The Best Ramen in Seattle

The OpenTable Team

Located in the northwest corner of the United States, Seattle stands out as one of the most beautiful and diverse cities in the country. Although compact, it certainly packs in a lot between its downtown, waterfront, Capitol Hill and Chinatown. Most associate the city with grunge music, the tech boom, and craft coffee, but the Emerald City also boasts an impressive culinary scene. If you crave a piping hot bowl of Japanese noodles, the best ramen in Seattle will surely satisfy. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Book a table today at the best ramen in Seattle.

Restaurants:Gyu-Kaku - Bellevue, WA, Water's Table, Tsukushinbo
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Japanese, Northwest, American
Neighborhoods:Bellevue, Renton, International District

Gyu-Kaku - Bellevue, WA

$$$$·Japanese·
Bellevue
398 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
Gyu Kaku, located in the Bellevue neighborhood of Seattle, is all about social dining as a way to spend time with friends and family while enjoying a delicious meal. They offer “shRead more
97% recommended
Good for Groups in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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Water's Table

$$$$·Northwest·
Renton
599 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
Water’s Table is the casual dining spot at the Hyatt hotel in Renton. They specialize in American food with a Northwest spin, inspired by the rich farming and seafood legacy of theRead more
91% recommended
Scenic View in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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Tsukushinbo

$$$$·American·
International District
1 review
This Japanese restaurant in the International District serves a variety of traditional foods and is a great place to head for anyone who loves an izakaya-style restaurant. But the Read more
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Samurai Noodle

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
Samurai Noodle is a Seattle classic, located in the International/University District. It’s one of the first ramen shops to crop up in the city and it holds a special place in the Read more
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Arashi Ramen

$$$$·Asian·
Tukwila
Arashi Ramen was founded in Tukwila and now has multiple other locations around Seattle. They focus on the tonkotsu-style ramen associated with Kyushu, which is probably the most wRead more
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Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya

$$$$·Asian·
West Seattle/Alki
Kizuki is a chain that became majorly successful in Japan and then moved over to Bellevue in 2012. They have spread quickly throughout the Northwest and beyond and have a number ofRead more
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Jinya Ramen Bar - Seattle

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Fall City
This restaurant because hugely successful in Los Angeles before taking off in various locations all over North America. Lucky for locals, one opened in Bellevue and has been servinRead more
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wa'z

$$$$·Japanese·
Belltown / Pike Place Market
203 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
Wa’z is one of the most unique restaurants in the city and the location next to the Space Needle makes it a popular choice for both locals and tourists. They serve delicious kaisekRead more
100% recommended
Best Overall in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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