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“cheap and yummy”
Review of Ramen Ikkyu

Ramen Ikkyu
Ranked #2,435 of 6,144 Restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
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Neighbourhood: Chinatown
Reviewed 23 August 2015

set in the far corner of the food court, on passing you wouldn't expect much. there is good variety in the menu. i had the chef's special - out of this worldddd! delicious noodles cooked just right, superb flavour of soup! (soup wasn't really drinkable cos it was so thick) i was surprised there weren't many people having ramen, people are totally missing out

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Thank Shau-Mann H
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

I have been here many times and must say that this is quite simply the best Ramen you will ever eat. When chef Harunobu Inukai 1st opened in the Sussex Centre food court the queues were endless to get a bowl of his Ramen in Chinatown, before they ran out. The noodles are handmade and the key is the Paitan soup he uses in the broth. This is also great value for money and you will not be hungry afterwards, that is, if you manage to finish the bowl. Try the famous Ikkyu Shoyu Ramen or if you prefer a lighter broth then go for the Tokyo Ramen.

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Reviewed 30 April 2015

I'm an avid lover of Ramen. One thing I love about it is that you have it in fancy Japanese restaurants, or in a food court... like at Ramen Ikkyu.

Here's when I'd suggest going to Ramen Ikkyu... when you don't care about the ambiance, surroundings, plastic chairs, or lack of a view. Given those REQUIREMENTS, the Black Garlic Oil Ramen here is one of the best meals I've ever had. It's roughly $13 and will be ready in less than 5 minutes. You get a rich, thick broth with all sorts of goodies thrown in.

If the Black Garlic Oil Ramen isn't your bowl of noodles, perhaps too thick a broth, they make excellent Ramen across the board. We've tried a few different types of their bowls, and enjoyed both heartier and thinner broths. Go. Try. Enjoy!

Itadakimasu!!!

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Thank Trojanox
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Reviewed 20 April 2015

Possibly one of the best for Ramen in Sydney at reasonable prices. Chef Haru has worked with some of the best in the industry, including the Japanese Iron Chefs and it really shows in the dishes he creates. The broths are authentic as they come, and truly satisfying. I recently tried his Clam Chowder Ramen - 10/10.

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Thank travella88
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

I had two bowls of ramen in two days on my recent overnight business trip to Sydney. I loved the hand made noodles and the thick rich broth (I tried both "salt" and "soy" of the one with both pork and chicken). I also enjoyed the bamboo shoots, soft egg, and pork slices. At $11.50 per bowl (with free noodle refill if you wish!) it's a great value and a tasty one at that. No MSG either!

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Thank rasweet
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