120 "Japanese" Restaurants in Los Angeles.
Moon Rabbit is a Grand Central Market stall that sells boba teas and cute little snacks.
The specialty at this Tokyo-based ramen chain is yuzu shio - a light, acidic broth that’s unlike any version that’s ever made its way to LA.
Kensho is a tiny Japanese restaurant on the grounds of Yamashiro in Hollywood, and one of LA’s most personal dining experiences.
Azay is a half-French, half-Japanese restaurant in Little Tokyo where you’ll find the only Japanese breakfast being served in LA proper.
Gozen is a high-end kaiseki restaurant on La Cienega with excellent sushi, sake, and other small plates.
Menya Tigre on Sawtelle serves some of the only curry ramen you’ll find in LA - and it’s incredible.
Shin-Sen-Gumi’s Gardena location has everything from customizable ramen to a brand-new drive-through.
Fukugawa is a hidden restaurant in Gardena that serves one of the best Japanese breakfast sets around.
Interstellar is the best cafe near the Santa Monica Promenade. The Korean-owned spot serves excellent burritos, katsu, bulgogi, and more.
Jinya is a bonafide chain with locations across the country, but still makes a very solid tonkotsu ramen.
Kai Ramen has multiple locations across LA and makes excellent classic tonkotsu broth.
Rakkan Ramen in Santa Monica offers a wide range of plant-based ramen options, along with a great patio.