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Kumako

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211 Jackson St, San Jose, CA 95112-3202
+1 408-286-2111
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good60%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“ramen” (15 reviews)
“noodles” (3 reviews)
“japantown” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
211 Jackson St, San Jose, CA 95112-3202
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed January 14, 2018

Kind of a hole in the wall in the midst of Japantown. Definitely casual and definitely worth a stop. Delicious ramen. Our entire party raved about their respective choices.

Thank 523SM523
Reviewed November 9, 2017

The 2 of us stopped by this little ramen restaurant. One of us had been there before and said it was great so we had lunch. The waiter was very friendly and helpful. The cook and other wait staff just as nice. I cannot remember...More

Thank Carla J
Reviewed November 4, 2017

Walked into what seems like a cozy ramen place. Ordered the top of their line Tonkatsru Shoyu Ramen and it was - well - inedible at best. The ramen out of 25c Top Ramen tastes better. Avoid this place if you are looking for ramen....More

Thank Sam Z
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

"It just seems right" was the comment by my youngest daughter and I agree. Small cramped place but it is a family favorite for ramen. It is worth the wait and if you go early enough you can get some Mochi next door. Broth is...More

Thank Art1560
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Nice sized portion with a delectable broth. Charsu was tender, with the right amount of fat. Had it spicy. Service was quick and friendly. Good place for a quick snack or lunch.

Thank Garrett M
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Small place, but well worth the wait. The soups are great. Some of the best ramen I've had in the Bay Area.

Thank Art1560
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Simple ramen restaurant, but small. Almost like one you would find in Japan. Ramen is freshly made and fairly quick. I'm in love with their duck ramen and my brother loves their shoyu ramen. Go early or expect to wait.

Thank ron m
Reviewed January 19, 2017

The Katsu curry ramen is amazing! Hubby had a more traditional and he loved it (can't remember the name). The service was quick and trhe portions were more great for the price!

Thank Tawna B
Reviewed October 22, 2016

The Ramen here is above average but not the best i've had. The service is a bit slow (not due to the wait staff, we only had one waiter) but the food is pretty good. I don't feel its super authentic to be honest though....More

Thank Satoshi M
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

I saw this review and jump in a uber not knowing this is right in the center of the famous Japantown in San Jose. Authentic Ramen and daikon salad are worth your trip. The broth is favorable and bamboo Shu is just the right taste....More

Thank Chia Li C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Jackson St, San Jose, CA 95112-3202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-286-2111
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