Ramen varieties from all across Japan
are gathered in Namba!
Ramen Ichiza brings together nine of the very best ramen restaurants from across Japan. Playfully decorated with red and white paper lanterns and wooden tags, it is the ideal place to experience the world of ramen.
Come and see for yourself at Namba Ramen Ichiza!
After that long journey, I’m starving!
Since we’ve arrived in Japan, what should we have?
Sushi? Sukiyaki hotpot?
But I fancy something quicker and easier, something that’s delicious and filling!
Welcome! Come and fill your bellies!
All of the very best ramen restaurants from across the regions of Japan are gathered here in the heart of Osaka’s Namba area. Ramen rivalry is about to begin at the thriving Ramen Ichiza!
I wanted to try it when I came to Japan.
Certainly, now that I’m here in Japan I want to eat something filling and delicious, but what is this “Ramen Ichiza”? Is it just a normal ramen restaurant?
That’s an excellent question!
You can eat all kinds of different ramen from all over Japan!
The lively Ramen Ichiza opened in June 2019, taking up the entire 9F of the conveniently located Edion Namba Store. It brings together a variety of ramen restaurants for everyone to enjoy!
Oh! Well then, we have to go there!
When you say “all kinds,” how many are we talking about? Since we’ve come all this way, we want to try as many as we can.
In which case, it’s just the place for you!
Ramen Ichiza brings together a range of high-quality ramen that usually you might not get the chance to try! With nine different restaurants, it’s perfect for someone as hungry as you!
Wow! All this ramen talk is making me even hungrier!
With carefully selected ramen varieties gathered in one place, we can try them all! That’s perfect! Let’s go! See you later, Ebisu-sama!
See you soon!
By the way, there’s a gift shop, too!
Great! I’m going to fill my bags with gifts!
Once I’ve filled up on delicious ramen, I’m going to get gifts for everyone back home!
The exemplar for the Kansai region’s
signature tsukemen dish
Special thick chicken
and pork broth tsukemen
For those who love tsukemen in a rich, thick sauce!
Kyoto’s famed Bettei Takei restaurant, known throughout the Kansai region for its rich, thick pork and seafood broth with tsukemen, has launched a new brand, Bettei Takei, which will be appearing at Ramen Ichiza!
Maintaining the richness of Bettei Takei, the new tsukemen sauce includes chicken for a thick chicken and pork broth!
Ramen Ichiza is the only place you can try tsukemen and ramen with the delicious taste of chicken!
The harmony of pork broth and a flying fish stock
Flying fish stock ramen
A refined seafood and pork broth using a stock made from the finest dried flying fish
A perfectly balanced ramen broth born of the combination of a stock made from the essences of grilled and dried flying fish with pork bones that have simmered for over 15 hours.
The sauce also uses flying fish for extra umami.
The home-made, aromatic noodles fantastically complement the broth with their firm texture.
Creamy, flavorsome pork broth
Black pork ramen
For those who love a creamy pork broth!
A popular ramen restaurant from Yukihashi in Fukuoka, now with branches in Hong Kong and London. Fastidious in its use of water, pork bones, and heat, the resulting soup is rich with a delicious aftertaste. The fine oil bubbles in the broth are a testament to the richness and simplicity of the pork bones used to create the dish. This top-quality soup is complemented by the special noodles they produce themselves. Try it for yourself and see!
Number of seats Counter seat:17 Table seat:14
The tingling deliciousness of
fish dandan noodles and
Fish dandan noodles
Seafood dandan noodles, a masterpiece never before seen!
A pursuit of a completely new taste has resulted in an unrivalled, deeply delicious broth that contains dried mackerel, dried Japanese anchovy, and kelp from Hokkaido for a quintessentially Japanese stock as its base. Each bowl is carefully prepared to perfection for a truly authentic taste.
A blend of two different varieties of roasted miso soy bean paste for a wonderfully fragrant miso ramen!
and miso ramen with
For those who love authentic miso ramen!
Yoshiyama-Shoten is now a leading Sapporo ramen restaurant in Hokkaido. Within a perfectly balanced, rounded broth, the roasted miso soy bean paste gives this ramen’s aroma a sharper edge. Sample this exquisite miso ramen for yourself!
- Ramen Yoshiyama-Shoten
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/yosiyamashouten/
Number of seats Counter seat:6 Table seat:20
Seino black ramen
Seino black ramen
Our recommendation has to be our famed Seino black ramen!
Using the Arida soy sauce ramen broth as a base, Seino black is topped with domestically produced, fragrant offal for an original dish that you won’t find anywhere else.
Unadulterated, soothing ramen
Always evolving, ever improving!
Using the finest natural ingredients, Nagomi are always looking to go even further in their pursuit of higher quality, ever-more delicious ramen, so that each day’s ramen tastes better than the last’s.
