Kuro-Obi Ramen by Ippudo

San Mateo, CA


626 SF


Panda Restaurant Group


Design Architect

AO provided the design for the 1st west coast quick serve concept for Ippudo Ramen. As a casual offshoot of Japan’s famed Ippudo retaurant, Kuro-Obi aims to elevate the precise craft of true Japanese ramen by making it into a take-away format.

Key AO Experts

Jeff Rabbitt, Architect; Ruba Younan, LEED AP