The Best Ramen in Los Angeles
Santouka is one of The Best Ramen in Los Angeles.

1. Santouka

8.0
3760 S Centinela Ave (at Venice Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Japanese Restaurant · Mar Vista · 105 tips and reviews

LAistLAist: Their renowned tonkotsu broth takes 20 hours to make, and comes in 4 different flavors, and you won't go wrong with any of them, but the shio ramen is their signature. Read more.

Tsujita Annex is one of The Best Ramen in Los Angeles.

2. Tsujita Annex

8.3
2050 Sawtelle Blvd (at Mississippi Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Noodle Restaurant · West Los Angeles · 53 tips and reviews

LAistLAist: Annex's soft-boiled egg features a runny yolk that is delectable. The broth may be overly rich for ramen traditionalists, but the tsukemen is tough to find in Los Angeles.

The Original Ramen Burger is one of The Best Ramen in Los Angeles.

3. The Original Ramen Burger

239 S Vermont Ave (W 3rd St.), Los Angeles, CA
Asian Restaurant · Wilshire Center - Koreatown · 14 tips and reviews

LAistLAist: Made with two pan-fried ramen patties that act as a bun sandwiching a ground beef patty— the Ramen Burger has become so popular that during his pop-ups in L.A., thousands queued to get a taste. Read more.

Kosuke is one of The Best Ramen in Los Angeles.

4. Kosuke

6.6
618 W Main St Ste B, Alhambra, CA
Noodle Restaurant · 19 tips and reviews

LAistLAist: This tiny shop only has a handful of seats. One of the most popular options is the Kuro Ramen, with black garlic oil and tonkotsu pork broth. Read more.

Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen West L.A. is one of The Best Ramen in Los Angeles.

5. Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen West L.A.

8.2
1601 Sawtelle Blvd #101, Los Angeles, CA
Ramen Restaurant · West Los Angeles · 40 tips and reviews

LAistLAist: The pork broth is cooked for more than 15 hours to achieve the strong, creamy pork flavor. The basic Hakata bowl comes with ginger, green onion, and two slices of char siu BBQ pork.

Ramen Yukinoya is one of The Best Ramen in Los Angeles.

6. Ramen Yukinoya

7.6
1423 S Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA
Noodle Restaurant · 20 tips and reviews

LAistLAist: With only 20 seats available, Ramen Yukinoya is a tiny eatery that delivers big. They offer the typical shoyu, shio, miso, tonkutsu, spicy tonkotsu red, as well as chicken broth and tan tan noodles. Read more.

Daikokuya is one of The Best Ramen in Los Angeles.

7. Daikokuya

8.4
327 E 1st St (btwn San Pedro St & Central Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Ramen Restaurant · Little Tokyo · 296 tips and reviews

LAistLAist: It's rare you won't find a line of people queuing outside of this tiny Little Tokyo spot. Their signature Daikokuya Ramen features a rich, creamy tonkotsu broth you'll wish you could drink from a can. Read more.