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Tsukemen Ramen Shop & Noodle Maker in Asakusa Tokyo

This is Tsukemen Kobo Asakusa Seimenjo, a Japanese ramen shop that makes their own fresh noodles and specializes in tsukemen.

Take a look at the tiny noodle factory near the entrance. If you are lucky, you can see the staff making fresh ramen noodles. They make three types of noodles here: regular white, red chili, and green vegetable. The taste of the flavoured noodles is not too strong and they are quite thick.

This is a good shop to visit anytime during the day. Have lunch here, an afternoon snack, or a late night ramen and drinks. As you can see on the beautifully drawn menu over the counter, you can also order some snacks. This is a popular local place, but usually not too crowded.

Order some of the tsukemen, ramen, or gyoza. Everything we had here was very tasty. If you are really hungry, there is an all-you-can-eat tabehodai offer for tsukemen. Ramen noodles refill! Regular flavours on the menu include shoyu / soy sauce, miso, and wonderfully spicy tan tan. There are usually also some seasonal specials, like a thick Japanese winter curry and a Korean inspired spicy miso chige.

For Tsukemen the noodles and soup are served separately. If you want to eat the soup after finishing the noodles, ask for oyuwari. It is extra hot water for the soup. Mix in as much as you want to adjust the flavor, which is very strong at first to create more of a sauce than a soup for the noodles.

See more pictures of tsukemen, ramen, and gyoza on the Facebook page of Asakusa Seimenjo here. Recently the posts each Monday introduce a special for 500 yen with a different type of tsukemen on offer every week. A special post shows that Yokozuna Harumafuji, currently one of the strongest sumo wrestlers in Japan, came here and left his sign at the shop.

https://www.facebook.com/asakusaseimenjo

Shop info: Asakusa Seimenjo 浅草製麺所

The Japanese name means Asakusa Tsukemen Noodle Maker. The shop is located on Kototoidori street (言問通り) between Senso-ji Temple and Sumida river and usually open from lunch time to after midnight.

Address: Asakusa 6-9-4, Taito-ku, Tokyo (東京都台東区浅草6-9-4)

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