Kamata’s got more than its fair share of good ramen shops, but if you’re only visiting one, let it be Zoot. Specialising in simple, strongly flavoured ramen and tsukemen, this fine corner shop is best known for its standard bowls (from ¥700) – no frills, rather salty, but perfect as a post-party filler or a quick meal on the way home from a hard day’s work. The fatty chashu pork toppings are a particular highlight.
7-42-7 Nishi-Kamata, Ota-ku
|Opening hours:||11.30am-10pm (Sun & hols until 8pm) / closed Tue|
|Transport:||Kamata Station (Keihin-Tohoku, Tokyu Oimachi, Tokyu Tamagawa lines), west exit|