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Musoshin, Gion


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Our ramen restaurant, "Musoshin" is located at "Gion", the most traditional area in Kyoto city. Near Musoshin, there is a "Kaburen-jo" which is a kind of dance studio and stage for "Maiko"(apprentice geisha). So some Maiko often come to eat ramen to Musoshin. There were many foreign travelers who fell under the spell of the tasty ramen soup of Musoshin, and it became popular for them. If you come to Musoshin to eat our ramen, and if you like it, we will let you know how to make it!! Ramen is one of representative Japanese food. We are really happy if you spread our tasty ramen all over your country. Why don't you try it? We give you a big welcome!!
US$5 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The recommended choice has only 6 seaters and it was full. Waiting outside in the cold was not an option. My SIL was great as he wonder around and found Musoshin. This is a larger ramen place with at least 12 seats. Selection and buying...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AhKwang
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Amazing, thick pork ramen. So so good. Speaks some English, Order at the machine (English labels), Sit at the bar, eat and relax. Bring cash.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Q2226YEphilh
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Efficient service, great attitude, and most importantly really solid ramen soups and rice. A clear 5* at its price range 🍲 (Most staff English, a plus for visitors)

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jcm2013
Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

Thick and hot on a winter day, perfect. The chili paste condiments is spicier than i thought! Which makes it excellent for me! Anyway a MUST TRY. So so so good 😊

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank aifaazahirahn
Reviewed 21 December 2018

I love these low-fi places. This one is even better because it's a 'pay at the machine' as you go in the door ramen joint. I got the black sesame pork ramen, absolutely delish, thick, warming, and pretty much as good a bowl of black...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Maria T
Reviewed 20 December 2018

Found this place on Google as it was closest to our hotel (Kyoto Granbell Hotel). Ordering done through a ticket machine, fast service, and delicious ramen. My husband had the black sesame ramen and loved it. We also ordered the chicken karaage, which was just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ariellechiu
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Though I haven't had much experience with good ramen being only been in Japan twice, I can tell the black ramen here is something special. The soup is quite different as it uses black sesame seeds as the base. The noodle was quite filling and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nhat L
Reviewed 22 November 2018

First night arriving in Kyoto, got to hotel, walked around looking for something to eat. Sign says "come in, we're open", walked inside, only one customer at the counter. Asked the guy are you still open, he said yes, but we close in 30 minutes....More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

If you come to Japan the first time, you have to taste ramen. This small ramen shop in Gion is a good place for a first. The broth is thick and spicy, and sticks to the tender noodles. Topped of with onion, veggies and chicken,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for lunch after a visit to the Kennin-ji temple. You study the menu outside the restaurant and order/pay at a vending machine just inside the door—you then present your tickets to a staff member, and take a seat. The food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank barbadosbybus
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Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
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Kevin K
12 December 2018|
Response from 76shini | Property representative |
sure! We have Spicy One If you do not like Spicy, we will adjust the spicy taste for you
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25 July 2017|
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Response from 76shini | Property representative |
英語 I 'm not sure I think that all ramen contains gluten. Thank you!
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Fabiola F
17 July 2017|
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We have meat free ramen. This is a vegetarian ramen!
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