David Chang of momofuku did a bit of a Ramen-off and Menya came up on top as his favourite – what with him preferring its “all round quality”. This is our local and we’ve been here quite a bit and its like the under appreciated old school Ramen place and its pretty good.
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There’s seating inside (island seating) and there’s signage warning you to keep an eye on your valuables. Gotta say, still surprises me – a place like this in the city. They have OG sriracha here.

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Menu board (click to get a bigger pic). Prices for most items $12-16.

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The kitchen is very neat, with bowls stacked on the counter in preparation to serve you the eats.

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Agedashi tofu. The sauce was possibly a bit too salty but this was otherwise really nice, freshly made out of the fryer too.

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Ordered this but noted a fellow diner had order a sashimi platter which looked great and we were a bit jealous. Crunchy and freshly cooked these japanese dimsums area quite tasty. The noodle base is also crunchy.

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Menya Ramen. Its delicious and quite a nice serve.

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Their dragon Ramen with a bit of chilli and lots of chives. Quite nice.

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This is a rather popular Ramen joint located where it is and draws in an office lunch crow. The area can be a bit of a wind tunnel so the suggestion is to dine inside. Great tasting Ramen, large serves and close to work and while a bit more pricey than Gumshara and Ikkyu, when David Chang says this is his pick? Its likely you’ll be getting a great bowl of ramen here.

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