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16 Must-Visit Ramen Spots In KL & PJ For Thick Broth & Al Dente Noodles (2022 Guide)

‘The only man you need in life is- ramen’, don’t you agree when they say this? Jokes aside, ramen may not be the only one you need, but it’s definitely something we all would crave occasionally! The rich soup that warms your tummy, the satisfying slurps of the chewy ramen noodles, the slabs of thick meat, and the soft-boiled eggs with custardy jammy egg yolk, all of these make ramen such a good comfort food. Craving for ramen now? Here’s a list of ramen spots in KL & PJ that you can check out in 2022! 

16 Must-Visit Ramen Spots in KL & PJ 

1. Ramen Bar Shishido

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Here’s one of the best ramen spot you can find in PJ, serving authentic Japanese ramen in an izakaya-inspired restaurant. They serve a range of pork soup base ramen, with options to mix double or triple flavours for more taste! It’s a popular spot for folks to not only enjoy their ramen but also the ambience that transports you to the streets of Japan.

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Address: The Gasket Alley, 15-5 @, Jalan 13/6, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours: 11am-11pm (closed on Monday)

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram | Website

2. The Tokyo Ramen

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Helmed by a Japanese-Muslim chef, The Tokyo Ramen serves options of umami-rich ramen cooked with authentic Malaysian chicken. It’s where you go for Japanese ramen that comes with a little ‘Kampung’ twist with the domestic chicken based dishes.

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Photo: thewrecktan (Instagram)
Photo: thewrecktan (Instagram)

Address: Level 4, Lot 10, Bukit Bintang St, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: 11am-3pm ; 5-11pm

Status: Serves no pork, no alcohol

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram | Website

3. KANBE 

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Serving authentic Hakata-style Tonkotsu ramen, KANBE is where you go for the perfect ramen for yourself as you can fully customise your ramen from the firmness of noodles to the spiciness and more! Topped with thick slabs of char siu, you can choose from 8 different types of broth made by simmering for at least 48 hours! Yums~

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Address: GF-08, 163 Retail Park, 8, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur.

Operating hours: 11am – 9pm

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

4. Ken Shin-Ryu Ramen

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Headed by a Japanese chef with 10 years of experience in a ramen shop in Tokyo before coming over to Malaysia, Ken Shin-Ryu Ramen is where you can get a taste of authentic Japanese Ramen in KL. With noodles that are made using Japan-imported flour, pure filtered water and fresh eggs only, this is where you go for one of the springiest and smoothest ramen noodles in town! They also serve layered char siu made from premium Sakura pork and the freshest organic Kenkori eggs. 

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It’s worth noting that the tonkotsu broth they serve here is cooked at an optimal high temperature of 130°C with fresh pork knuckles, back ribs, feet and chicken bones. You can taste how rich and thick their broths are!

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Address: L1-02 ,1 Mont Kiara Mall, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (Located in 1 Mont Kiara)

Operating hours: 11am-9pm

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram | Website

5. Maruki Ramen

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Maruki Ramen has a variety of delectable ramen and sides to choose from and you can also get some extra toppings for your order. Their handmade ramen noodles made with imported halal wheat flour from Japan and the flavourful chicken broth are something you can look forward to there!  What you must get as a topping for your ramen is definitely the glazed chicken roll that’s tender and juicy!

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Address: The LINC KL, Lot 2-23, Level 2, 360, Jln Tun Razak, Taman U Thant, 50400 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: 10:30am-9pm (Sunday – Thursday) ; 10:30am-9:30pm (Friday & Saturday)

Status: Serves no pork, no alcohol

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram | Website

6. Ramen Seirock-ya

 

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A Halal-certified ramen restaurant that specialises in chicken broth ramen! Ramen Seirock-Ya serves their ramen with thick and creamy broth that’s been cooked for over 6 hours. It’s their flavourful broth that makes them so popular! Thick soup and thin noodles, isn’t this what you are looking for in ramen?

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Address: 6-G, Jalan SS 21/35, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Operating hours: 12pm-9pm

Status: Halal

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

7. Mitsuyado Seimen

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Mitsuyado Seimen makes their ramen with homemade premium-grade noodles that are smooth, chewy and come with a hint of wheat aroma. A must-try there is their Tsukemen which is a ramen dish with the noodles and broth separated. This way you can taste the aromatic flavour of their plain noodles before slurping them in with dippings. You can also choose how you want your ramen done, hot or cold, al dente or soft.

