take me to the best ramen bar

Japanese translation: Osusume no ramen-ya arimasuka

03:48 Apr 13, 2015
English to Japanese translations [PRO]
Food & Drink / Ramen
English term or phrase: take me to the best ramen bar
Hi,

Could someone please give me a translation for "how to find the best ramen bar", or "take me to the best ramen bar", i can do a rough translation (doko de seikou ramen no mise), but i would like the authentic translation - what a native person would say!

thanks
Scott
scott0101
Australia
Japanese translation:Osusume no ramen-ya arimasuka
Explanation:
A native Japanese speaker would probably ask to be taken to a delicious ramen shop or a recommended place. For example, "oishii ramen-ya ni
tsuretette kudasai" (please take me to a delicious ramen shop). Or "osusume no ramen-ya arimasuka?" (do you have a recommended ramen shop).

Your phrasing "doko de seikou ramen no mise" literally translates as "where successful ramen shop" and might be best asked "oishii ramen-ya wa doko desuka?" (where is a delicious ramen shop). Seikou means successful and as in English would be used more to inquire about the business success of a place rather than whether or not the food is good.

Btw, mise is often used alone when the context is understood as in "oishii mise wa doko desuka?" (where is a delicious shop). With the word ramen you'd more often use -ya (literally house but often used for shops) or -ten (the alternative reading of mise) as in ramen-ya or ramen-ten.

Hope this is not too long or confusing. If you have any questions let me know ;-)
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Osusume no ramen-ya arimasuka


Explanation:
A native Japanese speaker would probably ask to be taken to a delicious ramen shop or a recommended place. For example, "oishii ramen-ya ni
tsuretette kudasai" (please take me to a delicious ramen shop). Or "osusume no ramen-ya arimasuka?" (do you have a recommended ramen shop).

Your phrasing "doko de seikou ramen no mise" literally translates as "where successful ramen shop" and might be best asked "oishii ramen-ya wa doko desuka?" (where is a delicious ramen shop). Seikou means successful and as in English would be used more to inquire about the business success of a place rather than whether or not the food is good.

Btw, mise is often used alone when the context is understood as in "oishii mise wa doko desuka?" (where is a delicious shop). With the word ramen you'd more often use -ya (literally house but often used for shops) or -ten (the alternative reading of mise) as in ramen-ya or ramen-ten.

Hope this is not too long or confusing. If you have any questions let me know ;-)

Terrance Young
Japan
Local time: 00:51
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4

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