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The 14 Best Ramen Places In Portland

Updated: September 7, 2022

Miserable without a bowl of miso ramen? We understand so here are our best ramen bars in Portland. We scoured top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best ramen in Portland. Build your own bowl filled with soup, brisket, seaweed, and more at the restaurants listed below.

Find the perfect Ramen spot

Mirakutei Sushi & Ramen

Japanese, $$, BuckmanJapanese, $$Portland, Buckman
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Baka Umai

Asian, SunnysideAsianPortland, Sunnyside
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
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AFURI IZAKAYA

Japanese, $$$, BuckmanJapanese, $$$Portland, Buckman
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Ramen Ippo

Food Truck, $$, NorthwestFood Truck, $$Portland, Northwest
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Ramen Ryoma

Japanese, $$, DowntownJapanese, $$Portland, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Kinboshi Ramen

Asian, $$, BuckmanAsian, $$Portland, Buckman
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Yama Sushi & Izakaya

Japanese, $$, Hosford-AbernethyJapanese, $$Portland, Hosford-Abernethy
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Kayo's Ramen Bar

American, $$, BoiseAmerican, $$Portland, Boise
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Hapa PDX Ramen & Whiskey

$, Creston-Kenilworth$Portland, Creston-Kenilworth
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Samurai Blue

Asian, $$, BoiseAsian, $$Portland, Boise
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
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Third Culture Kitchen

Food Truck, Mount TaborFood TruckPortland, Mount Tabor
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Nob Hill Food Carts

Thai, $$, NorthwestThai, $$Portland, Northwest
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Birrieria Pepe Chile

Mexican, $$, BoiseMexican, $$Portland, Boise
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Belmont Kitchen

Food Truck, $$, SunnysideFood Truck, $$Portland, Sunnyside
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 5.0

How did we curate these results?

Choosing the right spot for Ramen can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We pored over ratings for 9087 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Portland and 717 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Eater and Trip 101 had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Portland’s Hawthorne District, Eater - 11 Incredible Izakayas in Portland and Beyond and Trip 101 - 12 Best Japanese Restaurants In Portland, Oregon - Updated 2022. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. If your next meal is in any of these ten restaurants, the Ramen aficionado in you will rejoice.

Questions & answers

Yama Sushi & Izakaya and AFURI IZAKAYA are the highest-rated upscale spots for ramen in Portland.

Baka Umai, Yama Sushi & Izakaya, and Samurai Blue are the highest-rated ramen spots for dinner in Portland.

Mirakutei Sushi & Ramen , Wu-Rons, and Momoyama are the highest-rated ramen spots for a pick-up order in Portland.

Yama Sushi & Izakaya, Samurai Blue, and Kinboshi Ramen are the highest-rated spots for ramen delivery in Portland.

Baka Umai, Yama Sushi & Izakaya, and Samurai Blue are the highest-rated ramen spots for take-out in Portland.

Drink pairing tips for Ramen

  • The perfect match for shio ramen

    When having shio ramen, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Pilsner, a popular beer.

  • The ideal 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.

  • Pair Guava Collins with chili garlic noodles

    Looking for a new pairing to match the spicy flavour of chili garlic noodles? Try Guava Collins with its fruity flavour next time.

Interesting facts about Ramen

  • The NOODS NOODS NOODS Festival

    If you’re a big fan of Ramen, then you should definitely consider visiting the NOODS NOODS NOODS Festivale in California, The United States

  • Most ramen ever?

    Tim 'Eater X' Janus knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 11 pounds of ramen, setting a world record in the process!

  • A 2,996 pounds 1 ounce feast

    The 55 chefs of Vietnam is the proud world-record holder of the largest noodle soupt, an impressive feat considering its weight of 2,996 pounds 1 ounce.

Parking info

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