This local shop, out on the east side of Tokyo is a bit of a mystery.
The menu includes random choices like clam ramen and spicy curry ramen, all at prices you would never find in a more central location. 650 yen is a steal of a deal these days!
We had a few people, so a sampling of choices was no problem.
The regular Rinsuzu ramen.
The spicy rayu ramen.
And the lemon ramen.
Unfortunately, the lemon overpowered the flavor of the two other bowls, so I can’t really comment.
Fortunately, the lemon was the unexpected winner of the bunch. Who would have known that a citrus overload could match well with a shoyu soup? Well it does, though the strangeness makes this something I won’t be making the trek out for on a regular basis.
Bonus! I shot a video with AKB48 member Rina Hirata a few years after this post. Enjoy!
Tokyo, Koto-ku, Oshima 5-7-3
Closest station: Oshima
Open 11:30-14:30, 18:30-22:00