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675 Saratoga Ave, Mitsuwa Marketplace, San Jose, CA 95129-2052
+1 408-446-1101
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“ramen” (23 reviews)
“rice bowl” (3 reviews)
“pork” (10 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian
675 Saratoga Ave, Mitsuwa Marketplace, San Jose, CA 95129-2052
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Reviewed 8 October 2014

Santouka is inside the Mitsuwa supermarket's food court which can be confusing for first-timers. Also there isn't an English sign saying "Santouka" anywhere which could be a problem for people who are not familiar with Japanese but no worries just follow the line of people...More

1  Thank DavidWLo
Reviewed 2 August 2014

After eating Totto Ramen in NYC, I was hoping to find a ramen that would be close enough to satisfy my craving. Saw the good reviews for Santouka, located inside of Mitsuwa. My friend and I got there at about 11 or 1130am, so the...More

Thank Mic C
Reviewed 2 June 2014

This is my favorite ramen place anywhere, and I've tried many places in San Jose and San Francisco, and along the Peninsula (Mountain View and San Mateo). Yes, the restaurant atmosphere is not the best being in a food court of Mitsuwa supermarket. But, I...More

1  Thank bertman815
Reviewed 8 April 2014

We ate there at lease once a month. We visited Santouka in Singapore and Santouka in Hong Kong as well. Ramen texture, soup base and sliced pork are excellent and consistently tasted, favored, prepared, arranged, presented and cooked. For a ramen restaurant, it is a...More

Thank SL65-Cora
Reviewed 31 March 2014

I came here in a wet rainy Saturday around 230, the line was very looong. And by then, I was starving. But I waited 30 minutes before it was my turn to order. I told the cashier; spicy miso, regular with extra pork as I...More

1  Thank Jollygirl2013
Reviewed 31 December 2013

This is not your traditional ramen joint. It is located inside a Japanese market, but I think it added to the overall experience. The long is indeed long, but after we placed our order, we took advantage of the 25 minute wait for our food...More

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 10 October 2013

It is eating at a food court style, but that doesn't really matter. What matters is that the ramen is not bad, but they're really skimming on the toppings and the (regular) bowl is so small that I can easily eat 2. With all that...More

Thank bbunion
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Oh my... This is the best ramen I have ever had. My husband and I came here once, ordered the Special Pork (toroniku) ramen, and were hooked. We have eaten at Santouka more frequently than at any other restaurant in the Silicon Valley and have...More

Thank Chihiro T
Reviewed 2 March 2012

This place is located inside Mitsuwa Marketplace. You line up at the counter to place your order (cash only) and wait for your number to be called. omg! the best ramen ever. The only reason I deducted a star is because we still had to...More

Thank Fuchsiapower
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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 675 Saratoga Ave, Mitsuwa Marketplace, San Jose, CA 95129-2052
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-446-1101
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