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DFW's 10 Best Bowls Of Ramen

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Though perhaps not as developed as many other major cities, DFW does have a ramen scene. From traditional tonkotsu broth prepared by one of the city's best Japanese chefs to Texas-inspired ramen topped with smoked brisket, these 10 restaurants serve up the area's best bowls. After trying them all, don't be surprised if those greasy packets of instant noodles no longer satisfy your cravings.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Tei-An

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1722 Routh St Ste 110
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 220-2828
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Getting a bowl of ramen at Tei-An is perhaps the best way to afford dining at this elegant Japanese eatery.

2. Ten Ramen

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1818 Sylvan Ave
Dallas, TX 75208
This West Dallas ramen joint boasts a full, authentic ramen menu. Chef Teiichi Sakurai wants to mimic traditional Japanese ramen joints as closely as possible, so that means you cannot take the ramen out or sit while slurping — it's sit at the bar or nothing.

3. Ichiro Ramen Shop

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4906 Maple Ave
Dallas, TX 75235
(214) 643-6602
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Ichiro is the newest spot on this map, having just opened last October. This ramen spot has simple decor and simply delicious ramen — the Spicy Tonkatsu is a crowd favorite.
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4. Ramen Hakata

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3714 Belt Line Rd
Addison, TX 75001
(972) 247-2401
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This cozy Addison spot has an open kitchen to watch the pro chefs perfect your noodles. Try the garlicky Chashu Miso Ramen.
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5. Wabi House

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1802 Greenville Ave Ste 100
Dallas, TX 75206
This Lowest Greenville joint has a full ramen menu but also has delicious non-ramen items like fried shiitakes with bone marrow butter.
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6. 20 Feet Seafood Joint

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1146 Peavy Rd
Dallas, TX 75218
(972) 707-7442
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Though primarily known for it's hearty seafood, 20 Feet Seafood Joint also makes a mean pork belly ramen.

7. Kazy's Gourmet

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9256 Markville Dr
Dallas, TX 75243
Kazy's Gormet is a go-to stop for chefs. Swing by to get all the supplies necessary for a fresh, homemade sushi dinner, and grab a bowl of their tonkotsu ramen while you're in.

8. Hanabi Ramen

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Hanabi has homes in Fort Worth and Carrolton. They recently added a veggie ramen to the menu, so feel free to bring your meat-free friends here.
Hanabi Ramen & Izakaya

9. Monta Ramen

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800 N Coit Rd #255B
Richardson, TX 75080
This Vegas export is know for it's variety in broths — try a bowl with the slightly odd looking "kuro" ramen with black garlic oil.

10. Woodshed Smokehouse

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3201 Riverfront Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 740-8835
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Believe it or not, this Fort Worth smokehouse has one of the most tasty ramen choices in DFW. Tim Love has crafted a delicious bowl of ramen with pulled pork, carrots, bell peppers, chiles, and a poached quail egg.
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1. Tei-An

1722 Routh St Ste 110, Dallas, TX 75201
Getting a bowl of ramen at Tei-An is perhaps the best way to afford dining at this elegant Japanese eatery.
1722 Routh St Ste 110
Dallas, TX 75201

2. Ten Ramen

1818 Sylvan Ave, Dallas, TX 75208
This West Dallas ramen joint boasts a full, authentic ramen menu. Chef Teiichi Sakurai wants to mimic traditional Japanese ramen joints as closely as possible, so that means you cannot take the ramen out or sit while slurping — it's sit at the bar or nothing.
1818 Sylvan Ave
Dallas, TX 75208

3. Ichiro Ramen Shop

4906 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75235
Ichiro Ramen Shop/Facebook
Ichiro is the newest spot on this map, having just opened last October. This ramen spot has simple decor and simply delicious ramen — the Spicy Tonkatsu is a crowd favorite.
4906 Maple Ave
Dallas, TX 75235

4. Ramen Hakata

3714 Belt Line Rd, Addison, TX 75001
Ramen Hakata
This cozy Addison spot has an open kitchen to watch the pro chefs perfect your noodles. Try the garlicky Chashu Miso Ramen.
3714 Belt Line Rd
Addison, TX 75001

5. Wabi House

1802 Greenville Ave Ste 100, Dallas, TX 75206
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This Lowest Greenville joint has a full ramen menu but also has delicious non-ramen items like fried shiitakes with bone marrow butter.
1802 Greenville Ave Ste 100
Dallas, TX 75206

6. 20 Feet Seafood Joint

1146 Peavy Rd, Dallas, TX 75218
Though primarily known for it's hearty seafood, 20 Feet Seafood Joint also makes a mean pork belly ramen.
1146 Peavy Rd
Dallas, TX 75218

7. Kazy's Gourmet

9256 Markville Dr, Dallas, TX 75243
Kazy's Gormet is a go-to stop for chefs. Swing by to get all the supplies necessary for a fresh, homemade sushi dinner, and grab a bowl of their tonkotsu ramen while you're in.
9256 Markville Dr
Dallas, TX 75243

8. Hanabi Ramen

Carrollton, TX
Hanabi Ramen & Izakaya
Hanabi has homes in Fort Worth and Carrolton. They recently added a veggie ramen to the menu, so feel free to bring your meat-free friends here.

9. Monta Ramen

800 N Coit Rd #255B, Richardson, TX 75080
This Vegas export is know for it's variety in broths — try a bowl with the slightly odd looking "kuro" ramen with black garlic oil.
800 N Coit Rd #255B
Richardson, TX 75080

10. Woodshed Smokehouse

3201 Riverfront Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76107
Woodshed Smokehouse/Facebook
Believe it or not, this Fort Worth smokehouse has one of the most tasty ramen choices in DFW. Tim Love has crafted a delicious bowl of ramen with pulled pork, carrots, bell peppers, chiles, and a poached quail egg.
3201 Riverfront Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76107

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