Best ramen in the area! No take out. Just keeps getting better!
Long story short: Food was decently priced, my dish (yakisoba) tasted okay, just a little watery. The spicy miso ramen was not good (friend’s review) and service can be much improved. Arrived as a party of two. There were probably 4 other guests seated inside at the time. Requested to be seated outside, where there was a small square table with 3 seats around it and another 2 tables that were side by side with more seats around. We made our move to the two tables that were side by side and were instructed to sit at the single table. Alright I understand, maybe there will be a larger group coming in the future. Next my friend brought an unfinished can of Arizona tea to drink with their meal, we were told “no outside drinks”. I can understand this as well. Once we were settled, the waitress handed us the menus and we ordered 1 yakisoba, 1 spicy ramen and 1 four piece gyoza. Gyoza came out first and had no issues with this. I thought the gyoza was tasty. From the outside my friend noticed that the condiments used to modify the ramen were located inside right behind the glass we were sitting outside of. I walked inside and attempted to take out the condiment tray but was stopped by the waitress and told that she would take them to us. She walked outside and asked which one my friend wanted and after some confusion on why the whole tray could not be outside, the waitress dropped off two condiments from the tray and left them on our table. Next the entrees came out. Started on my yakisoba and it tasted alright. The only thing I noticed with the yakisoba was water or liquid collecting at the bottom of the plate. My friend started to eat their spicy ramen and was disappointed at the first taste. My friend is very intimately familiar with Japanese dishes and was surprised at its taste, and even questioned themselves if they ordered the right item. The ramen was stirred and still it did not improve the taste. The ramen was missing the egg as well, so I walked inside and stated that the egg was missing and was told to check the bottom of the bowl. The waitress walked outside and watched as my friend turned over their bowl only to find out that the egg was not there. The waitress came out with an egg but was not apologetic in tone. Not once were we checked on and asked “how is your meal so far?” The main problem with the restaurant was the service. Most of the issues can simply be remedied by adding a “sorry” in front of the sentence stating what we cannot do and maybe followed by a brief explanation why it is not possible. For example, “sorry those seats are reserved for larger parties” or “sorry you can not take out the condiments due to health and safety laws stated by the health inspector.” It comes off a bit rude/harsh and makes the customer feel unwelcome. From what I could tell, there were 2 cooks and 1 waitress, maybe understaffed. This was on a Sunday around 2 hours from closing. Could it have been an off day for the restaurant, possibly, but it was not a good first impression.
스토리텔러손 (PROMSON CEO)
(Translated by Google) I went to eat garlic ramen in the evening to feel a little bit similar to Korean food, but it was very salty. (Original) 저녁시간에 조금은 한국음식과 유사한 맛을 느끼기위해 가서 마늘라멘을 먹었는데, 많이 짜네요.
Other reviewers are correct. I went there with my family @ 10:20pm on 7/1/22. As we stood there for over 5 minutes, the waitress never looked at us even when she passed by us to serve the outdoor diners. 1 of the cooks stared at us and didn't even say anything. We left and patronized another business down the street. Don't waste your time with this place.
About $15 per bowl of ramen, hands down best ramen I've ever had. I've been going here for years and nothing beats it.
Delicious chicken karaage, black garlic ramen, and the “Russian roulette” gyoza were fun AND tasted great! Glad we took our out-of-town friends here!