1. Bari-Uma

Bari-Uma “Bari (Super) and Uma (Tasty), Bari Uma Ramen means Super tasty Ramen. For Bari Uma, the broth (Tonkotsu soup) is made from carefully selected ingredients such as pork knuckles, chicken bones and potherbs and slowly simmered for 10 to 12 hours so that the maximum amount of the original flavor can be drawn out. Tamari soy sauce is added to complete the process, resulting in a thick rich pork soy sauce soup. It has a creamy texture that melts in your mouth with a rich delicious flavor that makes you go for a second bowl! The noodles, fresh and free from additives and preservatives, are made in-house daily.

Jaya Shopping Centre (Lot L3-11)
11:30 – 21:30 (daily)
03-7932 2958

Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang
(Lot F61)
11:00 – 21:30 (daily)
03-8660 2054

MyTOWN Shopping Centre (L1-035)
11:00 – 21:30 (daily)
03-2720 1275

Elite Pavilion (Lot 7.101.01 & S7.101.00)
11:00 – 21:30 (daily)
03-2110 080


“Melts in your mouth like butter” 

If you like rich pork flavored ramen, this is a ramen shop to not miss out. The soup is rich, the noodles are freshly home-made and the pork slices melts in your mouth like butter. Chashu-uma is served in limited quantities daily. The extensive selection of ramen, from light base ramen to rich base, will not disappoint. Bari-Uma also serves Kid’s Ramen, completing the menu perfectly for a dinner with the family. They also serve other dishes like deep-fried chicken, yakitori, fried rice, edamame and salad.

2. Gantetsu Hokkaido Ramen

Originated from Hokkaido Japan and established in 1998, ‘Gantetsu’ Hokkaido Ramen means persistence and stubbornness in traditional Hokkaido language. Their soup that has been boiled for more than 24 hours to create the signature “Hokkaido great white soup” is definitely a taste to remember.

ADDRESS: 2nd Floor, Eat Paradise,
Isetan Japan Store, 1 Utama Shopping Center, Lebuh Bandar Utama, 47800, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

TEL: 03-7733 6228

Sunday – Thursday
11:00 – 22:00

Friday – Saturday
11:00 – 22:30
(Closed on Mondays)


“A must have dish” 

Ramen is a must have dish in Hokkaido. The best seller in Gantetsu Hokkaido Ramen is the “Hokkaido Charshu Tonkotsu”. Don’t judge a ramen by its presentation. What we loved about the Hokkaido Charshu Tonkotsu is firstly, the soup that hits the spot which is light and tasty. Secondly, the delicious charshu that is served in thick, succulent slices. The textures and flavors of their ramen will keep you craving for more. Try the ‘Ramen Set’; it comes with gyoza and green tea and is highly recommended.


With more than 200 restaurants in over 14 countries worldwide since 1985, Shigemi Kawahara, the founder of IPPUDO, has elevated Ramen to an international acclaim. Each bowl is the perfect meal with its rich Tonkotsu broth, springy handmade noodles, soft-boiled eggs, tender pork slices and fresh toppings. Their Pavilion and The Gardens Mall outlets have a fast casual dining concept and the BSC outlet follows a semi fine dining concept with an outdoor bar fully stocked with Japanese Sake, Shochu and Whiskey. Do join their monthly Japanese Drink Fests for a night of Free Flow Sake, Shochu, Cocktails and Beer paired with complimentary “finger food!

Facebook: Ippudo Malaysia
Instagram: @ippudomalaysia
Website: http://www.ippudo.com.my

Pavilion KL (Lot C4.07.00)
11:00 – 22:00 (daily)
03-2110 6233

The Gardens Mall (Lot T218)
10:30 – 22:00 (daily)
03-2201 6238

Bangsar Shopping Centre (Lot G110)
11:00 – 24:00 (daily)
03-2110 6233


“Popular choice among the locals”

A light bodied but flavorsome bowl of ramen with a great balance of textures and taste. The Shiromaru Tamago is served with salted soft-boiled egg, seaweed, spring onions, bean sprouts and pork belly. A satisfying dish with delightful mild flavors will keep you full all day. This ramen is known as the classic Hakata-style ramen, and is a popular choice among the locals. The combination of local and Japanese ingredients gives various texture in which make this simple ramen stand out.

4. KAGURA Tokyo Chicken Ramen

KAGURA Tokyo Chicken Ramen is produced by Kaguraya in Tokyo. Kaguraya is the pioneer of perfecting a heart warming bowl of 100% chicken ramen. The broth consists of a great amount of collagen which is good for the skin. KAGURA‘s specialty is the collagen rich chicken broth soup, prepared and simmered for hours which gives the broth a creamy, milky and smooth consistency. From custom-made noodles to a flavorsome broth, this pork free ramen is worth giving a try.

ADDRESS: J`s gate dining, Level 4 Lot 10, 50 Jalan Sultan Ismail, 55100 Kuala Lumpur

TEL: 03-2110 2366

Monday – Sunday
11:00 – 22:00

Pork Free

“Satisfyingly straight noodles”

The chicken based premium spicy miso ramen is a hot, steaming bowl of savory broth and satisfyingly thin and straight chewy noodles. With a spectacular assortment of proteins, paired with crunchy corn, the ramen is also served with fresh vegetables. The mince chicken is full of flavour. The saltiness is of the chicken goes well with the noodle and broth. The creamy, rich broth and pre-made chukamen-style Chinese noodles make the perfect combination. A serving is large and is reasonably priced.

5. Menya Musashi

A franchise of one of the most popular ramen shop in Tokyo, the noodles here are served in rich slow-cooked pork broth that will entice you to slurp everything down to the last drop. With its reasonable prices and service, satisfaction is guaranteed!

ADDRESS: Bandar Utama F101 Second Floor Isetan One Utama Shopping Centre Jaya, 1, Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

TEL: 03-7726 5899

Monday – Sunday
11:00 – 22:00


“Will keep you asking for more”

Musashi Ramen Shiro (white) Oil is one of the popular ramen here and you are able to choose flavored oil of your choice. Try the Shiro Oil (onion oil) to flavor the soup which tastes great with spring onion, and huge, tender pieces of chow chew. This will make you ask for more! The noodles were served in a generous amount and it is a fullfiling meal. Menya Musashi is famous in Japan and I believe you can enjoy the exact same taste here even without going to Japan!

6. Menya Takeichi

This restaurant is the unique collaboration of Ramen and Yakitori chefs, and its first establishment is in Shinbashi, Tokyo. It has expanded to Southeast Asian countries such as China and also Europe. Famous for their ramen served with creamy rich white soup, there will always be a line of people everyday at this eatery. The most popular Ramen is the Creamy Rich Soy Sauce based Chicken Ramen which is a rich chicken soup mixed with special Japanese soy sauce. Fresh chickens are purchased everyday and the broth is cooked for over 9 hours with our own special recipe. They not only offer ramen, but also serve dishes from Hokkaido Syokudo which is located in the store next to each other.

ADDRESS: Publika Dutamas, A2-G2-2, 1, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

TEL: 03-6206 4964

Monday – Sunday
12:00 – 23:00


“Rich and creamy soy ramen”

“Creamy Rich” caught my attention as it made me curious on the flavors and ingredients used in the broth. Menya Takeichi ramen signature “Creamy Rich Soy Based Chicken Ramen”. The toppings were delicious especially with the flavorful chicken tsukune (chicken ball). The texture of the broth compliments the toppings and noodles. Garnished with chopped spring onion and sauteed onion, it is a satisfying dish packed with flavor.

7. Mitsuyado Seimen

Mitsuyado Seimen with 20 years of history behind its name was first established in Tokyo. Throughout the years, it expanded to 20 outlets in Japan and started its global expansion in the last few years. Mitsuyado specialises in Tsukemen (aka Dipping Ramen) but we also serve soup ramen, maze-men (soup-less noodles), and rice dishes. Mitsuyado’s first outlet in Malaysia was opened in 2017 at The Starling Mall, Damansara Uptown. The outlet design is based on concept of Karesansui to give customers the calming effect of the Zen Garden. We strive to serve the best Tsukemen experience in town with noodles freshly made in our outlet using premium wheat flour imported from Japan.

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

TEL: 03-7662 5929

Monday – Sunday
11:30 – 21:30


“Soft and chewy ramen noodles”

Mitsuyado Seimen is famous for Tsukemen (dipping ramen). The service is quick and efficient. The difference between this ramen shop is you get to choose “hot” or “cold” noodles. Roasted Pork Tsukemen was served dry with a dipping sauce, and the chewy ramen noodles are thicker than usual. Their noodles are made daily from imported Japanese wheat flour. Their special dish is the Yuzu (citrus) dipping soup with pork meat, fish cakes and bamboo shoots. It’s worth to try their Tsukemen!

