Tokyo Ramen Show 2017

Tokyo Ramen Show 2017

By Johanna Forsberg | 2017-10-13 | 939 views
It is the battle of the regional ramen when the 9th annual Tokyo Ramen Show takes places at Komazawa Olympic Park in Setagaya (south west Tokyo) at the end of this month! 
Tokyo Ramen Show 2017. Image source:
With ramen being one of the most popular and famous (not counting sushi) foods of Japan, naturally there are lots of variations and local adaptations to this delicious noodle dish. At the Tokyo Ramen Show you can try lots of different regional and speciality ramen, some of which is only available during this event. This is a great opportunity to try food from all over Japan without having to go further than a few minutes south west of Shibuya. 
Bowls of ramen at Soranoiro Nippon, Tokyo station.
The 9th Tokyo Ramen Show will take place on October 26th - November 5th 2017.
Opening hours: 10:00 - 21:00 (except for October 31st and November 5th when the event closes at 18:00)

The event is divided into two parts with 18 different vendors selling ramen from 18 different regions of Japan between October 26th and 31st. Between November 1st - 5th there will be 18 new regional ramen vendors selling their speciality. Check here (only Japanese, but with pictures) to see what regions are represented during each part of the event. 

The event will takes place at the Central Plaza of Komazawa Olympic Park in Setagaya. To get there, the easiest way is to take the subway and get off at Komazawa daigaku Station (on the den-en-toshi line, 7 minutes from Shibuya station) and then walk to the park in about 15 minutes. 

How to attend
The entry is free but in order to try the different kind of steaming hot bowls of ramen you need to purchase ramen tickets, at ¥850 per bowl. The tickets can be bought in advance at 7 eleven or on the days of the event (ticket release at 9:45 at the ticket counter at the event location). 

For more information go to the official website (unfortunately only in Japanese). Enjoy!

If however you, like me, can't eat gluten I recommend this article about vegetarian and gluten free ramen in Tokyo. 
Related Articles

Check out this restaurant in Kanagawa that specialises in a unique type of ramen

Who does not love ramen?! It is no exaggeration to say that there is not even an inch in Japan that is void of ramen, as you can see different types of ramen restaurants in every nook and corner. There are literally hundreds of varieties of ramen noodles avail

Don’t judge a book by its cover: Tokyo’s best ramen

When you hear people talking about their favorite ramen in Tokyo, there are usually several spots whose names get thrown around. Ippudo, Ichiran, Ramen Jiro - but my most-loved ramen isn't any of those. My favorite ramen comes from a tiny shack not far from Ro

Ramen and Beer Haven of Japan

Everyone has their comfort food or drink. For me it's ramen and beer. Ramen gives warmth like a mother's hug and beer will always be a loyal companion. My trip to Sapporo led me to ramen and beer haven of Japan... Ramen Kyowakoku ( Sapporo Ramen Republic) an



  • Image
    Claudia Mitsu
    2017-10-15 11:02:44

    Went there last year! It was so yummy! ♥

  • Image
    Johanna Forsberg
    2017-10-15 12:57:53

    That's nice to hear. I wish I could go. :)

Leave a comment