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Photo: @thewrecktan (Instagram)

Photo: @thewrecktan (Instagram)

Locations:

[The Starling Mall]

2nd Floor, The Starling Mall Unit S-229, 6, Jalan SS 21/37, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours: 11:30am-9:30pm (Monday-Friday) ; 11:15am-9:30pm (Saturday & Sunday)

[Pavilion Bukit Jalil]

Pavilion, Lot 1.68.00, Level 1, 2, Persiaran Jalil Utama, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: 11am-10pm

[The Gardens Mall]

LG-201A&B, Lower Ground Floor, The Garden Mall, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: 10am-10pm

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram | Website

8. Shin Haru Tei

An authentic Japanese restaurant that serves soulful ramen! You can’t miss out on this restaurant for ramen that comes with a thick torched pork belly! From Mazesoba (dry noodles) to pipping hot broth ramen, Shin Haru Tei is most known for their Tonkotsu Ramen with broth simmered for up to 12 hours! Creamy with natural flavourings, you need to check them out.

Address: Jaya One, 69-P1,BLOCK D, 72A, Jln Profesor Diraja Ungku Aziz, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating Hours: 10:30am – 10pm

Status: Non-halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

9. Ramen Bankara

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Ramen Bankara serves authentic and classic Japanese ramen including the Bankara Signature, Tonkotsu ramen, Miso ramen and Tsukemen. Each ramen they serve has varying thickness and texture that’s made with ingredients imported from Japan. It’s one of the go-to ramen spots in KL and PJ for many!

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Locations

Operating hours: 11am-10pm

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram | Website

10. Chiba Ramen

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We can’t leave out this affordable option when it comes to ramen, Chiba Ramen serves the cheapest ramen in KL from only RM10! This small ramen restaurant in the neighbourhood of Cheras is popular for its affordable Japanese ramen like the signature Tonkotsu Ramen, Supaishi Tonkotsu Ramen and many more! It’s a highly rated spot by many as this is where you can get decent ramen noodles without breaking your wallet!

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Address: 105, Lorong Durian, Taman Cheras, 56100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: 9am-3pm ; 5pm-7:30pm (closed on Thursday)

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook 

11. IPPUDO

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We bet you’ve heard of IPPUDO before! IPPUDO is known for their creamy Hakata style Tonkotsu broth that has made footprints in the culinary world of ramen worldwide. Having up to 10 outlets in Malaysia, it’s undeniably one of the most popular ramen spots in our country!

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Locations

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram | Website

12. Ichiban Ramen

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With almost 20 outlets available in Malaysia, Ichiban is a household name for decent authentic Japanese ramen. It’s also one of the go-to ramen spots for folks in KL & PJ. Their ramen is made with flavourful chicken broth that goes well with their springy bouncy noodles.

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Locations

Status: Halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram | Website

13. Kagura Ramen

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Kagura Ramen is where you go for tender chicken slices and springy noodles in a bowl of chicken soup base ramen with a creamy and thick consistency. Slurp down their rich and soulful ramen to warm your tummy! While you are there, don’t forget to try their fried dumplings as sides!

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Locations:

[Petronas Tower]

Level 2, Signatures Food Court – Suria KLCC, Petronas Twin Tower, 201A-C, Jln Ampang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur

[Lot 10]

J S Gate Dining, 55100 P1-03, Level 4, Bukit Bintang, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: 11am-8pm

Status: Serves no pork, no alcohol

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

14. Ramen Kumo

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Here’s where you can try authentic Japanese ramen made with the skills of a Japanese chef who specialises in tonkotsu ramen. Diners can customise their ramen with the choice of fish oil, shrimp oil, curry oil or chilli oil, which are all unique and flavourful.

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Address: P1-15, 4th Floor, Lot 10 Shopping Centre, 50, Jln Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, 50250 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: 12pm-2:30pm ; 6pm-9pm

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

15.  Bari-Uma Ramen

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Craving for tontkotsu ramen? The Tonkotsu Shoyu Ramen at Bari-Uma Ramen will satisfy your craving! Bari-Uma Ramen has been serving ramen in Japan since 1992 and has since been introduced to more diners worldwide. The tonkotsu broth they make is cooked for up to 10 hours using pork bones and stock imported from Japan, presenting the super rich flavour you must try!

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Locations

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram | Website

16. Ichikakuya

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One of our favourite ramen spots in KL, Ichikakuya serves Yokohama’s iekei ramen, made with pork bone broth and comes with a choice of shoyu (soy sauce) or shio (salt). You can also customise the firmness of the noodles, from strong to normal, and add chicken oil for more aroma, from extra to less as you please!

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Photo: @ichikakuya.ramen (Instagram)

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Locations:

[Mont Kiara]

Unit 15-0-1 Shoplex, Jalan Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

[Shah Alam]

Unit 1-3A, Level 1, Tower 3, The Podium, Uoa Business park, No. 1, Jalan Pengaturcara U1/51a, Kawasan Perindustrian Temasya, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

Have you decided where to go next?

Now you have this list of ramen spots in KL and PJ with you, it’s time to tag some friends to hunt these restaurants with you! Enjoy and do let us know which spot is your favourite spot!

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