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More spots in Sawtelle JapantownSee more
If you’re looking for bar food on Sawtelle, Furaibo - a dark, rowdy Izakaya - is a good option.
Kimukatsu is famous in Japan for their pork cutlets, and now they’re an essential meal on Sawtelle.
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Blossom’s Chinatown location is a great option for Vietnamese food, serving one of favorite bowls of phở tái (rare steak).
Pho Saigon Republic
Pho Saigon Republic is a Vietnamese restaurant in Chinatown with some of the strongest coffee in the neighborhood.
Quán Hy Restaurant
Quan Hy in Westminster has everything - a Central Vietnamese menu, tremendous steamed rice cakes, and a pond of koi by the dining room.
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Sawtelle’s Tsujita does the best tsukemen-style ramen this side of the Pacific and some of the best overall ramen in Los Angeles.
Marugame Udon is a casual, cafeteria-style spot to get your weekly (daily?) noodle fix on Sawtelle.
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