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Ivan Ramen
Ivan Ramen
New York Times critic pick

Ivan Ramen

★★

25 Clinton Street (Stanton Street), Lower East Side; 646-678-3859; ivanramen.com

ATMOSPHERE Lively but relaxed, with more elbow room at the counter and the tables than you might expect.

SERVICE Often excellent, without making a big deal out of it.

SOUND LEVEL Jarring at peak hours.

RECOMMENDED Pickled daikon XO; Chinese broccoli and garlic; pork meatballs; JFC; Tofu Coney Island; roast pork musubi; triple pork triple garlic mazemen; vegetarian shoyu ramen; spicy red chile ramen.

DRINKS AND WINE The sake and beer list is smart and affordable. For nondrinkers, iced barley tea with yuzu lemonade (the Ivan Palmer) beckons.

PRICES Ramen, $13 to $15 (egg and roasted tomato are an extra $2 each); other dishes, $3.50 to $14.

OPEN Daily for lunch and dinner.

RESERVATIONS Not accepted.

WHEELCHAIR ACCESS Dining room and accessible restroom are reached by a portable ramp from the sidewalk.

Email: petewells@nytimes.com. And follow Pete Wells on Twitter: @pete_wells.

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25 Clinton St, New York, NY 10002, United States
+1 646-678-3859
Sun - Thur 12:30pm - 10pm
Fri, Sat 12:30pm - 11pm
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