Best Ramen in Boston (Late 2016/Early 2017 Edition)

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Best Ramen in Boston (Late 2016/Early 2017 Edition)

Post by JeffersonLeeEng » Wed Nov 09, 2016 4:23 pm

Back in 2015, there was thread going about the best restaurants that served ramen in the city of Boston (or at least within a decent proximity to the Hynes). Not wanting to resurrect an ancient and more or less defunct thread from about a year and a half ago, I figure I'd instigate some sort of discussion on good places to get a nice bowl of ramen. So, to kick off the discussion for possible ideas, here's a list published back in 2015...

https://www.timeout.com/boston/restaura ... -in-boston
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Re: Best Ramen in Boston (Late 2016/Early 2017 Edition)

Post by Old_School_Anime_Lover02 » Sun Nov 27, 2016 11:09 pm

i know this goes with out saying so, but I had my cosplay dinner night (on Saturday) at Wagumama and it was so good i had to take my father back and we both loved it...

I know you either love or hate it, but that's my go to stop when ever i want Japanese food in the Pru mall...
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Re: Best Ramen in Boston (Late 2016/Early 2017 Edition)

Post by MomoKitty » Mon Nov 28, 2016 5:26 pm

The only problem with Wagamama is how incredibly crowded it gets since it's right there in the Pru.
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Re: Best Ramen in Boston (Late 2016/Early 2017 Edition)

Post by Aurabolt » Thu Feb 09, 2017 1:12 pm

...I honestly never got the hate Wagamama got from Congoers on a budget. Like it or not, they DO serve authentic ramen.

Yeah there's a line out the door during the day. Wanna know the best times to go to Wagammama during AB weekend?

Friday: During Opening Ceremony (only if you're not interested in going) there's not much of a crowd since the majority of the congoers are in the Hynes at opening ceremony. The obvious trade-off is you miss it yourself.

Saturday: After 8PM. By this point most Congoers are tied up with a contest, guest/industry panel or a concert. I commute from home each day. I drop by Wagamama before I go into the Hynes. No waiting to be seated ^_^

Sunday: During Closing Ceremony (only if you're not interested in going) or afrer 6PM most congoers from the first two days are either on their way home or in the Hynes for Closing Ceremonies. The obvious trade-off is you miss it yourself. Also take note: You will not be let back into the Hynes after Closing Ceremonies.

...Or you can just order take out if you don't want to stay. That's usually what I do during peak times.
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Re: Best Ramen in Boston (Late 2016/Early 2017 Edition)

Post by Old_School_Anime_Lover02 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:09 pm

we didn't have to wait that long for a table maybe an hour or so....and for late night eating in boston i don't think that's to tarrable if you ask me there was 15 of us and for a hour (or so) wait it was pretty good food...i even took my dad back when we went in the summer time to the Marriott
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Re: Best Ramen in Boston (Late 2016/Early 2017 Edition)

Post by Aurabolt » Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:49 pm

I typically eat alone when I dine there. Outside AB weekend I'm seated immediately.

No complaints about the food at all. They're very professional and are sensitive to dietary restrictions as well when mentioned.
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Re: Best Ramen in Boston (Late 2016/Early 2017 Edition)

Post by Old_School_Anime_Lover02 » Sun Feb 26, 2017 7:51 pm

Aurabolt wrote:
Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:49 pm
I typically eat alone when I dine there. Outside AB weekend I'm seated immediately.

No complaints about the food at all. They're very professional and are sensitive to dietary restrictions as well when mentioned.
i ate there again in the summer, it was a bit slower tbh but then again we went at actual dinner time....i like it because we could all just pay our own way and not have to split the table in half...back home that's something we'd have to do for a party of the size i had...it wouldn't have been very practical to do so....which was why i may go back to wagumama with my other dinner on Saturday night....
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Re: Best Ramen in Boston (Late 2016/Early 2017 Edition)

Post by PandaCath » Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:36 pm

Santouka Ramen used to be only in Harvard Square in Cambridge, but has expanded to Back Bay! I think it's actually very close to the Hynes as well!

https://www.yelp.com/biz/santouka-back-bay-boston-2

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Re: Best Ramen in Boston (Late 2016/Early 2017 Edition)

Post by AnnaNeko » Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:54 pm

PandaCath wrote:
Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:36 pm
Santouka Ramen used to be only in Harvard Square in Cambridge, but has expanded to Back Bay! I think it's actually very close to the Hynes as well!

https://www.yelp.com/biz/santouka-back-bay-boston-2
They're in the space that used to be Mentei ramen shop! So everyone should be very much familiar with the location, right across from the Hynes near the firehouse
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Re: Best Ramen in Boston (Late 2016/Early 2017 Edition)

Post by Old_School_Anime_Lover02 » Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:50 am

AnnaNeko wrote:
Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:54 pm
PandaCath wrote:
Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:36 pm
Santouka Ramen used to be only in Harvard Square in Cambridge, but has expanded to Back Bay! I think it's actually very close to the Hynes as well!

https://www.yelp.com/biz/santouka-back-bay-boston-2
They're in the space that used to be Mentei ramen shop! So everyone should be very much familiar with the location, right across from the Hynes near the firehouse
it looks like a triditional roman house right? all you have to do is go down a little ali way when you go out side, and take a right, right? I remember that!
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Re: Best Ramen in Boston (Late 2016/Early 2017 Edition)

Post by Ral-Be » Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:02 pm

Dumpling Daughter - undoubtly the best Ramen which I've ever tried in my life.
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