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Santouka

675 Saratoga Ave, Mitsuwa Marketplace, San Jose, CA 95129-2052
+1 408-446-1101
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“ramen” (21 reviews)
“bamboo shoots” (3 reviews)
“pork” (6 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
11:00 AM - 7:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian
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LOCATION
675 Saratoga Ave, Mitsuwa Marketplace, San Jose, CA 95129-2052
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Santouka is my number one go to place for ramen in the SF South Bay area. The broth and ramen are very delicious. My favorite ramen is #13, ramen with special pork with tamago. I highly recommend this place to any one that wants to...More

Thank R J
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I've been disappointed with Bay Area ramen, ever since spending 6 months in Japan, a few years ago. But this place is very good. The broth is heavy and flavorful. And the combination plates are super affordable. Yay for the South Bay! You'll wait for...More

Thank Wanderlustfulme
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Rich broth that is almost milky signify the authenticity of a Japanese ramen. It serves up three versions, miso, spicy miso, soy and salt (basically plain). I tried the salt version. It was really delicious. The place is always crowded. Prepare to queue for at...More

Thank MOKKualaLumpur
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I went with a friend who lived for many years in Japan, and who ordered for me. The soup was delicious, the toppings and port were flavorful and tender. The soup was very hot when we got it as it should be and stayed how...More

Thank robertinSJ
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I absolutely adore this place. Everything is delicious, you can't order badly. One thing I would mention is that there is only pork variations, no chicken or beef. As lunch starts, the line can be a bit daunting, I'd assure you that it's there for...More

Thank jrzgrrrl
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit and it was much less crowded on a Sunday evening. To get here you need to look for the Mitsuwa Marketplace since it is the food court inside that houses Santouka. Since there are a few other stores in the...More

Thank wireless_in_CA
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I've been meaning to try this place for years now, but hate having to drive all the way to the South Bay for ramen. Now that my BFF moved down there, I find myself down here more often. Santouka definitely lived up the hype! I...More

Thank Ivana Y
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Not sure if it is worth the wait. But when I am traveling, I tend to take the long lines. It is long for a reason, right?

Thank ptirvine
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We were looking for Japanese good quality food for lunch and we came to this wonderful place, like time travel lung in Asia! The Ramen restaurant is inside the food market! There was a 20-30 mins wait, you choose your soup, there are many combinations....More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

If you are hungry for ramen, Santouka Ramen is great! Santouka Ramen is usually inside of every Mitsuwa Marketplace. Good authentic ramen, quick and cheap! And you can go to grocery shopping at Mitsuwa after eating Ramen!

Thank MrsHMeyer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 675 Saratoga Ave, Mitsuwa Marketplace, San Jose, CA 95129-2052
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-446-1101
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