Halal Ramen in Tokyo

10 Muslim-Friendly Eateries In Tokyo To Get Your Halal Ramen Fix


Faruq Senin •  Dec 22, 2023

With Tokyo becoming increasingly popular as a Muslim tourist destination, halal food in Tokyo is becoming easier to find. Halal ramen in Tokyo is definitely one of the things that any Muslim traveller must try because it's not always easy to get a halal and authentic version of it back home. Chewy, springy noodles in flavourful broth - it's hard to resist the allure of this mouthwatering dish

If you're planning that long-awaited trip to Tokyo soon or if you need a reason to visit Tokyo, we've rounded up a list of 10 Muslim-friendly eateries in Tokyo to get your ramen fix!

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1. Menya Kaijin

Want a change from the typical chicken/miso broth? Then you’ll have to visit Menya Kaijin and try their seafood ramen!

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Halal Ramen in Tokyo

The fish-based broth is clear & really light but still really yummy as it's made using the offal of fresh fish. Plus it’s also located in the heart of Tokyo, Shinjuku, which is super convenient to get to!

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Halal Status: Seafood options available, broth is purely fish-based.

  • Do note that the chicken is not halal but pork or alcohol is not used in the preparation of food.
  • Do let the staff know that you don't want the chicken to be added, they can replace it with shrimp.
  • Utensils are also not separated.
  • Alcohol is served in establishment.
  • Since this is not a halal-certified restaurant, we advise you to dine at your own discretion.

Average price of main dishes: JPY1000

Opening hours: Mon-Fri (11AM - 3.30PM, 4.30PM - 11PM) | Sat-Sun (11AM - 3PM), (5PM - 11PM)

Address: 2F, 3-35-7, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Shinjuku outlet), 2F, 1-5-9, Kichijojiminamimachi, Musashino-shi, Tokyo (Kichijoji outlet)

Nearest subway station: Shinjuku (JR Southeast Exit)

Contact: +81 03-3356-5658

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2. Ramen Honolu Shinjuku-Gyoenmae

Located in the Shinjuku-Gyoenmae area where Tokyo's largest parks are, sits Honolu Ramen's Shinjuku branch! One signature trait of the ramen at Honolu is the thick and rich taste of the chicken broth that will leave you wanting more. You can savour chicken ramen in whatever way you like – be it spicy, with soy sauce or fried chicken. You can try spicy ramen such as Spicy Fried Chicken Ramen! So those of you who like spicy food can challenge yourself to this!

Besides their yummy ramen and sides, you can also try their fried chicken or gyoza.

Halal status: 100% Halal ingredients

Average price of main dishes: JPY1200

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (11.30AM - 3PM, 5PM - 9PM)

Address: 31 1-chome Shinjuku, 18, Shinjuku City, Tokyo, 160-0022 Japan

Nearest subway station: Shinjuku-Gyoenmae Station via Marunouchi Line | Shinjuku Sanchome Station via Toei Shinjuku Line

Contact: +81 3-5357-7664 | Instagram


3. Ayam-YA Shin-Okachimachi

When looking for halal ramen in Japan, one place popular with Muslim travellers is Ayam-YA. This ramen chain has outlets in Kyoto and Osaka too.

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Halal Ramen in Tokyo

Their yummy chicken-based broth is what steals the show here as it’s packed with flavour, and even some local Japanese say it tastes just as exceptional as non-halal ramen too. Take your pick between thick, thin or spicy thick soup and choose the size you prefer. You have to order through a machine, and the staff will deliver your food to you.

If you want a stronger kick in your bowl of noodles, we recommend getting the spicy version! It’s definitely comforting to slurp a bowl of Ayam-YA ramen after a whole day of walking and exploring.

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Halal Ramen in Tokyo

Other than ramen, Ayam-YA also serves rice bowls and chicken kaarage too. Their prices range from around JPY850-1020, so it’s pretty affordable! Note: The restaurant used to be a short walk away from Naka-Okachimachi Station and the Assalam Mosque but it has recently moved to another location near Shin-Okachimachi Station (5 min walk away). They also have a prayer space too!

Halal Status: Halal-certified

Average price of main dishes: JPY900

Opening hours: Open daily (11.30AM - 2.30PM, 5PM - 9PM)

Address: 111-0041 Tokyo, Taito City, Motoasakusa, 3 Chome−10−3

Nearest subway station: Shin-Okachimachi Station (Oedo, Tsukuba Express line)

Contact No: +80-9878-6682

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4. Halal Sakura

Probably the only halal restaurant you can find near Nippori station, Halal Sakura is the first restaurant in Tokyo to offer both Japanese and Uighur cuisine!

The ramen here is traditional soy sauce-based and simmered with beef bones, making it really tantalising. They also have miso ramen and chilled dry ramen. What's interesting here is that they serve their ramen with kimchi.

For those of you who want to try Uighur cuisine can do so here too - with a signature Uighur hotpot and BBQ skewers. Plus, they have Japanese BBQ with wagyu beef too, so it's the perfect place to head to for a feast.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Average price of main dishes: JPY1000 (for ramen), JPY1400 (for sets), JPY3300 (for hotpots)

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (12PM - 9PM)

Address: Route Negishi Daini Building 1F, 2F, 2-18-11 Negishi, Taito-ku, Tokyo

Nearest subway station: Uguisudani (JR Yamanote, Keihin-Tohoku)

Contact: +81 3-6802-3171

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5. Honolu Ebisu

If you’re visiting Shibuya, head on over to Honolu Ebisu! As mentioned earlier, their specialty is the thick and rich taste of the chicken broth. You can also enjoy chicken ramen in 3 different ways: spicy, with soy sauce or fried chicken.

