10 Best Ramen in Singapore For That Back To Japan Experience [2024]

Enjoy the back to Japan experience with the 10 Best Ramen in Singapore.

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We all have those days where we just crave a bowl of springy noodles in a rich and thick broth with thick slices of cha-shu meat!

Some ramen may not make the cut in satisfying our cravings but we’ve shortlisted our top 10 favourite ramen in Singapore which would likely leave one satisfied!

1. Keisuke Tokyo

Ramen Singapore - Keisuke Tokyo
Type of InformationDetails
Address#02-391/392 Suntec City Mall,
Singapore 038983
+65 6337 7919
Opening HoursMon – Sun:
11.30am – 9.30pm
Online Reviews435 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.3/5.0)

Featured above is the special Spicy Miso Tonkotsu at Keisuke Suntec where the thick and authentic tasting broth transports you back to Japan for a while. Keisuke is definitely one of my favourite go-to ramen places with its unlimited servings of hard-boiled egg and bean sprouts to go with your ramen (4 eggs are definitely do-able)!

There are also options to customise the broth and noodles on whether you’ll like it richer or the noodles firmer, definitely one of the top places to go for ramen in Singapore!

2. Nantsuttei

Type of InformationDetails
AddressOrchard Central, 181 Orchard Rd, #07-12/13,
Singapore 238896
+65 6337 7166
Opening HoursMon – Sun:
11am – 10pm
Online Reviews498 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.3/5.0)

Nansuttei’s ramen definitely finds it way to our top ramen in Singapore, being affordably priced at S$12 for the most basic bowl of ramen! Floating on the surface of the soup is the fragrant black ma-yu (roast garlic oil) which is an iconic component of the Nantsuttei flavour created by frying garlic over seven phases.

Lastly, the rich and creamy pork bone soup seals the deal, leaving you craving for more!

3. Hakata Ikkousha Ramen

Type of InformationDetails
Address30 Victoria St, #F1-07, Chijmes,
Singapore 187996
+65 6338 8460
Opening HoursMon – Sat:
11.30am – 9.30pm

11.30am – 8.30pm
Online Reviews653 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.5/5.0)

If you’re heading to Chijmes, do keep a lookout for this small and cozy space of Hakata Ikkousha Ramen! During the times I headed down to eat, I noticed the soup foaming with bubbles, which is a prominent feature of Hakata Ikkousha’s ramen. These foaming bubbles are present due to the process of slowly simmering pork bones, ensuring a thick and creamy broth.

Prices are also pretty affordable, with the most basic Tonkotsu standard ramen going at S$12, with free-flow eggs, definitely one of our top picks for best ramen in Singapore!

4. Sanpoutei Ramen

Type of InformationDetails
Address253 Holland Ave,
Singapore 278982
+65 6463 7277
Opening HoursMon – Sun:
11.30am – 9.30pm

Fri – Sat:
11.30am – 10pm
Online Reviews693 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.3/5.0)

When I was checking with my ‘ramen fanatic’ friends, many recommended Sanpoutei as one of the better Shoyu ramen places out there. The Shoyu soup made of a mixture of vegetables, whole chicken, tonkotsu and 2 different kinds of dried sardine imported from japan is boiled for hours to bring out the rich flavour of the soup!

They have 2 outlets, one at Holland Village and the other at Shaw House which you can conveniently pop into if you’re in town!

5. Tonkotsu King Niku King

Ramen Singapore - Tonkotsu King Niku King
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Address60 Paya Lebar Road #01-02/03/04 Paya Lebar Square,
Singapore 409051
+65 6214 3345
Opening HoursMon – Sat:
11.30am – 10pm

11.30am – 9.30pm
Online Reviews826 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.3/5.0)

Another unique concept of the Keisuke brand is Tonkotsu King Niku King which is a joint ramen concept by Keisuke and Niku King. As part of customer service, they serve up complimentary bean sprouts, eggs and sesame seeds to go along with your ramen.

