What’s the Best Ramen in Pampanga?

Makimura Ramen Bar

If you love exploring different cultures through rich flavors and meals, you probably know that ramen is one of the Japanese dishes that took the Filipinos’ taste buds by storm.

Ramen is a Japanese soup dish traditionally served with noodles, broth, and topped with meat. Flavors vary depending on the Japanese region it comes from; but fortunately for us, we need not travel to Japan to get a taste of the different ramen flavors available!

If you’re to ask us, what constitutes a great ramen experience are fresh ingredients, mouthwatering side dishes, and a welcoming restaurant. So, we’ve scoured through hundreds of Japanese restaurants in the country and realized that the best ramen places are found in Pampanga!

Here are our top 10 picks:


Makimura Ramen Bar

Makimura Ramen Bar
Photo from @Makimura Ramen Bar

Japanese cuisine lovers, arise! Makimura Ramen Bar is one of the best places to get your ramen fix and here’s why: it’s cheaper than most ramen places, serves only the best side dishes, and has an option to park-and-dine in some branches.

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Contact No: 0915 744 6345
Address: Balibago, Angeles City | Marquee Mall, Pampanga


Hiokiya Ramen and Cafe

Listen to your stomach’s desire and head to Hiokiya Ramen and Café to satisfy your cravings! They also follow the latest food trends, so make sure to get a taste of the new additions to their menu!

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Contact No: 0915 665 6878
Address: Malabanias, Angeles City, Pampanga


Sakura Japanese Restaurant Clark

Make your tastebuds go crazy with Sakura’s mouth-watering maki rolls and ramen bowls. While your ramen cravings may have brought you to the restaurant, you better look out for their equally delicious side dishes! Leave it to 20 years of serving Japanese cuisine to bring you only the finest flavors in town!

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Contact No: (045) 499 0350
Address: SM Clark City, Pampanga


JIRO Izakaya Sushi Ramen

The weekend is all about relaxation, and nothing is more comforting than a hot bowl of ramen shared with friends. If you’re hosting something larger, you can also try their sushi party platters and bento boxes!

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Contact No: 0923 805 7148
Address: Cutcut, Angeles City, Pampanga


Oishi Ramen Japanese Restaurant

The perfect day off is a combination of zero work notifications and a comforting bowl of ramen from Oishi Ramen Japanese Restaurant. Apart from their famous ramen, they also serve Japanese party platters and some hearty Filipino dishes!

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Contact No: 0925 779 6077
Address: Dau, Mabalacat, Pampanga


Taberu Pampanga

Taberu Pampanga
Photo from @Taberu Pampanga

If you love food with a little background story, you’re going to adore this restaurant! This place started as an online business where they deliver Japanese dishes to your door. What started as an online shop transformed to become a successful Japanese restaurant that is loved by locals and tourists alike.

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Contact No: 0995 906 1433
Address: San Matias, Guagua, Angeles City, Pampanga


Kyoto Ramen / Lucky Bunny

No one in their right mind would pass up on promos like Buy 1 Take 1 ramen, only at Kyoto Ramen. They’ve got two branches in Pampanga, best known for their affordable and creamy ramen bowls. If you’re still not full after two hefty bowls, you must try their sizzling rice platters!

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Contact No: 0928 954 4387 | 0929 684 3099
Address: Santo Rosario, Angeles City | Guagua, Pampanga


Steak Street and Fusion Sushi Restaurant

Who’d have thought that the best fusion restaurant is found in the heart of Pampanga? This place serves both Japanese and Italian cuisine, so whether you’re craving pizza or ramen, there’s only one place to go. They also have unlimited steak and tempura at an affordable price!

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Contact No: 0906 405 2274
Address: Marisol Subd., Angeles City, Pampanga


Katsubo Tako Ramen

Katsubo Tako Ramen
Photo from @Katsubo Tako Ramen

Katsubo Tako Ramen is home to one of the most affordable, yet most delicious, ramen bowls in town. They also have a large variety of side dishes and an irresistible Buy 1 Take 1 promo on their handcrafted beverages.

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Contact No: 0995 901 3774
Address: San Simon, Pampanga


Yozora RAMEN by Chef Al

Yozora RAMEN
Photo from @Yozora RAMEN

A single taste of this restaurant’s ramen is enough to take you to the fascinating streets of Japan. This place is known for their variety of ramen flavors and premium make rolls; but if you’re up for coffee, tea, and pastries, you can bet that they serve them there too.

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Contact No: 0956 615 8661
Address: Masantol, Pampanga


The perfect time to get that bowl of ramen you’ve been craving is now. Fill your stomachs with the finest Japanese dishes in town, and don’t forget to practice the phrases “Itadakimasu” and “Gochisousama” before you go!

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