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Bantam King


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Shoyu Ramen
Soy Sauce‏ Flavored Chicken Ramen
Miso Ramen
Miso Based Chicken Ramen
Spicy Miso
Spicy Miso‏ Based Chicken Ramen
Shoyu Chintan Ramen
Slow simmered and delicate Soy Sauce Based Chicken Ramen
Fried Chicken Plate
Choice of White Meat or Dark Meat. With a side of Rice wi/ Chicken Drippings and a Soup of the Day
Gyoza Dumplings
Lunch, Dinner
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews ramen fried chicken chicken based soft boiled egg fun dining bowl of soup small menu an hour wait sister restaurant tasted great miso spicy chinatown waiter butter toppings texture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this place twice. I like the Miso Chicken Ramen--it was a bit salty for me, but it was quite good. Will try the Fried Chicken Platter next time. The portion size is pretty big. Is this the best ramen place in DC, probably not,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 544connier
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

There is something very wrong with management of this restaurant. I's hard to explain otherwise how the staff could be so rude and unpleasant to customers across the board. The hostess was counting money when we arrived and refused to acknowledge us for several minutes,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 259AB259
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went here last night. For a Friday night at 8 o’clock it was amazing to get a table right away and once we ordered, our food was out in about five minutes. The restaurant was fairly packed and even so the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank charlesmL3152UL
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We have been here twice now while in DC. The first time was right after returning from a trip to Japan in July. The broth (a couple to choose from) has a nice flavor and they offer several add ins. The first time I added...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank amy733
Reviewed November 4, 2018

It was only a 15-20 minute wait at Bamtam compared to an hour wait at Daikaya Izakaya which is around the corner. So we spent the time wandering around the Museum of Buildings across the street and has an amazing atrium area with huge columns...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bassaidai88
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Ate here since the sister restaurant had a wait list. Funky atmosphere, small menu. Ok ramen that was nothing special, but expensive. Asked for some spice to add to bowl and they charged 0.75 for it. Unfortunately, not many choices in DC for Asian.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Karin P
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

I have to admit that I’m predisposed to like ramen since it’s one of my favorite categories of food. This ramen is a little different because the broth is chicken based. So if you’re all about the beef broth, remember this will be different. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Erwin P
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Thought I'd try a local oriental restaurant as it was my last night in Chinatown. I ordered the fried chicken which claimed to be a fusion of southern fried chicken with oriental spices... well the chicken was average, you could tell what they were trying...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank benk_online
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We loved this place. They don't offer a ten page menu full of too many different things. They do only several things, but they do them very, very well. As this was our first visit, we really appreciated our super friendly server who carefully explained...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ecclectic-eccentric
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Visited with co-workers for lunch. We were able to sit 10 people at one table comfortably. Fried chicken was the preferred meal. Drippings on rice a good option. Ice cream is good.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Sierra B
April 7, 2017|
Response from laurengineered | Reviewed this property |
I think they just started doing takeout not long ago and believe you can use UberEats to get some. :)
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