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Kinryu Ramen Dotombori

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1-7-26 Dotonbori, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 6-6211-6202
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Bangkok, Thailand
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157 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even it was 2 pm, they were quite full. Choosing between 600 yen and 900 yen (extra pork) was very easy. The pork was chewable but not that soft. The soup was concentrated and tasty. I doubted to see Kimchi as additional side.

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Thank asdaSap
Manila, Philippines
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kinda reminded me of chinese style ramen: simple broth, soft noodles, decent roast pork. Not something worth going back for. There are better ramen places nearby.

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Thank BMWB0y
Moscow, Russia
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Its a place on a busy street. Lots of clients. You rder automatically on the street with machine. Ramen is okay but not a wonderful delicious. It cost simply 600¥ and for this price its okay! Try it if you will be near

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Thank WebGuest
Main Beach, Australia
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

It is not as great as everyone think it is. It is a decent ramen and it is good to try but if you are looking for life changing ramen then you will not find it here. There is alot of branches for kinryu so just dine into the nearest one to you. people have this thing to try this... More 

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Thank kcho139
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I went there in January of this year with my family. The broth was too salty and thick. I went there because this place was famous. I still have no idea why this restaurant is famous. The ordering system is that customers purchase tickets from a vending machine and give the tickets to cook. We bought 3 tickets for 3... More 

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Thank youngjun S
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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450 reviews
437 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Had a bowl of good ramen here at Lonely Planet's recommendation - my husband liked it more than I did it, I found it a little on the basic side, but loooooved the marinated green onions, garlic, and kimchi toppings! That makes it worthwhile to me. The roasted pork in it was actually rather good, big meaty pieces unlike some... More 

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Thank Meredith B
Jakarta, Indonesia
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

You will notice the restaurant with a big dragon signage on top just in the middle of dotombori. It's a decent bowl of ramen, the price is only 600 yen, and wow it's so delicious in simplicity. They serves with kimchi.

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Thank ai_117
Philippines
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38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

First, we bought a meal ticket at the vending machine. We waited for several minutes before we got our seat. The ramen was delicious, and for only 600 yen, it was worth it.

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Thank Tina2883
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

There is nothing to really fault about the ramen - it tastes nice, it's cheap (<$10AUD), the setting is different in a good way (raised platforms with low tables) in the hustle and bustle of Dotonbori - however, it doesn't stand out or taste spectacular to earn more than 3 stars. It is a very popular chain and there are... More 

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Thank Monica B
Tucson, Arizona
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Open air stall with raised seating on grass mats. Buy a ticket from the vending machine in front (900 yen for extra pork) and they will direct you to a table. The noodles had a great texture and they have large bowls of condiments at the counter - crushed garlic, pickled onions and spicy kimchi. Enjoyed this particular bowl to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-7-26 Dotonbori, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Osaka Prefecture  >  Osaka
  • Phone Number: +81 6-6211-6202

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