Ejo #63 – Drunk In….. Tokyo (Rokurinsha Tokyo)


This is no regular noodle joint. First of all it’s located in the basement of Tokyo Station in a section called Tokyo Ramen Street (and it’s not really easy to find – go to an information booth to get detailed directions). Secondly, they don’t serve regular ramen. This place specialises in tsukumen dipping noodles that arrive in a separate bowl to the thick, delicious pork bone broth. The noodles here are the star of the show – thick, chewy and scrumptious. They don’t take reservations and there’s usually a 10-30 minute wait in line, but it’s worth it.

We weren’t drunk here (I’m not even sure if they serve booze). But we were very hungover from karaoke crazy fun times the night before and eating these noodles made everything a WHOLE lot better.

MUST HAVES: Added ajitama (whole boiled egg) and buta hogushi (shredded pork).

Nom nom - look at how chewy those lovely hangover cure noodles look!!!

Nom nom – look at how chewy those lovely hangover cure noodles look!!!

1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Tokyo Ramen Street, Tokyo Station Ichibangai Basement Floor
(Address in Japanese: 東京都千代田区丸の内1-9-1 東京駅一番街 B1F 東京ラーメンストリート内)
+81 3 3286 0166
Every day: 0730-0945, 1100-2200 (no reservations)

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