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The 10 Best Ramen Places Near Palo Alto

Updated: October 6, 2021

Ready, steady - slurp! These are our favorite ramen bars in Palo Alto when the need for a bowl of shio hits. We did the grind and analyzed the top review sites and food publications to find the best ramen in Palo Alto. Take in the broth filled with noodles and the most delicious Japanese toppings at the restaurants below.

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Ramen Kowa

Asian, Palo AltoAsianPalo Alto, Evergreen Park
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Dohatsuten

Japanese, $, Palo AltoJapanese, $Palo Alto, Charleston Gardens
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

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Orenchi Ramen

Asian, $$, Redwood CityAsian, $$Redwood City, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Ramen Izakaya Yu-Gen

Asian, $$, Mountain ViewAsian, $$Mountain View, Old Mountain View
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
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Marufuku Ramen - Redwood City

Japanese, Redwood CityJapaneseRedwood City, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Afuri ramen+dumpling - Mountain View

Japanese, Mountain ViewJapaneseMountain View, Old Mountain View
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.0

Udon Mugizo Mountain View

Japanese, Mountain ViewJapaneseMountain View, Old Mountain View
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.5

Charley Noodle & Grill

Asian, $, Los AltosAsian, $Los Altos
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 4.0

Sushi 88 & Ramen

Japanese, $$, Mountain ViewJapanese, $$Mountain View
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Otoko Sushi

Asian, $$, Redwood CityAsian, $$Redwood City, Dolphin
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate this list?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Palo Alto. We pored over ratings for 28808 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in Palo Alto and 1901 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what The Six Fifty had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These top contenders have appeared in The Six Fifty - The 650’s 3-Minute Guide To The Peninsula’s Best Ramen. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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