Ramen is growing into a hot commodity in Austin, and Jinya Ramen is the latest offering. The California-based chain debuts in June, bringing a wide array of ramen and Japanese dishes to the ever-growing Rock Rose in the Domain Northside.
The bill of fare includes plentiful ramens, from the tonkotsu black, spicy chicken, to perhaps not for first dates, a garlicky one. The broth is made with Fuji-purified water. Other dishes range from snacks like kale lollipops, takoyaki, and mochi, to more-filling rice and curry bowls. The beverage list includes sake (with cocktails), wine, and beer.
Eater photographer Courtney Pierce took a tour of the noodle soup bar and the menu. The space includes bar seats and tables, and a patio where the brave can eat outside in the summer heat.
Jinya’s Rock Rose neighbors include newcomer New York sensation Chinese-American po-boy slinger General Tso’Boys with its first brick and mortar, alongside with East Side King Thai Kun, Velvet Taco, MAD Greens, and more.
Jinya pushed back its opening to Thursday, June 30, with daily hours from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.