MB Ramen: Huntington
Located right in the heart of Huntington Village, MB Ramen’s vibe is chill, casual and the perfect spot to park it at the bar top and enjoy a big heaping bowl of your favorite ramen. Run by the Machado brothers, MB is the quintessential ramen shop serving up classics like their Spicy Miso (spicy miso seafood broth, nori, tofu, egg, mushrooms, scallions, cucumber, Thai Chile and sesame seeds) to innovative takes like their Grilled Cheese Noodles (tomato broth, blistered tomatoes, smoked gouda, garlic butter croutons and scallions). Other menu highlights are their Jackfruit Bao Buns, Sticky Wings and Tuna Poke Bowl.
Ramen Kyoto: Bethpage
Ramen Kyoto in Bethpage offers a variety of ramen options. The bowls with chicken-based broth get seasoned with shoyu (soy sauce) and come decked out with noodles, fish cakes and bamboo shoots. The tonkotsu (pork broth) is made with options like pork chashu, white thin straight noodles, red ginger, bean sprouts, scallions and kikurage mushrooms. The menu also features curry dish options, appetizers like karaage chicken, hibachi and traditional Japanese donburi (rice bowls).
Slurp Ramen: Port Jefferson
Slurp in Port Jefferson is a no-frills restaurant serving up some pretty delicious ramen. The atmosphere may be casual, but the food is top-notch. Try the Slurp Spicy, a spicy sesame tantan broth with ramen noodles, soboro marinated ground pork and scallions. Another top choice is their signature Slurp Classic served with a full-bodied tonkotsu pork broth, ramen noodles, slow-cooked Chashu pork-belly, eggs, scallions and red ginger. Other menu favorites are their rice bowls, bao puns and BBQ tofu.
Noodle lovers rejoice. Suki of Merrick is serving up a variety of ramen options for everyone’s tastebuds. This cozy ramen spot highlights authentic preparations while adding its own twist. Think Gyokai Ramen, a buttery nage of hand-peeled shrimp, scallops, crabstick, fish tofu, enoki mushroom, napa cabbage and noodles in a savory tonkotsu broth. There’s also the Ushi Beef Ramen Herb, a brine beef tenderloin, napa cabbage topped with bamboo and tea-leaf egg. Best part is, you can pair bubble tea with any of your bowls.