Dai-ichi Asahi Ramen (link in Japanese) is a well known Kyoto-style ramen shop located near Kyoto station. The store is known for its shoyu (soya) based broth that is thicker than usual. As it is popular, get ready to line up. Prices are affordable and a hearty bowl of the signature ramen is 800 yen. The shop is only a 5-minute walk or so north of Kyoto station, near the crossing of Takakura Dori and Shiokoji Dori, and it is open from 5 in the morning until 2 a.m. at night.
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