Where to Find the Best Ramen in Philadelphia
Our favorite spots around Philadelphia
For many, ramen conjures an image of instant noodles good for a cheap meal. In recent years, Philadelphia has seen a surge in restaurants serving real, hearty ramen that will make those days waiting at the microwave seem like a distant memory.
The traditional Japanese noodle soup dish can be found throughout the city, with favorites including Nom Nom Ramen in Rittenhouse Square, Ramen Bar in University City, Hiro Ramen House in Washington Square and Terakawa Ramen in Chinatown. Each brings its own distinctive spin on the dish, offering quick and inexpensive eats to aspiring slurpers.
Read on for our picks for the best ramen in Philadelphia.
Note: The list below is NOT in a ranked order.
Cheu Noodle Bar
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Nom Nom Ramen
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