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The 4 Best Ramen Places In Kansas City

Updated: July 5, 2022

Ready, steady - slurp! These are our favorite ramen bars in Kansas City when the need for a bowl of shio hits. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best ramen in Kansas City. Lose yourself in silky hand-pulled noodles and bowls of broth at the ramen restaurants on this list.

Find the perfect Ramen spot

Boru Asian Eatery

Japanese, $$, Ward ParkwayJapanese, $$Kansas City, Ward Parkway
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2020

    Top 6 Ramen Restaurants In Kansas City, Missouri

    Trip 101, 2020
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Kansas City's top 5 Japanese spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Novel Restaurant

New American, $$$, Crown CenterNew American, $$$Kansas City, Crown Center
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Chewology Gyoza Bar

Taiwanese, $, Old WestportTaiwanese, $Kansas City, Old Westport
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Komatsu Ramen

Asian, $$, Old WestportAsian, $$Kansas City, Old Westport
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Ramen craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 5301 spots across Kansas City, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 257 lists and articles from the likes of Hoodline and Trip 101 – applying our boam magic to sift through results. For example, we considered Hoodline - Here are Kansas City's top 5 Japanese spots and Trip 101 - Top 6 Ramen Restaurants In Kansas City, Missouri as we sourced this ultimate list. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten restaurants offer the best Ramen in Kansas City.

Recurring questions

Noodle Bar, Novel Restaurant, and Boru Asian Eatery have outdoor seating and ramen in Kansas City.

Noodle Bar, Novel Restaurant, and Boru Asian Eatery are the highest-rated late-night spots for ramen in Kansas City.

Noodle Bar, Novel Restaurant, and Boru Asian Eatery are the highest-rated ramen spots for lunch in Kansas City.

Novel Restaurant is the highest-rated ramen spot that is good for a date night in Kansas City.

Noodle Bar, Novel Restaurant, and Boru Asian Eatery are the highest-rated ramen spots for dinner in Kansas City.

Drink pairing tips for Ramen

  • Pair Guava Collins with chili garlic noodles

    The fruity flavor of Guava Collins means that it is a good match for the spicy flavor of chili garlic noodles. Try this pairing next time!

  • A great drink pairing for pork belly ramen

    Knowing what to pair with pork belly ramen can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Pinot Gris. This, light, white wine balances the salty pork belly ramen.

  • A next-level pairing for Riesling

    When ordering prawn laska, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Riesling, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts about Ramen

  • The world record from Vietnam

    The 55 chefs of holds the world record for making the noodle soup, an impressive feat considering its weight of 2,996 pounds 1 ounce.

  • The first ever noodle

    The next time you bite into a deliciousnoodle remember to thank China who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

  • A new ramen record

    11 pounds of ramen is the crazy amount that Tim 'Eater X' Janus ate in10 minutes.

Parking info

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