Top 10 Ramen Restaurants In San Antonio, Texas

ramen restaurants in san antonio

Also called Texas Triangle, San Antonio is one of the fastest developing cities in the state. It is also a haven for over 20 million tourists yearly. There are lots of things to see and do in this quaint city, including checking out The Alamo (a part of the Spanish missions,) cruising River Walk, and lots of parks and wildlife preserve to explore. One other thing Alamo City is known for is its restaurant scene. Just like the town, it has seen significant growth over the years. Ramen shops, in particular, are becoming more popular. A substantial number of them are set around the University of Texas and in shopping malls. Most of them are small but offer a lovely gastronomic experience. From authentic Japanese food and drinks to fusion foods, and other tasty Asian delicacies, check out these top ramen restaurants in San Antonio, Texas.

1. Tenko Ramen

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Tucked away in the main dining hall of the busy and historic Pearl Brewery, close to the highway, is this authentic Japanese food house founded in 2017. The dining area is cozy and features ample seating area, a bar corner, and a vibrant college vibe. They offer a limited but tasty menu of ramen dishes. Try out their sumptuous karaage chicken with yuzu sauce, mushroom ramen, pork ramen, or their featured dish - Tokyo shoyu ramen. Tenko Ramen boasts impeccable customer service. There is ample parking in the area and there are also other food vendors within the food court.

Tenko Ramen

Address: 312 Pearl Parkway Bldg 6, #6112, San Antonio, TX 78215, United States

Website: Tenko Ramen

Opening hours: Tue - Thu, Sun: 11:30am - 8pm; Fri - Sat: 11:30am - 9pm (closed on Mon)

2. Wild Goji Restaurant & Bar

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Wild Goji Restaurant & Bar on Sunday, June 20, 2021

This small eatery, hidden in Castle Hills shopping center, has the perfect ambiance and offerings to give you an unforgettable dining experience. From the outside, the diner might look unattractive, but upon entering, you will be welcomed by a spacious, clean interior with calm music playing in the background. Order from their extensive food list, including seafood ramen, sushi, pork ramen, Texas gulf coast roll, and much more. They also offer an assortment of beers, cocktails, and soft drinks. Check out their water with Goji berries - these are the same berries the beautiful eatery was named after.

Wild Goji Restaurant & Bar

Address: 7115 Blanco Rd #110, San Antonio, TX 78216, United States

Website: Wild Goji Restaurant & Bar

Opening hours: Mon, Wed, Thu: 11:30am - 9pm; Fri: 11:30am - 9pm; Sat: 12pm - 10pm; Sun: 12pm - 9pm (closed on Tue)

3. Nama Ramen

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Why would people form a long queue at Nama Ramen, when there are other options around the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)? This small, immaculate eatery is one of the most outstanding ramen spots around. Despite only having about 20 seats and a sushi bar, they offer generous portions of their tasty specialties. These include pork ramen and ramen noodles, both at a reasonable price. The anime art on their wall also adds to the college vibes of the interior - and have we mentioned how friendly their staff is?

Nama Ramen

Address: 6565 Babcock Rd Suite 19, San Antonio, TX 78249, United States

Website: Nama Ramen

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 12pm - 7:30 (closed on Sun)

4. Kimura

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

If you are downtown, then this authentic ramen spot is a must-visit. The owners have experience with Japanese culture, and they use it extensively in every dish they create. Although the place is small, it features a vibrant dining atmosphere with soft music playing in the background and a beautiful bar section. Enjoy the exceptional tastes of their tonkotsu (pork bone broth and pork belly), their delicious gyozas, and a rundown menu of beers and cocktails, including the favorite Ginger Geisha.


Address: 152 E Pecan St #102, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States

Website: Kimura

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 3pm - 12am; Sat: 3pm - 1am (closed on Sun)

5. Suck It The Restaurant

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Suck It The Restaurant on Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Set in the middle of South Texas Medical Center is an Asian eatery, serving fusion food in a relaxed and bar-like setting. Suck It The Restaurant is not for those looking for a traditional Japanese menu. All the dishes offered here have some Mexican, American, or Asian twist. Their dishes are cooked and presented in a unique way to keep you coming back for more. They are also known for their bubble tea and their signature dish - Hakkasan ramen, a tastier version of the Japanese tonkotsu. Also, savor their other novel delights, including pho and sushi.

