We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Steinenberg 1 | 4051 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 271 80 68
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (6 reviews)
“noodles” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Japanese, Asian, Healthy, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Steinenberg 1 | 4051 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (112)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Found this place by accident and found it relatively good value in what can be an expensive city and country. The staff were very welcoming and the layout of the restaurant is bright and airy. My ramen was lovely with a very flavoursome stock. I...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We have been to this eatery numerous times, usually for a quick lunch. Consistent quality, quick & competent service, modern interior, average prices (for center Basel), kid likes it. The soups lack the wholesomeness & complexity of flavors one encounters in truly excellent ramen soup;...More

Thank natajax
Management response:Responded 20 July 2017

Hello natajax thank you very much for kind feedback regarding your experience at namamen. we are happy that you have been our guest for numerous times and would like to keep it that way :-) we have actually worked hard on getting the right Ramen...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Namamen is located close to the historical center of Basel and offers an essential supply of ramen soups. I must say the taste is quite original, and they serve you real quick.

Thank Norbi75
Management response:Responded 8 May 2017

Hi Norbi75 Thank you for your kind feedback in regards to your experience at our namamen Restaurant at Bankverein Basel. We will forward your comments to our team. Looking forward to your next visit! Bet regards from Basel

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I have seen this restaurant for a long time--years. Today i decided to try. 22,5CHF for a bowl of simple ramen?? The broth has lack of favor. Noodles overcooked. The chashu resembled nothing like a chaschu. It has well be a slice very thin pork...More

Thank NatureGuyDECH
Management response:Responded 16 January 2017

Hi NatureGuyDECH Thank you very much for your honest feedback. We are very sorry to hear that your experience at namamen was not what you expected. It is our goal that every customer has a great experience. In this case we would like to invite...More

Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Nice selection of very good Ramen at reasonable prices. Service fast and polite, place clean if not a little Spartan (but that's modern interior architecture I guess)!

Thank AlexanderIJohnson
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Well located in the city. Modern place for a simple lunch. Friendly staff, helpful. Fast and efficient. The food is good, they mainly have ramen but many variations. Not only the ingredients you can chose but also the soup itself (3 or 4 different soups...More

Thank TandTSwitzerland
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I'm absolutely fan of Japanese food. Namamen does a good job, they taste special and my favourite is the seafood Ramen. I go often there. Attention: Swiss price, so little bit expensive for tourists and people on a budget. Worth a try !

Thank Jassine-L
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Ramen taste fine, not too bad, European standard. The place is clean and price is reasonable. Have to say the ice cream is really nice cause they have special flavour e.g. sweet potato or green tea.

Thank vickyluk
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Make sure to check out the adress before as it is very discrete. Modern, minimalistic design with friendly staff. Good choices for vegan dishes (they offer ricenoodles instead of ramen). Some choice of vegan side dishes. Udon noodles are only available with a animal based...More

Thank VeganGVA
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

High quality quick service. Will go back many times. Had squid miso, roasted superb, next time is the hot one. Sides are also good, makes a snack a meal.

Thank Thomas W
Nearby Restaurants
Restaurant Rubino
150 reviews
.16 km away
63 reviews
.22 km away
Noohn -Restaurant-Lounge- Bar
303 reviews
.17 km away
Negishi Sushi Bar
102 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
Fine Arts Museum (Kunstmuseum)
810 reviews
.23 km away
551 reviews
.10 km away
Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel
232 reviews
.22 km away
Open Church Basel
102 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Namamen staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steinenberg 1 | 4051 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Vorstädte
  • Neighbourhood: Vorstädte
  • Phone Number: +41 61 271 80 68
We love Ramen. We love Design. And we love to connect people with different cultures.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing