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Benkei Ramen

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) #1,472 of 3,077 Restaurants in Vancouver $$ - $$$ Japanese, Asian, Soups
1741 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1C9, Canada
+1 604-688-6980
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good63%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“shio ramen” (2 reviews)
“noodles” (7 reviews)
“akaoni” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Soups
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$$ - $$$
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1741 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1C9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small, cozy environment, service has generally been good, however the manager lady or boss has not been the most pleasant our last couple visits. Getting tired? The waitresses have turned over as well so some new ones learning the ropes. They have been ok. The...More

Thank Daveynuay
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This used to be our favorite ramen restaurant on Robson until Santouka opened. The service is always good and the quality of the food solid. It's still a good back up if Santouka is too crowded.

Thank Oski85
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

My friend and I went for dinner, we both got the shio ramen, and found it quite delicious. Seating in the restaurant is relatively tight. But I would definitely go back if I'm around the area.

Thank Bernice L
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I'm a big ramen fan. Benkei is a worthwhile noodle shop. The inside is like most ramen/noodle restaurants: small-ish, wood tables and seats/benches, and a little noisy due to the size (don't plan on relaxed conversation here). The shoyu ramen was white and milky, the...More

Thank deCyphar
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

We had been wanting to try a ramen place and figured that Vancouver was the best place in Canada to do so. The place is nothing to rave about but the service was incredible, they apologized for the 3 minute wait before ordering and getting...More

Thank speedraisser
Reviewed 21 May 2015

loving the gravy from the ramen, nice customer service, good value and strategic location next to london drugs.

Thank Simpirilee
Reviewed 13 September 2013 via mobile

Restaurant has shut down and Japanese Spaghetti is now there. Restaurant has shut down and Japanese Spaghetti is now there.

Thank geovancouver
Reviewed 5 December 2012

Benkei is a great place for a budget meal. Located on Robson Street just east of the corner of Denman, the small shop serves up hearty bowls of ramen at a decent price. They also offer 3 different types of gyoza. I had the shrimp...More

Thank Todd Y
Reviewed 2 August 2012

Large bowls of delicious ramen and other noodles. Gyoza equally good, as was the service. Great value for dinner in Vancouver. We visited the location in the West End on Robson.

Thank TheAdventurers
Reviewed 4 July 2012

My family and I, have been to Benkei well over 50 times. We have even won a competition here. We come back to Vancouver every summer and are never disappointed for this amazing ramen. The Shio Ramen is excellent, not too salty but just right....More

Thank Klemense L
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Robson Street
Robson Street is a shopper's paradise. Whether a
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or a dabbler, the crowd of independent boutiques,
quirky one-off shops, and well-known luxury brands on
Robson Street have something to cater for every itch
in your wallet. As a result, it draws a diverse crowd,
and the people-watching along this famous walking
thoroughfare is a primary attraction. In between the
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Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1741 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1C9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Robson Street
  • Neighbourhood: Robson Street
  • Phone Number: +1 604-688-6980
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