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Ramen Nakamura

2141 Kalakaua Ave Ste 1, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2320
+1 808-922-7960
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oxtail” (46 reviews)
“ramen” (213 reviews)
“fried rice” (66 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30All hours
Japanese, Asian, Soups
2141 Kalakaua Ave Ste 1, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2320
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had high hopes for this place as the place is always packed, unfortunately the ramen was way below average. It had so much MSG in it that we had to drink 4 cups of water after. I ordered mine with eggs, as traditionally ramen comes...More

Thank Katarina_akf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Inconspicuously nestled in the bustle of Waikiki's shopping district, Ramen Nakamura offers a really great range of options from the traditional Pork Tonkotsu to the house speciality, Oxtail. Sadly, I'm a reviling coward and when I caught a glimpse of the rather palpable cross-section of...More

Thank manndras
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fab find in Waikiki that won't break the bank. Very clean, too. Ramen choices galore with some other fried rice entrees. Gyoza...SO, SO GOOD! Bring in your own beer or wine. Counter service ONLY. CASH ONLY...including yen. 15 % off locals discount. The staff here...More

Thank HawaiiKaiGail
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife had dined at Ramen Nakamura before and insisted we wait in line for their specialty, Oxtail Ramen.To be honest I was not that interested but boy was I mistaken. I thoroughly enjoyed my dinner and actually wish we had gone back a second...More

Thank yoddah814
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This is a real in place. Especially popular fir Japanese who line up to get in. The place us very small, the service super efficient and the food simply delicious. Not a place to hang out. Go in, order, eat, pay and get in your...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great ramen shop..but I found the soup was delicious and the gyoza was delicate and tasty but they were luke warm.

Thank chickidee82016
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Discovered this place last year after eating at competitor across street, noticed long lines and saw menu that showcased oxtail ramen. If you come around noon , expect very long times and a 30/30 min wait-there are no booths, merely a u-shaped counter surrounded by...More

Thank Irwin C
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Classic Japaneses food. Inexpensive price. Best service. You feel like you are in Japan. Remember, it is cash only.

Thank h2xu
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I wish that I could get ramen like this back home. I had the vegetable ramen and it was great. Service was fast and friendly.

Thank lindrobe
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Ramen Nakamura is a little hole-in-the-wall place along Kalakaua in the Waikiki area. There is almost always a line waiting outside, and with good reason. Their food is really good, flavorful and very reasonably priced. There is one big U-shaped counter, no tables or booths....More

Thank Gordon C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2141 Kalakaua Ave Ste 1, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2320
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-922-7960
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