Ippudo

G/F Uptown Place Mall, 36th St. cor. 9th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila

Ippudo
4.4
4.5 Stars

47 Reviewers

  • 5 stars 23
  • 4 stars 19
  • 3 stars 5
  • 2 stars 0
  • 1 star 0
  • 52 Reviews
  • 176 Recommend
  • 47 Reviewers
Category:
Ramen or Noodle
Business Hours
Open: 11:00a - 10:00p
Phone
+6327763435

Hours

  • Sunday
    • 11:00a - 10:00p
  • Monday
    • 11:00a - 10:00p
  • Tuesday
    • 11:00a - 10:00p
  • Wednesday
    • 11:00a - 10:00p
  • Thursday
    • 11:00a - 10:00p
  • Friday
    • 11:00a - 10:00p
  • Saturday
    • 11:00a - 10:00p

Payment Options

American Express, Cash, MasterCard, Visa

Most Recent Reviews

Brandon B.
5.0 Stars

Yum! Definitely one of the best Hakata style ramen I've had here in the Philippines 128076🏼 the broth was super tasty and all of the toppings were ok point!

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Will C.
4.0 Stars

Ramen eating time is < Order waiting time. 128529

Nonetheless their chicken karaage was really good.

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Paolo S.
3.0 Stars
4

Wasn't too amazed with the clam chowder ramen. It was their staple appetizer, the Goma Q, that stole the show for me haha. I mean, the broth of the ramen was good and all. Plus the novelty factor was there. Clam chowder x Ramen, who would have thought that??? But instead of getting the best of what i liked about clam chowder and ramen, the two seemed to be just put together.

Maybe the soup could have been thicker and loaded with potatoes like a real New English chowder? I dont know. Plus my bacon was makunat and hard to chew. And it would have been nice if the croutons were cubed and on the soup. As Chili G pointed out, i found the clams too small and few (baby clams?), and the fact that you had to remove them from the shell pa only with chopsticks made it worse. Normally, a clam chowder would have the clams de-shelled so you could just scoop them up.

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Em D.
5.0 Stars

I would like to thank my sister Peanut D for being so patient and believing in me. 128129🏻 I used to be a ramen hater but because of the Akamaru special she ordered for me, I now cannot wait to go and try more ramen places!!!! #Cultured 128557128557128557128557128557

Any ramen recommendations? 128513

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Nikki C.
4.0 Stars
4

Someone special once recommended to try out Ippudo, it took a long while to finally get a chance to visit "the" ramen house 9786

Overwhelmed with what to order, I checked with what | reviewers ordered. 128513

|Akamaru Special (495php) -- 11088110881108811088 cooked in medium soft noodles; broth was really good 128077🏻

|Pork Bun (125php) -- 11088110881108811088 I loved the texture of the bread, it was really good 128522

|Matcha Creme Brûlée (160php) -- 1108811088110881108811088

Overall experience was 128077🏻. Service was also fast. C really knew good Japanese food 9786

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Benjie G.
4.0 Stars

The reviews are accurate, we enjoyed the food‼️128522128077

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Rin E.
5.0 Stars

I loved it.

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Dennis O.
5.0 Stars

Finally got to try Ippudo. Can't believe that it took me this long to finally test it. The other week with the plan of trying out Tim Hortons in Uptown BGC, I grab the opportunity to have my dinner here while waiting for the rest of the gang.

On my visit there was no long the uber OA line before getting a table hehe. The waiter immediate assisted us our table. The interior design of the place caught my attention. Amazing the simple red/white soup spoon and bowl organizely display made up the gorgeous interior.

Since this is my 1st time I went for their basic menu. Got a bowl of the Akamaru Tamago Ramen and it was delicious. Now I know what the hype was all about. The tonkotsu broth with miso and garlic oil was well balance. Flavorful but still manage be light. The tamago was perfectly cooked not too runny and not overcooked. The thin noodle was also just perfect in the hard option.

Overall Ippudo for me is the best ramen franchise among the ramen brought here in manila. 128079🏻128079🏻128079🏻

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Paolo S.
4.0 Stars
7

One Akamaru and Shiromaru special please! And throw in a gyoza for good measure. Oh, and a pork bun too. Free cheese curry hiromaki for every order of 2 special bowls and bottomless iced tea? Nice!

Last i ate at Ippudo was roughly 6 years ago in NY. Suffice to say, i hardly remember what i ordered (except the highly regarded pork bun) making it impossible to conduct a valid comparison anymore. I do remember that Ippudo in NY had a bar area and a guest DJ spinning that particular evening though! Hey and you know what? The original Bonchon i went to in NY that same year was more of a pub than a fast food joint!

So... rating this ramen from a clean slate, i'd say this is really, really good! I can't even name a favorite between the Akamaru and Shiromaru bowls, since they both have a VERY distinct taste even if using the same base broth. If i had 2 stomachs i'd finish both orders haha! The gyoza was just alright and you can skip the curry cheese hiromaki (good thing it was free haha). The pork bun was awesome and very tasty! I don't remember what the one in NY tasted like anymore, but this one was very much like a thick char shiu asado slice in a siopao bun. I highly recommend ordering this with your ramen.

Expect though that the prices here are a bit higher. Think P500 a bowl if you go for the Specials. And that doesnt include tax, service charge, your sides, and drinks pa. This is some expensive ramen!

