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Naruto Ramen

1596 3rd Ave, Btwn 89th & 90th St, New York City, NY 10128-3417
+1 212-289-7803
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“miso ramen” (10 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
“pork” (5 reviews)
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1596 3rd Ave, Btwn 89th & 90th St, New York City, NY 10128-3417
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We squeezed into this place on a cold night in January and waited for bowls of steaming ramen. Each of us had different bowls; each of us really enjoyed our choice. The staff was friendly and sitting at the counter was great theatre. It seemed...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only 17 seats around the bar where you can watch the chefs prepare your meal, so there’s usually a wait for a seat, but it’s worth it! My favourite is the miso ramen with a side of gyoza. 😋 The pork belly just melts in...More

Thank Kittalyn
Reviewed February 13, 2018

After seeing ramen places talked about on the likes of Anthony Bourdain and Chef's Table, I had been really wanting to try a good place. Naruto is small, affordable, and tasty. I was staying with a friend in the UES so this was convenient as...More

Thank jmdeutmeyer
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

The 'chef' who made my dish used to same gloves to handle my ingredients, cook my food, wash the pan, touch the sponge in the sink, clean the counter tops with a dirty rag. Really disgusting, seems he completely missed the point of wearing gloves....More

Thank Archer S
Reviewed December 10, 2017

I love any ramen and NYC is the place to find many options. Definitely stop by Naruto Ramen when on the Upper Eastside (Or their other locations). If the line is long, you can get it to go instead of waiting for a seat. It...More

Thank Renee S
Reviewed November 17, 2017

I really enjoyed eating soy-sauce based ramen (just called naruto ramen) here, although I'm a huge fan of kyushu (tonkotsu pork broth) ramen and rarely eat any other type. The broth tasted rich and felt like it's been boiled for a long time, as it...More

Thank Jee K
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Wonderful food, cooked in front of you and eaten on a counter surrounding the cooking area. Very popular, so expect to queue outside the restaurant, but it's worth the wait.

Thank howardeawilliams
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

There's no other way to put it: best ramen in town! Every time I visit NY I pay my respects at Naruto. The lunch specials are a great way to eat plenty and safe some money, you can choose between an entry and a ramen....More

Thank Deisy V
Reviewed July 11, 2017

We decided to go here to try traditional ramen. When we walked it we were taken back by how small it is. You sit at a bar on stools and they cook in the kitchen in front of you. Behind you is only enough room...More

Thank Sara L
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Naruto is the best ramen restaurant on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. It is small --food is served to patrons sitting at a single long counter. But the ramen is truly excellent and the setting conjures up happy memories of past visits to Tokyo

Thank Jerry M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1596 3rd Ave, Btwn 89th & 90th St, New York City, NY 10128-3417
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-289-7803
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