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Santouka Ramen

Ramen Restaurant$$$$
Strawberry Park, San Jose
  • Omar
    "Salt ramen with special pork (toroniku) is absolutely the best."(13 Tips)
    Nikhil D.
    "The spicy miso ramen , especially the broth, is out of the world!"(12 Tips)
    Rodolphe C.
    "Get the special pork shio ramen, the pork is CRAZY GOOD."(6 Tips)
    Danvin R.
    "Salt broth with special pork is the way to go."(3 Tips)
105 Tips and reviews
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  • special pork
  • salt broth
  • authentic
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  • Kat .
    Kat 🙊2 weeks ago
    Spicy miso ramen!❤
  • Jiehan Z.
    This business is cash only. I would come more often if it took credit cards
  • Vansi
    VansiMay 27
    Cash only. No take out.
  • Vansi
    VansiMay 27
    The special meat (#7) one is great! Super tender and goes well with the ramen.
  • joanne r.
    great ramen
  • TZ M.
    TZ MartinMay 16
    Keep your ticket stub. Otherwise, no soup for you!
  • Cameron W.
    Make sure to get the special pork, it is by far the best meat I have ever had with a ramen. The salt Tonkotsu broth is very good and the spicy miso broth is also excellent. Be prepared for a wait.
  • Don O.
    Don OkudaApril 10
    Authentic ramen experience, right down to the long line.
  • Thomas P.
    The Ramen is really good, but the wait is long. I guess one should first order and then shop in the supermarket while waiting for the Ramen.
  • Lucifer N.
    Toroniku. BEST THING.
  • Kai C.
    Kai CaoMarch 1
    Expect long lines and wait time on weekends.
  • Kai C.
    Kai CaoMarch 1
    Easily the best ramen in the whole Bay Area.
  • Tammy N.
    Tammy NguyenFebruary 14
    Spicy miso ramen
  • Jonny Y.
    Jonny YoungJanuary 30
    spicy miso ramen
  • Stephanie G.
    Stephanie GeJanuary 20
    Spicy miso ramen is worth the wait.
  • Heidi H.
    Spicy miso ramen is fabulous
  • Kat .
    Kat 🙊December 26, 2015
    Delicious ramen.
  • Lasse H.
    Lasse HolmstedtDecember 5, 2015
    Toroniku raamen
  • cYeNz
    cYeNzNovember 18, 2015
    I love the salmon rice bowl. I think some people may not like it due to the fishy smell. Add a splash or two of ramen soup and you have a great comfort meal. Inside Mitsuwa supermarket.
  • Koji K.
    Koji KOMATSUNovember 8, 2015
    It's comparable in taste to the head restaurant in Japan. But the line is always mile long here even around 4pm.
  • Mika'ele' K.
    Mika'ele' Keni'October 13, 2015
    Cash only!
  • Caroline D.
    Caroline DengAugust 19, 2015
    Spicy Miso Ramen is amazing! Lots of Japanese people come here, which means it's authentic. The line during lunch is long.
  • Meeshell B.
    Meeshell BuchanJuly 15, 2015
    I always get a set. #82, soy sauce flavor, chashu bowl, and egg is def my favorite. I always dump the egg into muh soup :D Yum!
  • David N.
    David NelsonJuly 9, 2015
    It's inside the grocery store
  • Tony W.
    Tony WangJuly 4, 2015
    Cash Only!
  • Jane N.
    Jane NguyenJuly 1, 2015
    Shio ramen with the special pork!
  • Billy S.
    Billy SeolJune 10, 2015
    Overrated in my opinion
  • Joshua H.
    Joshua HaftelApril 14, 2015
    Not bad ramen for a food court. Long line though.
  • EiMa A.
    EiMa AMarch 14, 2015
    Toroniku is soooo yummy!!
  • Juan S.
    Juan SernaFebruary 19, 2015
    It was great, novice when it comes to Ramen. My friend said order the 33 spicy ramen with a side of pork. Boy was I happy, only thing better would have been a beer or saki with it. Yummy!
  • Cameron W.
    Cameron WylieDecember 21, 2014
    Awesome spicy miso ramen. If they still have it by the time you get there try the special pork. It is less fatty, and perfectly tender.
  • Gnat B.
    Gnat BrainNovember 29, 2014
    Cash only. There's a bank of America atm in the back corner by the bookstore.
  • Frances
    FrancesNovember 26, 2014
    Spicy miso ramen
  • Frances
    FrancesNovember 24, 2014
    #31 and #71
  • Maitreyee P.
    Maitreyee PanditSeptember 21, 2014
    Spicy miso ramen 🍜 is the best!!! Best ramen I have had in the Bay Area so far :)
  • Nikhil D.
    Nikhil DandekarAugust 13, 2014
    We have a winner here! Hidden within an Asian supermarket is one of the best Ramen spots in the bay area. The spicy miso ramen , especially the broth, is out of the world!
  • Kat F.
    Kat FukuiAugust 12, 2014
    Miso ramen combo with chasiu don and marinated egg.
  • Andrea C.
    Andrea CampiAugust 10, 2014
    Toroniku (special pork) is very tasty. It's a long line so be prepared.
  • Omar
    OmarAugust 7, 2014
    Salt ramen with special pork (toroniku) is absolutely the best.
  • Victor W.
    Victor WebbJuly 30, 2014
    If you want the best ramen from here, ask for the "VDubb Special" which is the special pork ramen with salt broth, extra spicy oil, and an egg. Delicious!
  • Brian S.
    Brian SMay 26, 2014
    Expect 30+ minute lines during lunch
  • Kiana L.
    Kiana LynnMay 21, 2014
    #62 for $11
  • Dev
    DevApril 30, 2014
    Santouka Spicy Miso Pork Ramen
  • Penny Y.
    Penny YuanFebruary 1, 2014
    To go boxes are an additional $.25.
  • Sara L.
    Sara L.January 14, 2014
    They give you more noodles the closer it gets to closing time.
  • Aya M.
    Aya MiuraJanuary 7, 2014
    They upgraded salmon roe rice and got more expensive. Santouka south cal is cheaper. Santouka Hong Kong has potato croquette set with Ramen. Santouka everywhere!!! (Even in Philippines)
  • Danvin R.
    Danvin RuangchanNovember 24, 2013
    Salt broth with special pork is the way to go.
  • Ariane Joyce G.
    Ariane Joyce GarciaNovember 2, 2013
    Spicy ramen is great
  • Meg
    MegOctober 27, 2013
    #8 special pork with salt broth. Small
  • Levin W.
    Levin WongSeptember 29, 2013
    go for the extra special pork!
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