Shinjuku Gyoen Ramen Ouka is one of the best ramen restaurant in Japan which is 100% Halal-certified. You can not miss it during your next visit to Tokyo. It is a newly opened restaurant certified by a very reliable Tokyo-based Halal certification organization called Japan Islamic Trust (JIT). The restaurant does not offer any alcoholic beverages. It offers vegetarian ramen as well which is quite amazing if you do not feel comfortable ordering the other type.
The restaurant is just two minutes away from exit No. 2 of Shinjuku Gyoen Mae station on Marunouchi line in central Tokyo. All their ingredients are 100% Halal. So, you can enjoy the food without thinking about this issue.
The owners of the Halal ramen restaurant are a newly converted Muslim couple who have the ambition to serve the best halal ramen in the town. They can speak English. So, no problem with the language.
The owners of the ramen restaurant are very careful only alcohol-free towels and sterlizing agents.
The ramen restaurant was opened in September 2015. Within a short span of few months, it has become popular among temporary Muslim visitors, local Muslims, other foreigners and Japanese alike. You want to go there for eating Halal ramen but, we are sure you would like to go there for their taste as well.
The ramen with amazing aroma of sea bream soup served with handmade halal noodles is delicious, and is different from that of other ramen restaurants found in Japan. A meringue made by adding yuzu (Japanese citrus fruit) to egg whites is topped on the ramen bowl. Tomato is used as a secret ingredient to sharpen your appetite for the delicious food
You can have ochazuke (rice with soup or tea poured on top) with the remaining soup after finishing the ramen. This is an interesting way to end the meal, allowing you to enjoy the dish in two different ways.