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The Best Ramen in Houston

Houston has long been known for its natural wonders, blossoming oil-driven economy, and a creatively diverse culinary scene. The best ramen in Houston is an integral part of that exciting culinary atmosphere, with the tastes and flavors of immigrant populations melding with the down-home Texas styles to create something all its own. But where are the smartest, savviest diners in Houston heading out to when desiring that warm and filling taste of the best ramen in town? Welcome to the Tastemaker. Here, we've explored data from thousands of the most in-the-know Houston diners to figure out the best ramen in Houston. From friendly and down-home neighborhood favorites to funky, creative upscale locations, the best ramen in Houston is a true dining treat. Peruse this list of the best ramen in Houston, pick a table out, and grab one of these filling meals tonight!

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The OpenTable Team
6 Restaurants
Updated February 26, 2020
Restaurants:Ka Sushi, True Food Kitchen - Houston, TRIS
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Sushi, American
Neighborhoods:Heights / Washington, Galleria / Uptown, The Woodlands
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Ka Sushi

$$$$
Sushi
Heights / Washington
4.7
220 reviews
This Japanese favorite in the Shady Acres neighborhood boasts some of the best ramen in Houston. KA Sushi is a sleek and welcoming neighborhood institution that delivers a menu of Japanese favorites. Stop in for lunch, where the miso soup comes with every meal. Try the BLT sandwich with seaweed fries or the Katsu Don with Japanese curry and slow-poached egg. For dinner, try the Miso Kama with 48-hour marinated yellowtail collar. The KA Sushi menu also features a "Three Little Pigs" dish with pork belly, bacon cream cheese, chicharrones, and pickled onions. Stop in during the afternoon to dine on $1 raw oysters or oyster Rockefeller.

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True Food Kitchen - Houston

$$$$
American
Galleria / Uptown
4.6
1250 reviews
Houston's True Food Kitchen is a healthy-eating favorite for the city's diners. This installment of the national chain is a hot spot in the city's Uptown neighborhood, serving healthy dishes to a lively crowd. The True Food Kitchen's acclaimed ramen dish is the Dashi Ramen Bowl. This favorite features sweet potato glass noodles, grilled portobello mushrooms, and much more. Don't forget to try something off the menu's excellent appetizer menu, like the kale guacamole or green asparagus.

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TRIS

$$$$
American
The Woodlands
4.8
1323 reviews
TRIS is one of the finest dining options in The Woodlands section of Houston. This upscale restaurant boasts a superb, lively atmosphere and varied menu. Stop in during lunchtime to pick up the restaurant's signature tonkatsu miso ramen dish. Lunch also features specialties like the chicken-fried Texas exotic venison steak. Happy hour features discounts on the Miso ramen and the cast-iron burger, along with the pulled pork fries.

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Moxies - Houston

$$$$
American
Galleria / Uptown
4.6
729 reviews
The Houston location of this acclaimed national chain is a fun restaurant for night out. Head out to the bustling Uptown area to enjoy some of the best ramen in Houston here. The miso ramen is a tried-and-true take on the classic dish. It combines miso broth with traditional ramen noodles, chili garlic, shiitake mushrooms, and a soft-boiled egg. Add in pork belly or shrimp for an extra punch to the meal. Moxie's is also a superb spot for a sandwich. Try the Parmesan and pancetta sandwich with house-made herbed cheese on ciabatta.

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Gyu-Kaku - Houston, TX | Midtown

$$$$
Japanese
Downtown
4.7
290 reviews
For Japanese bbq and ramen in the heart of Houston's downtown, Gyu-Kaku is the place to go. This restaurant is bustling with a fun, lively downtown crowd coming to enjoy its exceptional Japanese dishes. For lunch, try the prix-fixe ramen set with salad and dumplings. As a hearty treat, try the miso butter ramen. This dish with pork, corn, green onion, and butter pairs well with one of Gyu-Kaku's light Japanese beer drafts. Be sure to try some of the restaurant's signature BBQ alongside the ramen dish.

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The Fish

$$$$
Japanese
Midtown / Montrose
4.5
183 reviews
This downtown sushi institution also offers up some of the best ramen in Houston. The Fish draws a professional crowd from Houston's Central Business district. It's an ideal spot for a mid-day meal or a quiet dinner. Try their chicken "ramen" noodle for a twist on the classic favorite, made with spicy garlic oil and a soft-boiled egg. Be sure to start with some of their creative appetizer dishes. The spicy tuna crisps with a house-special spicy tuna blend come with crispy tuna rice. Seafood lovers will also adore the "Eighth Wonder." This seafood tower features spicy tuna, snow crab, chopped scallops, wasabi tobiko, and wonton chip.

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