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) #3 of 1,819 Restaurants in Wakayama $$ - $$$ Asian
4-84 Tanakamachi, Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 73-424-1689
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good46%
  • Average28%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“noodles” (7 reviews)
“ramen” (13 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
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4-84 Tanakamachi, Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

Visited ideshoten after reading about it from multiple reviews and tour books. It is a very small shop, not very flashy. We came here for dinner, and at first we thought we had lost our direction as we did not recognise the building to be...More

1  Thank Changry4
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Ramen is a must try food in Wakayama. Among others, we selected this one, and it didn't disappoint us. The soup is well balanced, and the BBQ pork is tenderly melting in the mouth. It would be perfect, if the store could have chili pepper...More

Thank 翊 李
Reviewed 2 March 2015

This place was voted the top ramen in Japan by some cooking show so gets visitors from all over Japan. Its a small non-descript place - very simple, with lineups out the door. The ramen was good - perhaps I don't like the shoyu mixed...More

1  Thank Cambridge2014
Reviewed 8 September 2013

This place was great. Small quaint place where you share a table with other people. Not being from Japan it caught me off guard but the atmosphere was cool and the was one of the best I had while in Japan. It was so good...More

1  Thank Alopez365
Reviewed 16 August 2013 via mobile

Small homely place. Very different yet tasty ramen. Suited to Indian palette. Try the sushi too, bonus is its vegetarian.

Thank NVwanderlust
Reviewed 6 April 2013

It located near Wakayama station of JR line. This shop is so small and you may need to wait for a while till enter this shop. The soup is pork bone broth soy sauce .

Thank Hirox2
Reviewed 1 August 2012

I found this place through other reviews. It was very close to Wakayama JR station, a very modest shop with only about 15 seats. I had some very high expectations after reading other reviews, and this place did not disappoint. After coming here, all the...More

3  Thank EdHK2012
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-84 Tanakamachi, Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Wakayama Prefecture  >  Wakayama
  • Phone Number: +81 73-424-1689
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