02 February 2011


Tsukemono (Pickles) and Thick Miso Ramen (Koku Miso Ramen)
Takeya is the best ramen that I have had so far in Tsugaru.  While I have heard rumors of a better place, this is a must-go for anyone living near Tsugaru or Goshogawara.  And, located 5 minutes from Aeon mall, it has a great, easy-to-get-to location.

Takeya prides itself especially on its miso ramen, and I definitely recommend it, too.  My favorite is the thick miso ramen (koku miso ramen/濃く味噌ラーメン).  If you want more meat (pork), get the "extra meat" thick miso ramen (chaashuu koku miso ramen/(チャーシュー濃く味噌ラーメン).

Unfortunately, there isn't an English menu, so write down what you want ahead of time.

Also, at the restaurant, you have to get your own water and tsukemono (pickled vegetables), so look for the water machine on the counter near the register.

The Skinny:  Great miso ramen!
Name: Takeya (たけ屋)
Hours of Operation: 11:00 - 20:00 (Closed on Wednesdays)
Prices: Average Price of about 1000 yen.
English menu: No                                                                              
Phone Number: 0173-34-8018
Address:   青森県五所川原市小曲沼田6-13
                 Aomori-ken, Goshogawara-shi, Shoukyoku Numada 6-13
Map with Directions from Jusco/Aeon Mall:

1 comment:

  1. I completely second this recommendation for Takeya. The ramen is bomb diggity, and whereas you might initially think that getting your own tsukemono and water is a chore, it actually gives you the liberty of drinking and eating as much as you want. More often than not I find myself pressed for water at ramen shops (the one pitcher is never enough), making Takeya a great oasis in this drought ridden world of ramen shops we exist in.