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20 S. 18th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103-3720
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11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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NJ
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I was expecting servicable fast food but this place was more than that. Small space, but with lovely wood (or bamboo?) line walls was very pleasant. Raman was yummy, with may varieties. We loved the buns, we had the eggplant but I bet they'd all be good. Pleasant and quick service. What's not to like. We'll be back next time... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

There is a first time for everything - it was my first ramen! I ordered the house special, which comes with a whole bunch of stuff i can't pronounce (or spell). I loved the broth, apparently it takes them 24 hours to make it. The pork belly was nice and everything else added nicely to the complexity. Not sure about... More 

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Houston, Texas
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87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I visited Nom Nom Ramen during my last stay in Philly. It was very close and convenient to the hotel. I've passed this restaurant several times but never stopped until now. So glad I did. Broth was flavorful and pork cheeks was soft and tasty. The regular size is plenty big unless you are super hungry. On the recommendation of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch here this past Saturday when we arrived in Philly for a weekend visit. We both had the chef's special Ramen and it was phenomenal. The brother is so tasty that I drank the whole thing up. The noodles were great and the other ingredients were also delicious. The price is also reasonable. We would... More 

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Omaha, NE
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome fast food. Fresh. Tasty. Good service. Busy. Wait to be seated. Nice selection but easy to decide. Love the flavor.

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Thank nkromberg
Oakland, CA
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76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Were traveling from Oakland, California and spent a week in downtown Philly at The Palomar hotel nearby Nom Nom Ramen. After seeing reviews we walked to Nom Nom and sat down right away. Had a delicious chilled cucumber dressed nicely then had gyoza and ramen. The straight noodle kind - not curly - very tasty. The interior was nice with... More 

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Thank design49er
Karlsruhe, Germany
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Saturday at 1pm, Sept 17: entering a well kept and friendly wood paneled dining room, very friendly service. Chef and owner has created different ramen dishes. Took the first ramen on the list. Besides me were 6 other persons in the restaurant. I received the dish after 12 minutes with a competent description of the components provided by the chef.... More 

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Thank ruedigerlohse
London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

At 9:30pm on a Friday, I stumbled across this place looking for somewhere to eat that was still open and was instantly grateful that this place opens until 10pm. Hearty ramen, a nice variety of flavours and lovely staff. If I'm in the area again I will definitely make a return trip.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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84 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

It's an OK place. Definitely not survive in Japan (and maybe not in NY), but OK for Philly, especially near Rittenhouse. This is basically the only decent noodle option in the Rittenhouse area, which is a plus. The soup and the noodle are both so-so, nothing exciting but nothing to complain too much about but nothing to get excited about... More 

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Thank makoto n
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

I have been eating lunches here for several years. The ramen is fantastic and has historically been among the best in the city. However, recently they have gone in the wrong direction on prices and quality: First, they raised prices, both in dollar terms AND they decided to add on tax (8%) instead of building it into the prices as... 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
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 S. 18th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103-3720
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia

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