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Samurai Noodle

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606 5th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104-3897
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great ramen place with a varied menu. Tonkatsu is delicious--wow that broth!! I was also very impressed with the smoked mackerel, I hadn't had one that good since visiting Kushiro. Everything comes out fast I can imagine some people would be uncomfortable with how small the space is, can feel a little cramped. But when it comes... More 

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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This is the worst Japanese food I've ever had. Absolutely terrible. I left without even finishing. Do yourself a favor and pass on this place.

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Thank Tyler W
Lincoln, Nebraska
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This hole-in-the wall eatery has very good ramen. The menu is simple and the food delicious. Seating is at a premium. Service is fast and friendly. Lots of folks get their ramen to go. Close to the International District and Chinatown. I'm sure there are other great places for ramen but we found this place to our liking.

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Thank AlgisJ
Oak Park, Illinois
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

The broth was just ok. The contents were bad. Tasted fishy. Not many veggies, the bamboo shoots tasted like tin can. Overall icky. Priced to high for what it was.

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Thank Gail E
Vermont
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86 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Very basic restaurant with only about 16 seats. Limited menu well prepared. No pretenses here. Convenient to light rail stop

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Thank deut2
Olympia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

My daughter and I enjoyed wonderful ramen last night. The place is super small, but we got right in early on a Saturday night. Very quick, very friendly service, super good noodles.

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Thank lollydOlympia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

While on a solo layover in Seattle I stopped in The International District and had the Spicy Miso at Samurai Noodle. It was convenient, comfortable and exactly what I needed on a grey cloudy Seattle afternoon. I will definitely return on my next trip!

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Thank Ellie A
Tampa, Florida
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Super service, great ramen a must do if you are in the Capitol Hill area. Make sure you you add an egg to your ramen (any), it is fantastic.

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Thank theoneandonlymissV
Houston, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Don't let the claustrophobic ambiance fool you. Once they place that steaming bowl of noodles in front of you, prepare for an outstanding ramen experience. I highly recommend the tonkotsu and tampopo.

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Thank TheAnswer
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Coming from Hawaii I have been used to a high quality of Japanese food in the State, was feeling very homesick for it in Washington but this place brought it right back! This was the best bowl of Ramen I've had since my last taste in Sapporo Japan! Yummy, good serving, many options including less fatty pork and different broths... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 5th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104-3897
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?