Our ramen vendors will represent chefs, restaurants, and ramen connoisseurs!  Each of the “soon to be announced” 2018 Ramen vendors will be ready to dish out each yummy 12-ounce servings to all of you ramenthusiasts!  Stay tuned for some very exciting announcements, as we announce all of our ramen vendors one by one!


Ajisen Ramen

AJISEN, which stands for (A)uthentic, (J)apanese, (I)rresistible, (S)oup, (E)nriched, (N)oodles – will be making its first debut at the San Diego Ramen Festival! The famous chewy, straight and thin ramen coupled with the secret recipe of tonkotsu soup base (white soup base from which bones, meat, vegetables and other fine ingredients are cooked for many hours producing a milky white broth) has been widely commended in Japan, and was introduced to the rest of the world in 1995. Ajisen Ramen originated from Kumamoto of Kyushu, Japan in 1968 and today, Ajisen Ramen totals over 700 branches all over the world!



Are you ready to BESHOCK? Our new Japanese restaurant in San Diego just opened and we are ready to “sake” things up a little! Our light yet flavorful meals are quickly becoming a neighborhood hit. The broth is made from scratch and full of delicious vegetables–perfect for those looking to stay on the healthier side of dining out. Ramen, sushi roll, and even fried chicken–we have just what you need to satisfy any kind of craving. If you’re a sake fan or have no idea what sake is, we have a “Sake Master” on hand, with suggestions on the best Japanese sake for your taste preference.







Returning crowd-favorite in our line up is TAJIMA, who is once again on this year’s roster of Ramen Vendors! Founded in 2001 on Convoy Street, in San Diego, CA, Tajima has earned a reputation as one of the top Japanese restaurants in San Diego. Owner and entrepreneur, Sam Morikizono, takes pride in delivering an authentic taste of Japan, in a pleasant atmosphere at affordable prices. His passion to preserve the purity of the Japanese taste and style guarantees a memorable and satisfying dining experience, time and time again.



Amazing real Japanese ramen” and a total “scene” come together at these “hipsterfests” also delivering small plates, sake and an “extensive” selection of local and international beers, all at affordable rates; the original branch in Little Italy shares the same industrial decor and communal seating as the larger North Park outpost, which also boasts a yakitori grill. Visit either of their locations at 750 W Fir Street (Corner of Kettner & Fir) or 3000 Upas Street #104 (Corner of 30th & Upas).



Located in the heart of San Diego, YAKYUDORI has been a local go-to spot, often with lines out the door to get in, to enjoy some great food with a nice glass of beer, sake, or soju. Don’t miss out on the chance to enjoy the rich ramen flavors only they can bring.




See who our 2017 Ramen Vendors were here

Stay tuned to this website and to our facebook page for news and updates!  We will be announcing all of our Ramen vendors in the coming months!