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Best Ramen in Melbourne

Top 10 Best Ramen in Melbourne, Australia

Ramen has become one of the most popular dishes in the world and Melbourne is no exception. There are many great places to get ramen in Melbourne, but these are the 10 best. From traditional Japanese ramen to more modern fusion style dishes, there is something for everyone on this list. So whether you’re a ramen expert or just looking to try something new, be sure to check out these 10 great places for ramen in Melbourne.

Best Ramen in Melbourne

#1 – Shyun Ramen Bar


The keys to ramen are the stock and the components that make up the soup. They call their restaurant ‘Shyun’ which means ‘season’ in Japanese because they are committed to using the freshest, most nutritious seasonal ingredients.

Their devotion to their homemade stock, a combination of pork bones and chicken, lovingly simmered is manifested by the balance of savoury taste, ‘umami’ in Japanese. Enjoy a steamy bowl of Shyun ramen and you will be transported to the real Japan. Gambatte!

Menu Items:

Pork Ramen $15.90 – Choice of sauce base Shoyu or Miso. Served with corn, bean sprout, bamboo shoots, seaweed, spring onions, egg and chashu.

Tokyo Ramen $15.90 – Special light soy based broth ramen served with corn, bean sprout, bamboo shoots, seaweed, spring onions, egg and chashu.

Karaage Chicken Sauce Ramen $15.00 – Ramen noodles tossed with special sauce. Served with corn, bean sprout, bamboo shoots, spring onions, salad with mayo, egg and karaage chicken.

Sukiyaki Beef $14.50 – Traditional dashi and soy sauce broth served with spring onions, egg, sukiyaki beef and your choice of noodles – Udon or Soba.

Teriyaki Chicken Curry $16.00 – Japanese curry rice served with salad and teriyaki chicken.

Grilled Eel Bento $17.90 – Grilled eel served with vegie spring roll, salad and rice.

Opening Hours:

Monday Closed
Tuesday – Sunday 12pm–2:45pm, 5pm–8:45pm

Location: 73 Koornang Rd, Carnegie VIC 3163, Australia

Contact: +61 3 8394 5971


Website: Website Link Here


#2 – Gomi Boys


Gomi Ramen Shop is located at 692 Sydney Rd Brunswick, open for dinner and lunch, Tuesday through Saturday. Serving bespoke bowls of ramen inspired by the beautiful produce available in Victoria.

Menu Items:

Miso Tonkotsu Ramen A$24.00 – housemade miso based pork soup with berkshire pork jowl chashu, snow pea, caramelised garlic, ginger, pickled daikon, ajitama.

Pork Tantanmen (Spicy) A$22.00 – szechuan pork mince, white onion, gochujang, sesame paste, rayu, pork paitan soup and ajitama.

Mushroom Noodle Salad (V) A$20.50 – A$22.00 – cold noodle salad with grilled oyster mushrooms, jerusalem artichoke, ajitama, leafy greens, spring onion, herb oil and house made ponzu.

Tofu (V) A$8.00 – chilled silken tofu, fennel and cucumber salad, broad beans, spring flowers, herbs.

Karaage (V) A$9.00 – fried eggplant with ponzu, fresh herbs and split pea sauce.

Smoked Chicken Liver Parfait A$9.00 – with shokupan toast and seasonal fruit contains dairy.

Opening Hours:

Monday – Saturday 2pm–10pm
Sunday 2pm-9pm

Location: 692 Sydney Rd, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia

Contact: +61 3 9191 0008

Website: Website Link Here

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#3 – Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen


IKKORYU FUKUOKA RAMEN is a new brand concept launched by Yamagoya Ramen, established since 1970, specializing in CHIKUHO noodles, Tonkotsu soup, Gyoza (Dumplings) and Chashu roast pork.

Tapping on over 40 years of the long tradition through constant innovation, IKKORYU FUKUOKA RAMEN is making her debut to spread the Japanese ramen culture internationally.

