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Santouka

Noodle House$$$$
Heritage Plaza Shopping Center, Irvine
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  • Rico O.
    "Try the Spicy Miso Ramen - Best meal on a rainy day .."(6 Tips)
    M S.
    "Best ramen in the OC besides Costa Mesa sister locale!Yamadaya"(3 Tips)
    Alyssa H.
    "Great authentic ramen for a great price."(2 Tips)
    Patricia R.
    "It's all about the number seven special pork."(2 Tips)
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  • Nana
    NanaMay 18
    Always a go to for some spicy miso ramen 😋
  • Adam M.
    Adam MoreMay 15
    Authentic ramen, easily accessible in Mitsuwa Japanese grocery store. Bring cash because they don't take card.
  • Martin D. C.
    Santouka got their system down! Same as the Santouka in Mitsuwa Costa Mesa, but this one has less wait! Spicy Miso is the best.
  • Alyssa H.
    Alyssa HirschFebruary 4
    Great authentic ramen for a great price.
  • g o.
    g oconnorOctober 9, 2015
    I'm fond of the am special spicy miso ramen. My spouse prefers the salt ramen. Best (and, only) found in the US.
  • g o.
    g oconnorAugust 27, 2015
    Tsukemon Dry noodles with concentrated dipping sauce.
  • Kim P.
    Kim PJuly 8, 2015
    The sake and ikura is good #42
  • Robin C.
    Robin ChenJune 24, 2015
    Large ramen with egg. (^__^)
  • Bao L.
    Bao LyFebruary 24, 2015
    Their signature shio ramen. Noodles, bamboo shoots, mushrooms, a pickled plum, slice of fish cake, sesame seeds, scallions, and chashu (pork). The broth is a blend of pork and seafood stock and oil.
  • Vicky C.
    Vicky ChangDecember 4, 2014
    Cash only, miso ramen
  • M S.
    M SuSeptember 1, 2014
    Best ramen in the OC besides Costa Mesa sister locale!Yamadaya is good but does not compare to the full taste lingering umami flavor of Special ramen soup here!Plus Special pork is so tender!
  • Erika S.
    Erika SalazarAugust 22, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Good place for ramen, but you have to pay in cash
  • C G.
    C GanFebruary 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best ramen
  • Akiko I.
    Akiko IOctober 22, 2013
    Good ramen, shio is the best. But "Yamadaya" in Costa Mesa is better.
  • Patricia R.
    Patricia RealiniNovember 16, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    It's all about the number seven special pork. And don't forget it's cash only!
  • JJ T.
    JJ TabayNovember 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Bring cash, and the spicy miso ramen is the best.
  • Rico O.
    Rico OçirMarch 26, 2012
    Try the Spicy Miso Ramen - Best meal on a rainy day ..
  • Nino A.
    Nino AwatapJanuary 11, 2012
    Try the awat on the awaaaat
  • Lee Y.
    Lee YiJanuary 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Toriniku Spicy Miso Ramen - Pork cheek (not sure which cheek)
  • Lisa M.
    Lisa MDecember 28, 2011
    Try the Spicy Miso Ramen
  • Lee Y.
    Lee YiDecember 19, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Salt Ramen - Finally! Santouka (Mitsuwa) in Irvine!
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