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Tanaka Ramen & Izakaya Opens Third Hawaii Location at Pearlridge Center

Tanaka Ramen & Izakaya Opens Third Hawaii Location at Pearlridge Center

The popular new-dle joint is set to open on May 6, offering a tasty assortment of izakaya dishes, signature ramen bowls, and new and exclusive dishes to Pearlridge Center

Pearlridge Center-exclusive dishes:
Other signature Tanaka Ramen & Izakaya dishes:
Photo credit for all: Tanaka Ramen & Izakaya

HONOLULU (April 27, 2020) – Grab your chopsticks! Tanaka Ramen & Izakaya is bringing its popular Japanese noodles and izakaya dishes to Pearlridge Center on Thursday, May 6. The ramen eatery is located in Wai Makai of Pearlridge Center, next to Dunkin’ Donuts and Tony Moly. Noodle on by daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. to order from their soup-er flavorful menu of appetizers, ramen bowls and izakaya dishes, as well as new dishes that will be offered exclusively to their Pearlridge Center location including a Tanaka Garlic Volcano Ramen, Seafood & Vegetables Kushi Katsu, Clam Chowder Croquettes and more.

“We are excited to open our Pearlridge Center location and to be able to serve even more island residents who have been craving our fresh and affordable dishes, says Tina Wang, owner of Tanaka Ramen & Izakaya. “We have created several new menu items which guests will be able to find ONLY at our Pearlridge Center location that we feel elevate Japanese ramen bar favorites — like our Tanaka Garlic Volcano Ramen and Tako Wasabi.”

To celebrate the grand opening of its Pearlridge Center, Tanaka Ramen & Izakaya will offer its first 50 customers a FREE bowl of ramen. Additionally, during the grand opening weekend from May 8 to May 9, customers who spend $30 or more will receive one (1) free appetizer of their choice of five-piece Karaage Chicken, Crispy Chicken Wings, Pork Gyoza or Shrimp Shumai.

New ramen and izakaya dishes available only at the Pearlridge Center location include their Tanaka Garlic Volcano Ramen ($18.50) – a pork broth that’s a level two of spiciness with bean sprouts, green onions, fresh garlic, black garlic oil, a spicy, seasoned egg, Korean powder and served with thick noodles; Clam Chowder Croquettes ($8.50) made with a house-made clam chowder and served with traditional tonkatsu sauce; Arabiki Sausage ($8.50) featuring grilled arabiki sausages served with traditional tonkatsu sauce; Seafood & Vegetables Kushi Katsu ($12.50) featuring assorted seafood and vegetables and Tako Wasabi ($5.50) made with fresh tako (octopus) mixed in a house-made wasabi sauce.

The Pearlridge Center location features a wide selection of fresh and gourmet dishes, and includes the option to build your own ramen or choose from the restaurant’s signature dishes including their Tanaka Classic – a pork broth, pork chasu, kikurage, spicy bean sprouts, green onions, fried onions, garlic oil and a seasoned egg served with thick noodles – and their popular vegan ramen, Spicy Creamy Vegan Ramen – a vegan sauce, green onions, spicy bean sprouts, spinach, atsuage tofu, crispy onions with garlic and chili oil served with kale noodles.

While ramen takes center stage at Tanaka Ramen & Izakaya, the restaurant also offers a variety of rice bowls like their Beef Sukiyaki Don or Karaage Don as well as Tokyo curry bowls including a Pork Katsu w/ Curry and Pork Gyoza w/ Curry. And to start off any meal, you’ll want to check out their selection of appetizers and izakaya options including their house-made Pork Gyoza and their Hawaii-exclusive Soft Shell Crab Bun that’s served with an original bun sauce and spicy mayonnaise.

Tanaka Ramen & Izakaya’s Pearlridge Center location is open for dine-in services daily – with proper safety measures in place – daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Their hours will be updated in June 2021 to 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The restaurant will also be offering its full menu of lunch and dinner items for takeout. To place an order, call 808-888-2615 or order online at Delivery will also be available through Uber Eats and Bite Squad.

All University of Hawaii system faculty and students, Pearlridge Center employees, and military members receive 10 percent off with proof of ID.

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Founded in 2017, Tanaka Ramen brings fresh, gourmet and affordable Japanese ramen bar-style dishes to more than four cities across the United States. Named after the skilled Japanese ramen chef who inspired the restaurant’s creation, Tanaka Ramen works to serve delicious, traditional flavors in a chic modern environment. With an array of options from build-your-own-ramen to a selection of signature dishes, Tanaka Ramen has something for everyone. For more information, visit