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Ramen Nakamura

2141 Kalakaua Ave Ste 1, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2320
+1 808-922-7960
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“oxtail” (51 reviews)
“ramen” (235 reviews)
“fried rice” (69 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Asian, Soups
$$ - $$$
2141 Kalakaua Ave Ste 1, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2320
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1 - 10 of 353 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tasted the famous ox tail ramen, it is good, soup is great; ordered the other 2 ramens, they are good, too. Open at 11am, closed@23:30, might have high possibility to wait, coz the seats are few, but it worths if you are a ramen lover.

Thank Flavienne H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I go to one or more of the Hawaiian islands pretty much every year. We rotate between islands to some degree, and currently we visit Oahu, and stay in Honolulu every second year. We love food. Having lived in Japan for extended...More

Thank Andreas G
Reviewed 30 January 2018

The ox tail ramen is probably the best ramen I've ever had and I live in L.A. where I have tried plenty of good ramen. The broth is so clean and smooth and perfectly seasoned. It is a must-try in Waikiki. Yes, there's a bit...More

Thank cali2maui
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

I wouldn't say it's Japanese ramen, it's more Chinese than Japanese. the noodles were cooked okay, but the soup is not that good. I didn't like it, gyoza wasn't crispy enough.

Thank tzuijenhung
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Been coming here for over 7 years now. It’s a small place with usually a line out the door but it’s worth the wait. We usually order the Oxtail Ramen and Spicy Kimchee ramen. They have very good broth, the oxtail is very tender and...More

Thank Tracy_Higuchi
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Discovered this place for lunch. Staff very friendly & helpful. Portions are large & food is very good!

Thank Sunworshiper54
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Went there as a family and we all enjoyed our Ramen. I had the kim chi ramen which was excellent. My daughter and wife had the spicy ramen which was also very good. Great no frills place with great food. Right next to Tommy Bahamas.

Thank 64andrewc64
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We were in town for the Honolulu Marathon. Over the years, we have learned a lot about ‘bowls’ from the tv show, “Diners, Dive-Ins and Dives.” Last year, we discovered the food truck area on Beachwalk and I was actually on my way there from...More

Thank Marnette S
Reviewed 14 December 2017

We visit Waikiki each year at Pearl Harbor and Marathon time. So we’ve noticed that this small restaurant on the corner of Kalakaua and Beachwalk always has a line. Nakamura’s, which has been in operation for over 25 years according to our waitress today, has...More

1  Thank Greg G
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We came on a rainy evening and luckily got the last two seats. I ordered the oxtail ramen and my husband the shoyu ramen, and we also shared gyoza. I honestly didn't expect much since it's a small place on Kalakaua..... but man it was...More

Thank Lisa K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
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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