With a premium Japanese Ramen cuisine dine-in concept, they promise an indulgent, hearty delicious Japanese Tonkotsu ramen catering to all who wish to experience an authentic Japanese eating lifestyle.

Menu Items:

Aburi Chashu Don $18.00 – Flame Grilled Marinated Pork Belly topped with special sauce, seaweed, spring onions on rice.

Chicken Ribs Teriyaki Don $ 18.00 – Chicken Ribs with house-made teriyaki sauce, mixed salad. sesame seeds on rice.

Renkon Chips *v and wasabi mayo (Japanese lotus chips) $7.50

Potato Croquette (5 pieces crumbed pork potato croquette) $14.00

Vegetarian Kimchi Ramen $20.90 – Kombu broth with miso kimchi broth, baby corn, black fungus, chilli bamboo shots, ajitama (marinated egg), spring onion, kimchi and seaweed.

Mochi $5.50 – Matcha (Green Tea), Ichigo (Strawberry)

Opening Hours:

Mon – Tue: CLOSED
Wed – Sun: 12pm – 3pm, 5pm – 9pm

Location: 27 Russell St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Contact: +61 3 9650 3708

Website: Website Link Here


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#4 – Parco Ramen


Their city location is their Parco Ramen Express, same amount of love in every bowl with limited menu.

Menu Items:

Signature Shujinku Ramen $13.80 – Served with bak choy, spring onion, bean sprout, marinated egg and signature grilled pork belly.

Bukemen $15.50 – Served with special broth contains chopped pork belly separately. Dip the thick chewy noodles (room temperature) into the warm pork-based broth and seafood seasoning.

Karakuchi Ramen $14.80 – Shujinko ramen with spicy seasoning. Served with bok choy, spring onion, bean sprout, marinated egg and signature grilled pork belly.

Salad Ramen $14.80 – Cold ramen mixed and tossed with fresh salad and japanese sesame dressing, then topped with crispy chips.

Shujinku Don $11.90 – Combination of Karaage and Chashu served with salad mix, marinated egg and pickled radish. (Choice of normal mayo or chilli mayo.)

Buta Don $10.90 – Stir-fried pork belly with onions, served with marinated egg, sliced spring onion and pickled red ginger.

Opening Hours:

Lunch: Wed – Sun | 12pm-3pm
Dinner: Tue – Sun | 5pm-9pm

Location: 427 Elizabeth Stree, Melbourne

Contact: +61 3 9326 8227

Website: Website Link Here

#5 – Shizuku

Introduction :

Shizuku is not your average Japanese restaurant. That’s partly because they serve the best ramen in Melbourne, and partly because their menu has a creative flair. Unlike other Japanese venues they also offer a serious selection of craft beer. And while they could go on about how ramen and beer is the perfect pair, there’s only one way to discover it for yourself.

Menu Items:

WAFU SALT & PEPPER SQUID $22 – hakata sea salt, sansho pepper, shichimi 7 spice flakes, aonori seaweed powder.

GYOZA CLASSIC $10 – 6pcs pan fried pork mince & cabbage dumplings, spring onions, homemade tangy
sesame vinaigrette.

WAGYU KARUBI RAMEN $35 – broth made from wagyu bones, char grilled david blackmore 9+ slice short rib meat, chopped home made wagyu jerky, egg, negi. spicy chilli oil add $2. this is the ferrari of all ramen.

SHIZUKU FRIED RICE $15 – tasty japanese style cha han with Naruto fish cake, egg, pork belly, spring onions.

HITACHINO ESPRESSO STOUT FLOAT $25 – russian imperial stout brewed with coffee beans, vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, roasted soy bean powder, japanese black sugar fusion melt.

Beer & Cider; BAEREN CLASSIC LAGER, Japan $16

Opening Hours:

Monday – Sunday 11:30am–12am

Location: 309 Victoria St, Abbotsford VIC 3067, Australia

Contact: +61 435 868 244

Website: Website Link Here

#6 – Shujinko


They are Melbourne’s first 24 hours Japanese ramen restaurant. They want every customer to feel like a main character in their own story.

