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Hakata Ippudo NY

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65 4th Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5220
+1 212-388-0088
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11:00 - 23:30
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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Sao Paulo, SP
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200 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quality food, efficient service. Shared tables and not extensive menu. Dinning area is a little bit too dark and waiting area too small. We were expecting for more Ramen options - more inventive probably. They looked very similar, assuming there are 4 non-vegetarian and 4 vegetarian options. Only 2 sake options.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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136 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ippudo was recommended by a freind, I was expecting somthing more on the Hype side, but this place has great atmosphere, very tasty food (if you are into Ramen) and alltogether it's fun. Ecpect waiting up to one hour queue.

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Prato, Italy
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311 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Even if you have to wait too much, ippudo is a security: fantastic ramen in several ways. Simple location, good service and greay food. You gotta go

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Toronto, Canada
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103 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The pork buns were delish but didn't beat out Momofuku's buns. The ramen is unique very light and flavourful with thin noodles unlike other bone based ramens that are thick noodles and very rich in taste. My favourite is still in Toronto.

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Thank James W
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Nice bustling restaurant, fantastic welcome from staff and well managed waitlist. Ramen was tasty and fast.

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Thank Tina C
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent spot for ramen! The line was out the door at open which is an indicator to me that it was worth a stop. There is common seating and private seating. We sat at common seating and was not at all as awkward as one would think. The kitchen is open so you can watch the chefs... More 

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New York, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

As a single, getting a seat at the communal table was quick and easy, the Ramen good and space quite nice.

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New York City
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268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 538 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This ramen institution still has a 1.5 hour wait for a table even more than 5 years after opening at the Astor Place location. This is a chain from Japan, but is thoroughly authentic as far as ambiance, décor and cuisine. The tiny bar and super crowded waiting area is a horrible frustration. Knowing that there is always an excessive... More 

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Rome, Italy
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

A cool Japanese restaurant specialized in ramen and fusion recipes. It is a very cool design place, staff is very kind, service fast as well. I tried the a tuna tartare and a vegetarian ramen soup both super delicious. They offer many kind of ramen, perhaps I missed a seafood ramen option, but overall I was very happy and I... More 

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New York City, New York
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174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

we waited 1 hr 15 minutes for a table, which actually exceeded our expectations since we were told the wait would be closer to 1 45. Ordered pork buns at the bar - they were very good. We sat, and ordered more pork buns, some other appetizers, and the classic soup. It was all good. But quite frankly can't figure... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 00:30
Saturday
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 4th Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5220
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-388-0088

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East Village
There’s still an independent vibe to the East Village, which offers plenty of unique small businesses catering to longtime New Yorkers and area college students alike. The East Village retains a bit of the old-time neighbourhood feel that you can still experience today thanks to a mix of locally-owned shops, cozy restaurants, and lively bars. The scale of the residential blocks makes this a wonderful place to wander up and down the streets searching for the newest hip spot, or an old-school favorite. In the center of the neighbourhood, Tompkins Square Park serves as a gathering point for the New Yorkers that call the East Village home. The people-watching here is hard to beat.
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