After eating healthy the entire week then shocking my stomach with broth more akin to 'katas ng taba ng baboy'... i had an "explosive" emergency an hour later. Well, sh*t happens, literally. 128169128169128169 #TMI Bye bye expensive ramen. All that gastos down the toilet. What a waste. 128547

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Janinja V.
3.0 Stars

Tried their okonomiyaki since I'm a bit full. They said that it was good for 2 but it was a bit small for me.. I was a bit disappointed because there was nothing spectacular about it. I guess I'll just stick with their ramen and karaage.

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Marijoe D.
5.0 Stars
3

I love their ramen here. Ordered Shiromaru special and Nanban karaage. I love the noodles and the broth, so flavorful. Karaage is also delicious. So crispy outside, soft and juicy inside. Worth the price! Would definitely come back for sure.. 127836127862127860

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Peanut D.
5.0 Stars
2

When you try to eat healthy and consume leaves for lunch but then end up SUPER hungry by night time you end up imagining a large bowl of ramen...

Well, you gotta turn that dream into a reality! #DreamsDoComeTrue

Before heading there, I prayed to the ramen gods for quick service and no long lines. They listened.

Showed how thankful I was by finishing my Akamaru Special bowl in 10 minutes. I still remember the feeling I had after finishing my last sip. 128525128525128525

Tried their matcha with red bean dessert and while I liked it... bakit ang konti ng red beans? ☹️

Either way, it was the highlight of my week lol. And worth being bloated for the next two days.

Also discovered I like medium soft noodles better than the very hard that they recommend. 127836

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Cherilyn I.
5.0 Stars

servings were great and the taste, it's delicious! will come back for sure. hahahaha and with i'll make sure to take a photo the second time i vist this place 128076🏻128076🏻

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Mark L.
5.0 Stars
2

biglaan dinner with friends..
karaka ramen 128077128077128077128077128077
pan fried gyoza 128077128077128077128077128077
fried chicken bun 128077128077128077128077128077

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YVette C.
4.0 Stars

We all loved their ramen! Very worth it. A bowl is Good for 2 if you don't wanna get that full haha Ramen priice starts at P400.
Okonomiyaki and Gyoza were also great. 128512128077🏼

However, it was unfortunate that they ran out of egg. But we all felt great when they gave a matcha dessert for our bday celebrant! Thank you!

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Jeremy Paul D.
5.0 Stars
3

If you're the ramen type person, i'm sure you won't regret dining in here! The flavor of the soup, noodles, meat and other ingredients simply jive resulting into a perfect combination. Its a heavy meal so make sure you have a lot a stomach to fill in! We order only but we were actually four in total plus one gyoza set! Perfect for anytime, but we ate it at aroun past 10pm.

Go ahead and try! 128523128523128523

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Neil R.
5.0 Stars

Will definitely come back!

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Cory J.
5.0 Stars
3

DAMN, THE BESTEST RAMEN EVER!! So worth the hefty price tag because it's made with love. 128525128525128525 i hope though that they make the place cleaner because there were flies flying all around, pero konti lang, but still..

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Zaela J.
3.0 Stars

Flavors are nice & subtle but its just not what my palate is looking for. I like my soup rich and thick with intense flavors - and I didn't get these in my ramen. Second, not a fan of the wavy thin noodles used in Karaka-men. So I think its just really based on preference hence my 110881108811088️ rating. Slurp 127836.

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Charlene J.
5.0 Stars
5

We decided to order almost everything since it was my parents' and I's first time at Ippudo. This will be a long review. Haha.

First, we got the Deep-Fried Gyoza. I love the spicy mayo that is drizzled over the gyozas. I would suggest you keep it all to yourself. Heck, everything I list down below is worth keeping all to yourself. It's okay to be selfish sometimes. Hahahaha. The gyoza is crispy on the outside yet the meat is so tender and juicy on the inside.
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Second item that came to the table was the Pork Buns. After reading the reviews, I knew that the Pork Buns were a definite must. Oh my. I don't even know how to explain how good it was. The pork was sooooo soft and easy to chew (yay because braces). It was soooo easy to love. All of the components of the dish worked so well together. Also, another item not to share hahaha.
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Third item that came to the table was the Okonomiyaki. For me, it was pretty okay. Nothing too spectacular unlike the two previous dishes. The ingredients were all soft and worked together as well, but nothing "wow"-ed me as much as the gyoza and bun.
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Last but most definitely not the least, the ramen. Love love love. I ordered the Karaka-Men Tamago and let me tell you, it was something everyone should order as well. I was kind of skeptical about ordering it at first, because I wasn't sure if I could handle the spiciness but I decided to take that risk. The spiciness was tolerable; my mouth wasn't burning as much as I expected it to be, but I was sweating like crazy since the broth was hot. It was actually very pepper-y, so if you don't like a lot of pepper, this ramen may not be for you. All of the ingredients worked well together, once again. It's just a blast to eat because all of these flavors just hit you all at once and wow. Oh, and add the garlic if you want to! I don't know if there would be a difference in taste, but if so, let me know. 128514 The ramen really just comforts you and let's you know that everything's okay, and that you should just eat all your frustrations out haha.
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All in all, I'd definitely go here again. But with my family since it is a bit pricey haha. And yay, I finally reviewed again in months! 128513

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