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Menya Tomato Ramen


June 01, 2018

The first time I heard someone mention tomato ramen I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. The idea sounded like something a little too similar to spaghetti, but too far from the traditional delicious ramen I’ve come to love living in Japan. Anyhow, I figured I’d give it a shot, and let me tell you it was one of the best decisions I’ve made in recent memory

Tomato ramen is absolutely something you’ve got to try while visiting Miyazaki. While tomato ramen shops seem to be gaining popularity all across Japan, Menya Tomato offer a style that’s a signature to the region. The broth is just a bit thicker than your typical soy or miso broth, but thin enough to be far different from what you’d expect with an Italian tomato sauce. Throw in the garlic, delicious noodles, vegetables, chicken, and various toppings of your choice and you’ve got something just short of magical.

As far as the toppings there is a range of different base options from Parmesan cheese, eggplant, onions, as well as a recently added spicy option. Separately there is a long list of individual free toppings such as basil sauce, shredded garlic, etc. Lastly, they serve various side rice dishes such as risotto or cheese and basil rice. The rice serves as a great compliment, and a great addition to the soup if your running out of noodles.

There are two shops in Miyazaki City as well as some others scattered around the prefecture. Give tomato ramen a shot! Nutritious, delicious, and certainly something unique to try during your stay in Miyazaki.


Flagship Store Miyakonojo
Adress: 〒885-0052 Miyazaki-ken, Miyakonojō-shi, Higashimachi, 4−11
Map Code(GPS):117 488 239*73
Opening Hours
Work Days: 11:00~15:00(14: 45L.O), 18:00~21:00
Weekends and Holidays: 11: 00~21:00


Miyazaki Store
Adress:〒880-0837 Miyazaki-ken, Miyazaki-shi, Murasumichō, 宮崎市村角町北田129-8
Map Code(GPS):0985-83-0594
Opening Hours
Work Days: 11:00~15:00(14: 45L.O), 18:00~21:00
Weekends and Holidays: 11: 00~21:00


Kiyotake Store
Adress:〒889-1605 Miyazaki Prefecture, Miyazaki, Kiyotakecho Kano, Otsu−449-1 (〒889-1605 宮崎県宮崎市清武町加納乙449-1)
Map Code(GPS):66 138 718*00
Opening Hours
Monday-Thursday: 11:00~15:00(14: 45L.O), 18:00~21:00
Friday, Weekends and Holidays: 11: 00~23:00


Tohoku Store
Adress:Miyazaki Prefecture, Miyakonojo, Tohokucho, 5573 (宮崎県都城市都北町5573)
Map Code(GPS):0986-36-5217
Opening Hours
Work Days: 11:00~21:00
Weekends and Holidays: 11:00~21:00