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Totto Ramen

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366 W 52nd St, New York City, NY 10019-6200
+1 212-582-0052
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Today
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 00:00
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New York City, New York
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went with two friends for dinner at around 8pm, and waited 30 minutes for a table; the shop is small (there are two shops which are next door to each other - the one we queued at seats around 18 people). We ordered the miso and curry ones, and they were pretty good - but not mindblowingly good. The whole... More 

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Thank Keith C
San Jose, Costa Rica
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73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The line for chicken ramen was massive so we decided not to wait 30min in the cold and instead go for the next door pork ramen. It is the same company, but the kitchens and dining spaces are divided. The broth lacked flavour but the noodles were very good as well as the hard boiled egg. Don't go for the... More 

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Thank Kariecheverria
Barcelona, Spain
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You might have to queue a bit outside before getting in, but the cold, the rain, the heat are totally worth it! Really authentic and some great ramen!

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Thank Marc_Larrosa
Milano, Italia
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127 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We’ve been in broadway 52nd street shop so close to the Neil Simon theater (Cats musical). The shop has few seat, so, be prepared to wait on line for a while. Once in, you can experience a real Japanese hi quality ramen. We got miso (very good) paitan and spicy paitan, really tasty and delicious, with pork (slices and pulled).... More 

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Thank Gintonic69
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked to this place from hotel. When we arrived there was only 1 couple in front of us and a 30 minute wait. My husband was eager to walk around during our wait and against my better judgment I followed him. When we arrived back 25 minutes later the line was now around the block, and we got bumped, wait... More 

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Thank Jessica K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So right off the bat, my girlfriend and I were confused upon arrival because we saw a crowd outside and inside and a sign in sheet but no hostess. We signed our name below a few other people and entered the steps down to the restaurant. A lady came in every 5 minutes and took a few orders and occasionally... More 

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Thank Taylor52594
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yeah, it's packed. Yeah, it's quick. Yeah, it's just ramen; oh, but it's not just ramen - it's a bowl packed with a depth of flavour you won't find anywhere else in NYC's ramen scene. Forget the pretenders; this is the real deal. Get down to Hell's Kitchen, get your name on the waiting list, and enjoy.

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Thank sspitfir3
New York City, New York
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1,699 reviews
856 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 726 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing really remarkable; food seems a bit uneven. My sweet and sour soup was good, my mixed vegetable dish overly sauced and unattractive -- some of the vegetables were not fresh.

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Thank robcurtross
Stony Brook, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Here, you get good ramen at a fair price. The range of selection is good, but the wait to get seated can be long at times.

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Thank Ifeanyi O
Fort Lauderdale
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93 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went early to scope out this little hole-in-the-wall place. When I walked by the first time there was no one there - 5 minutes later it was packed (this was 10 minutes before they opened). The staff is very efficient - my order was taken prior to sitting down and when I did get a seat at the counter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 366 W 52nd St, New York City, NY 10019-6200
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-582-0052

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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