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.

Gaku Ramen

144 Church St, Burlington, VT 05401-8499
+1 802-497-3050
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ramen” (37 reviews)
“pork buns” (7 reviews)
“edamame” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
144 Church St, Burlington, VT 05401-8499
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (76)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son raved about this place ! So we went as a family unit..despite everybody in dieting mode. Well ..the whole experience was very good from an Americano point of view. Three out of four of us had the Ramen and my wife of course...More

Thank Michael
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gaku ramen is reeeeeeallly good. I personally dont love ramen but this place changed my mind when it comes to ramen. However, it does come at a price. I felt that while this place was really good, it was a bit over priced. If you...More

Thank a2sky2a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was excited to find a ramen place that advertised as "authentic" but the whole experience was full of disappointments. I walked in and sat at the counter. The first thing I noticed was the cold wind blowing on my back every time the door...More

Thank Yasunari I
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This place was AMAZING! We went here on New Year's Eve because we wanted to try something different, and we figured the Chinese restaurants would be packed. This place was incredible! The wait wasn't very long, and the service was friendly and helpful. We have...More

1  Thank Alexandra_Brook
Reviewed 25 December 2017

We stopped in for lunch while holiday shopping and were impressed. We for some reason never make it that last block down Church Street but I'm glad we did. A very zen like space made it an oasis during holiday season and our server, Star,...More

1  Thank VTwelltravelled
Reviewed 23 December 2017

At Gaku Ramen we were greeted and shown to a table. Our server brought us some water and asked if we'd like to order any other drinks. Sake please! For a starter we chose Karaage (Japanese fried chicken). The chicken was hot and seasoned nicely...More

Thank WanderlustHrts
Reviewed 22 December 2017

As soon as you entered, the smells of ramen surround you and it was amazing. The space was fun and funky when it came to decor. It was great for the four of us to sit and enjoy a bento box together and our ramen....More

1  Thank Kella141414
Reviewed 6 December 2017

My wife and I visited Japan last summer, and spent enough time to eat a variety of ramen in Hawaii this past summer. I preferred the black garlic miso ramen at Gaku Ramen to any ramen I've had elsewhere. Of course this is a western...More

1  Thank sunrob2014
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Juiciest and exceptionally tasty karaage I've ever eaten, including in Japan! The Black Garlic Tonkotsu was rich and creamy, but not overwhelming, with the garlic pureed into the broth. We were fortunate to get seated at a table outside for a party of five on...More

1  Thank gracefulflirt
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I have been to Japan many times and this ramen is very very close to what you get in Japan. Good taste and good sized bowl.

1  Thank Nick O
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 hotels in Burlington
Hilton Garden Inn Burlington Downtown
790 reviews
.22 km away
Hilton Burlington
1,696 reviews
.49 km away
Hotel Vermont
802 reviews
.51 km away
Courtyard Burlington Harbor
782 reviews
.55 km away
Nearby Restaurants
163 reviews
.10 km away
Leunig's Bistro
1,311 reviews
.09 km away
705 reviews
.05 km away
Muddy Waters
108 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Frog Hollow Craft Center
92 reviews
.17 km away
Mad River Distillers
21 reviews
.15 km away
Burlington City Arts Center
31 reviews
.03 km away
Fletcher Free Library
6 reviews
.20 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Gaku Ramen 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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Church St, Burlington, VT 05401-8499
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-497-3050
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