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Mensho Tokyo


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


Japanese, Soups, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews ramen spicy lamb chashu noodles soup oysters enoki worth the wait soft boiled egg rich broth the line moves quickly al dente wait in line japanese cuisine saturday night cooked perfectly vegan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere is clean and nice. Personally would not come back: didn’t find it worthwhile to cue for a long time to get a bowl of soup full of nuts, oriental spices and fishy aroma killing the natural flavor of umami, and noodles are way...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank marinluna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was not sure what to expect but I was very pleasantly surprised. Seating was a little crowded but food was very tasty.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Brenda F
Reviewed April 6, 2019

I have a complicated relationship with Mensho. I visit the place once every few months, and I do think it's one of the best Ramen places in the city. But if you check my list below, you will see that while pros outnumber the cons,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank IlanB
Reviewed January 13, 2019

I travel to Japan every year, and I love Ramen. The ramen in Mensho Tokyo SF are just too salty and not much flavor due to the saltliness. It not Ramen but Tsukemen. If you don't agree with me, bring a Japanese friend there. It...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank douglas369
Reviewed December 25, 2018

The stuff of legend. Had heard so much about this place, with its hour long waits, tiny seating area and amazing ramen. All three are true BTW! Stood in line for ~45 mins on a cold december evening, but the food was worth the wait....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank meanderingsoles
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

This is easily my favorite ramen in the Bay Area, and up there with my favorite places in Toronto! Highly worth waiting for if you have the time! Much quicker if you come in a small group or solo

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank michaelkim7
Reviewed November 6, 2018

You will probably wait in line outside this small restaurant but it is well worth it. The line moves quickly, so don’t be too turned off if you see 20 or more people ahead of you. The service is very professional as you are served...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Scott N
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We were craving for a warm bowl of noodles soup and found this walking distance from our hotel. We queued for about 30 minutes before getting seat. Portions size is good and it was a filling meal, it’s the best ramen in SF but not...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank YYLoong
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Excellent Ramen. One of the best! Me and my son arrived 45 min before their opening hour and there were around 30 people ahead of us. We waited for about another 45 minutes to get in and order. It as worthed!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank edsonm904
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Where do I begin? We arrived an hour before opening, and as we waited, we wondered "Would the quality live up to the hype?" In a unanimous decision: Yes. My husband has been to ramen restaurants around the world, many of them in Japan. This...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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