If you’re looking to try both the ramen from Tonkutsu King and Niku King, this place would be ideal for one to enjoy the best of both worlds!

6. Kajiken

Ramen Singapore - Kajiken
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Type of InformationDetails
Address1 Tras Link, #01-03 Orchid Hotel,
Singapore 078867
Opening HoursMon – Sun:
11am – 9.30pm
Online Reviews387 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.5/5.0)

I had my first dry ramen experience with Kajiken and ever since, I’ve been returning to the place for my dry ramen fix! Conveniently located at Orchid Hotel, it takes less than 5 minutes by foot from Tanjong Pagar MRT station to get to this place.

The Taiwan Mazesoba and the Original Mazesoba with spicy chilli sauce are definitely my favourites with the spicy minced meat adding that “oomph” factor to the dry ramen.

They also serve up complimentary soup and water to patrons. However, seats are pretty limited so do head down early if you’re not a fan of waiting (like I am).

7. Takagi Ramen 

Type of InformationDetails
Address51 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3, 01-01C,
Singapore 569922
+65 9170 7870
Opening Hours24 hours
Online Reviews2233 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.4/5.0)

Ramen for the average Singaporean – Takagi ramen hopes to bring Singaporeans quality ramen at affordable prices, bringing the authentic experience from ramen bars around Japan to patrons. They constantly experiment with new flavours such as the salted egg crab ramen, chilli crab ramen to infuse well-loved local flavours into the Japanese delicacy.

The 8 outlets that they have island-wide is a testament to their success and well-loved ramen. We give Takagi Ramen points for their affordable prices with ramen starting from S$9.90, without busting that month’s food budget

8. Hokkaido Ramen Santouka

Ramen Singapore - Hokkaido Ramen Santouka
Type of InformationDetails
Address6 Eu Tong Sen St, #02-76 The CENTRAL,
Singapore 059817
+65 6224 0668
Opening HoursMon – Fri:
12pm – 9pm

Sat – Sun:
11.30am – 9pm
Online Reviews523 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.4/5.0)

Hokkaido Ramen Santouka is known for their white tonkotsu soup which is the distinct Santouka flavour. The Santouka brand is quite a global one with ramen footprints in US and Thailand just to name a few.

This serves as a testament to the popularity and quality of the ramen that they serve up to customers, ensuring that customers get to experience the authentic Japanese flavour.

9. Sō Ramen

Type of InformationDetails
Address311 New Upper Changi Rd, B1-09,
Singapore 467360
+65 6844 9441
Opening HoursMon – Sun:
11.30am – 9.30pm
Online Reviews309 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.2/5.0)

Definitely not an unfamiliar name – Sō Ramen has 5 outlets island-wide, bringing to customers their hearty Tonkotsu ramen garnished with black onion sauce.

Prices are also more on the affordable side starting from S$7.90 for a bowl of Cha Shu ramen. They have different types of ramen for one to choose from – Uobushi Tonkotsu, Spicy Tonkotsu, Miso and also Shoyu ramen!

10. Hajime Tonkatsu & Ramen

Ramen Singapore - Hajime Tonkatsu & Ramen
Type of InformationDetails
Address1 Maju Avenue, myVillage @ Serangoon Garden, #02-07/8/9,
Singapore 556679
+65 6509 9952
Opening HoursMon – Sun:
11.30am – 9pm
Online Reviews547 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.4/5.0)

If you find yourself craving tonkatsu and ramen at the same time and can’t decide on one, Hajime comes in to do the trick!

In the image featured above, the tonkatsu ramen brings the best of both worlds to one, for one to enjoy the crispy tonkatsu along with their signature ramen!


Do you have any reviews and comments to share regarding our choices for the best ramen in Singapore to satisfy that Japanese food craving?

While SBO is committed to supporting our local businesses, we welcome any feedback and anonymous sharing regarding your experience with the above-listed best ramen Singapore.

We hope that this guide will be useful in helping you to make a better decision when it comes to finding the best ramen in Singapore.

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