Restaurants, Ramen Asakusa

Specialising in Saga-style ramen, a rare sight in Tokyo, Midori opened on an Asakusa backstreet in 2010 and has enjoyed constant popularity ever since. Their tonkotsu soup is mild, slightly sweet but still full-bodied, making for an impressive mixture that stands out from the crowd. This inoffensive, smooth taste caresses your insides and works nicely both at lunchtime and after a heavy drinking session. Midori also offers a full selection of snacks in the evening – rare for a ramen-centric joint like this. We have to recommend their inarizushi, fried in oil and flavoured with Saga-made soy sauce.


Venue name: Midori
Address: 4-24-1 Asakusa, Taito-ku

Opening hours: Mon 11.30am-2.30pm, Tue, Thu-Sat 11.30am-2.30pm, 5.30pm-12midnight; Sun & hols 11.30am-4pm / closed Wed
Transport: Asakusa Station (Ginza, Asakusa, Tobu Skytree lines), exit A2
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