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Rai Rai Ramen

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1980 State Route 27, North Brunswick, NJ 08902-1337
+1 732-821-5777
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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North Brunswick, New Jersey
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The food here is so good, especially their japanese char sui. Their house ramen is steller. It always really busy on a Fri/Saturday night, so I usually call for take out and pick it up.

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Thank T0ph
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

If you want very good ramen soup, this is the place to go. I had the ox tail ramen and surprisingly it was not oily at all. My wife had the seafood ramen and it was very good. It was not fishy. The broth on both soup were great. My daughter had the seafood crispy noodles and my son had... More 

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Thank Vcss1113
New Jersey
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

There are no frills here, just a garden variety strip mall restaurant. If you're as unsophisticated as I am concerning Asian cuisine, just know that you get noodles in broth, with a protein of your choice. It's really, really good; you get lots of it, at a reasonable price, and the service is fast. What else do you need to... More 

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Thank Kenneth P
North Brunswick, New Jersey
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I ordered take out from here recently on a Saturday night. I paid for my order - it was a fairly large bill as I was ordering food for about 10 people at home, and as I was leaving, the guy behind the counter said the following to me "don't you want your receipt ......so you can get paid?" It... More 

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Thank Jonpais
Hackettstown, New Jersey
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Rai Rai Ramen is one of the more "authentic" ramen restaurants out there. The food is absolutely delicious. Living around here, I come here often, especially in the winter when I can use a big bowl of steamy broth and noodles as comfort food. The decor is very lacking and they only just recently updated their menus--before this, they had... More 

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Thank honestyseasy
Princeton, New Jersey
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127 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

As the name implies, this is a ramen restaurant. It is a change of pace from the typical sushi or Benihana style Japanese restaurant that most Americans are accustomed to. Also, this is not your $0.25 supermarket style ramen. These are typically variations on bowls of soy flavored chicken broth with not only noodles, but typically some meat (usually pork),... More 

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Thank GSM1111
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Small but very modern looking & clean. Something different for the area - would have never guessed it. Would defnitely recommend.

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Thank Maisha B
North Brunswick, New Jersey
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Good food. The waitress communications could be better. Ask specifically for vegetable broth. Lunch times could get busy.

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Thank Thava K
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This was my first time to a ramen joint and I must confess I was impressed. The decor was neat and service was prompt. The house ramen that I tried was very delicious and the portion was sumptuous. I am definitely coming back.

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Thank jeh2502
New Jersey, US
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135 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Haven't been this restaurant for long time after it reopened. I would say I like it better than before. The renovation made the restaurant brighter and cleaner. Most important, the food seems better than before. Appetizer Mochi Chicken is delicious. Taiwanese chicken rice is still very tasty. Less salt choices made my ramen much better. I would definitely go back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1980 State Route 27, North Brunswick, NJ 08902-1337
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  North Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-821-5777

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