Joining a growing trend of Asian restaurants eyeing the overlooked southeast for their first local home, Hana Ramen has debuted a casual, value-priced menu built around “made from scratch” noodle dishes.
Taking over the 1,200-square-foot former home of Gyro Time at the McCarran Marketplace, Hana Ramen sits on the northern end of the retail center, close to the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Russel Road and a new neighbor to other quick-serve venues including China Dragon and Hawaiian Barbecue.
Currently offering eight different ramen bowls, prepared with choices of thin and think noodles, dishes range from $8.50 for the “shio ramen” created with chicken broth and pork belly, to the $13.95 “meat lover” featuring spicy miso ground pork and “back fat.”
With an interior that wouldn’t look out of place on Spring Mountain Road, heat fans can sample the $11.95 “hell ramen,” served “extra spicy,” and all bowls can be upgraded with extra toppings.
Also available, a series of $5.95 and $6.95 rice bowls, including chashu fried rice chicken, or pork, plus appetizers of shrimp tempura, fried octopus ball, pork gyoza, seaweed salad, and Agedashi tofu.
Hana Ramen, 5715 S. Eastern Ave., #104, 702-476-4262. Open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
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