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Santouka Ramen

3760 S Centinela Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066-3126
+1 310-391-1101
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“miso ramen” (7 reviews)
“pork” (9 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:30 Hours
Japanese, Asian
3760 S Centinela Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066-3126
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

My life has drastically changed forever after coming here for the first time. This is officially my favorite ramen in the world (yes, more than Daikokuya). I get the miso based broth. YUM! One of the reasons I love this place (besides it being incredibly...More

Date of visit: December 2013
Thank sarahhass
Reviewed 7 March 2014

I simply love Santouka. I think I've eaten there like 50 times. Not only are the noodles simply amazing but even during rush hour you will see a long line but it moves super fast. Also, the seating area is large and I've always found...More

Date of visit: November 2013
Thank Alejandro S
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We first learned of Santouka from Jonathan Gold, the Food Critic previously of LA Weekly and now for LA Times. Indeed, Santouka makes the best Ramen in town. Their broth is intensely flavorful and rich, the noodles retains its chewy texture until the last bite....More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank 3Kells
Reviewed 26 March 2013

Santouka was amazing. Featured inside the Mitsuwa supermarket is this delicious gem. The ramen is amazing, but honestly even better is simply their pork over a bed of rice -this was melting in your mouth heaven. They were very busy at lunchtime, but no worries,...More

Date of visit: April 2012
Thank bunnyhood
Reviewed 2 December 2012

While Mitsuwa is a chain of Japanese grocery stores across the US, their food court is about as authentic Japanese that you can get this side of the Pacific. Be warned that all the food vendor stalls only take cash, but there was a Bank...More

Date of visit: January 2012
Thank 777GregW777
Reviewed 12 September 2012

FUN SUPERMARKET full of mystery (I can't read Japanese) fruits, vegies, freshly-dead fishes, non-perishables, but also identifiable smoked eel, seaweed, Japanese flavors of ice cream, kitchen dishes and utensils, and a refrigerated deli counter from which one can choose boxed dishes (such as smoked eel...More

Date of visit: September 2012
Thank Factual
Reviewed 17 May 2012

I wasn't the biggest fan of ramen restaurants since I've been disappointed enough times in my hometown and when traveling to other places. I admit I was skeptical when coming here since I've been to the "best" ramen places in California had to offer and...More

Date of visit: April 2012
Thank place-name-here
Reviewed 7 April 2012

OK, so after researching, I ended up in the food court at the Mitsuwa marketplace for a bowl of ramen from the famed Santouka. I had the shio ramen combo with a side of rice with soybeans on top and soy egg. Ramen broth was...More

Date of visit: April 2012
Thank Eatdrinkgo
Reviewed 23 February 2012

Love the variety of stuff in their supermarket, love the restaurants specially Santouka, love the service...Price can be a bit of challenge if you compare with other commonly known groceries. Parking is sometimes also a problem. Longer store hours please and maybe include a lotto...More

Date of visit: February 2012
Thank dorycook
Reviewed 3 October 2011

We love Santouka just like all the reviews here. We love it so much that when we were first going to santouka, we would bring our own tupperware to take ramen home and eat it(we have 2 small children and sometimes its just easier at...More

Date of visit: October 2011
Thank adhoboo1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3760 S Centinela Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066-3126
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighbourhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: +1 310-391-1101
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