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“Pork belly Ramen”
Review of Santa Ramen

Santa Ramen
Ranked #27 of 408 Restaurants in San Mateo
Price range: US$10 - US$15
Cuisines: Japanese, Asian
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Davis, CA
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Pork belly Ramen”
Reviewed 12 August 2013

I had pork belly ramen with pork garlic broth. Had to stand in line to get in. Its a very popular Ramen spot. Has lots and lots of reviews on Yelp. I just didn't think it was that great.

Visited August 2013
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Sacramento, CA
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104 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Tasty ramen”
Reviewed 21 July 2013

This restaurant serves excellent ramen with braised pork belly or roasted pork cheek. It was delicious!!! Everything was fresh and tasty.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank NOJORV
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Burlingame, California
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A lot of waiting!”
Reviewed 5 June 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed the food very much. The waitstaff was overworked and we nearly had to tackle them to get tea or water.

I'd go back for lunch here again anytime.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank jspreitz
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San Francisco, California
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Get Here Early and Order While Waiting in Line for the Great Ramen”
Reviewed 8 November 2012

Ramen with pork soup is the best. Noodles are cooked just right. Loved the Chicken Karaage. Service is quick as your order that you made while waiting in line is ready within minutes of sitting down. Parking spaces in the strip mall are very tight.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Guydon88
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Redwood City, California
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“They know their noodles”
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Read all the reviews so was ready. Sunday night at 6pm, no line, but restaurant was full. By the time we left, there was a line!! Everyone ordered different broth, all were good. Have to have the stewed pork...little bit of heavenly pork belly. Interesting additions to soup, who knew corn would be so good in noodle soup. Service was fast and they were attentive. The only downside is one person was gluten intolerant but was able to have rice, edamame, stewed pork, cabbage, mushrooms.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Carla S
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