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1980 Route 27, North Brunswick, NJ 08902
(732) 821-5777
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Secret herbs and spices

Behind this unassuming storefront lies a ramen paradise! The Mapo tofu was delicious in that funky fermented kind of way. I had the chicken katsu curry ramen and it was great. Flavorful curry broth with chicken on the side. Don't forget to try the fried chicken sppetizer. The recipe is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2014
Jamiebell1203
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Princeton, NJ
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Rai Rai Ramen (closed until the end of February - there was a fire) is the absolute real thing when it comes to ramen. They have all different broths (shoyu, miso, curry, maryo to name a few). The pork in many of them is mouth-watering perfection, as are the slowly-cooked (not exactly sure how they do it, but it's not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Behind this unassuming storefront lies a ramen paradise! The Mapo tofu was delicious in that funky fermented kind of way. I had the chicken katsu curry ramen and it was great. Flavorful curry broth with chicken on the side. Don't forget to try the fried chicken sppetizer. The recipe is a secret! maybe you'll have luck getting them to talk.

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nj
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

1st time trying Ramen-was a satisfying dinner.Perfect for a cold rainy or snow day! All the dishes were tasteful and fresh.We had the Spicy seafood..(Yum),chicken katsu curry ramen(good),and chicken shoyu ramen(good).Chicken katsu is like fried chicken but was so delicious. We tried appetizers too-roti kanai and Gyoza.Gyoza is open dumpling with shrimp filling.It was delicious and comes with a sauce.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

There are a lot of different ramen and appetizers to choose from. Some ramen has Chinese influence. The soup base is very good. You do not need to pay for parking if you eat here.

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North Brunswick, New Jersey
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Authentic bowls of ramen noodles with every combination of goodies you can imagine. The service is quick and a good value for the money.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

I went there once and hated it but decided to try it again due to rave reviews on another site. Still did not enjoy it and will not be back again. I thought the food was terrible.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1980 Route 27, North Brunswick, NJ 08902
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  North Brunswick
  • Phone Number: (732) 821-5777

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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