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The 5 Best Ramen Places Near St. Louis

Updated: May 2, 2022

Raving about Ramen? Us too! and these are the best Ramen bars in St. Louis for your next tonkatsu fix. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best ramen in St. Louis. Build your own bowl filled with soup, brisket, seaweed, and more at the restaurants listed below.

Find the perfect Ramen spot

Zenwich - St Louis

Asian, St. LouisAsianSt. Louis, Central West End
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

VP Square

Asian, $$, St. LouisAsian, $$St. Louis, Tower Grove South
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best Asian fusion spots in St. Louis

    Hoodline, 2019

Midtown Sushi and Ramen

Japanese, $$, St. LouisJapanese, $$St. Louis, Midtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Nami Ramen

Japanese, $$, St. LouisJapanese, $$St. Louis, Skinker-DeBaliviere
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Robata Maplewood

Asian, $$, MaplewoodAsian, $$Maplewood
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Why is this list better than others?

We know how tough it is to find the best Ramen in St. Louis. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 5441 St. Louis restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 153 top lists and articles from the likes of Hoodline. Don’t bother looking for Hoodline - The 5 best Asian fusion spots in St. Louiswe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.


Nudo House STL, Zenwich - St Louis, and VP Square are the highest-rated late-night spots for ramen in St. Louis.

Zenwich - St Louis, VP Square, and Yummi Tummi are the highest-rated ramen spots for take-out in St. Louis.

Nudo House STL, Zenwich - St Louis, and VP Square are the highest-rated ramen spots to get a quick lunch in St. Louis.

There are 11 ramen spots in St. Louis.

Yummi Tummi and Nami Ramen are the highest-rated ramen spots for a pick-up order in St. Louis.

Drink pairing tips for Ramen

  • Pair Guava Collins with chili garlic noodles

    Try coupling chili garlic noodles with a cocktail like chili garlic noodles to balance its spicy flavours.

  • A next-level match for cayenne-ginger with spicy schezwan noodles

    When ordering cayenne-ginger with spicy schezwan noodles, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of kombucha, a popular cold beverage.

  • Go for Pinot Gris with pork belly ramen

    To elevate your pork belly ramen experience, we recommend some Pinot Gris to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this white wine balances the broth’s saltiness by softening the intensity.

Fun facts about Ramen

  • All in a day’s work

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

  • 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.

  • The first ever

    noodle has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from China. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

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