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1-17-1 Minami Ikebukuro | 1F Sakimoto Bldg., Toshima 171-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3982-7656
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ramen” (121 reviews)
“pork” (34 reviews)
“soup” (27 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Soups
$$ - $$$
1-17-1 Minami Ikebukuro | 1F Sakimoto Bldg., Toshima 171-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Title says it all. I have tried both Mutekiya Pork Broth Ramen and Spicy Ramen. Both are really good. Expect a long waiting line. Best time is between 2pm-5pm when the waiting line is shortest or after midnight

Thank Dimuthuagg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Still my choice of the best ramen in town after 5 years, no question ask. This is a must visit every time I visit Tokyo. The soup base is rich but not fat, there's a special kind of sweetness that makes it unique. Always go...More

Thank sumcwan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's so lucky that we just wait 20 minutes to have the best ramen in Ikebukuro. There have many kind of ramen could choose, and any kind looks delicious!!! The spicy one that I order is recommend, it's not too spicy to taste and the...More

Thank banana m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

maybe because i have tasted many great tsukemen and ramen somewhere else, mutekiya just fell flat and doesn't deserve to be elevated to great ramen status The ramen is pretty good, the broth i have to say is delicious, the noodle is ok, the meat...More

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Staying in the Ikebukuro area, we walked to Mutekiya after 9pm when most of the stores close and there was a long queue outside of Mutekiya, they handed out menu and took out orders during the queue, finally waited 65 minutes to get seated. Crab...More

Thank Miss_K_Ng
Reviewed 3 June 2017

It has been more than 11 years since I ate Ramen at 無敵家 and my visit today reminded me why I went there quite often in the past. Honest Ramen, no experiments and no fancy restaurant interior changes. What has changed though is that they...More

1  Thank BusinessTravelerSE
Reviewed 24 May 2017

i can now understand that no matter what time of day you arrive to this restaurant, there is always at least 1/2 hour - 45 minutes wait to get a seat. definitely a must place to go if you are in ikebukuro, it is worth...More

1  Thank 1mightymouse
Reviewed 24 May 2017

My wife and I are both ramen fans, and we've been here twice since my wife is a big fan. I guess thousands of reviewers can't be wrong, but after all ramen preference is highly subjective. There are other ramen restaurants that I enjoy more...More

1  Thank felixhong
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

My friends invited me to try this Ramen. After I tried the ramen is so good. The taste is nice (no light no strong). They have a good service. But you must have a patient because they always have a long line to eat here.

1  Thank louisethalia
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The reviews don't lie. A must if you are around the ikebukuro area! Depending on when you go, line can be quite long but we'll worth the wait. The mutekiya ramen was delicious along with the hot pepper spice (still trying to figure out where...More

1  Thank Alex E
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thousand tenants occupy two giant department stores
and shopping malls, where all sorts of shopping and
gourmet foods can be enjoyed. The 60-story building at
the east entrance of the station, Sunshine City, is a
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planetarium, theme park as well as an observation
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Rayy M
20 February 2017|
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Response from kimiduka | Property representative |
Hi,This is Mutekiya. You might have solved the problem already, You're more than welcome to join us! We hope your daughter loves our noodles and everthings!
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21 September 2016|
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Response from kimiduka | Property representative |
This is Mutekiya. We don't have any vegetarian's dishes. Because we use pork broth soup. But some vegetarian customer eat only noodles and vegetables.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 04:00
10:30 - 04:00
10:30 - 04:00
10:30 - 04:00
10:30 - 04:00
10:30 - 04:00
10:30 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-17-1 Minami Ikebukuro | 1F Sakimoto Bldg., Toshima 171-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Toshima>  > Ikebukuro
  • Neighbourhood: Ikebukuro
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3982-7656
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