Shujinko’s ramen is also known as Tokyo-styled Tonkotsu, pork-based broth. Their special recipe create a unique taste in their ramen broth that has no comparison.

More than 12 hours of dedication and hard work is put in to their broth to bring out the deep flavour. They use only the freshest ingredients and toppings for their ramen that are delivered to their restaurants daily. They also offer fresh hand-made Gyoza (Japanese-style dumpling) and noodles at their store which is why they are different to other ramen restaurants.

Their motto is “Put your heart into the noodles and your love into the soup”.

One of the best things about our shop is, they never close. So, you can enjoy a bowl of ramen in the early morning or a late-night feast with their Izakaya menu, Japanese Sake, beer and beverages.

Menu Items:

Shujinko Gyoza (5pcs) $9.50 – Signature handmade pan-fried dumpling. Crispy outside and juicy inside. Best side dish to go with ramen.

Tonkatsu $16.00 – Deep-fried pork cutlet with tonkatsu sauce.

Karaage (5pcs) $10.50 – Japanese-styled fried chicken, served with fresh salad, mayo and lemon.

Shujinko Ramen $17.50 – Their signature original ramen in Tonkotsu soup base (pork broth). Served with bok choy, spring onion, bean sprout, marinated egg and signature grilled pork belly.

Shujinko Don $17.50 – Combination of Karaage and Chashu served with salad mix, marinated egg and pickled radish. (Choice of normal mayo or chilli mayo.)

Shujinko Sake $13.90 – Their draft sake gains its fresh, refined taste from being brewed and aged for 1 month in a cool state. Characterised by its light, fresh and smooth taste.

Opening Hours:

Monday: Temporarily Closed
Tuesday to Sunday : 11am ~ 10pm (Last order 9:50pm)


225 Russell St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

427 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Australia.

Shop 13, 276 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Australia.

Contact: +61 3 9654 0989

Website: Website Link Here

#7 – Little Ramen Bar


Little Ramen Bar has a unique and authentic broth and noodle combination. The Sous chef will then ensure the noodles and broth are perfectly matched and mixed through. The Sous chef will top your bowl of noodles with toppings specific to the Ramen you have ordered. A chashu tamago for example, will be topped with: wakame (seaweed), menma (bamboo shoots), spring onion, nori (a different type of seaweed) and a gooey egg. They try to be as generous with their toppings as possible without wasting food.

There are many different parts that add up together to create their Ramen but they take pride in making their Ramen fresh for you everyday and avoid taking shortcuts. They love Ramen and will continually strive to improve each component of their recipe in search for the perfect Ramen.

Menu Items:

Wok Fried Rice $10.90 – Contains scrambled egg, spring onions, diced carrot, onion, corn, (with chunky chashu for pork option).

Okonomiyaki $9.90 – Serve with fish flakes on top (optional). Allow 10 mins cooking time.

Classic Tonkotsu Ramen $14.90 – Contains bamboo shoots, spring onion, black fungus, two slices of chashu (pork), a sheet of nori (seaweed) & sesame seeds.

Shoyu Ramen (Tokyo Style Soy) $17.50 – Contains beansprout, black fungus, bamboo shoots, spring onion, a sheet of nori (seaweed), fish cake slice, a slice of chashu (pork) or chicken & sesame seeds.

Vegetarian Ramen $16.50 – Contains beansprout, black fungus, bamboo shoots, spring onion, a sheet of nori (seaweed), a seasoned egg & sesame seeds.

Abu Ramen (Soup-less Ramen) $16.90 – Contains spring onion, black fungus, bamboo shoots, three slices of chashu (pork), an seasoned egg & sesame seeds.

Opening Hours:

Monday – Friday 11:30am–3pm, 5:15–9pm

Saturday 12–3pm, 5:15–9pm

Sunday Closed

Location: 369 Little Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Contact: +61 3 9670 5558

Website: Website Link Here

#8 – Tokyo Tina ​


Tokyo Tina is the most exciting Japanese restaurant in Windsor. Japanese street food with a modern twist served in a hip place with fun decor & outdoor tables.

