2024 Michelin star ramen : Chukasoba KOTETSU (Bib Gourmand)

updated: December 07th, 2023

Looking for delicious ramen restaurants in and around Shimokitazawa? Check out this article for recommendations and information on Shimokitazawa's ramen scene.

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    Kotesu Chinese Ramen is a popular ramen shop located in Kitazawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo.
     The interior of the shop consists of only counter seats, with a total of 8 seats.
     The business hours are from 11:30 to 15:00 on Mondays, and from 11:30 to 15:00 and 17:00 to 21:00 from Wednesday to Sunday (last order is at 20:50).
     The shop is closed on Tuesdays, but please note that the operating hours and regular holidays may occasionally change, so it is recommended to confirm before visiting.
    As for the distinctive menu at Kotesu Chinese Ramen, they offer "Special Chinese Ramen" and "Salt Ramen".
     You can also add soy sauce or extra pork fat to the Special Chinese Ramen.
     The soup is made with a well-balanced combination of chicken bones, dried bonito flakes, and other seafood broth, giving it a rich and flavorful taste.
     The noodles are made with whole wheat flour and have a firm texture that complements the soup well.
     The homemade chashu (roast pork) is thickly cut and has a minimal amount of fat, making it a perfect match for the ramen.
    Kotesu Chinese Ramen is an established restaurant that has even been selected as a Bib Gourmand by the Michelin Guide.
     Its delicious and high-quality ramen has gained popularity among many people.
     However, please note that the limited seating and popularity of the shop often result in long queues.
     It is recommended to visit early, especially during weekends or in the evenings.
    The access to Kotesu Chinese Ramen is approximately 5 minutes on foot from Shimokitazawa Station, making it conveniently located near the station.
    At Kotesu Chinese Ramen, you can enjoy delicious ramen, including their Special Chinese Ramen and Salt Ramen.
     We highly recommend visiting the shop.




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