Thursday, January 28, 2016

ぶらり (Burari in Nippori)

麺・酒処 ぶらり

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Burari is in the old part of northern Tokyo, just outside of Nippori Station, down a dark alley. The kind of place you would never know about, save for their recent mention in the 2016 Michelin Guide. Burari was given a nod in the Bib Gourmand section of the guide, a section devoted to cheap, yet high quality eats.

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Is this Michelin quality ramen? Sure, why not.

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Burari is a chicken ramen place, with simplicity being the key. The yellow row on the ticket machine is creamy soup, the green is clear soup.

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We tried one of each, and they were both quite nice. Very simple, without much of a deep impact. The kind of ramen that would exist down a little street in a less popular part of town. A place with happy regulars, and the occasional happy random customer.

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Official site here.

Map of 5 Chome-52-5 Higashinippori, Arakawa-ku, Tōkyō-to 116-0014

東京都荒川区東日暮里5-52-5
Tokyo, Arakawa-ku, Higashi Nippori 5-52-5
Closest station: Nippori

Open 11:30-15:00, 17:00-23:30
Saturday 11:30-22:00
Closed Mondays