We were recommended Little Tokyo Ramen by a local who knows the food scene in town. It’s a small food truck run by a husband and wife combo. They specialize in yatai style ramen and do everything from scratch; that’s right, handmade noodles and broth from scratch. You can usually find them on weekends at Kettle River Brewing Co.
Cute little logos/decor on their food truck.
Knew we were in for a treat when we saw the plastic ramen bowl.
We dropped in on a Saturday afternoon (around 5:00pm). There’s only 6 (technically 5) options on the menu; legit. The wife takes your orders while the husband cooks.
Wish they had a table or two for seating (think they normally do but we dropped in when they were at a festival). While I’m nitpicking, I also wish they used a larger, more bowl shaped takeout container.
The noodles were slightly firm (which I prefer) and had good bite.
Chashu slices were tender but quite fatty. The broth was clean tasting and had good depth.
The noodles clung better but I’m not sure I could drink a whole bowl of this to myself.
LTR is doing things right. It won’t beat the ramen game in Vancouver but for Kelowna, it’s a solid spot.
Little Tokyo Ramen
731 Baillie Avenue