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Santouka Ramen

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3760 S Centinela Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066-3126
+1 310-391-1101
11:00 - 20:30
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New York City, New York
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204 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Tasty ramen. Very flavorful broth and good noodles. I found the menu a bit confusing, but maybe it was just me.

Thank J L
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105 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for the real stuff- this is not a restaurant. It's a food court where you grabb your tray from the window to a public seat and then you enjoy a great !! Real japanese food. Excellent Ramen ! Many good sides. Very affordable. Love it

Thank Tomer Z
Los Angeles, CA
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107 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

My husband loves the curry at a restaurant in the same food court, so we go to the Matsuwa Market whenever we are in town. I get Santouka ramen because I love ramen! But there are a few things I don't like about the overall experience: 1. It's cash only. There are a few restaurants here that take plastic, but... More 

Thank YellowGazelle
Los Angeles, California
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63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended for ramen lovers. Tasty broth, no long wait lines and you can pick between 3 different sizes. Convenient location inside mitsuwa food court.

Thank badwolflibrarian
San Francisco, California
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84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Look, I'm no ramen connoisseur, but I thoroughly enjoyed my meal. I ordered miso ramen , along with a small fish side dish. The soup was rich and comforting. Santouka is cash only. If you have any trouble finding this place, it's situated inside the Mitsuwa Marketplace so you won't see signage for the restaurant outside. It's set up food... More 

Thank Meagan L
Staten Island, New York, United States
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

So I had great expectations, as I enjoy the Edgewater, NJ location VERY much. They call their pork “Melty” and I was looking forward to tasting the West Coast version. While the broth is consistent, the ramen and pork was not. The ramen tasted like instant ramen that did not get enough cooking. The pork was not to the same... More 

Thank loched
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105 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

I was happy to find the authentic taste of the tonkotsu Ramen as well as the miso ramen and common flavors. Santouka cooks delicious noodles in a full-flavor soup, topped with select gourmet items. You can have it in 3 sizes and with several options. Very delicious, good quality. I'll come again.

1 Thank Tomer Z
Santa Monica, California, United States
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124 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

I love Santouka Ramen, I still can't figure out their secret. Santouka Ramen is located inside the Mitsuwa Japanese Market in their restaurant section. So many different choices from Miso, Salt, and Shoyu Ramen with different ingredients. The broth is delicious, you don't want it to go to waste. Seating is in an open area Cafeteria style with other restaurant... More 

1 Thank Akiko A
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

My "go-to" for hangover cure and pre-shopping snack is always serving delicious ramen every day until 8 p.m. The prices are very reasonable and the options are plenty! Cash only, but there is a Bank of America ATM in the food court. Hint: for $5.99 you can add the most tender bites of pork cheek!

1 Thank Aigooooo
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407 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Mitsuwa provides food court and Santouka Ramen is the best in there. I went NJ Mitsuwa, Chicago Mitauwa and here. I think the LA Santouka is best quality.

1 Thank Ken0214

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Japanese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3760 S Centinela Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066-3126
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighbourhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: +1 310-391-1101

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