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Ramen Tenma

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487 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-1326
+1 408-557-8799
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 18:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Thu - Fri 18:00 - 21:30
Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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Sunnyvale, California
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This is a smaller ramen restaurant located in a strip mall. The decor is simple and has some cute Japanese elements. The service is friendly and efficient. There is a fun simple mind challenge game at your table for some free nori -- cute.😬 The volcano fire ramen and the spicy ramen were both good. The broths were good overall... More 

Thank MichaelH6811GY
San Francisco, California
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I LOVE Ramen Tenma!! I’m a big fan of them for several years. I can say, I don't have to miss ramen in Japan so much because of Ramen Tenma. I usually go there for lunch, once a week or every other week. Ramen is very tasty, owner Sena-san is very nice and fun, service is great. It's a comfortable... More 

Thank Sunshine_Akiko
San Luis Obispo, California
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250 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

Our NEW favorite Ramen place in San Jose. The Ramen chef is Okinawan (from Naha), so there is an Okinawan twist to some of the meals. Hint - try the tasty Okinawa Ramen. This is a small, fun little Ramen House in a busy strip mall off of Saratoga Avenue. We discovered it when the Mitsuya store Raman line was... More 

Thank SledMan
Watsonville, California
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

This is my go-to ramen place, conveniently around the corner from where my wife and I get our hair cut. Okinawa style ramen, with extremely tasty broth and nicely firm and tasty noodles (three thicknesses). I would eat here every week if I lived nearby! Don't forget the mini Okinawa bowl, as a little tasty side treat. Ambience is wonderful,... More 

Thank Georg R
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2013

I've been wanting good ramen for awhile, but no one has been able to give me a wholehearted recommendation. I asked a Japanese friend and she recommended Ramen Tenma. I was not disappointed. This is the best miso ramen I've had outside of Japan. The price was good. Advertised price is for a medium, which is a normal sized bowl.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 487 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-1326
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-557-8799

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?