Location and Hours

Lunch: 11am-3pm (last order 2pm)
Dinner: 5:30pm-10pm (last order 9pm)
Open 7 days a week *CLOSED 9/12 DINNER (lunch is open)
Note: Please come early. Our ramen soup may sell out before last call.

Official restaurant information below:
No Reservations (Please sign in our iPad waiting list, we will text you back when your seat is ready. It will be outside 30 min before opening.) No Take-out, We cannot accommodate parties larger than 6 people. No Bike Parking, No Outside Sheating, No Pets inside. We do not have delivery service with any company.
(We sell out what we make for eating at restaurant everyday, we cannot prvide for delivery service now.)

We do:
Have Wheelchair Access
Take Credit Cards (visa, mastercard)
Have Parking on the Street or in the Private Lot
If you have any questions,
please email us info@menya-ultra.com

8199 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Ste M San Diego CA 92111
(Located in the same mall as Daiso)
Open Maps

*might not be able to answerduring in busy times.


Organic Healthy Ramen San Diego

Menya Ultra Organic Wheat

- “Haru-Yo-Koi” Wheat Grown in Hokkaido

Homemade Noodles with Softly Scented Wheat
We make our homemade noodles with only salt and lye water. Our noodles contain no preservatives and artificial colors. Made daily, our noodles have a distinctive sweet wheat scent, springy and smooth texture that will suprise you.

Menya Ultra Umami Soup

- Enjoy the Taste of Umami

Tonkotsu Paitan Soup
Our signature soup is cooked over extreme high heat releasing the deep flavor of compressed Umami. Because we use the highest quality ingredients, no MSG is used. “Umami must come out naturally” This is the fundamental core in making the signature taste Menya Ultra is known for.

Menya Ultra Safe Ingredients

- Delicious and Healthy for Your Body

Roots of Menya Ultra
Mr Endo knows the importance in eating safe these days having experienced a food allergy. Like a mother, we prepare and use the highest quality ingredients as if we were cooking for our own children. Delicious and healthy food is important. For your well-being, this is root of what we believe in. We have devoted ourselves in delivering this to our customers every day for many years. Menya Ultra serves “Japanese Ramen” to you.

Our History

San Diego Best Ramen CEO First Ramen Shop in Akita Japan

Our first store opened in the northern part of Japan in 1994 in Odate City.
Mr. Endo, The Ramen Master, has been cooking ramen for over 22 years for his local customers.
In 2009, Tohoku Japan (the Restaurant Rating Magazine) named Menya Ultra, the number one ramen store in Tohoku region of Japan.
From 2010-2013, we were awarded four number one awards at the prestigious Tokyo Ramen Show, the largest ramen event in the world. Currently, we have 9 stores in Japan and 2 in Taiwan that opened in 2016. We are excited about the opening of our newest location in San Diego, California, U.S.A. in early 2017.

  • 1994 Opened 1st Ramen shop in Odate, Akita
  • 1997 Opened 2nd Ramen shop in Odate, Akita
    (This is the Headquarters now)
  • 2003 Opened 3rd Ramen shop in Kitaakita, Akita
  • 2007 Opened 4th Ramen shop in Hirosaki, Aomori
  • 2008 Opened 5th Ramen shop in Akita, Akita
    Sold out the Collanb Instant Ramen with Circle K
  • 2009 Opened 6th Ramen shop in Akita, Akita
    Won 1st Prize at Tohoku Nigata Kyukyoku Ramen
    Won a 3rd Prize out of 10 of your favorite Tohoku Ramen at KHB broad cast
  • 2010 Opened 7th Ramen shop in Odate, Akita
    Won a 1st Prize of the Most Lined Up at Tokyo Ramen Show 2010
  • 2011 Won a 1st Prize of the Most Lined Up at Tokyo Ramen Show 2011
  • 2012 Opened 8th Ramen Shop in Akita, Akita Won a 1st Prize of the Most Lined Up at Tokyo Ramen Show 2012
  • 2013 Won a 1st Prize of the Best Seller, sold 7644 Ramen, at Tokyo Ramen Show 2013
    At OoTsuke-men exhevision 2013, sold out before the event is done.
    Became Director of Ramen Association Japan
  • 2014 Opened 9th Ramen Shop in Premium Outlet Karuizawa, Nagano
  • 2015 Opened 10th Ramen Shop in Growlia Outlet, Taiwan
  • 2016 December Opened 11th Ramen Shop in 101 Taiwan, Taiwan
  • 2017 February 27 Opened 12th Ramen Shop in San Diego, USA
  • 2018 New ramen shop is coming soon in Mira Mesa, San Diego, California


