4240 Kearny Mesa Rd (inside Mitsuwa Marketplace)
San Diego, CA 92111
Housed inside of Convoy District Japanese food mecca Mitsuwa Marketplace, Hokkaido Ramen Santouka specializes in unpretentious and body-warming ramen bowls. The outpost of the popular Japanese chain that has spread across the U.S. lets you deviate from the typical tonkotsu-style pork broth in order to experiment with salt-based shio ramen or miso ramen made with fermented red soy paste. Those looking for an eating experience more interactive than the simple slurp can opt for tokusen toroniku, essentially a deconstructed ramen with the meat and topping served separately from the broth.