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Kintaro Ramen

#230 of 2,890 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
Robson Street
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788 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-682-7568
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Barcelona, Spain
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

We made an order in person at the restaurant. Fast, very attentive with us while we were waiting and a good organization in our order to take it away. I gave them 5 stars for the attention, organization and the ramen. I am not Japanese, so I can not judge the ramen if it is good or not there. For... More 

Thank TeresaBCN29
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Don't be scared by the long line up as the wait is totally with it! This tiny hole in the wall ramen joint offers amazing tasty authentic ramen complete with hand made noodles! Sit at the bar to watch the show as the cooks whip up each order right in front of you. Highly recommended!

Thank Markos2013
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

If you see a big line, find something else to eat. It takes a lot of time to get in. Luckily we got in right away. The place have some interesting Ramen however not that amazing for a big line up. I wanted something warm and this hit the spot. I like that they ask you how thick and how... More 

Thank oxlahun
Sydney, Australia
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97 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

When we got there, we had to wait outside though there were seats available. There were 4 of us and one parking the car. Waitress wont let us in to order first. She let another 2 couples in who came later. When our driver got there we were let in and sat squashed in a small round table shared with... More 

2 Thank LeePW
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We ended up at Kintaro when the other ramen place we wanted was closed. We were happy with the portion. Very filling.... I did not finish the whole bowl. Recommended!

Thank Paulo S
Surrey, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Nice ramen, great soup base favor. Expect to be in a line up when you go there. It's nice that they have an open kitchen bar so you can see how your noodle is made, downside is, it can be quite hot sitting at the bar in the summer time. I imagine it would be nice in the winter time.... More 

Thank Vivian K
Vancouver, Canada
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369 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

The broth and noodles are fantastic at Kintaro Ramen. Staff are friendly and more attentive compared to other local ramen joints. There's not a lot of seating, and there are usually lineups at lunch and dinner time. I'd recommend and would repeat.

Thank 998MichaelW998
San Francisco, California
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

The ramen is really good. They hand-pull the noodles and everything is prepared in front of you. The space is limited so you may need to wait in line and the menu options are limited too. Nothing fancy like in some of the Ramen restaurants in little Tokyo in Los Angeles, just simple, traditional, authentic, and delicious ramen bowls

Thank Andrea C
Hong Kong, China
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

If you would like to try authentic Japanese ramen, Kintato is no doubt your choice! Excellent soups and ramen! Though it's full of heat in the shop, that's the authentic ramen-tasting experience should be. Price is reasonable with great yum! Oishii!

Thank karchisir
Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Had a very nice meal. Had to wait outside but the waitress directly come to check. Will go back for sure.

Thank Kit ying C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 788 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Robson Street
  • Neighborhood: Robson Street
  • Phone Number: +1 604-682-7568

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