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21 Atlanta Restaurants to Slurp Hot Bowls of Ramen This Fall

From traditional tonkotsu and spicy shoyu to brothless and dipping ramen

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With only a handful of really solid ramen options available a few years ago, recent restaurant openings around Atlanta have made finding bowls of delicious hot ramen of varying styles and degrees of heat even easier these days. Here are a few restaurants to check out to satisfy that ramen craving.

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1. Yakitori Jinbei

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2421 Cobb Pkwy SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
(770) 818-9215
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Look for ramen in both standard and spicy tonkotsu options, focused on a tasty pork broth, at this Japanese-Korean restaurant in Smyrna. Yakitori Jinbei also serves sushi, a variety of udon, Korean fried chicken, and truffled edamame on its menu. Order online for takeout.

2. Pijiu Belly

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678 10th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 343-6828
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The menu for this Westside “Asian fusion” spot includes hae mul, tonkotsu, and shio ramen, as well as a Korean ramyun bowl full of noodles, meat, and vegetables. Order online for takeout.

3. Wagaya Japanese Restaurant

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339 14th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 390-3798
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Wagaya serves several different varieties of ramen on its menu, including white, red, and black tonkotsu, at both its Home Park and Emory Village locations. Make sure to check out Wagaya’s Japanese grocery store located next to the restaurant on 14th Street. Order online for takeout or delivery.

4. Momonoki

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95 8th St NW #100
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 390-3025
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Chef Jason Liang and John Chen of Brush Sushi Izakaya opened Momonoki on the corner of 8th and Williams in Midtown in 2018. Traditional tonkotsu ramen, along with tsukemen, or “dipping ramen”, with noodles served in a separate bowl, are among the slurping soup options here. Order online for takeout.

5. E Ramen +

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1110 W Peachtree St NW #300
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 913-4142
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The owners behind Eight Sushi Lounge in Westside opened a restaurant dedicated to ramen in Midtown. E Ramen serves a variety of different ramens on its menu, including Eight Sushi’s popular lobster ramen, vegetarian and vegan options, and dry ramen. Order online for takeout.

6. Okiboru Tsukemen & Ramen

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6125 Roswell Rd Suite 800
Atlanta, GA 30328
(404) 998-5333
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The LA import opened in 2019 at the Modera complex on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. Okiboru specializes in tsukemen or “dipping ramen,” where noodles are served in a separate bowl and then dunked into a bowl of hot broth before eating. The restaurant makes its own noodles and also offers a small selection of other ramen beyond tsukemen and snacks like ebi karage (crispy fried shrimp.) Order online for takeout or delivery.

7. Hotto Hotto Ramen & Teppanyaki

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1039 Grant St SE Suite B10
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 963-2937
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Located at the Beacon in Grant Park, Hotto Hotto serves over 10 types of ramen on its menu, including the classic tonkotsu, a spicy seafood ramen loaded with shrimp, mussels, squid, and kamaboko, curry ramen, and brothless ramens, like a barbecue chashu or a bowl served with teppanyaki chicken slices. Order online for takeout.

8. Jinya Ramen Bar

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5975 Roswell Rd B217
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
(404) 600-6974
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The Los Angeles-based chain now has three Atlanta locations in Alpharetta, Sandy Springs, and Buckhead. Lines pile up in anticipation of Jinya's unusual takes such as the “cha cha cha” ramen, a tonkotsu pork broth augmented with garlic. A location should open soon at the Plaza Theatre complex on Ponce. Order online for takeout or delivery, which varies by location.

9. KinNoTori Ramen Bar

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650 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
(470) 312-2964
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The menu here features a selection of chicken broth-based ramen, ranging from mild to spicy, served with a choice of fried or grilled chicken, along with a seafood ramen and vegetarian ramen with bamboo shoots, fried onions, sweet corn, and scallions. There’s an option to add additional proteins to ramen bowls, like chashu pork, fish cakes, or fried tofu as well as extra noodles. Order online for takeout or delivery.

10. Ton Ton Ramen and Yakitori

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675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, N151
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 883-3507
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Ruby Chow and Big Boss Chinese chef Guy Wong also owns this Ponce City Market ramen shop. Try the invincible dan dan mazemen, sans broth, here. Order online for takeout or delivery.

11. KAWA 18 RAMEN

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4035 Jonesboro Rd Suite 250
Forest Park, GA 30297
(404) 968-9296
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Those seeking ramen on the south side of Atlanta should check out Kawa 18 for tonkotsu, miso, and vegetable ramen paired with bubble tea. Order online for takeout.

