IPPUDO started in 1985 with a seating of only ten in the city of Fukuoka. It revolutionized the ramen world with its balance of fashionable décor, hospitable service, and delicious bowls of ramen. It appealed to the young and old alike, kick-starting a ramen craze that has lasted over three decades.
With over 70 branded outlet in Japan, and 50 Internationally, IPPUDO has established itself as the market leader in Japan, with more than 65 outlets under the brand.
Making ramen a universal food, and educating customers about Japanese food culture throughout the world, remains IPPUDO’s continuous mission.