Hot, flavorful Ramen is the perfect meal on a cold, stormy day.
And there are (at least) 10 places in NYC that are still doing delivery or takeout in NYC!
Give yourself a break from cooking tonight and instead cozy up with a piping bowl of savory noodles, broth from one of these places:
1. Chuko, Prospect Heights
This vegetarian ramen shop is delicious, even for meat eaters! Be sure to try their miso ramen, it’s made with cabbage, butternut squash, and scallions.
Where: 565 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn
2. Nakamura, Lower East Side
A wonderful ramen shop on the LES, Nakamura has several vegan options on the menu. They even have a truffle miso! Anything on this menu is worth a try.
Where: 172 Delancey St.
When: Mon-Thur: 5pm-9pm, Fri+Sat: 12pm-9pm
Order From: Call them directly 212-614-1810 for Takeout, or Use @postmates for delivery
3. Tamashii Ramen, Astoria & Forest Hills
Tamashii Ramen is the king of ramen in Queens! Order one of the most popular dishes, the Miso Ramen, the Shio Ramen made with mineral salt, or the Shoyu Ramen made with soy sauce. Their broth is made daily using a whole chicken and five different vegetables which are simmered together for 14 hours.
Where: 2905 Broadway, Astoria & 71-34 Austin St, Forest Hills
Order From: Call (718) 278-5888 for Astoria, (718) 261-0725 for Forest Hills, or order via Seamless
4. Tatsu Ramen, East Village
This popular L.A. Ramen joint made its way to the East Village in 2018. Meat lovers, vegan, and gluten-free foodies can all find a hearty bowl of ramen on the menu. All their umami broths are made every day in-house from scratch and take at least 28 hours to complete.
Where: 167 1st Ave
Order From: Their website Tatsuramen.com
5. Wanpaku, Greenpoint
This Brooklyn hotspot offers Japanese tapas and curry along with homemade ramen. When its brick-and-mortar is open, it also has a speakeasy!
Where: 621 Manhattan, Brooklyn
When: 12-3:30pm (Lunch), 5-10pm (Dinner)
6. Naruto, Upper West Side
Named for the immensely popular manga comic, diner are encourages to wear cosplay at Naruto Ramen. Of course, you can’t do that anymore, but you can still check out their cool decor while you place an order!
Where: 2634 Broadway
Order From: Grubhub, or call 212-222-0229 for pick-up
7. Ivan Ramen, Lower East Side
We can list Ivan Ramen’s entire noodle menu when it comes to what you should get while there, but if you’re looking for a classic we recommend the Tokyo Shoyu ramen, or if you’re trying to go all out and love garlic the Triple Pork Triple Garlic Mazemen is as indulgent as it sounds.
Where: 25 Clinton St.
When: Daily, 12:35-8:45pm
Order From: 646-678-3859 or online at ivanramen.com
8. Suki Curry, East Village
This spot is known for its Japanese Curry as well as its ramen. The chef is master “spice expert” Kelly Cho, and the restaurant has been highly reviewed by critics.
Where: 86 E 7th St.
When: Everyday 12-10pm
9. Tenho Ramen, Murray Hill
This eatery is known for “Tonkotsu” ramen, a type with extra rich and creamy broth made with pork bones. It’s cooked by the “yobimodoshi” method, where the soup pot is never finished–instead it is added to everyday, keeping its flavor.
Where: 542 3rd Ave
When: Take-out delivery Wed – Sun., 12pm – 8pm
Order From: Tenhoramen.com
10. Menya Jiro, Midtown & Brooklyn
Menya Jiro won the NY Street Ramen Contest in 2016 and 2017! Its special broth combines both tonkotsu (explained above) and chicken.
Where: 156 East 45th St.
When: 4-9pm, Monday-Friday
Order From: Seamless
featured image source: yelp / Phil L.