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Ramen Jinya: A Bowl of Comfort From the Rain

Diana Chan November 20, 2011 Japanese, Ramen, Three Beakers, Yaletown

Ramen Jinya is a chain ramen joint from Los Angeles. It was pretty packed during lunch and it’s not a surprise since people want to escape the mucky weather outside to enjoy a nice big bowl of ramen. With the amount of ramen shops downtown, I really wanted to see how this shop compared.

This location only has ramen and a few sides – Gyoza and Karrage. All items are under $10.

Their website is very misleading, so don’t come in expecting the full menu from their website.

Shoyu Tonkotsu Ramen ($8.95) comes with their pork broth and pork chashu, spinach, bamboo, and onions.

Vegetable Soup Ramen ($8.95) is all vegetables! When they bring the bowl to you, it looks like a salad, but it isnt! Underneath is a veggie broth and noodles. You should stir it around before eating.

Spicy Tonkotsu Ramen ($8.95) comes with their spicy pork broth, but it was not overwhelmingly spicy. Just a little tingle to the tongue. It also has pork chashu, spinach, Bbamboo, spicy bean sprout, and green onion. Their broth is flavourful, but I think the bowl of ramen could be larger for the price you pay.

The best part of eating ramen are is their large spoons!

Overall, I think this place is alright to eat at if you are in the area. I still prefer Sanpatchi since they have a larger menu and has more noodles.

Words of Wisdom:

  • Nice broth taste
  • Expensive for amount you get
  • Limited menu options
  • Closest Skytrain: Stadium
We Rate Ramen Jinya: 

Address:
270 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC V6B
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About The Author

Diana started Foodology in 2010 because she just eats out everyday! She started a food blog to share her love of food with the world! She lives in Vancouver, BC and adores the diversity of food around her. She will go crazy for churros and lattes.

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    I tried the wonton chicken ramen, the wonton was raw (they did make another bowl for me though)

    I think for the price you pay, better to go Kintaro or Motomachi Shokudo it tastes better and they are more consistent.

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