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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 good49%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“ramen” (64 reviews)
“noodles” (19 reviews)
“pork belly” (5 reviews)
Opens in 6 min
Japanese, Asian, Soups
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
1728 Buchanan St, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94115-3209
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the place of an old Noodle joint this Ramen place is satisfactory withGood selection of Ramen the title dish is my Lots of interesting side dishes and large sunny dining hall Unfortunately they play some of the worst loud music you’ve ever heard pretty...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at Ramen Yamadaya after visiting the Japantown street festival. There was a large crowd and the only way to request a table is through Yelp. They had a non-functioning iPad, so I used my iPhone to put our names in. We had an...More

Thank PTYViking
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Every time we visit, this is on our list to eat. Lines out the door so go early. No frills, just good food.

Thank janat947
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Popular ramen spot in heart of japan town SF. Easy waitlist and lots to do and see while you wait. Worth it once you dive into the large ramen options. If you get vegan option beware you'll get the skinny rice noodles instead of plump...More

Thank Brian P
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
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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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