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Amherst Avenue, Wheaton, MD
301-693-0806
Today
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Description: Washingtonian magazine 50 cheap best eats winner for 2011. You need to...
Washingtonian magazine 50 cheap best eats winner for 2011. You need to find this - excellent place.
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  • 14
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great broth and noodles

I absolutely LOVE ramen and the fact that Ren's is so close to my house is great. Small seating area, terrible parking situation but the food makes up for it. I thought the broth was tasty but the noodles stole the show. The service was friendly and welcoming.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I absolutely LOVE ramen and the fact that Ren's is so close to my house is great. Small seating area, terrible parking situation but the food makes up for it. I thought the broth was tasty but the noodles stole the show. The service was friendly and welcoming.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Hubby and I have been here a few times. I finally have time to review this place. The space is tight as well as the parking in the front. Spicy ramen was great. Small selection. Cash only.

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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

There is very limited parking and the place is small. The general expectation is that parties aren't going to be much bigger than four people and that everyone will either arrive together or end up waiting outside. They don't serve any alcohol. The menu is a two sided plastic sheet. This is a place where you're coming to eat. The... More 

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Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Having lived in Japan for 3 years, I have been in serious withdrawal for the comfort of a steaming bowl of miso ramen. Finally, a place that rivals any of the places we used to frequent in Japan. I went with the miso, which for me is the test of a good ramen. The broth was nutty and flavorful; the... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The worst experience I had in any restaurant. This happens Monday 2/16/2015 at 12:10 pm. I believe if the manager sees this post, the rude guy and waitress should be fired immediately. Reasons: 1. Push waiting guests with baby out of door when outside temperature is 10 degrees only. 2. Refuse to allow guests inside waiting to sit in empty... More 

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Washington, DC
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Despite the odd location and the icky parking lot where a tow truck waits to take your car away if you try to park in front of the restaurant, this is a GREAT fast casual place. Clean, friendly and yummy ramen! Really inventive use of spices and fresh ingredients. Lots here for those who love hot pepper dishes, but also... More 

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washington dc
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Ren's is a tightly packed palace of excellent ramen soups. Patron's wait for seating to match the size of their party and then are allowed entrance. The menu is broad and lean's toward the carnivorous and could offer more selections for pescetarians and vegetarians. Staff is congenial and knowledgeable but I felt a bit rushed to place an order due... More 

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Hollister, California
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48 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Very satisfying on a cold winter's day-enormous portion, nice vegetables, pork and coconut milk curried ramen. My family ordered the miso and shoyu options, which had a rich pork broth, but too salty for me. I'd like to try the seafood ramen next. Very authentic, mom & pop feel-no decor. We went early and it was starting to fill up... More 

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Smiths Grove, Kentucky, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My first time here and first time in to have authentic Japanese noodles. The bowls were enormous and taste incredible. Service was great too. I will definitely be back on my next visit.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

You have not had ramen until you visit Ren's Ramen. It is nothing like that tired rectangular pack you get for 10 cents at the store. This is fresh ingredients with imported noodles made the old fashioned way. This is a tiny restaurant but it's never too busy that you can't get a seat. There's a vegetarian option that tastes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Amherst Avenue, Wheaton, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Wheaton
  • Phone Number: 301-693-0806

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian

Description

Washingtonian magazine 50 cheap best eats winner for 2011. You need to find this - excellent place.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?