Our First Time at Ramen Bar!

It was our first time as a family to go to Eastwood Mall last February 26, 2012; that’s exactly two Saturdays ago. Because it was almost 6pm when we went there, we decided to have dinner in one of the nearby restaurants. We chose to dine at Ramen Bar.

We ordered the following: Kakuni Buns, R.B.S. #1, Spicy Karaage Ramen and Chicken Namban Rice Bowl.

Kakuni Buns, Php180.00

Melt-in-your-mouth pork belly wrapped in a special white bun

We absolutely loved these! The pork belly was flavorful and the soft white buns were a nibbling delight. The little boy enjoyed these so much that he ate more of these than his Dad and I did.

R.B.S. #1, Php380.00

Soy-infused Tonkotsu Ramen topped with tamago, naruto, nori, negi, chasyu, and kakuni

That’s a busy-looking bowl! This was hubby’s choice. I tried it, and I liked it! We enjoyed the topping combinations plus the flavorful pork bone soup and noodles.

Spicy Karaage Ramen, Php280.00

Spicy Shoyu Ramen topped with fried boneless chicken

We wanted our noodles only slightly spicy, and that’s what we got. I couldn’t help but compare it to R.B.S. #1. First, this wasn’t too hot when it was served, and second, it was a bit salty.

Chicken Namban Rice Bowl, Php185.00

According to Wikipedia, chicken namban is “fried battered chicken dipped in a vinegary sauce and served with tartar sauce.”

This was okay, except that we’ve already ordered two huge bowls of noodles, so our tummies were already quite full when this arrived. Besides, one of our noodle orders already had fried chicken in it, so I shouldn’t have ordered this in the first place.

Well, the noodles are a bit pricey, but they’re good for sharing. We also liked most of what we ordered, so yes, we’d love to eat here again.

Ramen Bar
Ground Level, Eastwood Mall
Libis, Quezon City
Telephone No.: (02) 570-9457

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20 Responses to Our First Time at Ramen Bar!

  1. Jellybelly says:

    I want to try the Chicken Nambal Rice bowl. Looks good to me. Those Kakuni Buns must taste like siopao, I guess.

  2. That R.B.S. #1 looks really good, have to try this soon. Thanks for the tip!

  3. Luna Miranda says:

    the RBS looks lip-smacking good!:p
    this is one resto in Eastwood that i haven’t been to–my dinner buddy is not into Japanese.:(

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  5. I want the ramen even if the weather is so hot. haha!

  6. the kakuni buns are crossovers from cuapao to siopao but with chicken, it is really a must \-try at Ramen Bar, though the Ramens are a bit expensive but the servings are quite hefty

  7. Oggi says:

    The buns remind me of cuapao sandwich. The spicy ramen looks so good.

  8. Iska says:

    Everything looks good especially those kakuni buns. Would love to try that 🙂

  9. Did you take out that namban instead? I wonder how does it taste? I hope to visit the Ramen Bar once we are there on summer.

  10. michie says:

    i want to try that, thanks for the tip. visiting for FTF

  11. maiylah says:

    yummm! been ages since we had one of those comforting ramen dishes…would love to have one right now! 🙂

    thanks so much for sharing over at Food Friday, sis
    happy weekend!

  12. That chicken rice bowl looks yummy! 🙂

  13. cheerful says:

    wow, it looks so delicious and lots of toppings! lucky that noodles are everywhere here in bangkok…street/foodcourts/resto! this reminds me that i need to have one again! visiting from FTF, hope you can visit me back. thanks and have a great week. 🙂

  14. KM says:

    parang ang sarap nung Chicken Namban 😀 wish ko lang ma-try ko din yan 😉

    returning your visit for FTF 🙂

  15. say cheese says:

    that’s fun and yummy place too

  16. Pinay Mama says:

    Yaaay! This made me remember about the Ramen Food house in Gov. pack Road. I am dying to eat of these days in a ramen house, you know for a change since I haven’t tried it yet. I want the spicy karaage ramen!

  17. Mommy Pehpot says:

    looks appetizing.. madalas kame sa eastwood but the kids are not fan of ramen eh, maybe pag kami lang ni hubby, we’ll give this one a try 🙂

  18. RBS is my choice too! I really like the taste. 😀

  19. Janine says:

    I cannot tell if their servings are sulit.. What does RBS mean, by the way? 🙂

  20. Kai Grafia says:

    I would love to try those dishes! I wonder what that special bun is made of.. 🙂

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