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Ramen Setagaya

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34 1/2 St. Marks Place, New York City, NY 10003-8045
+1 212-529-2740
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good place for a vegetarian ramen. The broth was amazing, very hearty e creamy (close to tantan vegetarian ramen - with some kind of vegetable milk). Going back for sure.

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Thank Cyntia A
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

The food is very fresh, tasty, and a good selection of ramen dishes plus dumplings, and lot more. Surprisingly good and not your typical "chain" quality.

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Thank phillyphil2015
Burlington, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I'm a Ramen snob. Fresh onions in Ramen must be a NYC thing, I've never seen it anywhere in Asia or Canada. Egg was really good, soup was good, noodles not bad. Pork was not great, could have been softer. I would not return here.

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Thank Gordie W
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

I have been here many times and somehow failed to write a review. First of all, the service is great, with lovely smiling faces and fast very good service. I go through the menu and choose different types of soup that I have not ordered before. I have had the cold noodles in summer, and the hot spicy soups in... More 

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Thank kk93734
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

There are better places for ramen, but this noodle shop is the middle ground for reasonable queues and quality. I never had to wait outside in the cold street to get a table indoors. As for the quality, they do skimp out on the toppings. Nevertheless, it's a noodle shop, not a broth house.

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Thank KKua
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Dinner in East Village/ NYC. We always walk by this Ramen restaurant while getting Bubble Tea - so we've decided to stop in one evening. Restaurant is small, but has a large community table in the middle. Food came out quickly and was delicious. Definitely a good place for quick cheap eats.

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Thank T D
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Cute little place, perfect for cold days & a meal by yourself or with someone close to you. Incredibly friendly staff, great prices, yummy ramen. Other dishes I've tried here include buns, shrimp teriyaki, edamame and mango ice cream mochi. I would recommend their lunch deal because it gives you a variety of different specialties and is very tasty.

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Thank TrustfulLove
Albany, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

couldn't get in at Ippudo so tried this place around the corner. Spicy miso ramen was excellent. Super quick service,. Very authentic vibe. kaedama available.

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Thank JAugustWest
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Friendly service but relative slow, I don't know what can happen when the restaurant is crowded. We shared gyozas that were ok and I enjoyed my Rahmen. Probably all their dishes are adapted to the Western taste but hey, it is a cheap place, I don't expect more than I recieved. Nice place.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

We went here on a Saturday night and the place was packed. Luckily, there was only a short line and we waited less than 20 minutes. This place is nothing fancy, which was ok with us, because it's the food that matters. We ordered two appetizers, which were wrapped in a bun - one had shrimp and the other I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 1/2 St. Marks Place, New York City, NY 10003-8045
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-529-2740

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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