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Kinton Ramen

#402 of 6,825 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Chinatown
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51 Baldwin St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1L1, Canada
+1 647-748-8900
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11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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Malaysia
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Love the choices on their menu and you can kind of customize your own bowl of ramen. We had the takoyaki too and that too so good! Would love to go back again for sure to try different stuff!

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Thank lilpinkdiamond
Detroit, Michigan
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104 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

My ramen fascination has been fed in NYC, LA, Chicago, Tokyo, Osaka, and many other places. Toronto seems to have many good choices. My selection was the miso chicken ramen. Thought the broth was too "thick" and regretted no going with the Miso Pork instead. Ordering is easy even for a first timer. Next visit will include a different selection.... More 

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Thank ElvisDetroit
Vancouver, Canada
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

My son and I walked all the way from Union Station to this place because I was craving ramen and he was craving a beer. Both of us were very satisfied. He ordered one of the daily specials; it had more complexity and flavour than my soup. Next time I'll be more adventurous. Being close to Ryerson this place has... More 

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Thank chuckcanuck27
Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

over a year ago but still remember the experience at the counter looking at the Chef in action whist slurrping and sucking alongside the taste buds jumping with Umami ;-)

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Thank huocj
Ottawa, Canada
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I've travelled to Japan and have had "the real deal" when it comes to ramen. Kinton is quite comparable. They have many different broth options and flavour combos when it comes to soups. I recommend trying the takoyaki and the karaage to start, they are super tasty. I wish they had a Kinton Ramen location in Ottawa!

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Cancun
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Toronto in January is very cold and after walking around there is nothing better than a delicious ramen, but try the belly pork with half an egg is the best. Well Kinton Ramen is a small Japanese restaurant but the food is great, the atmosphere is very Japanese and whenever you enter or leave everyone shouts something in Japanese that... More 

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Thank Rodrigo C
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We just stopped in for a few drinks and some apps, but this place was really inviting and cozy. Had the tofu nuggets, and they were delicious.

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Thank Andrea A
Toronto, Canada
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We discovered this place for lunch before heading to the AGO and -- having never tried ramen before -- decided to drop in. We're glad we did. I ordered the Vegetarian Ramen and wife the Goma Salad Ramen and we both shared a tasty meal. When the soup first appeared I thought the clear broth of the soup would be... More 

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Thank Peter K
Port Dover, Ontario
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Based on trip advisor reviews we decided to make this our lunch stop after a Sunday visit to the AGO. We arrived about 2 pm and were surprised to see that the place was full with about a fifteen minute waiting time. Sign of a good restaurant. No problem. We were brought in to be seated along a counter looking... More 

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Thank fillorino
Toronto, Canada
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81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

For whatever the reason I was in the mood for ramen, so while my husband and I were close to Baldwin we went to check this place out. At first I was put off by the crowds and communal seating I saw from the street, but decided to give it a go anyways. Wow, was that ramen awesome! Best I've... More 

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Thank Shelley H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Baldwin St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1L1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 647-748-8900
Description
Kinton Ramen is a unique, yet authentic Japanese ramen experience that will give you a new perspective of noodle soup culture in town. The secrets of our savory Ramen bowl are in its soup and noodle made from top selected ingredients with special techniques.

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun. Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces that shoulder in against each other display shining roast ducks and menus studded with dumplings and noodle bowls. The air is pervaded with music. different languages, and the smell of fried food and mouth-watering desserts. Chinatown's restaurants represent a broad range of fare, from traditional Szechuan and Shanghai foods, to other Asian delicacies, including some of the top Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean spots in the city. Whether you're in the mood for a sit-down tea house or a bubble tea to go, Chinatown is the spot to enjoy an exciting walk and the promise of leaving satisfied.
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