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) #21 of 3,659 Restaurants in Toshima $$ - $$$ Asian
2-26-2 Minamiikebukuro, Toshima 171-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3987-8556
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (2 reviews)
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2-26-2 Minamiikebukuro, Toshima 171-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

The tonkotsu ramen was very good - it had the little bits of pork fat in the soup, the melt-in-your-mouth piece of pork and springy noodles - YUM. I'd recommend adding some garlic and chilli to taste as well (from the condiments jars in front...More

Thank MissTaoLin
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Was told by a high school student that this was the best Ramen in Ikeburo, was not disapointed. Friendly effecient service. Great tasting ramen right down to the last spoonful. First experience with the ramen ticket machine out front, pretty easy to navigate if you...More

Thank Flumpydog
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A wonderful experience in a lively authentic Ramen restaurant. Even though I was so full, I did not want to stop eating the tastiest Ramen i have ever eaten.Great service, prompt and polite.Grateful they had English on the Ticket vending machine.

Thank tropic3
Reviewed 11 June 2016

I loved this ramen bar - ordering via vending machine was a novelty and super convenient - the service was friendly and quick, the beer was ice cold, the gyoza perfect and the ramen... wow. We had to go another night as I couldn't stop...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Fab pork tonkutsu round the corner from the Gracery hotel. 680 yen for a filling portion. Also had the gyozas which were also delicious and just over 300 yen I believe :) I'll be back!

Thank helenp56
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

I recently ate at Tonchin and it was awesome. The pork bone broth was superb and the ramen was the best I'd ever had. Highly recommend it!

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Japanese noodle with mix broth of pork and fish. Free steam rice service in Lunch time. All day free for home made Kimchi 土曜日のお昼11:30ごろ訪問。既に席は満席手前。スープは見た目よりもコッテリしておらず、魚介系の風味も手伝ってか、食べやすいお味かと。ランチタイムのライスサービスや、食べ放題自家製キムチも嬉しい。

Thank Tidak-Apa-Apa
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Tonchin is known for their Tokyo-style tonkotsu ramen, which is different from the classic Hakata-style tonkotsu in that it is a mix of pork broth and shoyu (plus a few other things). As a result the soup is less rich and doesn't have the creaminess...More

Thank jchong
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Tonchin is a tonkotsu ramen joint; the best kind of ramen, if you ask me. Tonkotsu ramen is a pork-bone-broth ramen from Kyushuu (the best is in Kumamoto). There is a more famous place at Ikebukuro, Mutekiya. However, being that it has been labeled by...More

2  Thank gaijinguyinjapan
Reviewed 30 March 2014

This ranks right up there with Mutekiya, my other favorite ramen place in Ikebukuro. I think the noodles here might be better than Mutekiya but the pork slices at Mutekiya are better. Both places deserve the highest rating. You don't need to order extra noodles...More

1  Thank Kaedenoha
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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Restaurant Details

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US$7 - US$9
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Open Hours
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-26-2 Minamiikebukuro, Toshima 171-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Toshima>  > Ikebukuro
  • Neighbourhood: Ikebukuro
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3987-8556
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