Japan, Kyoto Guide (B): Best Ramen Shop in Kyoto: Honke Daiichiasahi

Best Ramen Shop in Kyoto: Honke Daiichiasahi
Ramen Is What We Missed!

It had been 9 days since we arrived in Japan, visiting great places and tasting a lot of fantastic food, from onigiri, okonomiyaki, takoyaki, mochi, Hida beef to sushi. But there was something missing. How come we couldn’t find any ramen (Chinese-style wheat noodle) during the journey?

As soon as we checked in at Lower East Nine Hostel in Kyoto in the evening, we asked the receptionist’s recommendation of great ramen worth to try and how to find it. In response to our question, he quickly said, “Honke Daiichiasahi. About 5 minutes walking distance from Kyoto Station.”

Wow! How convenient was it! Our hostel was situated just 1 stop from Kyoto Station by subway. The hunger struck us and without further much ado, we immediately went to the recommended ramen shop.

The Day Before in the Evening

With a help from Google Map, we finally arrived at a modest shop house complex. There were actually 2 shop houses selling ramen and at almost 10 pm, the queues of both places were unbelievable. Everyone was standing outside the entrance door and patience seemed the only way to succeed getting some seats. Nonetheless, hunger made it difficult. We automatically queued at the one with less people in line.

Still opening Google Map on my phone, I suddenly noticed something was not right. Honke Daiichiasahi façade was pictured as the shop house having a yellow canopy and a giant yellow menu attached on the window. On the other ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Best Ramen Shop in Kyoto: Honke Daiichiasahi
Guide Location: Japan » Kyoto
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Honke Daiichiasahi   Fushimi Inari Shrine  
Author: Nydia Susanto
Read it on author's website: https://galontrip.com/2017/09/02/best-ramen-shop-near-kyoto-station-i-honke-daiichiasahi/

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