Daikokuya is one of The 15 Best Places for Ramen in Los Angeles.

1. Daikokuya

8.9
327 E 1st St (btwn San Pedro St & Central Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Ramen Restaurant · Little Tokyo · 274 tips and reviews

GNTLMNGNTLMN: The best place in town for ramen. Very authentic, feels like you're in Tokyo. Always a little line, so get there 30 mins early, put your name down, and take a romantic stroll. - India de Beaufort

Kenji T.Kenji Tsukamoto: no reservations, gotta put your name on a list. plan on waiting a while. grab some mochi gelato while you wait down the street! My favorite ramen shop in america, worth the wait!

MeilissaMeilissa: Great value combo set! Try the ramen with shredded pork bowl! 🐽🐷👍

Santouka is one of The 15 Best Places for Ramen in Los Angeles.

2. Santouka

8.9
3760 S Centinela Ave (at Venice Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Noodle House · Mar Vista · 98 tips and reviews

ChristinaChristina: Best place to get ramen for cheap! I love their miso ramen (spicy miso is amazing too). The combo is awesome, my fav: ramen + rice w/ pork. Downside: CASH only.

Katherine S.Katherine S: delicious authentic ramen and they have a small size perfect for me! love the miso ramen!

BettyBetty: Love this places. By far the best ramen on the westside. Prices are good for the size. Can get busy during lunch/dinner hours-so be prepared to wait for a table to open. Cash only.

Silver Lake Ramen is one of The 15 Best Places for Ramen in Los Angeles.

3. Silver Lake Ramen

9.2
2927 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Noodle House · Silver Lake · 96 tips and reviews

Andrew M.Andrew Martin: Spicy ramen is a must do. Get the level 3 with the pork well done.

Anastasia G.Anastasia Giorgiova: Get the spicy Tonkotsu ramen, with chicken, & add tofu, & an egg. I recommend medium, as you can gradually mix chili in the broth & remove the rest once you achieve suitable spiciness for your taste.

Shivani M.Shivani M: Spicy tonkatsu ramen was delicious. The veggie ramen is good as well!!! I love that their wasn't a crazy line and they were so friendly!

Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle is one of The 15 Best Places for Ramen in Los Angeles.

4. Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle

9.1
2057 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Noodle House · West Los Angeles · 186 tips and reviews

Hau T.Hau Tran: Chashu is fantastic here, the best of any ramen place I've had yet (incl Shinsengumi, Santouka, Yamadaya). I like tsukemen at Yamada-ya better though.

Michael Q.Michael Q: If you don't add the spicy mustard greens and red ginger to your ramen, you're doing it wrong.

RoyceRoyce: Order the tsukemen ramen, best in LA, and can rival the ones I've tried in Tokyo.

Shin-Sen-Gumi is one of The 15 Best Places for Ramen in Los Angeles.

5. Shin-Sen-Gumi

9.2
132 S Central Ave (btwn E 1st & E 2nd St), Los Angeles, CA
Ramen Restaurant · Little Tokyo · 106 tips and reviews

Carolina H.Carolina Haro: An delicious and trendy ramen dinner experience. I got the large. And I finished it!

Brian B.Brian Burtt: Best Ramen in LA. There is a crowd that begins to form after 9pm, since other ramen places close.

Camilla S.Camilla S.: I've tried other ramen joints, and nothing beats Shin-Sen-Gumi. It is a little bit of a wait to be seated, but it's 100% worth it! The service is excellent as is the Hakata ramen!

Tatsu Ramen is one of The 15 Best Places for Ramen in Los Angeles.

6. Tatsu Ramen

8.8
7111 Melrose Ave (La Brea), Los Angeles, CA
Noodle House · Mid-City West · 66 tips and reviews

Darian L.Darian Lopez: Great service, friendly folks, one of my favorite ramen spots. I kick it old school.

Arnie P.Arnie Panameño: Order the Bold Ramen and indulge in some rich broth and charred chicken. The soft boiled egg is an amazing bonus.

Talisa C.Talisa Chang: I liked the soul ramen the best, with an egg. Add some crushed garlic and corn and don't forget to tip.

Ramen Jinya is one of The 15 Best Places for Ramen in Los Angeles.

7. Ramen Jinya

8.8
11239 Ventura Blvd Ste 109 (Studio City Plaza), Studio City, CA
Noodle House · Studio City · 85 tips and reviews

Kell B.Kell Bell: Get the combo ramen deal (with tonkotsu ramen) and come hungry. Scratch that. Come famished. The broth is like heroin.

bathorybathory: God this place is so good. Spicy chicken ramen (spicy!) with gyoza and salad is the ultimate. Get it to go if they're busy!

Patty G.Patty Gopez: Not a big ramen fan but this place is pretty darn good! The spicy miso ramen is on point and I dream about the Jinya Bun, a symphony of pork belly goodness. Can't go wrong with their sushi either!

Tatsu Ramen is one of The 15 Best Places for Ramen in Los Angeles.

