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Little Tokyo

209 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood
Liked by 12
Closed Open from 9:00am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Phone: +1-213-8806875

What people are saying:

Little Tokyo is a nice area in Los Angeles to visit and see a contrast in culture. There are many shops and restaurant to see. Every once and awhile, you would see events for cosplayers.

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TripAdvisor(836 reviews)TripAdvisor
4.4/5Very Good
  • 845beatriz
    Arcadia, California

    A small taste of Japan

    I've never visited Japan, but having said that, there are numerous restaurants in Little Tokyo with authentic menu items, shops that sell specialty items that would be found if you were to travel to J...

    Reviewed on /Date(1612113522000+0800)/
  • Jason K
    Jason K
    Los Angeles, California

    Visiting Little Tokyo

    Little Tokyo has grown in the last few years and has many great places to visit, shop, eat, etc. Can visit the Japanese American National Museum to learn about JA history, eat at modern Japanese cafes...

    Reviewed on /Date(1609338663000+0800)/
  • wdl
    sunnyvale, ca

    Worth a meal and a couple of hours

    It's a relatively small area in downtown LA, maybe a couple of blocks, with the Japanese Village Plaza being the focal point, with a lot of restaurants and shops. There is also the Japanese American N...

    Reviewed on /Date(1602608520000+0800)/
  • Finleytrip

    colorful nights

    i'd say its a busy city during the day colorful at night. I'd love to go there. best place to taste sushi!!!

    Reviewed on /Date(1597287974000+0800)/
  • ferociouscat

    I wish there were more Japanese

    Great location. Japanese grocery store (Nijiya), bakery and many restaurants. About half of the stores were closed due to COVID-19. Most workers were Hispanic with no knowledge on Japanese items, so d...

    Reviewed on /Date(1596707647000+0800)/

Additional Information


 If you seek a taste of Asian culture, but aren’t much for travelling internationally, you can steep yourself in Japanese traditions in southern California. “Little Tokyo” is four blocks that spans 67 acres in Los Angeles and provides a mix of American and Japanese cultures to its visitors. The streets of this landmark location are filled with traditional businesses such as Japanese tea gardens, grocery stores and shops. There were four official Japantowns in the United States and Little Tokyo is one. It plays hots to dozens of special events and festivals during the year such as Japanese holidays and festivals. Little Tokyo is a great place to learn about another culture and get a taste of Japan without leaving the United States.
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