Authentic Hakata Tonkotsu Ramen

Mouth-watering, flavourful ramen in our renown, authentic, Hakata-style pork bone soup consistently cooked to perfection.
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To the World from Hakata

We are a Japanese noodle restaurant, located across Melbourne and in WA, specialising in pork bone noodle soup and noodle, otherwise known as Tonkotsu Ramen and Tsukemen.

Renown Japanese Ramen

Hakata Gensuke today remains as one forefront of ramen restaurants in Fukuoka, if not Japan.   More Info

Our Yobimodoshi

Gensuke tonkotsu is prepared using “Yobimodoshi” (master stock) method to ensure a flavorful soup virtually only found in Japan’s best ramen dining experiences. More Info

Our Ingredients

Using only the highest quality fresh pork bones from reputable Australian suppliers, our team of chefs inspect and eat a full bowl daily to ensure the highest quality before serving to our guests. More Info

Our Process

Our broth takes 3 days to cook and uses 7 top of the range stock cookers boiling hundreds a liters a day to serve all of our beloved guests. More Info

The Dining Experience

Hakata Gensuke provides an authentically Japanese experience. The enviroment of the cafe from the chants of our staff to the food allow our customers to experience a full tatse of Japan! More Info

Our Menu

Browse through our extensive range of authentic Japanese cuisine here.

Our Hakata Noodles

Hakata Gensuke’s noodles are made in house in a temperature, climate and humidity-controlled room with the best equipment used for every one of our ramen shops. In each step of the process, our noodle master and his team will inspect our noodles to ensure it is to the specifications befitting for our cherished customers.

Our App

Stay tuned and get excited about our upcoming Hakata Gensuke App, providing all the latest promotions and loyalty program benefits. We anticipate our will be launched and downloadable for all our beloved customers in 2020!

Our Masterchef

Award winning Master Chef Kousuke invented his secret Tonkotsu recipe when he founded and opened his first restaurant in 2008. With many years in one of toughest dining environments in Japan, his restaurants and the Hakata Gensuke brand is now blossoming across Melbourne and around the world.

Our Locations

Discover all the locations Hakata Gensuke is now operating and awaiting to serve you!


168 Russell Street, Melbourne 3000 Victoria

Phone: 03 9663 6342


Shop 4, 860 Glenferrie Road Hawthorn 3122 Victoria

Phone: 03 9819 2558


Westfield Doncaster Shop FC8, 619 Doncaster Road Doncaster 3108 Victoria

QV Centre

TORI (CHICKEN) RAMEN Constance Stone Lane 200 Lonsdale Street Melbourne 3000 Victoria

Phone: 03 9650 4579 

Lygon Street

126 Lygon Street, Carlton 3053 Victoria

Phone: 03 9078 4819

East Victoria Park

1850 Albany Hwy East Victoria Park

6101 Western Australia

Our Awards

Ramen Champion

Mr Yoshimura has secured the title of Ultimate Ramen Champion in year 2011 & 2012. The shop in Bugis, Singapore has sold over 100,000 bowls of ramen within a year.

Best Bang for Buck Winner

In August 2015, Hakata Gensuke has been awarded the Best Bang for Bucks Restaurant by Time Out Melbourne.

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