Where to get sushi, ramen, matcha ice cream, and more.
September 20, 2023
Jina Bakes is a Japanese and Korean bakery in Japantown. You’re here for the kalbijjim croissant.
September 1, 2023
Incredible coffee crunch cake is the big draw at Yasukochi’s Sweet Stop, a tiny bakery in the back of a Japantown supermarket.
August 24, 2023
Nari is a Japantown special occasion restaurant serving phenomenal Thai dishes in a beautiful space.
March 10, 2023
This casual Japantown spot has a variety of excellent ramen, from tsukemen and tonkotsu to a vegetarian version with Impossible meat.
November 22, 2022
Marufuku in Japantown nails the art of Hakata-style ramen.
October 12, 2022
An Japanese Restaurant is a tiny high-end sushi spot in the Japan Center with standout omakase.
On The Bridge is a cafe-style Japan Center restaurant with comforting curry rice, spaghetti, and pizza.
Uji Time in Japantown has great taiyaki, plus soft serve, matcha drinks, and other desserts.
May 25, 2022
Mochill Mochidonut serves colorful ring-shaped mochi donuts out of a Japantown mall kiosk.
April 27, 2022
Hinodeya is our go-to spot for ramen with dashi broth in Japantown. Expect a wait.
April 20, 2022
Oma San Francisco Station is one of the city's more unique omakase experiences—the casual counter is located at the end of a long hallway in the Japantown mall.
March 22, 2022
Come to this Japan Center sushi spot for fantastic donburi, rolls, and nigiri.
Hot stone bowls of bubbling kalbijjim keep us coming back to this lively Korean restaurant in Japantown.
January 14, 2022
Matcha Café Maiko is an excellent spot for matcha drinks and soft serve.
August 7, 2020
Izakaya Kou in Japantown serves reasonably priced sushi and has private rooms available for parties.
July 14, 2018