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23 Restaurants to Slurp Hot Bowls of Ramen in Atlanta

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 just a few years ago, recent restaurant openings throughout Atlanta have made finding bowls of delicious hot ramen of varying styles and degrees of heat to slurp even easier these days. Here are a few restaurants to check out to satisfy that ramen craving, especially on cold days in Atlanta.

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Momoiro Ramen

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Located at Marietta Street Market, this ramen shop offers both bone marrow or chicken-based broth on its menu. Try the traditional tonkotsu ramen with pork belly or the indulgent truffle miso ramen here. There’s also shrimp tempura ramen, too. Delivery via third party delivery services like GrubHub.

Yakitori Jinbei

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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.

Pijiu Belly

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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.

Wagaya Japanese Restaurant

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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.

Momonoki

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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.

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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.

Silverlake Ramen

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Silverlake in Midtown serves up several variations of ramen on the menu, like a fiery ramen served with jalapenos and a choice of chicken, pork, or tofu and garlic truffle ramen served with thick noodles. The restaurant also offers tsukemen (dipping ramen), too. Ramen add-ons here include ghost pepper kimchi, a vegan patty, and spicy paste. Order online for takeout and delivery.

Okiboru Tsukemen & Ramen

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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.

Hotto Hotto Ramen & Teppanyaki

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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.

Jinya Ramen Bar

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The Los Angeles-based chain now has three Atlanta locations in Alpharetta, Sandy Springs, Buckhead, and Buford. 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.

KinNoTori Ramen Bar

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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.

Ton Ton Ramen and Yakitori

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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.

KAWA 18 RAMEN

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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.

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.

Lifting Noodles Ramen

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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 (now Qommunity) 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.

Paopao Ramen Factory & Bar

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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.

Salaryman

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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.

Hiro Ramen & Tea Bar

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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.

Brush Sushi Izakaya

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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.

Dish Korean Cuisine

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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.

Samurai Ramen

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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.

Haru Ichiban Japanese Restaurant

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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.

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.

Momoiro Ramen

Located at Marietta Street Market, this ramen shop offers both bone marrow or chicken-based broth on its menu. Try the traditional tonkotsu ramen with pork belly or the indulgent truffle miso ramen here. There’s also shrimp tempura ramen, too. Delivery via third party delivery services like GrubHub.

Yakitori Jinbei

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.

Pijiu Belly

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.

Wagaya Japanese Restaurant

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.

Momonoki

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.

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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.

Silverlake Ramen

Silverlake in Midtown serves up several variations of ramen on the menu, like a fiery ramen served with jalapenos and a choice of chicken, pork, or tofu and garlic truffle ramen served with thick noodles. The restaurant also offers tsukemen (dipping ramen), too. Ramen add-ons here include ghost pepper kimchi, a vegan patty, and spicy paste. Order online for takeout and delivery.

Okiboru Tsukemen & Ramen

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.

Hotto Hotto Ramen & Teppanyaki

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.

Jinya Ramen Bar

The Los Angeles-based chain now has three Atlanta locations in Alpharetta, Sandy Springs, Buckhead, and Buford. 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.

KinNoTori Ramen Bar

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.

Ton Ton Ramen and Yakitori

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.

KAWA 18 RAMEN

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.

Hajime

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.

Lifting Noodles Ramen

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 (now Qommunity) 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.

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Paopao Ramen Factory & Bar

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.

Salaryman

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.

Hiro Ramen & Tea Bar

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.

Brush Sushi Izakaya

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.

Dish Korean Cuisine

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.

Samurai Ramen

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.

Haru Ichiban Japanese Restaurant

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.

Umaido

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.

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