「Ramen House Mitsuba」is located at the ramen battleground of Nara, which is Tomio. The ramen shop is known even among the most ramen maniacs due its foamy-like ramen, making the place crowded all the time. In this article, we would like to introduce the secret to the popularity of 「Ramen House Mitsuba」.
What is【Ramen House Mitsuba】?
This ramen shop is a 6 minutes walk from Kintetsu Nara Railways “Tomio Station.” There is also a coin parking nearby making the access very convenient. In the year 2017 and 2018, the shop was even chosen in “Tabelog” as one of the Top 100 best shops in Japan. The shop is crowded during either the weekdays or weekends, so if you plan to visit, be ready to wait in a long line. At 1 p.m. , the lines will be shorter. When you enter the shop, you will first notice the strong scent of the ramen which will invite your appetite. The interior has a calm atmosphere. Only counter seats are available so customers can feel free to go even on their own. Customers can order by buying a ticket on the meal ticket machine.
A Ramen Practice to Perfection
This time, the WABI SABI staff had the「Soy Sauce Ramenしょうゆラーメン」. The soups base is chicken and pig bones creating very creamy flavor. The soup has a foamy-like texture which you can already see from looking the soup’s surface. The noodles is made from a 100% Domestic Wheat and is homemade. The noodle and creamy soup’s flavor balances well with each other. The toppings are「Roasted Pork Fillet・Bamboo Shoot・Onion・Egg(marinated in soy sauce)」.The Roasted Pork Fillet is cooked rare so the flavor will spread to your mouth. The Bamboo Shoot has as rather light flavor adding a deeper taste to the ramen. The price is 800 yen. The bigger portion of the noodles can be ordered for free!
「Ramen House Mitsuba」is a ramen shop that many ramen lovers visit on a daily basis, making it crowded all the time. The shop is open from 10:30 until 14:00. It is not open at night so be careful. If you plan on visiting Nara, it is a must to visit this ramen shop.
Ramen House Mitsuha
Address：Naraken Narashi Tomio Motomachi 3 chome 3-15-1 (奈良県奈良市富雄元町3丁目3-15-1)
Nearest Station：Kintetsu Nara Railways「Tomio Station」
Access：6 mintues walk from「Tomio Station」
Price Range：~999 yen