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Tanpopo Ramen and Sake Bar

893 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207-1306
+1 518-451-9868
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“spicy ramen” (10 reviews)
“duck” (7 reviews)
“chashu pork” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
893 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207-1306
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When a menu, apart from a few appetizers and salads, is so ramen-focused, it better be good. And Tanpopo is very good. The classic tonkatsu was full of flavor and texture, I added boiled egg as well. The roast duck ramen was amazing as well,...More

Thank eric s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a gem. Might not look like it from the outside, but don't let that fool you. The inside is a cramped old diner, with a number of booths and counter seating- so you might have to wait a bit on a busy...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An assuming location and fantastic food! We had gyozas, steamed pork buns and miso ramen...absolutely delicious! Cannot wait to go back.

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Great food, good beers, casual atmosphere. Tge ramen was great. I'd come back again and maybe again after that. With a beer and added options to the ramen you'll spend about $20. I enjoyed the engaging lively service!

Thank Adventure172588
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Boy it’s taken us a long time to get here. On this cold blustery evening we lucked out. Well, kind of. We only had to walk half of a block in the cold wind after we found a parking place, and while the restaurant was...More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, great staff! I definitely recommend coming here! The wait isn’t long either, each time I’ve come, out food was ready fairly quick!

Thank TheNerdyMonkey
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I always tell myself I'll branch out, but I always get the same thing- spicy ramen! The pork is incredible, and if you're a fan of heat then it's worth it to get extra spicy added. Add a glass of sake to complete the experience...More

Thank jay_liz2
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We arrived early on a Friday before the lines started to form. Its a small, cozy location - kind of reminds me of restaurants I have visited in Tokyo where space is always at a premium. We started with the Gyoza and the Steam buns...More

Thank Jeff Z
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I thought this place was great! Nice little spot, comfortable (spacious), waitress was very informative and easy to talk to. The food was great and reasonably priced. The serving size of what we got was plenty for us to share one plate. Can be a...More

Thank TheNerdyMonkey
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great ramen, looks ghetto but well worth it plus service was on point:) Server was well attentive and nice. Place looks shabby but is actually really cute it's very easy to miss judge this place.

Thank Mia N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 893 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207-1306
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-451-9868
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