Where to get the best ramen in Calgary

Sep 17 2019, 10:45 am

With colder days and rainy nights quickly approaching in Calgary, the need for a stellar bowl of ramen will only grow.

Yet, with so many restaurants and so little time, the question becomes, where can you find some of the best ramen in Calgary?

To make things easier and get you started on a bucket list of noodle destinations as the colder weather draws close, here are our picks for the best ramen in the city.

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Goro + Gun

 

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Located inside the Scotia Centre in downtown Calgary, Goro + Gun offers nine kinds of ramen (two of which are cold) and all the toppings. This spot even offers a special standup only Tachigui Noodle Bar where you can get ramen for $10, excluding the Yakisoba variety.

Address: Scotia Centre, 7 Avenue SW #245, Calgary
Phone: 403-237-5596

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Shiki Menya

 

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This Bridgeland ramen joint is known for its stellar bowls of noodles. Made from scratch and always offering daily specials, folks need to get here early to ensure they get some grub — once the bowl limit is hit there’s no more served until the next day.

Address: 827 1 Avenue NE, Calgary
Phone: 403-454-2722

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JINYA Ramen Bar

 

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This chain of ramen spots is super popular for a reason. JINYA offers patrons a whopping 13 different varieties of ramen, along with monthly rotating specials. This spot’s Spicy Creamy Vegan Ramen is definitely a must-try, even for meat lovers!

Address: 1800 4 St SW #180, Calgary
Phone: 587-356-0721

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Ramen Ichinen

 

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Ramen Ichinen offers patrons MSG-free ramen, and they only serve a certain number of bowls a day. For heatseekers, Ichinen has the options to take your ramen spic level to 10, AKA The Spicy Extreme.

Address: 3132 26 St NE #349, Calgary
Phone: 403-454-2646

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Tekkotsu Ya Ramen

 

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This spot serves hearty and classic ramen bowls along with sizzling rice dishes too. Tekkotsu offers around 13 different kinds of ramen, so there’s something for everyone here.

Address: 1704 61 Street SE #4, Calgary
Phone: 403-569-0785

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Wakado Ramen

 

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This ramen spot is a local favourite, and if you taste a bowl of their offerings you’ll see why. There’s tons of variety at Wakado so you can keep coming back for more.

Address: 907 10 Ave SW, Calgary
Phone: 403-457-8828

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Gorilla Whale

 

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Located at 1214 9 Avenue SE, this Inglewood spot for yakitori and cocktails also offers some awesome ramen perfect for a chilly day in YYC.

Address: 1214 9 Avenue SE
Phone: 587-356-2686

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