12. Hajime

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2345 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE #101
Atlanta, GA 30324
(470) 428-2388
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Tucked away in a corner of the Cheshire Square shopping plaza and adjacent to Tara Cinemas, Hajime offers up traditional tonkotsu ramen in both spicy and ultra-spicy varieties just like its sister restaurant to the north, Umaido. Vegetarians have the option of ordering the “green” ramen, which is made with vegetable broth and served with scallions, corn, and bell peppers.

13. Lifting Noodles Ramen

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477 Flat Shoals Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 558-2052
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Now with three Atlanta-area locations in East Atlanta Village, the Battery Atlanta in Cobb County, and in Duluth, the popular ramen stall born out of the Global Grub Collective in EAV continues to serve up its piping hot variations on traditional tonkotsu ramen, along with vegetarian ramen and a spicy seafood ramen. Order online for takeout or delivery, available by location.

14. Paopao Ramen Factory & Bar

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2929 N Druid Hills Rd C
Atlanta, GA 30329
(678) 973-0613
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Pao Pao Ramen shop opened in the Toco Hill Shopping Center in 2018 and serves several variations of ramen on its menu, including mild and spicy versions of tonkotsu, miso, dan dan, curry, and vegetarian ramen. There’s a location in Buford, too. Order online for takeout.

15. Salaryman

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2371 Hosea L Williams Dr SE building 1
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 228-1458
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Salaryman is the latest restaurant from Michael Lo and chef George Yu (Suzy Siu’s Baos, Ramen Station, Noona). Located at Hosea and 2nd in East Lake, the Japanese-Korean restaurant serves both a traditional tonkotsu as well as a smoked brisket ramen in shoyu broth and seafood ramen loaded with scallops and crab in a chicken dashi broth. A new location opens in Toco Hills soon. Order online for takeout.

16. Hiro Ramen & Tea Bar

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1363 Clairmont Rd
Decatur, GA 30033
(404) 228-5697
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A new addition to Atlanta’s ramen scene in 2021, this Decatur restaurant and bubble tea bar serves mapo ramen, brothless ramen (mazeman), dipping ramen (tsukemen), and Sapporo miso ramen on its menu. There’s also traditional tonkotsu and shoyu ramen here. Order online for takeout.

17. Brush Sushi Izakaya

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316 Church St
Decatur, GA 30030
(678) 949-9412
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The Decatur restaurant is known more for its sushi, but Brush also serves tonkotsu, miso, and shoyu ramen with pork chashu, chicken, duck, and a vegetarian version made from tomato soy milk with kabocha pumpkin. Anyone who happens to be dining when the special lobster ramen is available on the menu should order it. There are typically only four bowls a day. Order online for takeout or delivery.

18. Dish Korean Cuisine

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5000 Buford Hwy NE
Chamblee, GA 30341
(470) 299-8886
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This bright and airy restaurant mixes modern with tradition both in its dining room and its dishes. While many come here for other soups and stews like the budae jjigae with spicy sausage and spam, Dish also offers a selection of ramyeon on its menu. Try the rice cake, spam, and sausage or the seafood ramyeon. The soups are served with kimchi. There’s an option to add an egg or cheese, too. .

19. Samurai Ramen

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2442 Pleasant Hill Rd #4
Duluth, GA 30096
(770) 559-5440

Now open in Duluth, Samurai Ramen serves what’s described as “all-natural”, “clean” ramen with broth the restaurant also claims does not contain milk. The menu here features a beef bone gyukotsu ramen with broth boiled for 48 hours. The ramen is then topped with beef chashu, a halved ramen egg, mushrooms, bamboo shoots, scallions, and shishito peppers.

20. Haru Ichiban Japanese Restaurant

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3646 Satellite Blvd
Duluth, GA 30096
(770) 622-4060
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This sushi bar tucked away in a Duluth shopping center offers several ramen variations on its menu, including chicken karaage, seafood, and spicy tan tan ramen. Order online for takeout or delivery.

21. Umaido

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2790 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
(678) 318-8568
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Located in Suwanee, Umaido’s guests pass the kitchen upon entry before sitting down and choosing dishes rolled out on a cart. Go for the spicy miso ramen or wasabi shoyu ramen here.

