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Ippudo

321 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6401
+1 212-974-2500
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork buns” (193 reviews)
“ramen” (521 reviews)
“chashu” (15 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
321 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6401
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1 - 10 of 770 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Never have I been more disappointed in a ramen spot. This place is horrible compared to the one in Hong Kong. I ordered the ramen with seafood both and it was extremely salty. When I asked the waiter if anything could be done, he said...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Waited for 20 minutes at the bar with a drink...no problem. Really good ramen and sides, food came quickly, good service. Recommended!

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food is beautiful but the attitude of the front of house staff was disgraceful. They didn’t even bother looking up from their phones when we came in to tell us the wait would be an hour - completely unacceptable behaviour for any professional service!

Thank lilyr29
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was back to the lower Manhattan location over the weekend for lunch. I just have to say that their food is just fantastic. I’ve been to other ramen places as well as Japanese restaurants. It may not be most authentic and etc but the...More

Thank frequenttravler20
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had never had ramen before (other than the little pack at the grocery store) but had read amazing reviews about this place. If this is the only place you can stop at while in NYC, DO IT!!!! It was absolutely amazing! We tried the...More

Thank Jessica J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It takes an hour to get a table, but they have a sake bar with many options and delicious entrees, although the space is very limited, noisy and crowd. The ramen is delicious and you can add eggs, corn etc I loved the food. If...More

Thank cavagnarip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ramen is definitely very good. Appetizers are good (cucumbers or shrimp are OK, pork is excellent). Very good selection of sake, worth having some. Only 4 varieties of wine, reasonably priced. Friendly service. Noisy but tolerable - probably not good for a romantic dinner. No...More

Thank pieroinusa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked into a small bar/foyer already packed with fellow young professionals. It was a Saturday night and the wait took 40 minutes. The ramen we had were great, but the broth was a little on the salty side (too salty for some of us)....More

Thank PJonLas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been to many of the terrific ramen restaurants in New York, but this one is stands out as special. Ippudo's pork buns are different and wonderful because of its unique sauce. The cucumber appetizer from the bar menu (served at our dinner seats) were...More

Thank DCPeople
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After seeing a play on a cold winter's evening we stopped at Ippudo about an hour before they closed. I could wax poetic in any number of ways but it all boils down to this: The best ramen ever. The broth was so heavenly I...More

Thank Deb S
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Questions & Answers
Lyncide S
5 April 2017|
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Response from Parrot C | Reviewed this property |
It will cost around 40$ if no appetizer. 15$ per ramen. But expect a long wait, to be honest try something else the food is not that great here over rated hype.
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Bao T
23 March 2016|
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Response from julie h | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. He wait isn't bad if your party consists of 1 or 2. They also have bar style seating as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6401
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-974-2500
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