Menu Items:

miso baked cauliflower, walnut puree, yuzukosho (gf, ve) $25

potato salad, yuzu mayo, bonito, bottarga (gf*, V) $13.5

strawberry snow, houjicha ice-cream, mochi (ve, gf, df) $14

tuna, nori crisp, wasabi creme $10.5

rainbow rice bowl, kingfish, tuna, salmon, furikake, avocado-mousse, tobiko (gf) $28.5

mizuchi margarita $22 – patron silver tequila, lime, lemongrass, ginger, togarashi salt rim


Opening Hours:

Monday – Thursday 5–10pm

Friday – Sunday 12–4pm, 5–10pm

Location: 66A Chapel St, Windsor VIC 3181, Australia

Contact: +61 3 9525 2774

Website: Website Link Here

#9 – Hakata Gensuke


Mr Yoshimura 吉村幸助, the founder of Hakata Gensuke and Hakata Ikkousha, is very famous in the ramen industry in Japan. He constantly pursues the most desirable taste of ramen. Beside enjoying the great taste of our ramen, they hope all customer to feel Mr Yoshimura’s passion and devotion in ramen.

Menu Items:

Signature Tori Ramen – GENSUKE original creamy chicken and dashi broth served with the home- made noodles, tender chicken cha-shu, bamboo shoots and spring onions.

Black Tori Ramen – GENSUKE original creamy chicken and dashi broth with our special fried garlic and black sesame paste topped with homemade noodles, tender chicken cha-shu, bamboo shoots and spring onions.

God Fire – GENSUKE original creamy chicken and dashi broth with secret blend of “Spicy Fire” topped with homemade noodles, tender chicken cha-shu, bamboo shoots and spring onions. You may choose your spicy level preferences.

Tori Shoyu Ramen – GENSUKE original clear chicken broth served with the homemade noodles, tender chicken cha-shu, bamboo shoots and spring onions.

Hakata Hitokuchi Gyoza – Hakata style bite-size dumplings, pan-fried and served with citrus pepper.

Chicken Karaage – Hakata Gensuke house special juicy chicken karaage served with our secret spiced pepper..

Opening Hours:

Mon – Sun 11.30am – 10.00pm

Location: 168 Russell Street, Melbourne 3000 Victoria

Contact: +61 3 9663 6342


Website: Website Link Here


#10 – Mensousai Mugen​


Japanese tapas, microbrewery beer and sake, in low-lit, art-adorned basement and hip upstairs cafe.

Menu Items:

Wafu Tsukemen – Dipping Ramen Reg $19, Lge $21 – Dashi and Soy sauce broth, House made thick noodles served with Slow Cooked Pork (Chashu), Bamboo Shoots and Seaweed.

Curry Tsukemen – Dipping Ramen Reg $19, Lge $21 – Japanese Curry flavoured Dashi broth, House made thick noodles served with Slow Cooked Pork (Chashu), Bamboo Shoots and Seaweed.

Gyoza 7pcs $20 – House Made Pork Gyoza served with Mugen’s Special Sauce.

Wagyu Tataki Salad $22 – Seared Wagyu with fresh Green Salad served with Yuzu Ponzo dressing, Mayonnaise and Chives.

Dassai 300 ml (Junmai Dai-Ginjo) $45

Asabiraki 300ml (Junmai) $40

Kinokuniya 300ml (Junmai Nama) $40


Sparkling $12/ $55

White Wine $12 / $55

Red Wine $12/ $55

Soft Drinks

CAPI Fruit Soda (250ML) Yuzu, Grapefruit, Cranberry $6

Coca Cola, Coke Zero $6

Opening Hours:

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Thursday – Closed

Friday and Saturday – Dinner only 6pm to 10pm

Sunday – Closed

Location: 11 Bligh Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Contact: +61 3 9620 3647

Website: Website Link Here


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