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Himawari

) #12 of 344 Restaurants in San Mateo €€ - €€€ Japanese, Asian, Soups
202 2nd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-3904
+1 650-375-1005
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good52%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Soups
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
202 2nd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-3904
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I am not typically a huge ramen fan, however it's a great go-to comfort food that is usually inexpensive and savory. The Tantanmen was unbelievably good at this little Ramen restaurant in San Mateo. In all my travels around the globe, I have not had...More

Thank se2f
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The people are friendly, nice dining environment. I always get the Tan Tan Deluxe. Parking can be a bit difficult on weekends but definitely worth waiting for.

Thank PandaLovesTravel
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I can only review the Tan Tan Men... because that is all I ever order. This stuff is so good, the best I have ever had. I take anyone and everyone to this resatuarant so that I can have it. So delicious, consistent, and perfectly...More

Thank carinabrewer
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Friendly and popular place, with great ramen and tasty ingredients. Will get warm and loud when the place is full, but this just adds to the location. Worth stopping by if you enjoy ramen!

Thank MatsLindh
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Went with 3 colleagues last night. Appetizers (poke, pot stickers, shrimp) and main course of ramen bowls were all good. My only issue was the water in my glass tasted a little like miso but not sure why. Quick service.

Thank MadridClydo
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Hip decor, friendly services, extended menu and well executed Ramen with many choices. Definitely our favorite.

Thank Kallen C
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The best ramen I've had, although it was my first time. I had the butter ramen with cilantro on top. The broth is just perfectly seasoned and the meat is sliced thin and tender as can be. There is always a crowed waiting but the...More

Thank Biglaugh
Reviewed 30 September 2016

* Ramen noodles are never over cooked. * Broth is just right. * The food quality is very consistent * Service is well above average * Karaage fried chicken is seasoned simply but the best I've had at any local ramen restaurant. * Significantly better...More

Thank RichGfromSF
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Guys, you just need to try this place out once to know what I mean. The food is awesome! Presentation is perfect! It is always busy so it's not supposed to be like a quiet candle lit dinner. It's supposed to be a straight forward...More

1  Thank SouthBeach650
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

For lunch, get there a little before they open to guarantee a table. One of the best ramen places in the SF Bay. Also, the chicken kaarage and pork fried rice sides are must haves.

Thank Doc T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Thursday
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Friday
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 2nd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-3904
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-375-1005
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