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Oshima Ramen Of America - Closed

7800 E. Hampden Ave. Denver, CO 80231 | Southeast Denver | 720-482-0264

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We're very lucky. As a matter of fact, we're the luckiest people in the whole USA, because this small, unprepossessing spot squashed into Tiffany Plaza is the only Oshima Ramen in America. Brought from Tokyo to the Rocky Mountain West by local noodle magnate Todd Imamura, this marks the beginning (and the end) of the Japanese Oshima Ramen invasion. But it's enough, because this place serves the ultimate ramen, with fresh noodles rolled every morning and broths made every day to exacting standards with the freshest ingredients.


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  • Cuisine(s): Japanese, Sushi
  • Hours: Sun, Tue-Sat 11am-9pm
  • Price: $
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Beer/Wine
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: MasterCard, Visa, Discover, cash
  • Features: Takeout

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