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The 5 Best Ramen Places Near San Mateo

Updated: May 2, 2022

Raving about Ramen? Us too! and these are the best Ramen bars in San Mateo for your next tonkatsu fix. We scoured top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best ramen in San Mateo. Lose yourself in silky hand-pulled noodles and bowls of broth at the ramen restaurants on this list.

Find the perfect spot

Totoro Ramen

$$, San Mateo$$San Mateo, North Central
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Rabbit Kitchen

Asian, San MateoAsianSan Mateo, Twenty-Fifth Ave
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 5.0


Asian, $$, San MateoAsian, $$San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Shiki Bento House

Japanese, $$, Foster CityJapanese, $$Foster City, Famous Ships
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Barracuda Japanese Restaurant

Asian, $$, BurlingameAsian, $$Burlingame
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in San Mateo. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 28808 restaurants, and 1901 lists and articles from top sources like . Don’t bother looking for we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. 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.


Rabbit Kitchen, Totoro Ramen, and Taishoken are the highest-rated ramen spots for dinner in San Mateo.

There are 13 ramen spots in San Mateo.

Rabbit Kitchen and noodleosophy are the highest-rated vegan ramen places in San Mateo.

Rabbit Kitchen, Totoro Ramen, and Taishoken are the highest-rated ramen spots for lunch in San Mateo.

Rabbit Kitchen, Totoro Ramen, and Taishoken have outdoor seating and ramen in San Mateo.

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