1. Yakitori Jinbei

2421 Cobb Pkwy SE, Smyrna, GA 30080

Look for ramen in both standard and spicy tonkotsu options, focused on a tasty pork broth, at this Japanese-Korean restaurant in Smyrna. Yakitori Jinbei also serves sushi, a variety of udon, Korean fried chicken, and truffled edamame on its menu. Order online for takeout.

2421 Cobb Pkwy SE
Smyrna, GA 30080

2. Pijiu Belly

678 10th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

The menu for this Westside “Asian fusion” spot includes hae mul, tonkotsu, and shio ramen, as well as a Korean ramyun bowl full of noodles, meat, and vegetables. Order online for takeout.

678 10th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

3. Wagaya Japanese Restaurant

339 14th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

Wagaya serves several different varieties of ramen on its menu, including white, red, and black tonkotsu, at both its Home Park and Emory Village locations. Make sure to check out Wagaya’s Japanese grocery store located next to the restaurant on 14th Street. Order online for takeout or delivery.

339 14th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

4. Momonoki

95 8th St NW #100, Atlanta, GA 30309

Chef Jason Liang and John Chen of Brush Sushi Izakaya opened Momonoki on the corner of 8th and Williams in Midtown in 2018. Traditional tonkotsu ramen, along with tsukemen, or “dipping ramen”, with noodles served in a separate bowl, are among the slurping soup options here. Order online for takeout.

95 8th St NW #100
Atlanta, GA 30309

5. E Ramen +

1110 W Peachtree St NW #300, Atlanta, GA 30309

The owners behind Eight Sushi Lounge in Westside opened a restaurant dedicated to ramen in Midtown. E Ramen serves a variety of different ramens on its menu, including Eight Sushi’s popular lobster ramen, vegetarian and vegan options, and dry ramen. Order online for takeout.

1110 W Peachtree St NW #300
Atlanta, GA 30309

6. Okiboru Tsukemen & Ramen

6125 Roswell Rd Suite 800, Atlanta, GA 30328

The LA import opened in 2019 at the Modera complex on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. Okiboru specializes in tsukemen or “dipping ramen,” where noodles are served in a separate bowl and then dunked into a bowl of hot broth before eating. The restaurant makes its own noodles and also offers a small selection of other ramen beyond tsukemen and snacks like ebi karage (crispy fried shrimp.) Order online for takeout or delivery.

6125 Roswell Rd Suite 800
Atlanta, GA 30328

7. Hotto Hotto Ramen & Teppanyaki

1039 Grant St SE Suite B10, Atlanta, GA 30315

Located at the Beacon in Grant Park, Hotto Hotto serves over 10 types of ramen on its menu, including the classic tonkotsu, a spicy seafood ramen loaded with shrimp, mussels, squid, and kamaboko, curry ramen, and brothless ramens, like a barbecue chashu or a bowl served with teppanyaki chicken slices. Order online for takeout.

1039 Grant St SE Suite B10
Atlanta, GA 30315

8. Jinya Ramen Bar

5975 Roswell Rd B217, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

The Los Angeles-based chain now has three Atlanta locations in Alpharetta, Sandy Springs, and Buckhead. Lines pile up in anticipation of Jinya's unusual takes such as the “cha cha cha” ramen, a tonkotsu pork broth augmented with garlic. A location should open soon at the Plaza Theatre complex on Ponce. Order online for takeout or delivery, which varies by location.

5975 Roswell Rd B217
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

9. KinNoTori Ramen Bar

650 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

The menu here features a selection of chicken broth-based ramen, ranging from mild to spicy, served with a choice of fried or grilled chicken, along with a seafood ramen and vegetarian ramen with bamboo shoots, fried onions, sweet corn, and scallions. There’s an option to add additional proteins to ramen bowls, like chashu pork, fish cakes, or fried tofu as well as extra noodles. Order online for takeout or delivery.

650 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

10. Ton Ton Ramen and Yakitori

675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, N151, Atlanta, GA 30308

Ruby Chow and Big Boss Chinese chef Guy Wong also owns this Ponce City Market ramen shop. Try the invincible dan dan mazemen, sans broth, here. Order online for takeout or delivery.

675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, N151
Atlanta, GA 30308

11. KAWA 18 RAMEN

4035 Jonesboro Rd Suite 250, Forest Park, GA 30297

Those seeking ramen on the south side of Atlanta should check out Kawa 18 for tonkotsu, miso, and vegetable ramen paired with bubble tea. Order online for takeout.

