Make sure they serve the flavor ramen you like!
The most important thing to consider when looking for a ramen shop is what to make sure they serve the ramen broth flavor you prefer. As a basic guideline, there are three common types of ramen broth:
Shoyu/Soy Sauce Flavor
While some Ramen restaurants serve all three flavors, most ramen shops are senmonten, meaning they focus on one kind of ramen broth. Once you have tried all three flavors, you can often tell what kind of broth they serve by the smell outside.