8. Tatsu Ramen

8.6
2123 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Noodle House · West Los Angeles · 83 tips and reviews

Joshua V.Joshua Villangca: One of the best ramen I've ever tasted! The iPad ordering system they have is the coolest! Also, I love how you can customize your own ramen. :) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

McKenzie T.McKenzie Tritt: Soul ramen! Best ramen I've ever had.

Deborah A.Deborah Abib: Tatsu is my favorite noodles place. The service is normally really fast, and the food is the delicious. I love the traditional and the red ramen. ❤️

Robata JINYA is one of The 15 Best Places for Ramen in Los Angeles.

9. Robata JINYA

9.1
8050 W 3rd St (at Crescent Heights Blvd.), Los Angeles, CA
Japanese Restaurant · Mid-City West · 75 tips and reviews

jenna a.jenna alegarbes: Try the ramen, beef and garlic skewers abs the Mochi plate!

Jason C.Jason Cadreau: Such an amazing place! Try their "Special" ramen (Only a few orders made daily), the salmon skewers, the shrimp toast and the Japanese pumpkin!

Corinne S.Corinne Stoppelli: The spicy chicken ramen (karamen) is one of the best i ever had. Delicious menu, affordable!

Daikokuya is one of The 15 Best Places for Ramen in Los Angeles.

10. Daikokuya

8.7
2208 Sawtelle Blvd (Olympic), Los Angeles, CA
Noodle House · West Los Angeles · 60 tips and reviews

Nick B.Nick Burd: Great ramen. Get the octopus pancake appetizer. So good!

Diana R.Diana Robinson: Definitely my favorite ramen in LA. Try the spicy miso ramen. The coleslaw salad is good too.

Ting K.Ting Kelly: I tried all three ramens. Their tsukemen ramen (dipping ramen) is out of this world. So rich and amazing!

Men Oh Tokushima Ramen is one of The 15 Best Places for Ramen in Los Angeles.

11. Men Oh Tokushima Ramen

8.8
457 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA
Noodle House · Little Tokyo · 32 tips and reviews

Alex C.Alex Cho: The next best or even on par with Daikokuya. Nevertheless, forget the long waits at Shin Sen Gumi and Daikokuya! Get the Tokushima ramen and the takoyaki!

Salvador .Salvador 🐒: The ramen is authentic and the broth is very delicious.

Brenda C.Brenda Cheah: Try the Tokushina Ramen -- the broth is really flavorful and delicious.

Orochon Ramen is one of The 15 Best Places for Ramen in Los Angeles.

12. Orochon Ramen

8.2
123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St #303 (at 2nd St.), Los Angeles, CA
Noodle House · Little Tokyo · 103 tips and reviews

Zeke F.Zeke Franco: Eat the super spicy ramen (Special #2) and make it on the Orochon Wall of Bravery.

Luis M.Luis Mendoza: If you're vegetarian ask for the veggie broth instead of the usual pork broth. Best ramen hands down!

Abel D.Abel Delgado: Miso #4... Delicious! Best ramen i've ever had.

Ramen Yamadaya is one of The 15 Best Places for Ramen in Los Angeles.

13. Ramen Yamadaya

8.4
11172 Washington Blvd (at Commonwealth Ave.), Culver City, CA
Noodle House · West Los Angeles · 64 tips and reviews

Eve L.Eve Landis: Try the yamada ramen with tonkotsu spicy  yum

Midtown Lunch LAMidtown Lunch LA: The Yamadaya Ramen is the way to go... two kinds of delicious pork!

Jesse A.Jesse Albini: Get the ramen (duh) but also get a plate of Kara-age chicken -- it's really good!

Tsujita Annex is one of The 15 Best Places for Ramen in Los Angeles.

14. Tsujita Annex

8.7
2050 Sawtelle Blvd (at Mississippi Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Noodle House · West Los Angeles · 36 tips and reviews

Brad C.Brad C: The ramen here is amazing. You must use the garlic and onikasu (red pepper).

Christopher G.Christopher Garcia: Awesome tonkotsu ramen, get the thick noodles.

Joseph K.Joseph K: Order the Tsukemen (Dipping-Style Pork Tonkatsu Ramen) with an Extra Egg & Extra Char-Siu. The Big Bowl is quite filling so maybe order the regular size. Add some Onikasu Chilli & 3 Spoons of Garlic👍

Chibiscus Asian Cafe & Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Places for Ramen in Los Angeles.

15. Chibiscus Asian Cafe & Restaurant

8.7
7361 W Sunset Blvd (Martel), Los Angeles, CA
Noodle House · 27 tips and reviews

ShokShok: Hidden gem! Spicy Miso Chicken Ramen + Taro Almond Milk Tea!

Kent C.Kent C: Delicious ramen. Noodles are cooked to perfection and broth is very tasty.

JenniferJennifer: The ramen here is fantastic, both meaty and vegetarian. But the kimchi fried rice might be even better. This is my favorite Hollywood lunch spot, both for the good food and the quick service.