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Ramen Shop Oakland Califonia

5812 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1603
+1 510-832-7626
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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“ramen” (50 reviews)
“noodles” (20 reviews)
“chez panisse” (4 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 22:30All hours
Japanese, Asian
££ - £££
5812 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1603
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the hamachi sashimi with the blood orange, watermelon radish and shiso. Give this a try. Now the duck shoyu ramen was more like drinking a one dimensional lean cabernet sauv that tasted like a 2"x 4" covered in smoked fish flakes and bitter...More

Thank GoodFood
Reviewed 4 December 2017

They got only three kinds of ramen, but it is really good - same quality as a very good ramen in Japan. Small place, nice ambiance. Not many tables, so be prepared to sit at the counter. Parking space is limited, but I got lucky....More

Thank gruimed
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

The Ramen Shop gets it right- noodles with perfect texture and taste; fresh ingredients, and superb flavors. The recipes change based on what’s fresh at the market, but it is probably safe to say that one based on ground pork belly and marinated egg will...More

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Seriously, the best soup ever. I am drawn to pork dishes, but the vegetarian soup with the mushroom is my favorite - great place, great food.

Thank david g
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Overrated. Read previous reviews so was anxious to try it out. Long wait to get a table and to get served. Overall, both my wife and I thought that the ramen was overrated and nothing special. There are many ramen and Japanese restaurants in the...More

Thank Erazmo
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We had to wait an hour at 9pm to get in since they don't take reservations but the environment is very nice and the ramen is top quality. They have two well stocked bars also

Thank Molly U
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Ramen was wonderful, the vegetarian and non vegetarian. The only vegetarian broth for ramen that compares I have had in Japan. We enjoyed this restaurant so much we visited two days in a row. Each day the same ramen was slightly different. The first time...More

Thank travel1232017
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Ramen Shop is a great bar/Ramen house at a very convenient location. The restaurant is dimly lit and feels very modern. The servers are incredibly helpful and friendly, and come by often to check on you. The Ramen was absolutely delicious. Options are limited (especially...More

Thank Raghav M
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Shared ramen and mackeral appetizer with family. Its a dark place, great for hiding/hanging out. Beer list was excellent. Highly enjoyable

Thank kabumpous
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Finally had a chance to try this place which is highly recommended by many. I love ramen and never miss a chance to eat it when in Japan, LA or in New York. I've tried many ramen places in SF but so far this is...More

Thank Darlene T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5812 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1603
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-832-7626
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