8. Ramen Santouka

The company was founded in March 1988, a mere four months after that soup received rave reviews from Hatanaka’s family for its amazing quality. It started with a single restaurant in Asahikawa, Hokkaido.
The restaurant had nine seats and a single item on the menu: shio (salt) ramen. This was the beginning of Hokkaido Ramen Santouka. Santouka’s soup is made by hand from scratch at all its restaurants, both in Japan and abroad.
The reason why we stick to our ingredients and production method is to serve “Family friendly, delicious, and healthy ramen.” That is why we use minimal salt and artificial seasonings.

ADDRESS: Lot 6.24.03 Level 6 Tokyo Street Pavilion, 168, Bukit Bintang Street, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur

TEL: 03-2143 8878

Monday – Sunday
11:00 – 22:00


“Shio flavor, the most popular”

I ordered “Tokusen Toroniku Ramen” and this ramen is only available in limited quantities every day. The soup of ramen is pork-based but we can choose from four types of flavors. I chose the shio flavor as it is known to be the most popular flavor. This is a pork bone based ramen but the flavor is not as strong which I personally find it enjoyable. The toppings are served in a generous amount. The texture of the meat is excellent and it brings the whole dish together. I would really recommend Santouka.

9. Ra-Men Bankara

Embracing the philosophy “Cooking by Heart”, Bankara brand is the result of Mr. Kusano’s desire to constantly innovate and improve the taste of Japanese ramen. Drawing upon his family’s expertise handed down through the generations, Mr. Kusano embarked on a quest in selecting the finest of ingredients and cooking techniques, to develop a new ramen soup recipe. In 1998, the “Impact” taste so broadly associated with the brand, heralded the arrival of the Bankara Signature Ramen. With over 60 premium outlets spanning across Japan, Indonesia and Thailand, we proudly present Bankara Ramen Malaysia.

Avenue K (Lot 2-7)
03-2181 8618

Mid Valley Megamall (Lot T-028)
03-2201 8618

Monday – Sunday
11:00 – 22:00

“Milky and very rich in flavor”

I ate “Sankoichi” ramen. This is a Tonkotsu ramen with their signature toppings! The noodle is straight and thin. The soup is milky and very rich in pork bone flavor. I love their soup! and also Kakuni is very juicy and delicious. The condiments can be found on the table – some spices, garlic and Benishouga (pickled ginger). Season the ramen to your liking. I also tried the ‘Bankara Ramen’ which is the signature ramen and is highly recommend, there are four types to fit your taste buds, Bankara Signature Ramen from Tokyo, Hakata-style Tonkotsu Ramen, Sapporo-style Miso Ramen and Tsukemen.

10. RD90 Dining & Bar

RD90 is a Japanese Chinese Fusion Cuisine restaurant and Sake Bar in TREC KL. You shall enjoy the great combination of Japanese style Chinese foods and Japanese sake! RD 90 means “Ramen Dining 90”. We offer variety taste of Tonkotsu Ramen, Chashao Ramen, Miso Ramen, TanTan Ramen, Mapo Ramen and Baitang Ramen. That’s a perfect choice when you get hungry after drinking or clubbing in TREC! Our Master Chef Mr. Fukino has
over 30 years of professional experience in Japan and overseas. He started cooking since
childhood; his first teacher was his grandmother. Mr. Fukino realized that delicious food makes people happy, then cooking becomes his motivation. He offers high grade Japanese Chinese Fusion cuisine.

H-G-03, TREC, Jalan Tun
Razak, Kelab Golf di Raja Selangor,
50400, Kuala Lumpur

03-2110 3232

11:00 – Midnight

(Lunch hours may vary daily. Please
check RD90’s Facebook page)


“Perfect bowl of happiness”

This ramen is specially made from the idea of Japanese-Chinese fusion cuisine. Made with a combination of ingredients from Japanese and Chinese influences. This rich and creamy ramen is a great way to experience two different Asian cuisines in one bowl. The slight chewy textured noodles is served with tasty mince pork and a side of crunchy long beans. These textures go together with the lighty spiced thick broth. A well balanced bowl of cultures, flavors and happiness.
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