Little Tokyo Ramen

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.


Sign outside.


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.

Traditional shoyu ramen (#1) ($11.50)
DSC03497Handmade noodles in a from-scratch chicken pork broth flavoured with a soya sauce blend base. It came topped with green onions, spinach and chashu pork.


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.

White miso ramen (#2) ($12.25)
DSC03499Same broth but flavoured with a white miso paste. This came topped with green onion, corn and chashu. The broth for the white miso was very rich and heavy.


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
Kelowna, BC
(250) 300-4591

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