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The 5 Best Ramen Places In Baltimore

Updated: October 22, 2021

Ready, steady - slurp! These are our favorite ramen bars in Baltimore 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 Baltimore. Take in the broth filled with noodles and the most delicious Japanese toppings at the restaurants below.

Find the perfect Ramen spot

Kippo Ramen

Asian, $$, Fells PointAsian, $$Baltimore, Fells Point
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2018

    The 5 best Japanese eateries in Baltimore

    Hoodline, 2018
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Japanese Restaurants in Baltimore, MD

    Three Best Rated

Ramen Utsuke

Japanese, $$, OtterbeinJapanese, $$Baltimore, Otterbein
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Akira Ramen & Izakaya

Asian, $$, Canton Industrial AreaAsian, $$Baltimore, Canton Industrial Area
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Mi & Yu Noodle Bar

Japanese, $$, Federal HillJapanese, $$Baltimore, Federal Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Ejji Ramen

Asian, $, Mid-GovansAsian, $Baltimore, Mid-Govans
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • Zagat, 2016

    Best Japanese Restaurants in Baltimore

    Zagat, 2016

Why these restaurants?

Finding the best Ramen spots in Baltimore can take way too long. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 5440 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 127 lists and articles from Zagat, Three Best Rated and Hoodline and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Don’t bother looking for Zagat - Best Japanese Restaurants in Baltimore, Three Best Rated - 3 Best Japanese Restaurants in Baltimore, MD and Hoodline - The 5 best Japanese eateries in Baltimorewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. 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. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in Baltimore Ramen.

Drink pairing tips for Ramen

  • The ideal drink pairing for pork belly ramen

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for 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.

  • Riesling with your prawn laska

    having prawn laska and not sure white wine to drink with it? Go for Riesling. Its dryflavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

  • The perfect match for miso ramen

    Experts often pair miso ramen with a glass of Doc's Draft Hard Cider, a popular cider.

Factoids about Ramen

  • The best day for ramen

    If it’s April 4, then you best not forget to grab a little ramen for National Ramen Day.

  • A whole lotta ramen

    At the World Ramen Noodle Eating Championship, Tim 'Eater X' Janus ate the most ramen in modern history, finishing no less than 11 pounds.

  • Celebrating Ramen

    Japan celebrates their appreciation for Ramen in style with the annual Nagoya’s Festival. Expect all things Ramen at this popular event.

Parking in the area

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