Yes, you can still get great ramen without venturing south into NYU territory for Ippudo. This uptown noodle joint, with another location in Morningside Heights, offers a variety of ramen standards (shio, soyu, miso and tonkotsu) as well as a chicken-based kimchi variety and a vegetarian option. Appetizers run the gamut from meat-filled buns to dumplings. The cozy wood-lined space offers a soothing environment ideal for slurping up the soul-warming broth.
Columbia students have a reputation for being the nerds of the New York City collegiate crowd. And while they’re admittedly very smart, we suspect they’re fueling those active brains with some pretty some grub. From some of the best ramen in NYC to the best Harlem restaurants, you can choose from many of the best Upper West Side restaurants near the Columbia campus. We’ve rounded up the best restaurants near Columbia University, because great minds deserve great meals.
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