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Ramen Parlor

901 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4207
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lobster” (13 reviews)
“ramen” (29 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian
€€ - €€€
901 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4207
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

After experiencing perhaps the best tonkotsu ramen at Ramen Dojo, I dropped into Ramen Parlor a block over. Both Dojo and Parlor are under the same ownership, but they have a slightly different menu, with the later offering crab and lobster flavoured soups. I first...More

Thank Aurora R
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Ramen Parlor in San Mateo is the best restaurant for great Ramen. You can customize your soup with numerous toppings, with the soft shell crab being one of my favourites.

Thank Sabine B
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The best ramen I have had on the Peninsula! Beware that there may be a line to get in, but it will be worth the wait. My favorite broth is the Garlic Pork or the Lobster Garlic Pork.

Thank Payam S
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Looking for an excellent bowl of ramen under $15? A long line which moves quickly recommends this worth-the-wait restaurant. Order chicken karaage to start and a bowl of lobster pork flavor ramen. Need not to order additional toppings. I have not found a better ramen.

Thank _joeytanizawa
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome ramen place! Was a little bit of waiting time on a week night! Reasonably priced! We had the pork and garlic ramen, soft shelled crab and the chicken tempura! All of them were perfect! Service was quick and efficient!

Thank Ash P
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Food was good but service was off. We were here on the Sunday night and the line was out the door which was not unusual. Once seated, our orders were taken quickly. When the food arrived, two of the four orders were incorrect. Upon their...More

Thank Esther W
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Here's an advice to my fellow TA reviewers...hang in there and wait in line to get a table, it's well worth the wait. One of the best Ramen's I've had in a long while. The noodles were done just right and the taste was superb....More

Thank Maninasuitcase_10
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This place fills up fast but it's worth a wait for a table. They have a great Ramen selection and different levels of spiciness to choose from. Accompanying the Ramen are lots of side dish options and good Sapporo beer. Delicious. Two thumbs up.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Seven diners, almost all old friends, one a professional chef, a couple of foodies, plus another who values quantity -- we were all blown out of our minds. This place draws the crowds, has the wait/ordering/serving down to a science, and has the tastiest pork...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

One of us had the Curry shrimp ramen and 2 of had the Lobster garlic pork ramen. There is no lobster in the ramen; not sure why it has that name unless they use lobster shells for the broth. The broth was very rich and...More

Thank J L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4207
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
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