60 Amazing Ramen Tattoo Designs with Meanings and Ideas

Japan has not just given us manga or amazing TV shows but also great food. Nowadays Japanese food is trending and one of the most popular food items includes ramen! The warm and comforting broth has won hearts all over the world. So much so is the trend of ramen that people have showcased their love for it in various ways. One of them is getting a tattoo on their body! Isnt that so great?  So, if you too are a fan of Ramen like us, here are a few tattoo designs based on ramen for people will exquisite culinary taste! Take a read ahead.

But wait up, here is a little bit of ramen history for the connoisseurs!

Meaning of Ramen Tattoo Designs

Ramen, the most beloved of Japanese dishes, contains wheat noodles, meat broth, and (trust me when I say this!) a variety of amazing toppings! The origin of the dish is unclear, still. But anyway, we are all here for our beloved ramen and that is all that matters.

Every region of Japan has its variation of the dish. However, ramen gained popularity worldwide with instant ramen by Momofuku Ando who invented instant ramen in 1958. Woah, thanks for that, Ando! You know the history that follows…Top Ramen and Cup Noodles! One of the most preferred late-night snacks!

So, ramen is constantly relished throughout the world in its traditional form or even instant form. Thanks to TikTok trends, ramen can be found in almost every household too. The trend for having ramen is also increasing every single day! ..and well, that is the reason we have curated this list of awesome designs that you can consider if you are in the league of ramen lovers too!

Ideas For Ramen Tattoo Designs

Realistic Ramen Tattoo: Ramen tattoos can be realistic; simply because you can relate to them better than animated designs. However, these kinds of tattoos require a lot of precision and an expert artist.

Ramen Tattoo with Manga Characters: Love manga? Love ramen? Well, it is time to combine both of them into your favorite tattoo design!

Black and White or Colored Ramen Tattoo: You can choose to get a colorful ramen tattoo or keep it pretty simple with bold lines and a black and grey shading effect.

Ramen Tattoo with Other Foods: If you are just a foodie in general, then getting a ramen tattoo simply wont be enough. Get yourself sometime else with it - mmm..quite a great idea!

Pokemon and Ramen Tattoo: Many people adore Pokemon and getting it clubbed with a ramen tattoo is equally great. How about Pikachu eating some hearty bowl of ramen?

Hello Kitty or Cat with Ramen Tattoo: If you are into cute designs, then Hello Kitty would suit you the best with a colorful bowl of Ramen! Probably show your kitty or any cat in general eating ramen?

Where Should You Get Ramen Tattoo Designs

For Women

  • Ankle
  • Wrist
  • Finger Spaces
  • Hands
  • Shoulder Blades
  • Behind the Ears

For Men

  • Chest
  • Biceps
  • Legs
  • Neck
  • Back
  • Forearms

List of Ramen Tattoo Designs & Meanings

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

This tattoo looks like ramen riding on waves!

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

Such a design attracts the eye! It is not only colorful but beautifully made too!

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

Such a cute design. If you are looking for some animated characters added to your ramen design, this one looks quite perfect.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Thigh

Ramen Tattoo

The thigh is a great place to get this kind of design. You can try and secure this design and can claim it to be something personal.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

Ramen is pretty cool but do you know what cooler is? Having a dragon bowl with it! I think this design is very thought through!

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

Want something quirky and funny? Well, thank us later for this one!

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Thigh

Ramen Tattoo

This is such a bowl full of cuteness. In case you are comfortable getting multiple characters on your skin, then this looks pretty perfect.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

This design might have all the intricacies that might be expected of the tattoo artist. However, it is not still wholly realistic! It can be considered semi-realistic.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

If you are all about hearts and stars then this design would suit well with your ramen design!

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

It might seem funny to some but very meaningful to others. It is just the perspective that matters when it comes to a work of art!

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Wrist

Ramen Tattoo

You can try and get such an American Traditional tattoo design. They look very gothic in my opinion and to be honest, Japanese culture is quite the same, isnt it?

