Are you craving a bowl of delicious ramen?
Cleveland doesn't have a lot of ramen places compared to other cities, but there is good ramen to be found in the Land. Here are 3 of the best places, listed in no particular order.
If you're looking for a piping hot bowl of flavorful ramen, you should absolutely check out Otani Noodle. The most popular ramen bowls are the char-siu ramen and pork belly ramen. Both come with a rich and flavorful tonkotsu broth and noodles topped with scallions, kikurage mushrooms, seaweed, and egg. Otani also has excellent udon bowls.
Otani Noodle has two locations. One is in the downtown area near Tower City (234 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114), and the other location is near Case Western Reserve University (11472 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106).
Corner 11 Bowl & Wrap
This local gem is located in the Tremont neighborhood. You can't go wrong with a bowl of their tonkotsu ramen, which is topped with chashu pork, boiled egg, fish cake, corn, green onion, and ginger. If you're in the mood for something spicy, try the spicy ramen, which has a combination tonkotsu and shoyu broth mixed with spicy ramen paste, or the spicy kimchi noodle bowl. Corner 11 also serves delicious poke bowls.
Corner 11 Bowl & Wrap is located at 2391 W 11th St, Cleveland, OH 44113.
Xinji Noodle Bar
Located in Ohio City, Xinji Noodle Bar serves some of the best ramen in Cleveland. Check out the black garlic tonkotsu ramen, which features a delicious pork broth that's been slow-cooked for 72 hours and tender pork belly. If you're looking for a vegetarian option, the vegetarian tonkotsu ramen is great; patrons and staff recommend getting it spicy. Customers also recommend the kimchi balls and Korean fried chicken.
Xinji Noodle Bar is located at 4211 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113.