Feeling the winter chill? Warm-up your stomach by eating a warm soup. And if you’re craving ramen, we’ve made a list of the top spots around New Orleans where you’ll find this item on the menu. The list includes places with authentic Japanese ramen and other fusion options that will make your taste buds fall in love.
Top ramen spots in New Orleans
1. Union Ramen
Union is known as one of the best ramen spots in the Big Easy. The favorite bowl on the menu is the original Tori ramen. Enjoy slurping on a big delicious soup while watching anime on their TVs.
Where: 📍1837 Magazine Street, Suite B, New Orleans
Nomina is a small cozy restaurant, known for its delicious and warm pork broth. Their menu lets you build your own bowl, by choosing your own ramen flavor and adding extra ingredients.
Where: 📍4226 Magazine Street, New Orleans
3. Hangout Ramen
Hangout features ramen and sushi. Their bowls of ramen are normally served with corn, bamboo shoots, bean sprouts, fish cakes, egg, green onion, and seaweed sheets. Take your appetite!
Where: 📍1340 S Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans
4. Ikura Hibachi and Sushi
Ikura Hibachi and Sushi is a traditional Japanese restaurant. Their menu includes all types of sushi rolls and ramen. Choose between their Tonkotsu Ramen, corn butter ramen, and other specialties. Don’t miss their seafood spring rolls.
Where: 📍310 N Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans
5. Ba Chi Canteen
Ba Chi is a Vietnamese restaurant with multicultural influences. They have traditional and non-traditional Vietnamese dishes. Their menu includes Pho (rice noodle soup) which is normally served with bean sprouts, lime, basil, and jalapeño with a protein of your choosing. Select chicken, beef, brisket, and even shrimp.
Where: 📍7900 Maple Street, New Orleans
6. Izakaya Little Tokyo Restaurant
All their ramen soups are served with chashu pork, half-boiled eggs, bamboo shoots, bean sprouts, green onion, and fish cake.
Where: 📍4704 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie
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