While it’s still not as prevalent as other regions of the U.S., metro Detroit restaurants finally seem to be catching the ramen bug. In recent years, several new hot spots have entered the field with warm, rich broth and flavorful noodles. For ramen with a Detroit twist, Japanese noodle seekers can head to Johnny Noodle King in Southwest. For a ramen shop experience in tight quarters with Japanese fried chicken, there’s Los Angeles-based noodle bar Urban Ramen in Midtown. Japanese-influenced noodle bar Ima has also lately entered the ramen leagues at its outpost in Madison Heights and downtown Royal Oak City Ramen, a spot serving rye noodles.
Simply put, there's no need to settle for college dorm-style instant ramen anymore. Here are 10 great spots order noodles in metro Detroit for carryout or delivery.
A number of metro Detroit restaurants have resumed dine-in service. The level of service offered is indicated on each map point. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns: For updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit the state of Michigan’s coronavirus tracker. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More