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Menya Musashi

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Shinjuku
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7-2-6 Nishishinjuku | K1 Bldg. 1F, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3363-4634
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Today
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We lived this place. We found this on TripAdvisor and this was our first dinner in Japan. We had to wait in line for 15 to 20 minutes but it was well worth the wait. By examinining the local Japanse guests and staff we figured out how to survive our first ramen experience. You order your food with a machine.... More 

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1 Thank kenpis
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You just have to try it. Amazing ramen. People waiting in long line for this. It really worth the wait, the price, everything. A must try

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Thank Renaud A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a whim, got worried because of the lack of a queue but there was actually a short queue of 3 people inside. It's awesome to watch your dish being put together and the price is really reasonable for the quality of ramen. We went yesterday and we'll be going back tomorrow.

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Thank victor b
Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty, no-fuss ramen. The pork is excellent because it's thick slices of melt-in-your mouth pork belly - I would recommend ordering an extra piece and making sure you stir briskly to really release the yummy meat flavours into the broth. Ordered from a vending machine and served quickly. Not the place to go for a big sit down family feast... More 

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Thank KelseyScrolly
San Antonio, Texas
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64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The restaurant is in a thriving business area of Tokyo but its in a small alley ( so glad to be travelling with google maps! Hehe). We came right when the lunch hour rush was waning so there was still a waiting line (this place probably sits around less than 20) but only for about 15 minutes. You pick your... More 

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Thank Cyan501
Basel, Switzerland
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Very unique with think pork belly meat and soy sauced egg. Worth trying once. Will probably not go back again. Very long queue even I went there after 9pm.

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1 Thank Sean Seungwon J
Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It took me a while to find the place since there was no English signage for the restaurant, but fortunately I recognized the kanji characters for the name of the restaurant. The vending machine for ordering was simple to use with the option of changing the language to English and other languages too, if you need to. I arrived here... More 

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1 Thank Jennifer T
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

There are only two type, dry and soup ramen. The broth is amazing, love the flat noodle they use. The pork belly wasn't anything special to me, but it is delicious.

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Thank IsaacWong
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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108 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

There is a line to enter this place, but trust when I say it is worth it. You place your order through a machine, which is available in English. The broth was light and rich with flavor. A nice soft boil egg and thick piece of pork was the perfect finishing piece to this Ramen. This was really a yummy... More 

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Thank Beltifi
Honolulu, Hawaii
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We had been fans of Menya in Honolulu, so we just had to go and try the flagship in Shinjuku. The place is counter style ramen shop with vending machine at the front where you order and pay your meal (it's super simple, with images, trust me, you can't get it wrong). They offer noodles in small or large sizes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-2-6 Nishishinjuku | K1 Bldg. 1F, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shinjuku>  > Shinjuku
  • Neighbourhood: Shinjuku
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3363-4634

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Shinjuku
Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and contains the busiest train station in the world. To the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the east, there’s a district with long-established department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for cherry-blossom viewing in March and April. In Shinjuku, many restaurants operate all night, and districts such as Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) or Shinjuku Golden Machi have back streets filled with tiny restaurants and bars that reflect each owner’s unique taste and style.
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