Looking For Best Ramen Places in Singapore? Here Are Your Top 10 Options

The influence of Washoku (Japanese Cuisine) over Southeast Asian countries like Singapore is profound. And the washoku influence couldn’t be explained better than the ramen corners popping up on every street. The four main components: noodles, broth, tare (sauce), and toppings are combined to form sweet and salty flavours with the chewy texture of the noodles.

The unique combination hits all our cravings to become one of the best comfort dishes in today’s world. And Singapore is not left far behind in taking the love for ramen a notch higher, with every small stall and high-end restaurant having the dish with their unique take on their menu. However, not every noodle corner has flavorful ramen.

Here are 10 mouth-watering ramen places in Singapore that cater to your liking.

1. Takagi Ramen @ Ang Mo Kio
USP: Cosy stall, serving a variety of delicious dishes.
Phone: +65 9170 7870
Locate: Takagi Ramen has outlets in various locations throughout Singapore.
You can find their store locations here.
Website: www.takagiramen.com
Email: Feedback@takagiramen.com
Working Days/Hours: Open every day from 6:00 AM – 3:00 AM

It is tough to settle the debate for the best ramen in Singapore, but Takagi Ramen is surely a top contender in every list. Their signature dish is handmade in the Hakata style with a unique, firm texture.

Takagi Ramen has a vast menu with a wide variety of delicious and affordable ramen and other sides. Their motto of “Ramen for the average Singaporean” is reflected in their dishes with a universal flavour profile and budget-friendly pricing.

Special Delicacies

  • Takoyaki
  • Takagi Ramen
  • Deep Fried Gyoza
  • Miso Ramen
  • Ebi Fry
Pros
Long operational hours
Affordable for all
Great service
Cons
Can have difficulty parking in peak hours

Reviews

“On my way back from the office, Takagi Ramen is a regular stop for me. Being a regular customer, the staff knows and greets me politely, and their service is great. The food is excellent. I frequent this joint for their signature Takagi ramen and Gyoza.”

Nobi
2. The Ramen House
USP: Authentic Japanese joint served with a focus on nutrition and using the freshest ingredients
Phone: +65 6734 9294
Locate: 6 Short St, Singapore 188213
Website: https://www.theramenhouse.sg/
Working Days/Hours: Open every day from 5:00 PM – 6:00 AM

The Ramen House is tasteful ramen for multiple reasons. First, because of their unique presentation in conjunction with the local cuisine. This fusion makes the dish palatable and feels homely for everyone.

Second, their options for kimchi ramenare super tasty and fuse Korean with ramen. Plus, don’t forget their unique dry ramen is top-notch. .

Special Delicacies

  • Grilled Kushiyaki
  • Sushi & Sashimi
  • Garlic fried rice
  • Okonomiyaki
  • Dry Spicy Ramen
Pros
Open till late
Good ambience and service
Unique dishes that combine various cuisines
Cons
Expensive compared to other joints

Review

“I visited Singapore last year and went to this ramen joint on two occasions. The Japanese dish is my comfort food, and experimenting with various cuisines was something I thoroughly enjoyed at The Ramen House. The staff is also friendly and polite.”

Jessica
3. Ramen Keisuke Tonkotsu King Four Seasons
USP: Amazing chain owned and operated by celebrity chef Keisuke Takeda.
Phone: +65 6333 5740
Locate: https://www.keisuke.sg/tonkotsu-king-four-seasons-bugis-village
Website: https://www.keisuke.sg/tonkotsu-king-four-seasons-bugis-village
Working Days/Hours: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM and 5:00 PM – 10:30 PM on weekdays.
11:30 AM – 10 PM on weekends (Saturday and Sunday).

If you are looking for delicious Japanese ramen, there are no better places than the Ramen Keisuke chain. Led by a celebrity chef, dining at Ramen Keisuke is an experience you don’t want to miss.

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The best part about this restaurant is that they offer incredibly well-cooked food with complex flavours. No matter how picky you are, you can get just the right one you like here, thanks to the customisability of the menu.

Also, you can’t miss out on the unlimited hard-boiled eggs and marinated bean sprouts as starters.

Special Delicacies

  • Winter Ramen
  • Summer Ramen
  • Autumn Ramen
Pros
Excellent dine-in experience
Unique and customisable menu
Cons
You must order a drink with your food. That’s a rule

Reviews

“The unlimited starters are a surefire way to get overfilled when you visit this restaurant. That’s a point you must take from me because I was too full to finish my ramen bowl by the time it arrived. Jokes aside, this restaurant is incredible, and the dine-in experience is to die for.”

Chui Mal
4. Ichikokudo Hokkaido Ramen
USP: Halal ramen with a fully halal menu.
Locate: https://www.ichikokudo.com/contact
Website: https://www.ichikokudo.com/
Working Days/Hours: Open every day from 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM.

The Ichikokudo Hokkaido Ramen specialises in something unique. They are the best halal and vegetarian ramen, thanks to their many meat-free options.

