Hokkaido Ramen Santouka – The Mythic Ramen Hits Manila


In addition to that, it serves their ramen at the right temperature where you can instantly consume it right upon serving. It is not boiling hot so you don’t need to wait for it to cool down before eating it, which usually affects the quality of the noodles if they are soaked on boiling soup for a long time.


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Small, Medium, and Large Ramen Bowls


Ramen in Santouka comes in three sizes – small, medium, and large.


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Tokusen Toroniku Ramen in Ship Soup Base (PhP 490, Large)


We tried the Shio soup base on Santouka’s specialty ramen called the Tokusen Toroniku Ramen. This bowl comes with a serving of soft and super tender roasted pork cheeks, which is considered as an extremely valuable part of a pig since you can only get around 200 to 300g per whole pig.


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Kara-Miso Ramen (PhP 400, Large)


For ramen with a dash of spice, the Kara-Miso Ramen is worth a try. This comes with a spicy soybean paste flavor that can tickle your taste buds. However, you don’t have to worry for it being too spicy because it is not. We find it within the range of what we can tolerate, and personally, my tolerance is low but still I kind’a liked it.


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Miso Ramen (PhP 380, Large) 


We also tried the common Miso Ramen and Shoyu Ramen from Hokkaido Ramen Santouka. I have tried genuine ramen when I was in Tokyo and I can say that these bowls from Santouka are at par. 


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Shoyu Ramen (PhP 380, Large)


And as a big fan of onsen egg, I fell head over heels with the one above. It was a delight to witness the oozing out of golden perfection.