I'm the biggest fan of Futomen (Thick Chewy Noodle) ramen and I discovered Ramen Nagi ラーメン 凪 新宿煮干 新宿ゴールデン街店 randomly via Ramen Adventures website.
Buy your ticket before lining up!
We peeked in the alley way next to the ramen shop and there was a line... nice older Japanese guy said yup we gotta line up way in the back. But was a very short wait... maybe 15min?
We were greeted with this! Super smiley friendly ramen chef... this place was soooo welcoming.
Friendly Japanese guy took the corner seat so I could have a view of the Ramen Chef in action.
2 very kind girls to my right... all smiles.
Unique chopsticks :)
A solid brick of a Char-siu. If you are not into fish soup based ramen this spot can be a bit overbearing. I'm more of a Tonkotsu (pork soup ramen) kinda guy bit this was a great change of pace. The foodie ranking is a very respectable 3.58pts http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1304/A130401/13054766/
Thick chewy noodles! YUM!!
Tight space for the staff
All counter seating.
One of the friendly staff... everyone here was just too cool.
Met a few fellow ramen lovers downstairs... Overall would I go back... absolutely! Ramen Adventures commented "Perfection"... and I'd have to agree a very memorable experience! Go go go!!
Restaurant: Ramen Nagi
Nagi Website: http://www.n-nagi.com/
Foodie Website: http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1304/A130401/13054766/
Address J: 東京都新宿区歌舞伎町1-1-10 2FAddress E: Tokyo, Shinjuku-ku, Kabukicho 1-1-20, 2F
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