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Back

Ramen Tattoo

Many people like to get quirky with their ramen design just because it allows that kind of independence too. This one suits perfectly on the back!

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Leg

Ramen Tattoo

I like how realistic this design looks. It is a small tattoo thus it requires more precision.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Leg

Ramen Tattoo

Using American Traditional techniques in your Ramen design is quite a smart move. You are not just including only Japanese cuisine but also the culture to which the habitants relate.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Thigh

Ramen Tattoo

Such a cute little frog sitting on the ramen bowl! It looks groggy.. just like anyone on a Monday evening (after they have worked! probably thats why this frog is blue too!)

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Leg

Ramen Tattoo

The precision of this tattoo design is quite amazing. The fine line looks professional.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Leg

Ramen Tattoo

The design is very neatly made. It looks super cute too. The bold lines help to give it a caricaturish feeling which looks quite interesting.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Ribs

Ramen Tattoo

For elaborative tattoos, this kind of food tattoo looks pretty nice. You can try and add some colors but black and grey give it a great character.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

Hello, is that you napping besides that ramen bowl? Well, if you think that you are someone who could relate to this, then you have probably got the perfect match for yourself with this tattoo design.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Thigh

Ramen Tattoo

You are not into such cute and pink stuff? Then this design would suit you the best because it rather has a frog and spiders in ramen… something that you might not enjoy if you order one in a restaurant.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Wrist

Ramen Tattoo

The wrist is a great place to get a ramen tattoo design. It is a great place to show off your love for the dish.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Thigh

Ramen Tattoo

This seems to be such a dark design and no, we are not talking about the black ink used. This design is quite deep and very ironic. You gotta have deep philosophical thinking for this one.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

The wearer has almost half the arm covered with this ramen design. It has all kinds of different elements. The design is done with black ink with shading effects.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

Send Noodles is such a great way element to add to your ramen tattoo design.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Thigh

Ramen Tattoo

If you are not having any ramen right now then this girl having some noodles could be a great idea to get one.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Leg

Ramen Tattoo

Now you wouldnt want any bats in your ramen, right? But it looks pretty cool when put in a tattoo format.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

This design is super intricate and looks rather pretty.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

Thats a girl drowning in a ramen bowl. Probably represents her love for the dish and how she drowns away her sorrow with ramen.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

If you had a work culture and you grew up in your teens eating ramen and watching cassettes, then this tattoo would remain quite perfect for you.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Leg

Ramen Tattoo

This ramen bowl is not only located in such a cute location but also has colorful designs and patterns on the bowl. A kind of bowl that I would own.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

A huge fan of ramen? But still like minimalistic designs, then this one seems to be perfect for you! Such a cute one, isnt it?

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

Ramen tattoos can be clubbed with your favorite kind of anime. However, anime-eating ramen would also look pretty cool.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

The arm seems to be a perfect place of making a game design. It also has some colors which make it stand out.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Thigh

Ramen Tattoo

This is a great design on the thighs. It is elaborative and done with black ink color. It might not have a lot of detailing but it sure is super neat.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Leg

Ramen Tattoo

This one is super cute. In case you are someone who likes things like bento boxes and other cute Asian stuff, then these designs would suit the best for you.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Leg

Ramen Tattoo

What a gorgeous design! This design is not just full of wonderful colors but it is very vivid too. Such a beautiful design would look amazing on any visible parts of the body.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Leg

Ramen Tattoo

I like the brown and warm hues of this tattoo. Isnt ramen also considered a very warm and soothing dish? Ahh, such a comforting tattoo, isnt it?

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

The black and grey tattoo design look pretty awesome. It is added with a frog. That seems to have a very personal connotation! So if youre into ramen…and well, frogs,.. then this design should interest you!

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Shoulder

Ramen Tattoo

The shoulder tattoo is black and grey. I like how the skull is in the middle of the ramen bowl. Well, that could be me and people like me who would die eating ramen!

