Last Month, I read about a place called Marutama Ra-Men from a friend’s tweet. I asked her and she informed me that it is a new Ramen place located at Central Senayan. I was quite interested, so we went there for lunch. Marutama Ra-Men can be accessed from Plaza Senayan, just go to the Foodhall and walk through Warung Podjok. You’ll find another gate to Central Senayan. There are two Japanese restaurants on that floor, but we’ve already made up our mind to go to Marutama Ra-men. The place is not big and only dimly lit. There is an open kitchen on the front. Upon arriving, we’re given a glass of still water, free of charge and free flow. Nice!
The place only serves Ramen with several side dishes. There are Marutama Ra-men/Karashi Ra-men (chicken soup ramen with topping) 52K, Aka Ra-Men (7 kinds of ground nuts mixture with chicken soup – mild spicy) and Tan Men (chicken soup ramen with vegetable toppings). There were also several additional topping to choose such as Kakuni (pork belly stewed in special sauce) 24K, Char Siew (sliced roast pork) 18K, Aosa (seaweed) 18K, Negi (spring onions) 6K, Tamago (half boiled seasoned egg) 8K, lemon 8K, and Kaedama (ra-men refill) 9K. The side dish choices are Kakuni 38K, Gyoza 28K, Tori Dango (chicken meatball) 22K, Namuru (pickled radish) 12K, Yaki Char Sieu 38K, Dashimaki 39K, Daikon 20K, Charsiu Gohan 30K. So we chose Marutama Ra-men 52K with Kakuni/角煮 topping 24K and Gyoza dumpling 28K to share. The soup base was delicious even though the broth was made from chicken (tori-paitan/鶏白湯麺), not pork (still hoping to find a delicious tonkotsu ramen in town). The ramen was also tasted superb. This place definitely serves one of the best ramens I had ever tried. Much much better than Ramen Sanpachi. We will be back to try their Aka Ra-men 🙂
Next: Another restaurant with great Ramen.
Central Senayan I Building
Basement 1 No.10BC
ph. +62 21 5724050