Restaurants, Ramen Ikejiri-Ohashi
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Now located just south of Ikejiri-Ohashi Station after moving in January 2017, ramen shop Yakumo has garnered a reputation for serving some of the best wontonmen in all of Tokyo. The clear soup is made from a mix of meat, dried shrimp, mackerel and kombu seaweed, and comes with three choices of stock: a soy sauce-based 'black' dashi, sweet 'white' one, or a mixture of the two. Once you've selected your base, go straight for Yakumo's excellent wontonmen (¥900), a blissful bowl of plump wonton dumplings, golden broth and al dente noodles. The steamy kurodashi tokusei wontonmen (special wonton noodles in black dashi broth, ¥1,000), topped with firm, honeyed chashu pork slices, is also highly recommended. If you don't want to wait, skip the lunchtime rush and head over for a warming evening meal instead.


Venue name: Yakumo
Address: 3-6-15 Higashiyama, Meguro-ku

Opening hours: Mon, Thu, Fri 11.30am-3.30pm; Wed, Sat, Sun 11.30am-3.30pm, 5pm-9pm / closed Tue
Transport: Ikejiri-Ohashi Station (Denentoshi line)

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