I'm certainly no ramen connoisseur, but I loved Ippudo, a ramen shop in Ebisu. Delicious food, an atmosphere more pleasant than most, and friendly service. Apparently, there is a branch of Ippudo in NYC too.
There are raw garlic cloves and a press on every table so you can add it to your bowl to taste. The guy in the red pants put about 15 cloves in his bowl, yikes!:
Later, in Naka-Meguro, a cute little car turned coffee stand: