Ramen-San

Restaurants , Japanese River North
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Paris Club closed for a few months in 2014 so owners could carve out a space for Ramen-San, an airy, clubby ramen den. Both the vibe and the cocktails at this ramen joint are cool.

Venue name: Ramen-San
Contact:
Address: 59 W Hubbard St
Chicago
60654
Transport: El stop: Red to Grand, Brown, Purple to Merchandise Mart. Bus: 22, 29, 36, 65, 156.
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Jyoti G
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Being a vegetarian, I got their vegetarian ramen. I asked for it spicy, and it wasn't spicy at all. The other dish, mapo doufu, was actually made spicy. When I asked for something to make my ramen more spicy, I was given chili oil. I forgot that adding a bunch of oil to the ramen would make the broth disgusting, so I essentially ate the noodles.. The oil didn't even make the ramen much spicier. I asked for something else and was given kung pao, but at this point it was too late. The music here is also a bit too loud for my liking. 

MLPaprzyca
tastemaker

Flavors on flavors in this cool Lettuce Entertain You spot.  The old school hip-hop resonates through while lively people slurp their noodles. The music might be the same but this isn't Ramen you ate in college.


The fried chicken Mantou Buns and the Kimchi Dumplings are must haves for me. As far as the Ramen bowls, follow your stomach and pick whatever flavors you would like because the options are endless.



sara f

Obsessed with this upscale hip-hop vibe ramen joint. Their kitchen is attached with the French restaurant next door so the specials are always really interesting and delicious.