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Ramen Gaijin


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we had was excellent. Appetizers were delicious as well as the small plates. Would return.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank mason4332
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

The menu is a tad limited and you can’t get ramen at the bar which not enlighten to go around. That said, what so did have at the bar was amazing. The ramen ordered mild was super spicy which the waiter did warn me about....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank orangeyellowdog
Reviewed March 30, 2019

Omigosh is this place terrific! So popular, it was packed on a Wednesday night! Fortunately,we had a reservation, so we arrived and were seated promptly. Others had long waits for a table. Check out their website for the current delights on their changing menu of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LinnieSP
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

1st time there and it was very good all around: food, service and atmosphere. We ordered Kara-Age, Haru Kaka-Age and Hanetsuki Gyoza appetizers. I mispronounced all of them! We also ordered Spicy Tan Tan Ramen and Shitake Miso Ramen. Both were good and I added...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank scottmG3069KG
Reviewed March 2, 2019

The "entrance" is in an alley, walk in to a bustling, high-energy restaurant with servers and line folks appearing to enjoy themselves. Great selection in the full bar, beautiful cocktails (adorned with flowers, bitters of every sort) and terrific sakes. Noodles are toothy in savory...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Debcook35
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Spicy tan tan and the miso ramen are fantastic. I personally enjoy the shrubs. It can be a hard atmosphere though, but the food makes up for it. Great for an evening in Seb.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kcovi99
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

If you have tried lots of other ramen restaurants you will appreciate this place for its options and tasty selections. We didn’t have a lunch reservation but fortunately got a table just before the crowds arrived on a Saturday. Great staff that explains every question...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BoulderNut
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Good food but very noisy and crowded. Good quality and pricey. Make sure you make reservations if you go.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Oaklandgal65
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

I made a reservation, just to be sure we’d get seated. Busy weekday lunch scene, a somewhat limited menu. Good service. I chose RG based on reviews, to treat a young friend who’s expanding her culinary game. She loved her shoyu ramen bowl, with its...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lily3-14
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

I am a picky big fan of Ramen soup one of my favorite restaurants is underground Ramen in San Francisco California my daughter told me about this restaurant so I decided to check it out it is the bomb I highly recommend this restaurant I’ve...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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December 20, 2017|
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Response from Virago750 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take reservations. Closed Sunday and Monday. Dinner generally 5:30 to 9 or 10 PM. Lunch noon to 2:30 PM. 707-827-3609
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March 26, 2017|
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Response from planner10 | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of their taking reservations. It is so very busy at dinner, for now at least, they do not want to. Hours should be posted on their website------long for sure.
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