59 W. Hubbard St., Chicago, IL, 60654

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Japanese, Asian

Dining at Bar, Twentysomething, Takeout, People Watching, Lunch, Delivery, Meet for a Drink, Late Night Menu, Cocktail Specialist, Valet Parking, Credit Cards Accepted

Ramen-San - Chicago

A host of hip noodle spots has popped up in recent years, and Ramen-San is directly in the mix. The restaurant is one of several owned by Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises' R.J., Jerrod and Molly Melman, and it attracts a nightlife-focused audience.

Situated on bustling Hubbard Street near sibling restaurants Bub City, HUB 51, Paris Studio and Three Dots and a Dash, Ramen-San offers 90 seats. It features traditional ramen dishes enhanced by house-made broths, all natural proteins, and traditional and non-traditional Japanese add-ons. In addition to ramen, the restaurant showcases dumplings, spicy Szechuan wings and smoked salmon nigiri.

The beverage program focuses on Japanese whiskey, Asian-inspired cocktails (think spiked yuzu lemonade and a suchu greyhound), local craft beers and Japanese beers.

Ramen-San's soundtrack is as important as the noodle program. Get ready for old-school vs. contemporary hip-hop.