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Ramen Yamadaya

1728 Buchanan St, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94115-3209
+1 415-359-9983
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“ramen” (65 reviews)
“noodles” (18 reviews)
“pork belly” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Asian, Soups
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
1728 Buchanan St, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94115-3209
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Late Sunday afternoon, we walked up the stairs to Yamadaya past the almost empty place below. About a dozen people waiting, and they have an effective queueing system where you register your name and phone on a tablet, and you get a text when the...More

Thank turneretti
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We’ve had ramen at many restaurants in several cities. This is my favorite! The rich, meaty bone broth stands out. Service is brisk but efficient and helpful.

Thank srtraveler2015
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Went to Ramen Yamadaya with my mum after hearing about it from a friend. We had to wait about an hour outside to get a table for two, which was surprising considering it was a Monday evening. The wait was worth it though, amazing food!...More

Thank LukaDru
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The ramen is excellent, and we appreciated the ability to choose the tyoes of broth, meat, and toppings. For example, those who don't eat pork can choose a vegan option or an all-chicken option. The desserts were excellent, too!

1  Thank Steve K
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is hidden in the second floor, and it’s quite crowded so prepare to wait in line. They serve a vegan ramen which tastes quite good. Service was very efficient and friendly.

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I had the spicy pork belly ramen, and it did not disappoint! Very flavorful! Great atmosphere- was craving an authentic Japanese ramen and I found it!

Thank nicole f
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I came here with some friends who'd never tried ramen before. I'm very glad this was there first experience. Although I didn't partake in ramen myself, the dishes they ordered were all delicious and they thoroughly enjoyed it. I had a rice bowl with salmon...More

Thank Cryptic_Tourist
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Katsu curry was delicious. Comes with miso soup and a side salad as well as rice and pickled radishes. Gyozas are the best gyozas we've tasted. Pork bun was the best also. Ramen was nice, plenty options for spice levels (advised by staff too, which...More

Thank DigitalOrange
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

A great ramen shop in Japan town SF. Chicken Kara age and gyoza for apps. House special ramen was excellent. Broth was very flavorful without being over powering or too rich. Definitely recommend!

Thank Hiro S
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I tried the Kakuni Shio ramen. My spouse ordered the Yamadaya Shio ramen. We were both not impressed by the ramen. Broth was too salty. We were both disappointed after reading such glowing reviews of the ramen. My son tried the Salmon and Ikura Donburi....More

Thank lglbgl
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5 September 2016|
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Response from CJ707 | Reviewed this property |
They have vegan noodles but I did not see gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1728 Buchanan St, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94115-3209
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Japantown
  • Neighborhood: Japantown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-359-9983
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