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Maru Ichi Japanese Noodle House

368 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1206
+1 650-564-9931
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good56%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“ramen noodles” (3 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Soups, Asian
368 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1206
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 1 February 2018

Had the Maru Ramen Special (Tonko Style). Loved it. The place is a bit of a hole in the wall with tight tables. When we went it was packed with lunch guests. Everyone had a giant white bowl in front of them and appeared to...More

Thank 227GregS
Reviewed 14 January 2018

The food were Korean/Japanese, very good. But this place is cash only. There is a city parking garage nearby, which you can park for free.

Thank sun20
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

HOME-MADE noodles for your Ramen! Not only that, but they are the ONLY RAMEN PLACE I’ve found selling Kuro Ramen (brow garlic based, very authentic from Japan), this is my favorite type of Ramen and I highly recommend it. This is so far the best...More

Thank Jesus N
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We have been here many of times for their Ramen noodles. They have combo that comes with noodles and also sides such as gyoza, california rolls or bowls of rice. They also give free kimchi as a side dish and extra roasted garlic. Lines can...More

Thank Boowicked
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here on a Sunday. The restaurant was fully seated but not super busy. Rustic modern Japanese interior; some cute wait staff. We had pork cutlet curry rice (great presentation also tasted good but curry was a bit lumpy), tonkatsu ramen (good al...More

Thank Minnie Y
Reviewed 20 March 2016

I really enjoy the ability to get a ramen combo. I can always take the leftovers to-go for lunch the next day. They are a good value item, especially if ramen or just soup is not quite enough for you. If you have a party...More

Thank BarbaraBurbach
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Best place in town to get some original ramen. Like in Japan, you can eat at the bar or choose a table.

Thank Xander M
Reviewed 25 January 2016

A bit crowded. Perfunctory service. No ambience. But plenty of good food. I had the soup combo. I ate my California rolls and potstickers in the restaurant and about half of my noodles... Stocked with bean sprouts, green onion, and sliced pork. Oh, and I...More

Thank VictoriaK2
Reviewed 19 November 2015

We started our visit to the area with a wonderful dinner - ramen is fabulous and the prices are just right! Only drawback is that they are cash only - they do have an ATM.

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

The noodle house is open late and has one vegetarian noodle option. If you are open to chicken broth you can try other flavors. The burned garlic noodle was really unique and interesting. The miso spicy was average. The table has roasted garlic and Kim...More

Thank art-scuba
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 9:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 368 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1206
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-564-9931
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