Location and Hours

Lunch: 11am-3pm (last order 2pm)
Dinner: 5:30pm-10pm (last order 9pm)
Closed: Sunday and Monday
Note: Please come early, there are potential of ramen soup selling out before last call.

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Here is updated informations about us.
No Reservations (Please sign in our waitinglist, it will be out 30 min before opening.) No Take-out, No Big Table (6 people max 4 people is faster), No Bike Parking, No Outside Sheeting, No Pets inside.
We do have:
Wheelchair Access
Take Credit Card (visa, master)
Parking on Street or 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)
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Organic Healthy Ramen San Diego

Menya Ultra Organic Wheat

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

Homemade Noodle 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 our 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 mother, we prepare and use the highest quality ingredients as if we are cooking for our own children. Delicious and healthy for your body is important. This is root of what we believe in. We have devoted ourselves in delivering this to our customers everyday for many years. Menya Ultra will deliver “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, largest ramen event in the world. Currently, we have 9 stores in Japan and two in Taiwan that opened in 2016. We are excited in opening 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
    Win 1st Prize at Tohoku Nigata Kyukyoku Ramen
    Win a 3rd Prize out of 10 of your favorite Tohoku Ramen at KHB broad cast
  • 2010 Opened 7th Ramen shop in Odate, Akita
    Win a 1st Prize of the Most Lined Up at Tokyo Ramen Show 2010
  • 2011 Win a 1st Prize of the Most Lined Up at Tokyo Ramen Show 2011
  • 2012 Opened 8th Ramen Shop in Akita, Akita Win a 1st Prize of the Most Lined Up at Tokyo Ramen Show 2012
  • 2013 Win 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 coming soon in Mira Mesa, San Diego, California


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