The Best Ramen I have ever had in my life is in Lombard

Chicago Food King

I love Ramen and I feel that I have found my favorite Ramen in all of Illinois that I will now share with my readers.

The name is Kitakata Ramen Ban Nai in Lombard.

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Spicy Miso RamenPhoto by Frank S/ChicagoFoodKing.

The moment you walk through the door you are greeted as royalty

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There are only six locations that serve this style of Ramen. These locations are in Illinois and California.

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Spicy Miso RamenPhoto by Frank S/ChicagoFoodKing.

The intense labor to make the special broth that goes into these Ramen dishes is awe-inspiring.

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The noodles are all handmade there is a video playing in the restaurant showing how the whole process is done.

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I have tried many things on their menu; everything is a 10 out of 10, in quality, and taste.

My go-to Ramen is the spicy miso Ramen.

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They are also known for their juicy fried chicken that can’t be paired with rice. The chicken is super tender and juicy absolutely delicious

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My Ramen had such a robust flavor. I could taste the bone broth in the pork belly was so tender. The noodles were perfectly springy which shows how fresh they were.

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I have tried Ramen all over the country; this is the best I’ve ever had in the states.

Trade their Gyoza for an appetizer. The Gyoza is pan-fried and it was absolutely delicious and perfectly cooked.

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The restaurant is also very clean it has a see-through kitchen where you could see all of the cooks preparing your dishes.

While I was dining with them when they first opened around 11 AM. I noticed that they started to get busy and have a pretty popular takeout. I would say to get there early if possible because I could imagine this place can get very busy.

This is one of the rare times that I will ever award a 10 out of 10 ratings. I will say truly make this a priority to go check them out there that’s good.

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