Best bowls of Ramen in Dubai

By Somya Mehta

Published: Thu 18 Mar 2021, 4:50 PM

Last updated: Thu 18 Mar 2021, 4:51 PM

Originating from Yokohama in Japan, the savoured bowl of ramen is an East Asian favourite. Traditionally consisting of wheat noodles, in a meat-based ramen broth, flavoured with a mix of miso, soy sauce and delicious toppings, ramen offers a potent combination of flavours. With various adaptations for vegetarians, the tofu and vegetable ramen bowls also command popularity. Here are top picks for the best ramen places in Dubai



Wokyo Noodle Bar

This noodle bar is a must-try for all ramen lovers. Known for “bringing some Asian vibes to you”, the restaurant aims to introduce the region to the great noodle tradition of the Far East. Besides their mouth-watering ramen, the Wok-tossed stir-fries and home-brewed iced tea are also foodie favourites.

Location: Jumeirah Lake Towers

Average Cost: Dh150

Wagamama

Inspired by fast-paced Japanese ramen bars, Wagamama is a celebration of authentic Japanese cuisine. A cult favourite of East Asian food fanatics, Wagamama is a global name, known to serve premium quality ingredients woven into unique recipes. Their warm bowl of ramen is a must-try!

Location: Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina

Average Cost: Dh220

Itsu

With ‘eat beautiful’ being the long-standing motto of Itsu, the aesthetics of the neatly packed boxes and bowls filled with Japanese goodness mimic that very essence. Not only is the presentation on point but most of their Asian-inspired menu is under 500 calories, packed with nutrients, and a wide-variety of plant-based options. Location: Downtown, Dubai Marina, Crown Plaza Hotel

Average Cost: Dh235

YUi

Located inside Dubai Design District’s chic design store, Frame, YUi is the ultimate ramen experience you don’t want to miss. Reasonably priced, the ramen bowls are simple yet authentic. The ambience makes for a unique experience, surrounded by a one-of-a-kind Japanese lifestyle culture shop.

Location: Dubai Design District

Average Cost: Dh190

Atisuto

Based on the theme of classic back-alley restaurants found in the hustle-bustle of Japanese cities, Atisuto, which means ‘artist’ in Japanese, essays the East Asian concept of combining creative cuisines with the fast-paced city atmosphere. Transporting you right to the streets of Japan, Atisuto offers a wholesome experience.

Location: Al Safa, Business Bay

Average Cost: Dh150

Miyabi

Miyabi offers a delectable range of Japanese fusion. With a wide range of ramen options, there’s something for every palate. Along with options like Tofu Kimchi Ramen for the meat lovers, their Chilli Mushroom Ramen, served with home-made ramen broth, is a must-have for all the vegetarians out there

Location: Trade Centre Area

Average Cost: Dh225

Daikan

An exquisite little ramen joint, Daiken serves a true blue East Asian experience, with a wide variety of Japanese delicacies, including ramen. At an affordable price range, the restaurant is a great option if you’re looking for a casual dining experience and a relaxed atmosphere. The place is also known for its extensive menu.

Location: Jumeirah Lake Towers

Average Cost: Dh160

somya@khaleejtimes.com


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