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Located a brisk walk from Musashi-Sakai Station on the Chuo line, this ramen shop can be identified by its signboard adorned with yellow and red stripes, and is actually known as the ancestor of the abura soba, which is essentially ramen served without soup. Chinchintei has provided the same style of menu since 1965 and is always bustling with customers. Their signature dish (¥600) looks extremely simple, and is served with medium-thick noodles topped with menma bamboo shoots, chashu pork and naruto fish paste. The bottom of the bowl is filled with a special sauce full of meat flavours, intended for mixing with the noodles. Every table is equipped with homemade chilli oil and vinegar, allowing you to freely customise the flavour of your dish, and additional toppings like raw eggs (¥50), flavoured eggs (¥100) and spring onions (¥100) are also available. Every fan should visit this holy site at least once.


5-17-21 Sakai, Musashino-shi, Tokyo

Transport Musashi-Sakai Station (Chuo, Seibu Tamagawa lines), north exit

Telephone 0422 51 2041

Open 11am-4pm / closed Sun & holidays


Please note: All information is correct at the time of writing but is subject to change without notice.

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