Date media
7.13.2018 Please Vote Menya Ultra for Best Ramen!  Menya Ultra is nominated for Best Ramen in San Diego !!
7.10.2018 Eater San Diego featured Menya Ultra as The 38 Essential San Diego Restaurants, Summer 2018
7.1.2018 We are open Sunday from 7/1! 11-2pm, 5:30-9pm 6days/ a week!
3.23.2018 Thrillist San Diego featured Menya Ultra as Actually Cool Things to Do When Someone Visits San Diego
5.24.2018 Summer Time Only! Cold Tantan Men is started!
5.2018 Travel Channel feautures Menya Ultra as Andrew Zimmern’s Favorite Eats on the West Coast
4.10.2018 The 38 Essential San Diego Restaurants, Spring 2018
4.4.2018 Eater feautures Menya Ultra as top 5 Ramen in the United States
4.3.2018 The Zimmern List on Travel Channel has San Diego episode tonight 9/8c !
4.3.2018 New Limited Edition Menu Mazemen is out!
3.27.2018 1year Anniversary Event Started!
3.26.2018 Eater San Diego featured Menya Ultra Ramen To Debut Anniversary Dish
3.23.2018 thrillist San Diego featured us as The Best Restaurants in San Diego Right Now
3.01.2018 Union Tribune featured Menya Ultra as San Diego's top spots for ramen
1.26.2018 Limited time offer! Brased Chashu Miso Ramen started!
1.18.2018 Pacific San Diego featured as Ramen favorites around San Diego
1.17.2018 San Diego Eats came to Menya Ultra
1.06.2018 San Diego Union Tribune featured San Diego's 50 most anticipated new restaurants of 2018
12.30.2017 Eater featured You can't get noodles like this anywhere in the U.S but Menya Ultra San Diego
12.27.2017 San Diego Eater featured in San Diego’s Top Restaurant Newcomers and Standbys
12.26.2017 Fine Magazine featured Best Ramen Restaurants in San Diego
12.15.2017 NBC San Diego featured Menya Ultra Ramen Heads to Mira Mesa
12.14.2017 Eater San Diego featured Where to Eat Ramen in San Diego
12.11.2017 Eater San Diego featured Menya Ultra Ramen Expanding to Mira Mesa
12.05.2017 Eater San Diego featured as San Diego’s Eater Awards Winners 2017
12.05.2017 Best Food San Diego featured Menya Ultra
12.05.2017 Asahi TV Japan featured Menya Ultra Tsuchizaki Japan
11.26.2017 SO FUN SD featured 北海道遇上聖地牙哥-麺屋-menya-ultra-ramen
11.1.2017 Thrillist featured Menya Ultra as Best Ramen in San Diego
10.16.2017 San Diego City Beat featured Ignore the hype; Menya Ultra’s really good anyway
10.23.2017 Food Quest came to Menya Ulra
10.03.2017 Eater San Diego featured The 38 Essential San Diego Restaurants, Fall 2017
9.23.2017 Red Tricicle featured Menya Ultra
9.05.2017 Yelp featured Menya Ultra as 1st list on Best Ramen San Diego
8.21.2017 Food Beast came to Menya Ultra
8.14.2017 San Diego Reader featured Warming up to cold noodles
7.31.2017 San Diego Town came to Menya Ultra
7.31.2017 Yelp featured Menya Ultra as the 1st list on Best Ramen San Diego
7.24.2017 NBC7 featured Menya Ultra
7.21.2017 Food Beast featured Menya Ultra
7.18.2017 Andrew Zimmern and Travel Channel's film crew came to Menya Ultra
6.23.2017 Eater San Diego posted our Video making fresh noodle.
June,July Yelp featured Menya Ultra as 1st list on Ramen San Diego
June Zagat featured Menya Ultra as Hottest Restaurant in San Diego
5.30.2017 Limited Edition Cold Noodles are out!
May Zagat has featured Menya Ultra as Hot and New Places in San Diego
April, May Yelp Futured Menya Ultra as 1st list of Hot and New Business San Diego
3.1.2017 NBC7 San Diego featured Menya Ultra
3.1.2017 San Diego Town came to Menya Ultra
3.1.2017 Eater San Diego featured as Menya Ultra Might Be San Diego’s Best Ramen

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