Don't forget to order some light bites like kaarage chicken, gyoza and takoyaki! This bowl of hot, savoury ramen will warm the heart. Happy tummy guaranteed!

Halal Status: 100% halal ingredients used, prayer room in establishment

Price range: JPY1200

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (11.30AM - 2.30PM, 5PM - 10PM)

Address: 1-23-1 Ebisu Minami America-Bashi Bldg. 1F, Shibuya 150-0022 Tokyo Prefecture

Nearest subway station: Ebisu (East exit)

Contact: +81 3-5734-1667

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Tokyo Station Area

6. T's Tantan (Tokyo Station)

Sightseeing around Tokyo station or travelling but need a quick meal fix? Head over to T's Tantan - an eatery specialising in vegan ramen. If the idea of having vegan never appealed to you, this would make you change your mind as even meat lovers have high praises for it.

Ramen is usually made using meat bones to give it its rich taste but it's amazing that T's don't use any meat, fish, egg or dairy products in their ramen. They have various ramen broths like white sesame, golden sesame and black sesame plus soy/peanut dressing to enrich its taste. The thin noodles also have a great texture and pairs well with the light broth. Don't forget to try the ramen with gyoza and fried soya meat too!

Halal status: Fully vegan menu

  • Alcohol served in establishment so do dine at your own discretion.

Average price of main dishes: JPY800

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (10AM - 10PM)

Address: 1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo (Inside JR Tokyo station, Yaesu South exit, 1F, Keiyo Street)

Directions: T's is located inside Tokyo station near the Yaesu South exit. It's located inside a food hall called Keiyo Street.

Contact: +81 3-3218-8040

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7. Mazilu Lanzhou Beef Noodles (Jimbocho)

Craving for a different kind of ramen? Mazilu specialises in handmade Lanzhou beef noodles, and it's actually a popular chain in China with over 100 years of history.

The chef spent years in China perfecting the art of making these noodles. The broth is made using halal beef stock and medicinal spices and is different from your regular Japanese ramen which is mostly chicken or seafood-based. What's great is you can also choose from 3 kinds of noodles - thin, flat or triangular noodles. If you love meat, you can add JPY to add extra beef to your noodles!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (11AM - 3PM, 5PM - 8.30PM)

Address: 1-3-18, Kandajimbocho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-0051, Japan

Nearest subway station: Jimbocho (Hanzomon, Mita, Shinjuku Line, near exit A7)

Contact: +81 3-6811-7992

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8. Halal Ramen Toribushi

This ramen shop is close to the Okachimachi Station on the Yamanote Line and serves a bunch of Halal ramen and tsukemen. Tsukemen is ramen noodles eaten by dipping in a separate bowl of soup or their specialty, a rich chicken broth that has been slow-cooked. There are also special value set menus and extra toppings that you can add on. Conveniently, the shop is near Masjid Assalam (Ueno Okachimachi Mosque)!

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Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (11AM – 12AM)

Address: Okachimachi Green Heights 106, 6-1-6 Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0005

Nearest subway station: Okachimachi Station (Yamanote Line)

Contact No: +81 03-6284-2413


9. Kumahachi (両国錦糸町森下菊川の間ラーメン茶屋熊八 担々麺 つけ麺) (Morishita)

Located a little east from Tokyo station, Kumahachi (両国錦糸町森下菊川の間ラーメン茶屋熊八 担々麺 つけ麺) specialises in shoyu (soy sauce) ramen and tsukemen (dipping ramen). The noodles here are thick and handmade and their ramen comes in generous portions.

Although the eatery isn't halal-certified, their chicken is halal and their sauces are alcohol-free. Plus, they don't use any MSG in their broth too! Kumahachi also serves rice bowls if you're not a fan of ramen.

Halal status: Sauces and seasoning are halal, chicken is halal, no other meats served. No alcohol is served in the eatery.

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (11.30AM - 2PM, 6PM - 9PM)

Address: 2-15-1 Midori, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0021

Nearest subway station: Ryoguku (Oedo Line)

Contact No: +81 80-7852-5511



10. Kaenzan Lanzhou Lamian

Besides Mazilu, Tokyo also has several other Lanzhou noodles shops and Kaenzan in Ikebukuro is one of them. Watch the noodles being pulled right in front of you at this eatery and choose the portions you want.

The noodles are chewy and the spicy broth is seasoned to perfection. Don't miss out on their sides too, especially the lamb skewers. They have dry noodles too if you're not keen on drinking soup for your meal.

#HHWT Tip: Can't get enough of Chinese hand-pulled noodles? Then head over to Ajiran Halal Restaurant also located in Ikebukuro!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (11AM - 3PM, 5PM - 10.30PM)

Address: 2 Chome-47-7, Ikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo 170-0014

Nearest subway station: Ikebukuro (near exit 20b)

Contact: +81 3-6907-1765

With these 10 ramen places in mind, now you can go all out in Tokyo to satisfy your cravings for ramen. The best part is, there are eateries to suit any budget with various types of broths too, so you'll always have plenty of choices to choose from!

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