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Creative ramen is worth the wait at Palo Alto's Ramen Nagi

by Monica Schreiber

After several visits to Ramen Nagi in downtown Palo Alto — the first U.S. location for the Japan-based chain — I vow to never again stand in line to get into a restaurant. I won't get back those hours of my life, and yes, it is all a little over-hyped, but I came away a fan.

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Freelance writer Monica Schreiber can be emailed at Ramen Nagi 541 Bryant St., Palo Alto 650-391-9958 Hours: Open daily 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5:30-9:30 p.m. Credit cards: Yes Reservations: No Catering: No Takeout: No Outdoor seating: No Parking: Street Alcohol: No Bathroom: Excellent Noise level: Energetic, but not overly loud


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Posted by ChrisC
a resident of College Terrace
on Mar 7, 2019 at 8:52 pm

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For weekday lunch, the wait was not bad. The host told us it could be two hours on weekend, so din’t go Then.

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Posted by resident
a resident of Midtown
on Mar 10, 2019 at 1:18 pm

Aren't there other ramen restaurants nearby? What makes this one so much better than the others? Can't believe any restaurant has a 2 hour line.

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