Venue Info

This dark, old school East Village outpost is small, with fourteen stools lining a rustically cut polished wood bar along the open kitchen, but the ramen they serve is big in flavor. Lunch sets make an engaging meal, with appetizers like pork gyoza, any of the ramen options, and a cute mochi dessert providing plenty of plates to peruse. Don’t forget: if you’re not slurping, you’re being rude.

rai rai ken ramen east village japanese restaurant
New York

Rai Rai Ken

Rai Rai Ken

This dark, old school East Village outpost is small, with fourteen stools lining a rustically cut polished wood bar along the open kitchen, but the ramen they serve is big in flavor. Lunch sets make an engaging meal, with appetizers like pork gyoza, any of the ramen options, and a cute mochi dessert providing plenty of plates to peruse. Don’t forget: if you’re not slurping, you’re being rude.