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Ramen Nakamura

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2141 Kalakaua Ave Ste 1, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2320
+1 808-922-7960
11:00 - 23:30
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Chicago, Illinois
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2,506 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 425 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I actually managed to avoid ramen noodles during my college years, nearly 50 years ago, so when someone suggested that we go to Ramen Nakamura, well... Located in the shadow of Tommy Bahamas and the Hard Rock, Ramen Nakamura turned out to be surprisingly good and surprisingly inexpensive. The dishes actually were more flavorful than I had expected. The sides... More 

Thank Allen21096
San Diego, CA
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good ramen, good friendly service. They accommodated my daughter's picky eating: they gave her a bowl of just plain noodles!! The regular ramen noodle bowl was light on the pork, that is the 4* instead of 5*. It's a small location, so be ready for a line during busy hours.

Thank bossings
Honolulu, Hawaii
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great ramen, but bring cash. Servers speak very little English, so be prepared. Seating is limited so go early.

Thank Robert D
Brigantine, New Jersey
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95 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I love Ramen and try it every place we can find that features it. Well, for over 15 years I have been coming to Waikiki and this place can't be beat. The shoyu broth is the best ever. Give it a try you really can't go wrong.

Thank theseriousfoodcritic
Seattle, Washington
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130 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first came about this place in late 2012 and had enjoyed 5/10 nights meals there. We came back and looked forward to ramen at this place and it didn't disappoint. Quality is still the same and the miso ramen broth is not salty - which is enlightening considering most ramen place we go to back home has too much... More 

Thank Haids L
Portland, Oregon
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had vegetable ramen in miso soup - not sure how to phrase that - anyhow, it was really delicious! Small place but wonderful food.

Thank irene_pdx
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I had a delicious dinner at this great ramen find in Waikiki. This place is definitely worth the wait! The line was out the door as there is only seating for about 25 people inside the cute little restaurant, but it moved quickly. The food was fresh, portions were large and the waitress was very attentive. I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Absolutely delicious ramen. Very flavourful, lots of meat, and the gyoza were super yummy as well. Service was quick and efficient, and even though there was a big line it moved quickly. Excellent value for money too.

Thank Matthew C
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

So I tried the terriyaki chicken and rice bowl for lunch yesterday with a co-worker. Because I have a strict diet I asked for the egg on the side. The rice and chicken were prepared very nicely. Lacked a little bit of flavor, but they had soy and ginger sauces to add that made it very tasty. I will visit... More 

Thank Darren G
Kearny, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Just had the most delicious Oxtail ramen EVER IN MY LIFE!!! The gyoza was also out of this world!! This place is quaint and cute nothing modern or upscale but you will find there is a line to get in here and let me tell you it is worth it! Thanks again for the great food!

Thank Lissette0708

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2141 Kalakaua Ave Ste 1, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2320
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-922-7960

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