The 7 Must-Visit Restaurants for Authentic Japanese Ramen… in Cebu!

“Are there any shops around?” “What kind of dishes do they have?” I bet you are all having these questions in mind when looking for a place to dine in especially when you’re searching for authentic Japanese dishes. Here, we give you a list of the 7 must-visit Ramen shops all over Cebu!

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BARIKATA RAMEN

If you want not only authentic ramen but the atmosphere and mood of being at a ramen bar in Japan, Barikata is for you! 

***Budget: PHP 800-1,000.00 GOOD FOR TWO!

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Location: G/F Calyx Building West Geonzon Street IT park Lungsod ng Cebu PH, W Geonzon St, Cebu City, Cebu
Opening Hours: 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. | Last Order: 8:30 P.M.
Contact Number: (032) 412-9796
Peak Hours: 12:00NN-2:00PM | 6:00PM-7:00PM

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BRANCHES

All Branches are located in Cebu, Philippines.

LOCATIONCONTACT NUMBERSTORE HOURS
G/F Calyx Building West Geonzon Street IT park Lungsod ng Cebu PH, W Geonzon St, Cebu City, Cebu(032) 412-9796Mondays-Sundays
11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. | Last Order: 8:30 P.M.
SM Seaside city, cebu(+63) 998 956 5303Mondays-Sundays
11:00AM – 9:00 PM
Note
Parking space is available in SM Seaside Branch.
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TONGARA RAMEN

This is the origin of Ramen Master Makoto Okazaki’s ingenious creation: the Tonkotsu and Torigara flavored broth– broth made from boiling both pig and chicken bones! 

***Budget: PHP 1,000.00 GOOD FOR TWO!

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Opening Hours: 11:00am – 8:00pm (Monday – Thursday) Last Call: 7:50pm
11:00am – 9:00pm (Friday – Sunday) Last Call: 8:50pm
Contact Number: (032) 254-6374
Peak Hours: 11:00AM – 2:00PM | 6:00PM -8:00PM

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CEBU BRANCHES

LOCATIONCONTACT NUMBERSTORE HOURS
Escario Central Mall, Cebu(032) 254 637411:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Dong Juan/Tongara Ramen, Lightsite Park, Banilad, Cebu10:00AM – 9:00 PM

Other Branches in the Philippines

BRANCHLOCATIONCONTACT NUMBERSTORE HOURS
Marikina Branch Lamp Quarters G/F Unit 7, Buenviaje Subd, Mayor Gil Fernando Ave, Marikina, 18000917 179 4718Monday-Saturdays
11:00AM – 11:00PM

Sunday
11:00AM – 10:00PM
TaclobanCity Center Park, Real St, Sagkahan District, Tacloban City, 6500 LeyteMondays-Sundays
11:00AM-9:00PM
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HAMAKAZE DINING AND BAR

Do you want to have ramen in the late evenings, just like in Japanese dramas? Hamakaze is modest and intimate, a nicely-tucked ramen haven that operates until 9:30 PM! It is known among its patrons for its ambiance and flavorful ramen.

***Budget: PHP 850.00 GOOD FOR TWO!

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Location: AYS Building, A. S. Fortuna St, Mandaue City, 6014 Cebu
Opening Hours: Mondays to Saturdays. 12:00pm – 9:30pm (dine-in) / 10pm (takeout)
Contact Number: (032) 505 4220
Peak Hours: 11:00AM – 2:00PM | 6:00PM -8:00PM

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IKKOUSHA RAMEN

Ikkousha is the product of Master Chef Kousuke Yoshimura’s love and devotion for ramen. It has branches all over the world and is best known for its Tonkotsu, the specialty of Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, where the restaurant first opened in 2004. 

***Budget: PHP 800-1,000.00 GOOD FOR TWO!

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STORE INFO

Location: JY Square IT Center, 1 Salinas Dr, Cebu City, 6000 Cebu
Opening Hours: 11:00am – 8:00pm
Contact Number: (032) 383-1933
Peak Hours: 11:00AM – 2:00PM | 6:00PM

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CEBU BRANCHES

LOCATIONCONTACT NUMBERSTORE HOURS
JY Square IT Center, 1 Salinas Dr, Cebu City, 6000 Cebu(032) 383 1933 / 0926026060810:00AM-5:00PM| Last Call: 4:30PM
Robinson Galleria Mall(032) 326-609410:00AM-5:00PM| Last Call: 4:30PM
Note
Updated after the Typhoon Odette (as of December 2021)

Other Branches in the Philippines

LOCATIONCONTACT NUMBERSTORE HOURS
Alabang, Muntinlupa, Metro Manila(02) 842 187310:00AM-9:00PM

Japan Branches

LOCATION
Fukuoka | Tokyo | Osaka | Hyogo | Okayama | Okinawa

International Branches

LOCATION
Indonesia | Singapore | China | Taiwan | Brazil | United States | Australia
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MITSUYADO SEI-MEN

Their specialty is their incorporation of the taste of the Yuzu, citrus fruit of East Asian origin, into their meals. The Yuzu gives the dishes a subtle sweet and sour flavor. Mitsuyado Sei-Men is also known for its Double Cheese Tsukemen!

***Budget: PHP 900 GOOD FOR TWO!

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STORE INFO

Location: Ground Floor, Bonifacio District, F. Cabahug Street, Kasambagan, Cebu City
Opening Hours: 11:00am – 10:00pm
Contact Number: (032) 344-8548
Peak Hours: 12 noon | 6:00PM

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RAMEN YUSHOKEN

This restaurant is the venture of Koji Tashiro, the successor or “son” of Yamagishi Kazuo, known in Japan as the Ramen God. Tashiro trained the Yushoken staff himself in order to preserve the authenticity of their ramen. 

***Budget: PHP 1,000.00 GOOD FOR TWO!

10% service charge will be charged upon dining in.

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Location: G/F Oakridge Business Park, 880 A. S. Fortuna St, Mandaue City, 6014 Cebu
Opening Hours: 10:00AM – 11:00 P.M.
Contact Number: (032) 367 7017
Peak Hours: Lunch (12nn-2pm) and Dinner (6pm-8pm)
Credit Cards Accepted: Amex, VISA, Mastercard, and JCB

Note
Pick-up and Delivery is available. Book them through their website.

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Long waiting lines may occur during peak hours
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SACHI BEST RAMEN

“Sachi” which means “happiness” in Japanese, is known not only for their best-seller, the Tantanmen but also for their rich and cheesy Okonomiyaki and Takoyaki. 

***Budget: PHP 800.00 GOOD FOR TWO!

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STORE INFO

Location: Ayala Central Bloc Garden Row, Cebu AsiaTown IT Park, Cebu, Philippines
Opening Hours: 11:00AM – 11:00PM
Contact Number: (032) 410-6687
Peak Hours: Lunch (12nn-2pm) and Dinner (6pm-8pm)
Credit Cards Accepted: MasterCard, VISA, JCB, UnionPay, BancNet, Discover, BDO

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Parking space may vary depending on its branch location.

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UPDATE
All restaurant prices are as of year 2021.