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Menya Always

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5-22 Yorozuyamachi, Nagasaki 850-0852, Nagasaki Prefecture
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+81 95-824-1199
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Ramen and Gyoza. Broth is prok based and there are many varieties from meat to vegetables. Very friendly staff and efficient service. Even have a habderitten picture book English menu. Lemon Ramen is the house speciality and was very refreshing. It doesn't habe manyseats and is popular with locals but turnover is quick so it's worth a try even... More 

Thank Leo_M0nkey
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Husband and I took a stroll and found this tiny ramen shop. We found a seat right away and were immediately welcomed by the staff. While we know this is customary in Japan, this welcome was intimate than others we've received. They had a menu in English with pictures and a nice little welcome on the first page. I ordered... More 

Thank lidale11
Vancouver, Canada
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624 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This tiny little noodle shop offers fantastic ramen. They have an English menu (a cute little picture book that seems to have been prepared by a kid - really charming). We took the "all in one ramen" (980 yen) and were impressed: melting in your mouth pork, delicious half-boiled egg, a mountain of vegetables.

Thank MonkeysandWine
Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

One of the best places in town for a late dinner. Delicious food, don't be afraid to try the lemon ramen - it's amazing stuff. Ask for the English picture menu if you haven't got a Japanese-speaking friend with you. The kitchen staff are always shouting happily - very lively atmosphere.

Thank jackie384
Ota-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The ramen served at Menya is absolutely delicious. Please go there with an empty stomach and choose the "all-in-one"-ramen bowl... You won't regret it. The staff is super friendly and I cannot think of any place which offers such great food for just 950 yen...

Thank Hans S
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

I was living in this area for about 2 months, and I visited this place twice a week. I've been to a lot of ramen shops but this truly was one of the best. The staff there are super friendly and always made us feel welcome. You will not regret getting the ramen here!

Thank Morgan M
New Brunswick, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

The ramen here is cheap and very very good. I tried another recommended place nearby the night before and could not even compare it to Menya.

Thank KevinRezvani
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Wanted some noodles on our cruise port stop in Nagasaki, and stumbled across Menya Always. The staff was very helpful, the food good. The beer, excellent! Nice ambiance, This is not a tourist place, but were very welcoming to us!

Thank DolphinDave
San Francisco
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2014

We had a very brief visit to Nagasaki on our Asian cruise, and the one thing I wanted was a great bowl of ramen. Menya Always did not disappoint. We had the spicy pork ramen which was only about $6 USD. The broth was incredibly rich and tasty. The pork was mostly fat which I tried to nibble around, but... More 

Thank slcSF
San Francisco
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2014

Had a quick bowl of ramen while aimlessly wandering through the never ending outdoor mall. Liked the intimate cozy feel of the place with everyone sitting on the one counter. The ramen was tasty but seemed fairly standard for the area - it was a bit annoying finding out they strongly catered towards tourists with water instead of tea and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-22 Yorozuyamachi, Nagasaki 850-0852, Nagasaki Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Nagasaki Prefecture  >  Nagasaki
  • Phone Number: +81 95-824-1199

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?