With the cold weather coming on strong this month, all I want to do is eat soup and watch Netflix in bed. Luckily Halifax is well equipped to serve all our autumn comfort food cravings, with some delicious ramen interpretations being served up by many well known local restaurants.
The talented chefs at each spot listed below have come up with some insane ramen varieties that you have to try. Leave your comfort zone and order something unusual next time you go out to eat!
1. Truly Tasty // 6214 Quinpool Road
All local food bloggers seem to agree that Truly Tasty on Quinpool Road is serving up the best Ramen in Halifax. Using a combination of local meat and genuine Japanese ingredients, Truly Tasty offers a huge range of ramen and dumpling combinations – try the Crispy Fried Chicken Curry Ramen if you’re good with spice!
2. Tako Sushi & Ramen // 480 Parkland Drive
Tako Suhshi & Ramen seem to know exactly what the people want! They bring expertise and diversity to the creation of some incredible Japanese food that everyone needs to try. Get crazy and order the Seafood Ramen, with scallop, squid, shrimp and egg!
3. Sushi Nami Royale // 1535 Dresden Row
With three locations throughout the HRM, Sushi Nami is looking out for your ramen needs wherever the craving may hit. Their lunch menu offers three classic takes on delicious ramen soup, each served with pork bone broth, boiled eggs, bamboo shoots, black mushroom, sweet corn and green onion.
4. Dharma Sushi // 1576 Argyle St
Known for their traditional, high quality sushi rolls and Japanese dishes, Dharma Sushi on Argyle offers two classic takes on ramen in their noodle soup menu. Try their Original Ramen, with roasted pork and crab meat, or order the Ramen And Gyo-za Set for six extra pork or vegetable dumplings!
5. B-Well // 6184 Quinpool Road
This cozy Quinpool Café offers three ramen varieties amongst their diverse Japanese menu, including a Vegetarian Ramen, a Miso Ramen and a Tonkostu Ramen option, the latter of which uses a thick, richer ramen broth derived from pork-bone marrow.
6. Studio East // 6021 Cunard Street
Being the only provider of ramen to Halifax North Enders, Studio East takes their role very seriously, offering the ULTIMATE Pork Ramen Bowl made with crispy barbequed pork, poached eggs, kimchi and fresh veggies. Drop by and try the incredible Asian fusion inspired dishes at this Cunard Street gem!
7. Mizu All You Can Eat // 644 Portland Street
Go nuts at Mizu by getting one of their three takes on Japanese Ramen as part of your next all-you-can-eat binge! This Dartmouth gem offers Chicken and Veggie Ramen options in addition to their classic Plain Ramen.