Five best ramen spots in South Florida

Ramen is appreciated around the world. This is understandable due to its warm and wholesome presentation. The dish is a savory and intricate noodle soup topped with picturesque delicacies from the East. Some might also say it is a comforting soup dish that can make you feel like you just ate at grandma’s. This is a list of South Florida’s most well known and recommended ramen spots, from Fort Lauderdale to Downtown Miami, they offer unforgettable ramen experiences.

Courtesy of Ichimi

Ichimi Ramen
2330 Salzedo St, Coral Gables
(305) 960-7016
118 Buena Vista Blvd, Miami
(786) 522-3834

Ichimi Ramen is a great spot for a romantic ramen dinner for two. This Asian restaurant upgrades the ramen experience with a modern interior design aesthetic, and a relaxing atmosphere. There is a wide menu selection and the option to create your own ramen. Prices range from $15 to $20.

Courtesy of GoBistro

315 NW 25th St.( Near Wynwood Walls)
(786) 332-3597
2035 Hollywood Blvd.
(754) 263-2826

GoBistro offers a tasty ramen dinner and an invigorating atmosphere. From the moment you walk in, you feel welcomed by the staff and if it’s your lucky day, you can get complimentary sake bombs. They have mouthwatering ramen options such as The Hangover ramen or Miso Pork ramen ($15) and the portions are generous and fulfilling. The menu offers new concepts in food such as avocado fries and a donut tower. You will discover new dishes here that will expand your palette. It is also a great place for late night ramen since they are open until midnight.

Courtesy of Shimuja

4921 SW 148th Ave, Southwest Ranches
(754) 200-8941

Shimuja offers authentic ramen enhanced with Japan-imported ingredients such as seasoned eggs and fish cake, which will leave you speechless. You can try the 48-hour Tonkatsu ramen ($20) homemade broth, served with pork belly slices that dissolve in your mouth. The atmosphere is distinct with intricate decorations, and the staff helps customers order. If you want an authentic ramen experience then Shimuja is the right place for that.

Courtesy of Ichimora

124 SE 1st Street Ft Lauderdale
(754) 200-4968

Who knew a seamless typical Japanese style hole-in-the-wall restaurant could offer delicious ramen and typical Asian dishes that will leave you wanting more! You can try their famous Hakata Tonkotsu and Spicy Tonkotsu ramen together with Kogashi Garlic, which they also offer vegetarian style ($20). The food and staff here offer a warm and enthusiastic welcome to all clients. This restaurant puts an emphasis on rich and creamy ramen broth, and an exciting appetizer selection that will make you want to return.

Courtesy of Poke Ramen Asian Soul Kitchen

Poke Ramen Asian Soul Kitchen
1908 S. University Dr. Davie
(954) 766-4628

Known for its busy atmosphere, Peacock Ramen has signature ramen dishes and fresh fish selections you will appreciate. This place is distinctly built for ramen and poke bowls, where you have one side of the restaurant for each craving. It offers diverse menu options such as the Asian burritos. But you surely can’t miss the famous spicy miso tonkotsu ramen ($16) that everyone is talking about.


Paloma Pimentel is a senior at FIU majoring in Digital Journalism and Communications, with a background in sociological studies. She is passionate about writing environmental and social issues stories, and is on her path to becoming an investigative journalist.  Having traveled to 20 countries already, she seeks to know more about the world and write stories about it.