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Shin Sen Gumi Robata & Yakitori

18315 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708-6741
+1 714-962-8952
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“ramen” (18 reviews)
“noodles” (9 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian
18315 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708-6741
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I'm not a ramen expert, but when I've had my fair share of ramen bowls from thick to thin (soup). Shin sem gumi sets the standard for my bowls every time without a doubt. 💯 I'm kinda lazy so let's just combine all the main...More

Thank Thuyen L
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen-Fountain Valley has some of the best ramen around. The only drawback is the long hour wait every time. I guess that makes a restaurant good sometimes, prolonging the hunger of customers. I love the broth here and the option to keep stuffing...More

Thank P G
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Short wait, service slow, app gyoza came out after noodles which kind of defeated the purpose. Wish you could get dinner items earlier. 6pm for tempura is odd. Soup is fantastic, extra noodles and soup for small charge is great for big eaters or some...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely hole in wall secret place..be ready to wait bit it is worted. The fried tofu is amaziiing. Also marinated octopus .try it .

Thank Katerina B
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Yes it's a little wait both sides but I hardly go to the ramen side, I enjoy the inviting atmosphere on the yakatori side, they have specials all thru the week. Very good prices for assorted fresh variety yakatori sticks. Please try there foie gras...More

Thank johnnymap
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

when we saw a line outside, we looked it up and had to write our names down. Very basic but very very good. With the greeting and manners of the staff, you feel like you're in Japan Must try!!

Thank HashTagTraveler
Reviewed 17 December 2015

A very upbeat atmosphere, food is fantastic. Gotta love the cabbage with beer. it can get pricey if you order to much, without paying attention.

Thank jziq
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Love the chicken hearts. Get there early because the seating is limited. Its is quite loud but it part of the atmosphere

Thank kkashiwai
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We had a few lunches there but today was our first dinner because we were discouraged a few times in the past seeing the long wait list. We ordered a few items available for dinner only (fried green beans, minced tuna & scallion on rice,...More

Thank cocopom
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

First WARNING this place is popular and you will wait in line! One side is ramen only the other yakitori and robata. If you are alone tell the person in charge of seating this is so. Your wait will be greatly reduced if you say...More

Thank HBmike001
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18315 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708-6741
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Fountain Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 714-962-8952
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