We aim to share Japanese cuisine and culture with other cities of the world—especially with those that don’t have a strong presence of authentic Japanese culture and cuisine.


Authentic ramen and a great investment can be hard to find. But at AFURI ramen + dumpling, we have both. Praised by renowned food critic David Cheng chef/owner of Momofuku in New York, Canada, and Australia and making Bloomberg
The best ramen in Tokyo”.

AFURI founder Hiroto Nakamura opened 11 successful ramen restaurants between 2001 and 2017 across Japan. The veteran restauranteur Hiroto Nakamura and CEO Taichi Ishizuki brought first location to Portland Oregon in the United States, establishing AFURI USA Inc. and beginning first American location, AFURI ramen + izakaya, in 2016. Today, AFURI boasts 13 corporate locations in Japan and the United States. Now we are looking for new AFURI family members to add franchise locations all over the united states. Please complete the contact form below so we can provide you with more information about our franchise opportunities.

This website is not a franchise offering, nor is it directed to any person in any state. It is for information purposes only. An offering can only be made by a Franchise Disclosure Document, which must be registered in certain states. We will not sell a franchise unless our Franchise Disclosure Document has been delivered to the purchaser prior to the sale in compliance with state and federal law. We will not offer or sell a franchise unless the franchise offering is registered in the state where the purchaser resides or where the franchise will be located, if required by state law and no exemption applies. Registration in any state or province is not an endorsement by the state or province. The following states require registration or exemption of our franchise offering. Unless and until we have obtained the required registration or exemption in these states, we are not offering franchises to residents of, or for franchises to be placed in, these states: California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. To find out about our current status in your state, please contact us: franchise@afuri.us