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MICHELIN 2019
672 Geary St., San Francisco 94102 Route Planner
Japanese,Ramen
  • The MICHELIN Plate : good cooking Fresh ingredients, capably prepared: simply a good meal.
  • Simple standard.

Additional information

  • Japanese
  • Ramen
  • Trendy
  • Cosy
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking retsaurant
  • Wheelchair access
  • Restaurant offering vegetarian menus
  • Service included
  • Restaurant

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MICHELIN Guide

This little ramen shop is the first in the U.S.A. from the chef behind the highly popular Tokyo outposts, and its wait times are nothing short of epic—even in queue-crazed San Francisco. No matter how early you arrive, snagging one of the 28 communal seats is at least a 30-minute affair that can easily run up to two hours. And the dicey Tendernob address means the line is often beset by aggressive panhandlers.

Only true aficionados can say if the ramen is worth it, but the tori paitan is one undeniably spectacular bowl, packed with springy, chewy noodles and outstanding duck chashu in a luxuriously creamy and umami-rich broth. Just know you’ll be asked to slurp it down quickly: the hungry, huddled masses outside are anxious to take your seat.

- MICHELIN guide inspectors

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    451 m - 55 Cyril Magnin St., San Francisco 94102

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