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

The design here looks pretty beautiful. It is made with a bold black ink design that looks pretty nice.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Thigh

Ramen Tattoo

The addition of red in stark black ink is a great contrast.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

Adding anime looks pretty awesome. It is made with simple bold ink that looks pretty awesome.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

People in Japan are really into anime and manga. But that is not it! The trend has reached other countries too and so people get such characters added to their designs.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Leg

Ramen Tattoo

The leg is also such a trending place where people get tattoos. To get a ramen tattoo on the leg is a great one!

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Leg

Ramen Tattoo

Such beautiful colors, isnt it? I am mesmerized by how vibrant this design look!

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

Cute anime characters can be shown eating ramen which would look pretty awesome. I like the mixing of pink and purple gives a very girlish vibe.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

Artistic fervor can be seen clearly in this tattoo design. It is full of a wide variety of designs and colors and hence looks super vibrant.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Thigh

Ramen Tattoo

This is a great tattoo design that has been made on the ribs of the person. It is done in a Traditional American style that looks pretty bold and visible.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Thigh

Ramen Tattoo

The thigh is the best place to get such a tattoo design that is very elaborative. This design looks pretty nice and is vibrant.

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Thigh

Ramen Tattoo

This ramen tattoo is added with a ferocious cat which looks pretty awesome. Doesnt it seem like a ramen fanatic who is eagerly waiting to pounce on such a delicious bowl?

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Thigh

Ramen Tattoo

If you are like this hungry fox staring at that delicious bowl of ramen, then this tattoo is perfect for you!

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Leg

Ramen Tattoo

A ninja frog pouncing at a bowl of ramen! Woah, this seems like quite a nice design for people who are very serious about the taste of ramen!

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

In a ramen coma? This design must represent you!

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

This is a great ramen bowl tattoo design that is made on the arm of the wearer. It can also be made on the leg!

  • Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

Is this ramen or is this a wave? You can incorporate such artistic notions in your ramen tattoo too!

  • Elaborative Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

Oo… a lot of Japan in one picture, isnt it? If someone is influenced by Japanese culture then this one is the best design.

  • Amazing Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

This is quite a great tattoo design that is made on the arm. It is a very subtle design and the designer has made extreme efforts to make it super clear.

  • Anime Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

This is such a colorful and vibrant tattoo design that has been made here. It looks pretty awesome.

  • Smiling Squirrel Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

This is such a cute design that looks pretty adorable. If you want to have an adorable design like this one then go for a smiling squirrel.

  • Colorful Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

This colorful design look is pretty cute. It has all the components of GOOD ramen displayed distinctly.

  • Blue Ink Ramen Tattoo Design on Leg

Ramen Tattoo

The blue ramen tattoo design is pretty great. It is a bit different from other tattoos since the dominant color here is blue. It looks different from others.

  • Creative Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

Arms are a distinctive place to get a tattoo design. It is also added with red ink that makes the whole design stand out.

  • Simple Ramen Tattoo Design on Ribs

Ramen Tattoo

This design is made on the ribs which look pretty amazing. It is a huge design that looks pretty great and is quite elaborative.

  • Dog in Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

If you love dogs and if you love ramen then this tattoo is a perfect one for you! Black and white are great colors but you can also add some colors to them.

  • Realistic Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

If you are into realistic tattoo designs, then this one is a perfect look for you. It has very vibrant colors which look pretty nice.

  • Duck Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

These ducks look pretty cute inside that ramen bowl, wouldnt you eat them! Just kidding! 😀

  • Black Ink Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

This is a great outline tattoo design that is not too big. It looks pretty awesome on the wrist with black and white colors. Here, I feel black and white would look better than colors.

  • Cute Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

A pretty cute design, isnt it? It looks amazing with all those beautiful colors.

  • Traditional American Ramen Tattoo Design on Arm

Ramen Tattoo

Such simple and bold designs look quite focused. In case you are into bold designs then this one would look quite nice.

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