Tsukemen is similar to Ramen.
Noodles and soup are served separately.
You dip the noodles into the dipping soup（broth） and eat them.
Most shops have tsukemen and ramen(￣ー￣)ｏ゛
- 1.Located in Ikebukuro Station【1Restaurant】
- 2.Ikebukuro East Tsukemen【7 Restaurants】
- 3.Ikebukuro West Tsukemen【7 Restaurants】
- 【MAP】Ikebukuro Tsukemen/Ramen Restaurants
1.Located in Ikebukuro Station【1Restaurant】
These shops are located inside Ikebukuro Station.
It is convenient when you have no time but hungry.
1-1.Tokyo Underground Ramen Ganja／頑者 東京アンダーグラウンドラーメン
The shop has W soup, that mixes chicken soup and pork bone-based animal soup with fish soup such as dried bonito and bonito.
This shop was the first to use “fishmeal”, an ingredient often seen in tsukemen,
English menu available.
Please ask staffs.
2.Ikebukuro East Tsukemen【7 Restaurants】
2-2.Higashi Ikebukuro Taishoken Honten/東池袋 大勝軒 本店
Higashi Ikebukuro Taishoken Honten inherits the gene of the legend of the ramen world Kazuo Yamagishi .
The photo is Tsukemen.
Higashi Ikebukuro Taishoken is said to be the original.
Old store memories.
English menu on the ticket machine.
There is also a terrace seat.
The view is not so good.
＞Higashi Ikebukuro Taishoken Honten Offcial EC site
2-2.Chisomen Mamiana/馳走麺 狸穴
Tukemennoodle is Dippingnoodles (ramen) with dippingsauce
Similar to ramen but the noodles and broth are in separate bowls which you dip and eat like soba.
Add the soup to the remaining dipping sauce and drink it.
Ticket vending machines have English notation.
2-3.Ikebukuro Menya MUsashi Niten/池袋 麺屋武蔵二天
This is a branch of the “Menya Musashi” chain with another store name “Niten”.
While inheriting the style of Menya Musashi, it has a unique personality with deep-fried food.
The interior of the store, which has the motif of the decisive battle between Miyamoto Musashi and Sasaki Kojiro, is also worth seeing.
＞Ikebukuro Menya MUsashi Niten
2-4.Ganso Mentai Nikomi Tsuke-men/元祖めんたい煮こみつけ麺
“MENTAi” means Mentaiko.
Mentaiko is spicy cod roe.
It is usually served hot on rice.
NIKOMIi means stew or boil well.
This deish is Tsukemennoodles add spicy cod roe to dipping sauce and boiled well.
It would be more fun to go with friends who understand Japanese.
2-5.Chuka Soba Aoba/中華そば青葉
Ramen shop like a stall in the basement of Sunshine City
It features a “double soup” that combines flavor and richness, and special noodles with a wheat flavor.
It was a simple, orthodox, serious tsukemen.
2-6.Tsukemenya Yasubei/つけ麺屋 やすべえ
The thick noodles and soup were entangled and delicious.
Add the soup to the remaining dipping sauce and drink it
Ticket vending machines available in Japanese only
It maybe hard to order…
2-7.Takinokawa Taishoken/滝野川 大勝軒
You can eat dippingnoodles at Takinokawa Taishoken .
They inherit the taste of Higashi Ikebukuro Taishoken, the originator of tsukemen.
There is also an English menu.
3.Ikebukuro West Tsukemen【7 Restaurants】
The soup bowl is hot
Very thick noodles are smooth and delicious
The char siu smoke is rich.
It’s a little far from the west exit of Ikebukuro Station, but it’s worth the walk.
As the last successor of Mr. Yamagishi, he seems to be devoting himself every day without losing the taste of his heart.
Even though it’s a regular serving, it’s quite large.
Still, it was delicious until the last soup split (*￣∇￣*)
3-3.Tokyo Tonkotsu Ramen Ikebukuro Tonchin/東京豚骨ラーメン池袋 屯ちん
Established in Ikebukuro in 1992.
A tonkotsu ramen shop born in Tokyo.
I’m happy with “Ikebukuro LOVE”, which has “Ikebukuro” written on the bowl.
There is the Ikebukuro main store (east exit) and the Ikebukuro west exit store.
＞Tokyo Tonkotsu Ramen Ikebukuro Tonchin
3-4.TsukemenYa Nobunaga/つけ麺屋 のぶなが
In Nobunaga, Tsukemen broth comes into a thick container.
So the tukemen broth remains hot.
Add the soup to the broth and drink
Ticket vending machines are in Japanese only.
Let’s visit with friends who can speak Japanese.
3-5.Hiroshima Tsukemen Maru to Chibi/広島つけ麺 まるとちび
It’s so full of vegetables that you might say, “Salad udon?”
It wasn’t as spicy as you would expect from its “red” appearance, but it had a refreshing taste.
3-6.Mentoku nidaime Tsujita/めん徳 二代目 つじ田
The following are recommended for eating Tsujino Tsukemen
- Squeezing the sudachi
- Sprinkle with black shichimi
- Broth split (put the soup in the remaining soup and drink it)
Double happiness is on the bottom of the bowl
Ticket vending machines are available in English.
3-7.Vegetable Potage Tsukemen Enji/ベジポタつけ麺 えん寺
Just saying “vegetable potage” has a strong image of “vegetables”, but the dipping soup also brings out the deliciousness of animals such as pork bones, chicken bones, and seafood.