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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Soups
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 11 September 2020

I was waiting for my take way Nasigoreng 20 min. what normally takes about 2min, member of the staff simply left it in the microwave and forgot about it. Afrer 20 min other staff member took it from the microwave give it to me cold....Restaurant was not busy at all, 3 staff members were behind the bar chatting away. I work very close to the restaurant so I'm a regular customer. But after today I'm never coming back!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 29 August 2020 via mobile

Massive portions really flavourful food. Would definitely recommend especially if you like hot and spicy. Will be back 100%

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 23 August 2020

Nobody's contact information is collected for tracing potential Covid-19 cases; none of the staff wear any kind of face coverings, there aren't any hand sanitizers for customer use, and there is very little space between most tables. I raised my concerns with some of the...staff, and they tried phoning the manager who refused to talk to me. The management willingly disregards the HSE guidelines, putting at risk the safety of both staff and customers.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 3 August 2020 via mobile

Best Ramen in Dublin !!! Had Pork by waiter recommendation really good :) recommending for anyone who likes Japanese kitchen.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 2 August 2020

This was the 2nd time I've been here. Twice I've been really disappointed. Today I couldn't eat the ramen. It was awful, greasy and fatty. Terrible broth. I told the hostess and she said that was the way it was meant to be,cooked in the...pork fat.but I'm sure it's not meant to taste like s**te. Didn't eat it but charged in full with no apology. Am never ever eating here again. They gave me a terrible seat and I was so cold by the door and fridge I had to put my jacket on.. there is so many other better ramen places to eat in dublin.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 6 July 2020

After numerous people recommended I check this place out I went with two other friends last week. One of the starters was frozen and had to be sent back and we were given no apology whatsoever. All 3 ramens had generous portions however the noodles...were extremely overcooked to the point they were almost falling apart. The two people I was with that night complained of stomach pains and sickness the next day so overall the experience was hugely underwhelming and I would not recommend visiting this establishment until they review whatever is going on in the kitchen.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 3 July 2020

Can’t recommend it. Our starters were frozen in the middle (to which we were giving no apologises but whatever) then the noodles were basically so starchy. It was like someone left pasta boil for too long. Could be because of chef limitations after Lockdown. Avoid...for now.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 14 June 2020 via mobile

Hi All, after months that I was craving for one of the best ramen in Dublin I finally decided to order it... What a disappointment!!! Noodles tasted funny... Nothing to compare how was before the lock down... Gyoza are not the same... What happened guys?...Did you change your chefs?FYI my boyfriend just got sick and I don't feel good either... I just received a very unpolite message on Instangram... And guess what? They blocked me from social media! Very bad food, management, the woman who lead the place and I guess also wrote me back on Instagram is very rude! You just lost 2 of your regular customers. I used to love that place! Pity...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 14 June 2020 via mobile

18 minuten geleden Ordered food here yesterday. Food wasn't up to the standards that I'm used to from going there. Reached out to them privately on Instagram.... Got blocked instead of showing any kind of empathy. I used to go here as they used to...have one og the best ramen. Service was never that great but after this response don't think I will go there soon anymore.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 13 April 2020

Been a number of times. Ramen has wonderful flavour and very filling. Cheaper at lunchtime, but evening menu price is still worth it!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Given the size of the restaurant I recommend that you call in to make a reservation. I visited twice with a group of 5/6 and each time we encountered the restaurant nearly full. So yes, call in and make a reservation... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kokoro Ramen Bar

Yes, Kokoro Ramen Bar offers takeaway services.

Yes, Kokoro Ramen Bar offers delivery services.

Kokoro Ramen Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4