Vegetarian ramen is quite hard to nail because the flavour of the broth comes from the bones of animals and their feet. So, to compensate for that, Ichikokudo cooks their broth for over 24 hours to create a rich yet silky broth that is heavenly in taste. The restaurant shares that the secret to their incredible broth is kombu, which they use as the dashi (the base of their stock).

Even if you are a non-vegetarian, there are many options for you at this restaurant, making it one of the top choice for food lovers, regardless of their preference.

Special Delicacies

  • Hokkaido Ramen
  • Grilled Gyoza
  • Garlic Karrage
  • Jikogu Ramen
  • TehHalia
Pros
Quality service
Tasty vegetarian options
Affordable for lunch and dinner
Cons
Portion sizes are considerably large

Reviews

“As a Muslim, it is hard to find good ramen, so when my friends told me about this place, I was quite excited to visit. The joint is quite nice, and their food is superb. I was so happy to find an all-halal ramen joint with vegetarian options. I will highly recommend it to others.”

Danish
5. Nantsuttei
USP: A long-running affordable joint with a unique menu.
Phone: +65 6337 7166
Locate: 181 Orchard Rd, #07-12/13, Singapore 238896
Website: http://www.nantsu.com/english/
Working Days/Hours: Open every day from 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM

If you like signature dishes and ramen with a unique flavour profile, Nantsuttei has to be at the top of your list.

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The signature of Nantsuttei lies in every dish with their incredible flavour-rich pork bone broth, complemented by the fragrant black roast garlic oil. The black roast garlic oil (ma-yu) is a unique element of Nantsuttei. They fry the garlic in seven stages and mix it with an assortment of spices to create a unique flavour, which has remained unchanged.

Their food is soulful as their dishes come heavy with flavour. However, you can customise them to your liking while ordering.

Special Delicacies

  • Tonkotsu Ramen
  • Chashu Men
  • FuffuEnmanGyoza
  • Smoked Chashu
  • Hot Miso Ramen
Pros
Ample parking
Unique and flavourful ramen
Sizeable portions
Cons
Not open till late

Reviews

“As a ramen lover, I have visited most of the ramen joints in Singapore, and I keep coming back to Nantsuttei. I love their rich and thick Tonkotsu broth in almost all variations. The spice levels are also just right for my taste buds. Would love to visit again soon.”

Michael
6. Sanpoutei Ramen
USP: An authentic Japanese joint from Japan operating since 1967
Phone: +65 6463 7277
Locate: 253 Holland Ave #01-01 Singapore 278982
253 #B1-04/05 350 Orchard Rd.238868
Website: http://sanpoutei.sg/
Working Days/Hours: 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM from Sunday to Thursday.
11:30 AM – 10:00 PM Friday and Saturday.

Sanpoutei is hands down the best shoyu ramen in the country. Their authentic recipe, which has been perfected for over 50 years, is unmatchable. The rich flavours of this ramen are brought to life by slow-cooking a variety of vegetables and a whole chicken for over six hours. The special ingredient of this ramen is dried sardines that are specially imported from Japan.

Sanpoutei ramen is known for its signature fish stock, which is featured in most of its dishes. Even the dish bowl they serve in is specially designed to elevate your dining experience. Even though they offer machine-made noodles, they are made to perfection and feature a unique springy and silky texture.

Special Delicacies

  • Niigata Shoyu Ramen
  • Miso Ramen
  • Kotteri Se Abuta Ramen
  • Chashu Don Mini
  • Deep Fried Spring Chicken With Tartar Sauce
Pros
Excellent service
Quality dining experience
Varied menu with many specialities
Cons
Expensive compared to other ramen joints

Reviews

“I have been eating ramen since childhood with my dad, and we have visited Sanpoutei many times. I went back there recently, and nothing has changed. The portion sizes are still appetising, and the food is mouth-watering, as I remember. I will definitely return with my father again.”

Negus
7. Fire Ramen ByMenbaka @The Centrepoint
USP: Unique restaurant with fire show presentation and delicious ramen
Phone: +65 8218 9236
Locate: 176 Orchard Rd, #01-53 / 54 / 55 / 56 TheCentrepoint Food Street, Singapore 238843
Website: https://www.menbakafireramen.com
Working Days/Hours: 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM Monday to Thursday.
11:30 AM – 11:00 PM Friday and Saturday.
And 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM on Sunday.

Ramen is a relaxing comfort food. But at Menbaka, you get a complete show of theatrics before you start sipping on your comfort food. Fire Ramen was originally from Kyoto, and they opened a shop in Singapore recently.

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They have made quite an impact. Diners rave both about the food and the fire show. If you are into spicy food, this is the best chilli ramen you have tasted. The signature charred flavour of Fire Ramen comes from the masterful skill of the chefs utilising wok hei to create the signature taste.

The dish is complete with a slow-cooked chicken broth and Negi juices to create an umami flavour profile that is unique and tasty. It’s the type of dish that you must try when.

