Hayashimaru | 麺屋はやしまる

Hayashimaru | 麺屋はやしまる

Style: Shoyu & Shio Wontonmen
Bowl to Crush: Mix Wontonmen (shoyu) | ミックスわんたんめん ( 醤油 )

Down a tiny side street in the colorful neighborhood of Koenji, Hayashimaru serves quite possibly the best wontonmen in Japan. With its rustic wooden exterior, glass-plated doors and long wrap-around counter, the shop has a homey, old school Tokyo atmosphere. Customers range from school kids to salarymen to housewives to grandparents – this is the kind of shop everyone adores.
 
Hayashimaru’s master apprenticed at Tantantei, the wontonmen institution in Hamadayama that continues to spawn pedigreed wonton pros.
 
Naturally, Hayashimaru’s wontons are world-class — exquisitely packaged, juicy and flavorful. But what really elevates this shop to an elite level is its take on the ramen fundamentals: soup and noodles. Prepared for an especially light flour, the house-made noodles are straight and medium-thick, served slightly on the chewy side with a very pleasant texture. Offering up niboshi-based shoyu and shio soups, these bowls are sweet, simple and delicious. Nothing extravagant, but deeply comforting. You will leave Hayashimaru satisfied every time.

Opening Hours:  Mon, Thu & Fri: 11am-3:30pm, 6pm-10:30pm; Tue: 11:30am-4pm; Sat, Sun, Holidays: 11:30am-9pm
Days Closed:  Wednesday
東京都杉並区高円寺北2-22-11 1F
2-22-11 Koenji, Suginami-ku, Tokyo

 
Hajime | らあめん 元

Hajime | らあめん 元

Koukaibou | こうかいぼう

Koukaibou | こうかいぼう

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