 of 6,264 Restaurants in Chiyoda
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
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2-10-10 Kajicho, Chiyoda, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3256-2960
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Today
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found this place with TripAdvisor after a long day of walk and was hungry for dinner somewhere close by. What a lucky find! It was night time and around New Years, so everywhere else was closed around the restaurant. The neighborhood was so quiet and dark and I almost was regretting walking here...little did I know, this place would... More 

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Thank Amy T
Tokyo, Japan
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387 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for detailed information about the food, check out my other reviews of Kikanbo, as the quality of the food has not changed nor what they have on the menu. Kikanbo has gone full bilingual. The vending machine has all English options. The spice menu is now updated with full English. The queuing information is also in English.... More 

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Thank McG_Road_Warrior
Metuchen, New Jersey
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious spicy ramen! Big pork ramen was soon good. Near akihabara station. People wait in line to get these.

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Thank CathyPi429
California City, California
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I hate posting negative reviews. But this place recommended by Phil (of I'll have what Phil's having) really did not meet our expectation. I love spicy food and went to kikanbo specifically craving that. The ramen was so salty that even the noodles had absolved so much salt that if I took the broth out they still will be inedible.... More 

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Thank SherrySans
Bari, Italy
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157 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I tested the deluxe pork ramen and it is really delicious. Both the pork and the broth are absolutely first class: you get a fantastic ramen and two big pieces of pork that melts in your mouth. The atmosphere is nice and cool, recalling reminiscent of devils and hell. Price are cheap, so everything is perfect!

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Thank Giuseppe2011
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is so unique and cool, kind of reminiscent of one and he'll. Very rich broth and lots of options regarding spiciness and sechuan.

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Thank Casey N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The big pork ramen is delicious. So is the deluxe one. Only 1050¥ and the pork melts in your mouth. Less or medium spice would be enough for most people- it's very spicy! So good we came back after the first time!

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Thank bridget9313
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Typical Tokyo ramen shop with very atypical ramen. Both the pork and the broth are absolutely first rate. Please recall, the Japanese are not chili heads. So what they consider demon hot isn't that bad. Cash only, like almost all ramen shops. Easy 25 minute walk from Tokyo station

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Thank rwilley
Tenerife, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Simply put, the perfect broth, thick and spicy (different levels of spicy to choose amongst). The noodles are also great. Located close to Kanda station. Clean place. No lines when we visited.

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Thank EiroaMD
usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

If you're thinking about going here, just go and don't ask questions. It's amazing, also make sure you get the normal ramen and two big pieces of pork. LITERALLY the best pork I've ever tasted.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-10-10 Kajicho, Chiyoda, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chiyoda>  > Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
  • Neighbourhood: Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3256-2960

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Neighbourhood Profile
Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
Ochanomizu boasts its academic foundations starting with Yushima Seido, the birthplace of modern day Japanese education. The area has kept its college town feel with several university campuses. If you head towards Jinbocho, you'll find musical instrument and sports equipment shops, and an area of used bookstores for students and anyone interested in literature and the arts. Akihabara is well-known for its computer and electronic goods stores, and is now hugely popular as the must-visit mecca for people interested in anime and games. Kanda is an office district where you can find loads of reasonably priced izakayas popular with professionals who stop to eat and drink before making their way home.
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