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₹₹ - ₹₹₹Japanese, Asian, Soups
1-17-1 Minami Ikebukuro | 1F Sakimoto Bldg., Toshima 171-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3982-7656
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ramen” (125 reviews)
“pork” (35 reviews)
“soup” (29 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Soups
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1-17-1 Minami Ikebukuro | 1F Sakimoto Bldg., Toshima 171-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You won't miss the restaurant as there's a long long queue outside! Cozy little restaurant in authentic Japanese ramen-shop style. Soup and ramen are amazing!!

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best ramen found in Tokyo. The local is quite crowded and we waited for around 30 minutes. In any case it has been a great experience and taste! You order before entering for saving time. We hope to came back again at the soonest....More

Thank Ivan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I waited for almost an hour... but totally worth it!! The soup, noodles, everything is perfect. And the service is really nice. They present the menu in five different languages (Japanese, Chinese, English, Korean and Thai), so it won't be difficult for...More

1  Thank Molly L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, if you want good food in Japan, you should expect to wait in line. Japanese people love their lines and if you see one it is almost always a good idea to join it! This is an easy walk from the Ikebukuro Station! This...More

Thank Construct37
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ramen is amazing so alone deserves 5 stars. The broth is delicious and you can have more soup for free. The noodles themselves are perfectly cooked and flavoursome. The pork is divine, and super thick and melt in the mouth. The food alone made...More

Thank rjbhartley1
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Title says it all. I have tried both Mutekiya Pork Broth Ramen and Spicy Ramen. Both are really good. Expect a long waiting line. Best time is between 2pm-5pm when the waiting line is shortest or after midnight

Thank Dimuthuagg
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Still my choice of the best ramen in town after 5 years, no question ask. This is a must visit every time I visit Tokyo. The soup base is rich but not fat, there's a special kind of sweetness that makes it unique. Always go...More

Thank sumcwan
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

It's so lucky that we just wait 20 minutes to have the best ramen in Ikebukuro. There have many kind of ramen could choose, and any kind looks delicious!!! The spicy one that I order is recommend, it's not too spicy to taste and the...More

1  Thank banana m
Reviewed 2 July 2017

maybe because i have tasted many great tsukemen and ramen somewhere else, mutekiya just fell flat and doesn't deserve to be elevated to great ramen status The ramen is pretty good, the broth i have to say is delicious, the noodle is ok, the meat...More

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Staying in the Ikebukuro area, we walked to Mutekiya after 9pm when most of the stores close and there was a long queue outside of Mutekiya, they handed out menu and took out orders during the queue, finally waited 65 minutes to get seated. Crab...More

Thank Miss_K_Ng
Ikebukuro is an area of massive development. Several
thousand tenants occupy two giant department stores
and shopping malls, where all sorts of shopping and
gourmet foods can be enjoyed. The 60-story building at
the east entrance of the station, Sunshine City, is a
landmark within Ikebukuro and features an aquarium,
planetarium, theme park as well as an observation
platform. The popular name for the western side of
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Rayy M
20 February 2017|
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Response from kimiduka | Property representative |
Hi,This is Mutekiya. You might have solved the problem already, You're more than welcome to join us! We hope your daughter loves our noodles and everthings!
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21 September 2016|
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Response from kimiduka | Property representative |
This is Mutekiya. We don't have any vegetarian's dishes. Because we use pork broth soup. But some vegetarian customer eat only noodles and vegetables.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 9
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 04:00
10:30 - 04:00
10:30 - 04:00
10:30 - 04:00
10:30 - 04:00
10:30 - 04:00
10:30 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-17-1 Minami Ikebukuro | 1F Sakimoto Bldg., Toshima 171-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Toshima>  > Ikebukuro
  • Neighbourhood: Ikebukuro
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3982-7656
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