We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Maru Ichi Japanese Noodle House

368 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1206
+1 650-564-9931
Share
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good58%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ramen noodles” (3 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Soups
PRICE
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
368 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1206
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (44)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

21 - 30 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

I was hesitant at first but the wife and kid wanted to try it. I'm glad they did. The service was friendly, the place was clean and the food was good. My kid and wife didn't like the seaweed but that may have just been...More

Thank Rj K
Reviewed 30 June 2014

We've tried many Ramen places in South bay and this is our final choice. We don't go anywhere else after we tried Maru Ichi. My favorite is kuro ramen. The soup base is like heaven. If you have a big appetite, you can order the...More

Thank Julianne P
Reviewed 4 April 2014

This is my second visit, the previous two years ago. On the left of the entrance is the noodle machine, you can watch the noodles made behind the glass wall. I had the combo including tonkatsu ramen, pot stickers, and california roll. Soup was hot...More

Thank nitroused
Reviewed 9 October 2013

My wife and I have been to various noodle soup restaurants in South bay and this one is the best. All the other noodle soups make you thirsty right after the meal, which suggests that they are adding MSG to make the flavor better, but...More

Thank FrankZY
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Found this place in an article from Sunset Magazine and thought we'd try it out. The place was clean, impressed that they make their own noodles, and had pots of kimchee on all the tables. I had the Kuro Ramen for $7.98 and couldn't eat...More

Thank RicDic
Reviewed 16 July 2013

Not the best Ramen place but at the same time not too disappointing. Just another Japanese ramen place with quite a lot of different selections. We arrived at Mountain View late and just wanted to go to a place that can serve food fast. Surprisingly...More

Thank spicykit
Reviewed 17 April 2013

I was not impressed by this restaurant. The only positive thing I can say is that portions are very large. I got the ramen and curry combination and the portion of the curry alone was enough for a meal. Unfortunately, the curry did not taste...More

Thank Chihiro T
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Maru Ichi got off to a rocky start when they first opened, I thought, but the degree to which things have improved since then is really remarkable. Ryowa's loss has been Maru Ichi's gain, it seems, and then some. The signature kuro ramen — "black...More

Thank akalefty
Reviewed 3 December 2012

There are four ramen-only places in Mountain View. This place is OK - VERY authentic - but Ryowa is so much better than I've only been here twice to make sure I like Ryowa better. The broth here isn't really deep enough and one always...More

Thank bbulkow
Reviewed 13 April 2012

Perhaps its the black ink, but i'm not a big fan of this noodle style. Friends who liked it said it was good though.

Thank tjsmart
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 hotels in Mountain View
Americas Best Value Inn Mountain View
62 reviews
.72 km away
Budget Motel
25 reviews
.73 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Mountain View
517 reviews
.87 km away
Holiday Inn Express Mountain View - S Palo Alto
104 reviews
1.06 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Cascal
539 reviews
.10 km away
Scratch
234 reviews
.09 km away
Sakoon
155 reviews
.04 km away
Crepe Vine
102 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Stevens Creek Trail
122 reviews
1.23 km away
Mountain View Farmers Market
64 reviews
.55 km away
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
12 reviews
.25 km away
Pioneer Memorial Park
7 reviews
.53 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Maru Ichi Japanese Noodle House staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Saturday
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing