Los Angeles shares a Pacific Rim setting with Japan, making the two incredible culinary destinations sort-of like neighbors. According to many, the best ramen in Los Angeles even rivals the beloved noodle soup's ancestral homeland. Plus, preparing ramen for Californians allows chefs to re-imagine traditional ramens in countless contemporary incarnations. But where do the savviest foodies dine out when they demand no less than the best ramen in Los Angeles? Welcome to the Tastemaker 20. We used data covering thousands of restaurants to discover the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, experienced ramen-eaters. Check out the list and grab a table – plus chopsticks and a spoon – and get ready to slurp.
|Restaurants:||Rok Sushi Kitchen, Robata JINYA, Sushi Roku - Pasadena…|
|Price Range:||$$ - $$$|
|Neighborhoods:||Manhattan Beach / Hermosa Beach, Beverly / Fairfax / La Brea / Third St., Pasadena…|