A spin-off from the Setagaya brand is also making its way to Osaka for the first time!
Hirugao salted ramen
A dish that will turn the preconception that salt-based broth is plain on its head!
Originally opened as a lunch-time service at the Setagaya restaurant, the Hirugao brand has rapidly spread the Setagaya name across the country.
A luxurious but mellow shellfish-based soup with a distinctive seafood taste and seasoned with natural sea salt. This is combined with soft, springy fine noodles, rich with the aroma of the Hokkaido-grown Waka flour used in their production.
Once you try a mouthful of this flavor-packed soup any preconceptions you may have had that salt-based broth was plain will be shattered. Namba Ramen Ichiza is the only place in Japan where diners can experience the Setagaya and Hirugao ramen brands alongside one another!
After conquering Tokyo’s Kannana area, this restaurant has decided it’s about time it did the same in Kansai!
Intense seafood flavors are at the heart of the Setagaya taste!
What makes Tokyo’s famous Setagaya restaurants so special are their fusion of mellow, seafood-based and rich, animal-based broths. The broth also uses a special blend of soy sauce that incorporates three-year-aged Shimousa, while the restaurant uses original noodles made with the rare Kinuakari flour, grown in Aichi Prefecture, for an ideal texture both soft yet firm.
Don’t miss our wide range of
fantastic ramen-related gifts!
Our goods shop is full of products you won’t find anywhere else, from Namba Ramen Ichiza original merchandise to souvenir instant ramen kits from featured restaurants. When you come to Namba Ramen Ichiza, please visit us at our goods shop!
The Namba Ramen Ichiza movie is now online!
- Address: 3-2-18 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi 542-0076
- Telephone : (main)
- Opening hours: 11:00–23:00 (last orders 22:30)/operates year round
*Last orders may be subject to change if there are a large number of customers.
*Please note the building or individual ramen shops may be temporarily closed due to repair and maintenance work.
- 【change in business hours】
- ※June 1,2020～
- 2 min. walk from Namba Sta on the Osaka Metro
- 4 min. walk from Nankai Namba Sta
In front of Takashimaya Dept. Store
- 5 min. walk from Kintetsu/Hanshin Osaka-Namba Sta
- 9 min. walk from JR Namba Sta
3 min. from Hanshin Expressway, Namba Exit
Can I make a booking at any of the ramen shops by phone or online?
Sorry, none of the ramen shops take bookings. When you arrive, you will be shown to the next available seat.
Will I have to wait at Namba Ramen Ichiza? If so, how much waiting time should I factor in?
Waiting times differ depending on how crowded each of the ramen shops are on the day. As a rough guide, at peak times waiting times could be around an hour.
Can I pay by credit card? If so, what cards are accepted?
Sorry, none of the ramen shops in Namba Ramen Ichiza accept credit cards. You can only pay by cash. However, the gift shop accepts credit cards.
Accepted credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB, UnionPay, etc.
I plan to bring my child in a stroller, do you have stroller access?
Yes, Namba Ramen Ichiza is stroller accessible. There is an elevator in the building, please use it when visiting Namba Ramen Ichiza with a stroller.
Is there somewhere to change my baby’s diaper?
There are nursing rooms on the 2F, 4F, and 7F of the Edion Namba Store where you can change diapers. The nursing rooms have women-only breastfeeding booths as well as changing tables (which men can also use) and hot water dispensers for baby formula, so please feel free to use these facilities.
Can I bring a pet, such as my dog or cat, with me when I visit Namba Ramen Ichiza?
Sorry, it is a food and beverage floor so no pets (dogs, cats, or other animals) are permitted. (Service dogs excluded)
Is it ok to take photographs or videos on the Namba Ramen Ichiza floor?
Photography/filming is permitted. Please feel free to use the photo spots provided on the Ramen Ichiza floor. However, for commercial photography/filming, please inquire in advance.
Is it possible to smoke on the Namba Ramen Ichiza floor or in each restaurant?
The Namba Ramen Ichiza floor, all of the ramen shops, and the entire Edion Namba Store are no smoking (this includes the rooftop terrace and the grounds). Smokers are invited to use the designated smoking room on the 9F, where Namba Ramen Ichiza is located. You will also find smoking rooms on the 2F, 4F, 6F, and 8F.
I plan to come by car or bicycle, do you have a carpark or a bicycle parking area?
If coming by car: We have tie ups with nearby carparks. For information on the location of these carparks and other details, see here.（Japanese only） If coming by bicycle: Please use the bicycle parking area located on B1F of the Edion Namba Store. (The first two hours are free)
Is there a set day of the week Namba Ramen Ichiza is closed?
No, Namba Ramen Ichiza does not have a set day of the week it is closed, it operates year round. However, please note the building or individual ramen shops may be temporarily closed due to repair and maintenance work.