Shalala is an extremely popular Japanese Ramen restaurant off Castro in Mountain View.
It serves spicy ramen, ranked from 1 (least spicy) to 3 (most spicy) and has 3 sizes of ramen bowl from small (plenty) to large (super-sized.)
The hostesses all speak Japanese.
There are not that many tables, so expect a waiting list from noon to 1 pm.
698 W. Dana Street
Mountain View, CA 94041
650 965 8001
Kotetsu Ramen is a sister restaurant located at 2089 El Camino Real, Santa Clara (408) 557 0822.