Ramen is one of the best Japanese dishes there are. It is a bowl of wheat noodles soup served with meat broth, soy sauce, miso, with different toppings such as slices of braised pork (chashu), chicken or beef, onions, leeks (negi), seaweed, bean sprouts (moyashi) and one marinated egg (tamago). Ramen recipes can vary but they are all delicious. People like eating ramen because it is usually not expensive and it is a tasty and consistent dish. Here is where you can have the best ramen in Barcelona.
Located in Eixample, Ramen Ya-Hiro is a very popular restaurant to eat ramen. It is a nice and small place run by Hiroki Yoshiyuki, a renowned chef. Different ramens are available, with meat or seafood and there is also a version for vegetarians. Everything is good and tasty. Prices are affordable (10 euros for a ramen and a beer) but the lunch menu offers a better deal with two dishes and a drink. As we mentioned, Ramen Ya-Hiro is popular place, which means you should either try to make a reservation or show up early if you want to avoid queuing.
Address: Carrer de Girona, 164
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Koku Kitchen Ramen
Located in Gothic Quarter, Koku Kitchen Ramen is a superb ramen and gyoza bar. Their spicy vegetarian ramen is excellent as are their steamed filled buns and gyozas (Chinese dumpling). The lunch menu includes a ramen, a dessert and a drink for 11.50 euros. Koku Kitchen Ramn has a nice atmosphere, good food, and a pleasant staff. If you are very hungry, it is the perfect place for eating ramen!
Address: Carrer d’en Carabassa, 19
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Grasshopper Ramen Bar
Located in the Born area, Grasshopper is a craft beer and ramen bar. When you enter this small venue, you will love the trendy decoration with industrial lights, and wooden chairs, giving it a truly Japanese feel. It is one of the best ramen restaurants in Barcelona in terms of quality and price. You can choose a vegetarian ramen or the complete one, served with meat, eggs, and bamboo. To satisfy your sweet tooth, taste some Mochi ice cream – you won’t regret it! Grasshopper does not accept reservations, so don’t wait until you are too hungry to go, as you may have to spend some time waiting in line.
Address: Plaça de la Llana, 9
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