Suck It The Restaurant

Address: 7220 Louis Pasteur Dr #125, San Antonio, TX 78229, United States

Website: Suck It The Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 11pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 12am (closed on Sun)

6. Sapporo Sushi and Asian Fusion

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If you are looking for an ideal place to eat authentic ramen with your group of friends or colleagues, then this spacious and well-decorated Asian food house is your best bet. Located just around the main campus of UTSA, Sapporo offers a mix of Korean and Japanese dishes. These include stir fry dishes, ramen, sushi, and even a lunch special of geta trays and bento boxes. You will love the beautiful decor of the restaurant, as well as their light chandelier and its gorgeous light effect. Savor generous portions of their food at reasonable prices. They also offer an array of domestic and imported beers and wines. They accept credit cards too.


Address: 5638 W Hausman Rd, San Antonio, TX 78249, United States

Website: Sapporo

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11am - 2:30pm, 5pm - 9pm; Sat: 12pm - 9pm (closed on Sun)

7. J Y Ramen

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Spicy MISO

Posted by JY RAMEN on Thursday, April 19, 2018

Tucked away in a strip-mall, close to the South Texas Medical Center, is this quaint and spacious Japanese restaurant that offers a small menu of tasty and authentic dishes. The Japanese-style interior has ample seating. The music playing in the background adds to the overall ambiance. Some of the must-tries in this restaurant include their traditional cold or hot tea and chicken ramen. They also offer appetizers and rice dishes. The customer service is prompt and friendly, there is a spacious parking space on-site, and even a clean bathroom for your convenience.

J Y Ramen

Address: 5500 Babcock Rd Ste116, San Antonio, TX 78240, United States

Opening hours: Mon, Wed, Thu: 11:30am - 3pm, 5:30pm - 9pm; Fri: 11:30am - 3pm, 5:30pm - 9:30pm; Sat: 12:01pm - 9:30pm; Sun: 12pm - 7pm (closed on Tue)

8. Noodle Tree

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

If you think that traditional Japanese ramen is the only ramen for you, then you surely haven’t tried Taiwanese ramen. The options offered in this new eatery situated close to the UTSA campus, are sumptuous. What started as a food truck at The Green Lantern pub has now transformed into a chic and modest eatery. Noodle Tree has a college vibe, and it uniquely plays exciting movies on their screens. They provide a wide variety of fusion dishes, including a lunch special of noodles, edamame, bao, and drinks. Other must-haves in Noodle Tree include Hakata ramen and curry ramen, both at reasonable prices.

Noodle Tree

Address: 7114 UTSA Boulevard #101, San Antonio, TX 78249, United States

Website: Noodle Tree

Opening hours: Thu- Sat: 12pm - 9pm; Sun: 12pm - 8pm (closed Mon - Wed)

9. Ito Ramen

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

If you’re craving for some spicy, authentic Japanese dishes served in a quaint dining setting, then look no further than the cozy Ito Ramen. Set within a small shopping center it features interesting anime decor on the wall with minimal group seating. You have to try their tonkotsu ramen and their crispy homemade karaage chicken - spiced up just right, you’ll love it! This favorite ramen spot also has impeccable customer service and ample on-site parking.

Ito Ramen

Address: 14395 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216, United States

Website: Ito Ramen

Opening hours: Sun - Fri: 12pm - 7pm; Sat: 3pm - 9:30pm

10. Ginza Ramen and Poke

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Little tuna and Ramen lol

Posted by Adrian Torres on Thursday, July 1, 2021

This list won’t be complete without adding this fun place, set between bars, and offering a variety of Japanese delicacies. The eatery is more like a hole-in-the-wall, but it is beautifully decorated with murals and dimly lit, giving your dining experience an edge. Sit comfortably and try their delightful dishes, including tonkotsu ramen as well as some other traditional Japanese drinks and candies. Given its location, parking might be an issue, especially on weekend nights, but this food-house is a gem.

Ginza Ramen and Poke

Address: 19314 N, US-281 #104A, San Antonio, TX 78258, United States

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 9:30pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 11am - 9pm

Enjoy tasty ramen at reasonable prices

Shoyu Ramen
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Guilhem Vellut used under CC BY 2.0

Alamo City has all it takes to give an edge to your vacation. With the rise of the Japanese food culture into the city’s culinary scene, Alamo has just the right taste of Asia at its doorstep. For large portions of tasty food, served in ambient interiors at reasonable prices, drop by these best ramen restaurants in San Antonio, Texas.

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