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Shop 7 14 Spence St | Boland Center, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 2522
Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were attracted by the trip advisor winner stickers on its shop, and decided to go there the other morning. The soup is just salty and it tastes like the instant packs bought in supermarket. The noodle is not what we expected to be with such grading in trip advisor.

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Thank Lou S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We love this little restaurant! Is the typical asian friendly, smiling and fast service, with a very good and tasteful food! We tried Mugen Premium Gold noodles ($12,95) and Gyoza Dumplings w/ rice (5 pcs $ 3,95) and both were so good! All the ingredients are really well balanced. Prices are more than ok for Australia and if you finish... More 

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Thank Marta L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My second time i went here in a few days, because the food is soooo good! I took the Mugen Premium Gold and it's just amazing! It's so tasteful! Some of the best things i ate here in australia. I also took gyoza with rice. These are homemade dumplings. Were also really good. (and extra noodles cost just 1.50$ ;-)... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We base a lot of our meal choices on trip adviser and this was one of the few times it let us down. The food served was not flavorful and was incredible salty! The majority of the dish was half cooked noodles with a small portion of meat and hardly any vegetables. We were very disappointed and did not even... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here for the first time in January 2016 and loved it and have been twice again this holiday Feb 2017!!! Fantastic authentic ramen and great service!!! Highly recommended!

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Thank TheeBeeCee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Business: We tried for dinner, but was packed, so we tried it during lunch the next day. Still had to line up, as it seemed to be a very popular place. Food: had the recommended noodles. Main disappointment: the egg is supposed to be runny on the inside, hard on the outside. Was not true for any of our ramen.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to admit, I came here not expecting much but I was blown away and ended up coming back for round two a few hours before my flight!  The shop is pretty small, yet it's usually packed with people waiting around outside for a table.  Luckily for me, I was by myself so had no problem at all getting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived for an early dinner after a day trip to Fitzroy Island. No waiting for a table. The service was friendly and the ramen was excellent. I tried the Mugen Premium gold and ordered extra noodles. Oishi ! If only they had a restaurant in Sydney.

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Thank stevow888
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I don't eat pork so we were so excited when we learnt they don't have just pork broth but chicken and seafood broth. The place had a huge line up but it didn't take long for us to get served. The price is great so much we have already gone back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was quick to get me a seat and made sure I had everything I needed. The food was delicious and hot! The toppings on the soup were the amount you would hope for and the price is very fair. I left full and happy!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 7 14 Spence St | Boland Center, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 2522

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?