Special Delicacies

  • Charcoal fried chicken
  • Collagen Tonkotsu Ramen
  • Ebi Fire Ramen
  • Squid Fish Roe
  • Aburi Pork Belly Chashu
Pros
Great dining experience
Hospitable service
Ample parking and space
Cons
Expensive

Reviews

“The fire show is so amazing. The staff know that it is the USP and cooperate with the diners and even place their phones and cameras in dedicated spaces to get the best video of the show. The experience was mesmerizing and so was the food. Would love to visit again.”

Jay
8. Kanada-Ya PLQ Mall
USP: Authentic place that offers fusion with local flavours to create a unique experience
Phone: +65 6966 0505
Locate: 10 PayaLebar Rd, #03-30, Singapore 409057
Website: https://kanada-ya.sg/
Working Days/Hours: Open every day from 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM

If you love a thick broth with your ramen, KanadaYa would be the place for you. Their rich and creamy broth is slow-cooked for over 12 hours to help it get its signature taste. KanadaYa is also one of the only restaurants offering an authentic Kyushu ramen experience.

The menu is extensive and offers a variety of choices, some of which are fused with local cuisine for a homely taste. KanadaYa also has a touch of international flavours with its unique hong-kong ramen.

Special Delicacies

  • KotteriTonkotsu Ramen
  • Black Garlic Ramen
  • Chicken Paitan Ramen
  • Gyu Don
  • Chashu Don
Pros
Excellent service
Vast menu with many options
Good value for money
Cons
Limited seating capacity and space

Reviews

“I have visited KanadaYa in several countries, and in my opinion, the Singapore outlets are my favourite. The food tastes great everywhere, but the quality service, and hospitality, make it stick out for me. I love eating at KanadaYa and would highly recommend it to others.”

Jason
9. Hakata Ikkousha Ramen
USP: Internationally famous restaurant for ramen serving delicious authentic Japanese ramen with its unique take on it.
Phone: +65 6338 8460
Locate: 30 Victoria St, #F1-07, Chijmes, Singapore 187996
Website: https://www.ikkousha.sg/
Working Days/Hours: 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM from Thursday to Tuesday.
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
and 4:00 PM – 9:30 PM on Wednesday

If you love ramen, you come to expect a brilliant umami flavour in your broth, but how do you take it one step further? Introducing an umami flavour in your noodles as well. And that’s what Ikkousha Ramen did.

Specialising in Hakata Tonkotsu ramen, their recipes are very intricate and thorough. They have perfected every element of the dish, from the broth to the chashu, to create the ultimate bowl of ramen that you can have. No wonder they are among the most famous restaurants.

The best thing about Ikkousha ramen is that they are consistent and offer the same flavours every day in every country where they are located.

Special Delicacies

  • Tonkotsu Special Ramen
  • God Fire
  • Bonito Ramen
  • Gold Fried Rice
  • Special Fried Chicken
Pros
Customisable menu
Affordable food
Hospitable dining experience
Cons
They stopped the free flow egg, which was a crowd favourite

Reviews

“I have tried making Tonkotsu Ramen at home after I had it here because I loved the taste so much. My experiment was unsuccessful, which guarantees I will keep visiting Ikkousha for the foreseeable future to keep tasting their amazing dishes.”

Monica
10. Bari Uma Restaurant
USP: The joint serves ramen with handmade noodles.
Phone: +65 6887 4484
Locate: 19 Tanglin Rd, B1-01/02, Singapore 247909
Website: https://www.bariuma.asia/
Working Days/Hours: Open every day from 11:00 AM – 9:30 PM

When the name of your restaurant literally translates to “super tasty”, you have a lot to prove. And Bari Uma stood their ground as a superb restaurant, time and time again. Bari Uma has pushed the boundary in how rich the dish can be, and they have been quite successful.

The ramen noodles are made at each store, with the soup stock imported from Japan. This allows Bari Uma to offer the same Japanese flavours anywhere in the world. And the grilled char siu pork that accompanies your ramen perfectly balances the rich flavours.

Special Delicacies

  • Ajitama Uma
  • Bari Uma
  • Kara Uma
  • Chashu Mayo Rice
  • Spicy Gyoza
Pros
Quality service
Nice dining ambience
Delicious food with a sizeable menu
Cons
Chashu portions can be small

Reviews

“Bari Uma is the best ramen joint in Singapore, in my opinion. The signature Bari Uma ramen is incredibly flavorful and rich in taste. The portions are large and fulfilling, and from my experience, I can tell, it is a great low-key date location.”

Sunio

FAQs

Is halal ramen available in Singapore?

Halal ramen options are a bit limited, but of the ones available, you can certainly visit Ichikokudo Hokkaido Ramen, which is flavourful halal ramen.

Are there any good vegetarian ramen restaurants in Singapore?

Most of the top ramen places offer vegetarian options for their customers. However, vegetarian ramen restaurants are limited in Singapore.

Is ramen expensive in Singapore?

No, ramen is quite affordable in Singapore, with average prices below $10. You can even dine at high-end ramen places with an average value of less than $20.