NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ICHIRAN
Midtown West is back with indoor dining at 4:00 PM on Monday, Nov. 23. This location
reopened on Nov. 16 for take-out and delivery only, but will
now resume dine-in service at 25% capacity due to the many requests
from ICHIRAN fans.
All ICHIRAN restaurants adhere to strict sanitation and safety
protocols and have implemented its own infection prevention
measures for its diners to safely enjoy a bowl of ramen. Many
of these measures have also garnered attention for international
- Disinfectant shoe mats to clean the bottoms of
* Diners are encouraged to clean
the soles of their shoes upon entering the restaurant to prevent
tracking in outside dirt and germs.
- ICHIRAN's Ramen Focus Booth
The Ramen Focus booth, patented in
Japan, helps diners stay socially
distant. Dividers on both sides of the booth and a bamboo curtain
that covers the opening in the front provide a unique, semi-private
dining space that is almost completely enclosed.
* Japanese infectious disease
experts state that the Ramen Focus Booths are "effective" in
preventing and reducing infection caused by droplets.
* ICHIRAN's booth design is
currently used in cafeterias and food courts throughout Japan
- Diners and Employees will have their temperatures
* Guests will be asked to provide
contact information for one person in the group for contact tracing
- All employees are required to wear masks and gloves at all
times and to frequently wash their hands.
* Frequent hand washing is
monitored through a checklist.
* All employees undergo a daily
health screening that includes temperature checks before the start
of each shift.
- Masks and gloves will be available to diners.
* Diners are encouraged to wear
masks at all times unless eating or drinking.
* Hand sanitizer is also readily
- ICHIRAN uses MERV-13 filters in its HVAC system.
- Cleaning and sanitization checklists are available for
public viewing to confirm what has been sanitized and when it was
Restaurant Hours & Details
Location: 132 W. 31st Street New York,
New York 10001
Take-Out & Delivery:
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM (Everyday)
PM - 9:30 PM (Everyday)
*Seating is limited to 10 Ramen Focus Booths (25% capacity)
*Full dine-in menu is not available. See official site for
*Take out and delivery available via Uber Eats, GrubHub,
Chowbus, and DoorDash
About ICHIRAN: www.ichiranusa.com
ICHIRAN is an authentic ramen restaurant specializing in
tonkotsu (pork bone broth) ramen. ICHIRAN began in the small city
of Fukuoka, Japan in 1960. As the
foremost expert in tonkotsu ramen, ICHIRAN has developed its own
unique broth and noodles through years of scientific research. The
first ramen restaurant to offer ramen customization, it is also the
first to create a unique dining experience with its Ramen Focus
Booths – individual dining booths designed for a private and
Iori Hanai / Annie Chen
Press Release_MW_Indoor Dining Returns_Nov23_2020_EN.pdf
ICHIRAN Classic Tonkotsu Ramen
Authentic tonkotsu (pork bone broth) ramen served in bowls inspired
by traditional multi-tiered Japanese lunchboxes.
ICHIRAN Official Site
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