4035 Jonesboro Rd Suite 250
Forest Park, GA 30297

12. Hajime

2345 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE #101, Atlanta, GA 30324

Tucked away in a corner of the Cheshire Square shopping plaza and adjacent to Tara Cinemas, Hajime offers up traditional tonkotsu ramen in both spicy and ultra-spicy varieties just like its sister restaurant to the north, Umaido. Vegetarians have the option of ordering the “green” ramen, which is made with vegetable broth and served with scallions, corn, and bell peppers.

2345 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE #101
Atlanta, GA 30324

13. Lifting Noodles Ramen

477 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316

Now with three Atlanta-area locations in East Atlanta Village, the Battery Atlanta in Cobb County, and in Duluth, the popular ramen stall born out of the Global Grub Collective in EAV continues to serve up its piping hot variations on traditional tonkotsu ramen, along with vegetarian ramen and a spicy seafood ramen. Order online for takeout or delivery, available by location.

477 Flat Shoals Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30316

14. Paopao Ramen Factory & Bar

2929 N Druid Hills Rd C, Atlanta, GA 30329

Pao Pao Ramen shop opened in the Toco Hill Shopping Center in 2018 and serves several variations of ramen on its menu, including mild and spicy versions of tonkotsu, miso, dan dan, curry, and vegetarian ramen. There’s a location in Buford, too. Order online for takeout.

2929 N Druid Hills Rd C
Atlanta, GA 30329

15. Salaryman

2371 Hosea L Williams Dr SE building 1, Atlanta, GA 30317

Salaryman is the latest restaurant from Michael Lo and chef George Yu (Suzy Siu’s Baos, Ramen Station, Noona). Located at Hosea and 2nd in East Lake, the Japanese-Korean restaurant serves both a traditional tonkotsu as well as a smoked brisket ramen in shoyu broth and seafood ramen loaded with scallops and crab in a chicken dashi broth. A new location opens in Toco Hills soon. Order online for takeout.

2371 Hosea L Williams Dr SE building 1
Atlanta, GA 30317

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16. Hiro Ramen & Tea Bar

1363 Clairmont Rd, Decatur, GA 30033

A new addition to Atlanta’s ramen scene in 2021, this Decatur restaurant and bubble tea bar serves mapo ramen, brothless ramen (mazeman), dipping ramen (tsukemen), and Sapporo miso ramen on its menu. There’s also traditional tonkotsu and shoyu ramen here. Order online for takeout.

1363 Clairmont Rd
Decatur, GA 30033

17. Brush Sushi Izakaya

316 Church St, Decatur, GA 30030

The Decatur restaurant is known more for its sushi, but Brush also serves tonkotsu, miso, and shoyu ramen with pork chashu, chicken, duck, and a vegetarian version made from tomato soy milk with kabocha pumpkin. Anyone who happens to be dining when the special lobster ramen is available on the menu should order it. There are typically only four bowls a day. Order online for takeout or delivery.

316 Church St
Decatur, GA 30030

18. Dish Korean Cuisine

5000 Buford Hwy NE, Chamblee, GA 30341

This bright and airy restaurant mixes modern with tradition both in its dining room and its dishes. While many come here for other soups and stews like the budae jjigae with spicy sausage and spam, Dish also offers a selection of ramyeon on its menu. Try the rice cake, spam, and sausage or the seafood ramyeon. The soups are served with kimchi. There’s an option to add an egg or cheese, too. .

5000 Buford Hwy NE
Chamblee, GA 30341

19. Samurai Ramen

2442 Pleasant Hill Rd #4, Duluth, GA 30096

Now open in Duluth, Samurai Ramen serves what’s described as “all-natural”, “clean” ramen with broth the restaurant also claims does not contain milk. The menu here features a beef bone gyukotsu ramen with broth boiled for 48 hours. The ramen is then topped with beef chashu, a halved ramen egg, mushrooms, bamboo shoots, scallions, and shishito peppers.

2442 Pleasant Hill Rd #4
Duluth, GA 30096

20. Haru Ichiban Japanese Restaurant

3646 Satellite Blvd, Duluth, GA 30096

This sushi bar tucked away in a Duluth shopping center offers several ramen variations on its menu, including chicken karaage, seafood, and spicy tan tan ramen. Order online for takeout or delivery.

3646 Satellite Blvd
Duluth, GA 30096

21. Umaido

2790 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd, Suwanee, GA 30024

Located in Suwanee, Umaido’s guests pass the kitchen upon entry before sitting down and choosing dishes rolled out on a cart. Go for the spicy miso ramen or wasabi shoyu ramen here.

2790 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024

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