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Umami Ramen

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923 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-3549
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17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:00
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San Diego, California
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The ingredients used in all dishes are of high quality and the recipes are complex but yet with a good sense of Japanese touch. The pork buns are extremely unique and a must have appetizer. I tried a house special Ramen bowl and that was a special and the broth was rich but not salty. The noodles were el dente... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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146 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

My husband and I sat outside on the torch lit outdoor patio on our recent trip. It was quaint & romantic. Our waiter was friendly and knowledgeable. The vegan dumplings were delicious. My husband and I also ordered our own Tonkotsu ramens, and we both enjoyed them. I prefer mine to have more fish in it, but it was still... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The first time I ever visited I had ramen. My Asian friends and I all agreed that we could make a tastier ramen dish with the packaged noodles from the grocery store. Second time I shared dumplings with a group of friends. The wrappers were dry. The third time I had something from Umami, I got a tofu bun. The... More 

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Thank Yuyen C
Washington DC
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369 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

I enjoyed my lunch at Umami. I had the hash, the dumplings and the ramen. The veggie dumplings were definitely my favorite part. The prices aren't too bad and the food is fresh and delicious.

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Thank laysadc
Madison, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Love the buns and dumplings! I can't wait to go back, and when I am there I never want to stop eating! The wait staff is always friendly.

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Thank redbets
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I shared the pork buns. Amazing pork belly. Amazing buns. We also had the tonkotsu ramen with 1 spicy bomb (which was enough for two people). This ramen was dope!! The umami center of my brain was thoroughly pleasured. Additionally, Warren provided great service. Certainly enjoyed the view of his excellent beard!

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Thank Floyder4610
Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Great place to get a unique brunch on Saturday or Sunday. Definitely get the brunch ramen! The Vietnamese iced coffee is also amazing. I love all of their dumpling varieties too...you really can't go wrong!

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Thank theservedios
Madison, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

This is my favorite spot to eat in Madison. Great neighborhood, excellent atmosphere. They have a patio open in the summer that has a great view of the Willy St neighborhood. The nightly special is usually incredible. Their vegan dumplings and tofu steamed buns are to die for...I get them every time. The saketinis are also incredible. We have had... More 

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Thank katequeue
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

These are not your typical ramen noodles, these are the real deal (to quote Guy Fieri). The dumplings are simply to die for, and we have a couple of vegan friends who can dine here too. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank bootleg711
Waunakee, WI
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125 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Great ramen and other oriental foods. The food seems to be authentic, tasty, with good variety, and good service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 923 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-3549
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison

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