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Bored of regular food and typical cuisines? A visit to the Zencu Sushi & Grill is a must. As the name suggests, this sushi bar serves excellent sushi and other Japanese delights. You can start off with appetizers like Cold Tofu, Tuna Tartare and then gorge on entrees like Beef Teriyaki, Tonkatsu, Unagi Bento and so forth. That's not it, coming to the sushi and sashimi section, it features different varieties. And, along with this tasty and elaborate food menu, patrons can also savor drinks like hot tea, ice tea or Japanese Ice Cream Shake. All in all, for a hassle-free and pleasant dining experience, head to the Zencu Sushi & Grill.
Marugame Monzo specializes in the Japanese dish udon, which is a thick noodle made from wheat flour. Due to the open kitchen at this restaurant, patrons can watch the chefs while they expertly prepare this Japanese favorite. Here, the udon is available in varieties such as bukkake, mentai squid butter, uni, curry, beef, sea urchin cream, duck, mushroom and seaweed. Their menu also offers other dishes like beef tataki, ikura rice bowl, miso carbonara, shrimp tempura and fried chicken. So walk into this restaurant for a taste of tangy East Asian comfort food, served at reasonable prices.
Suehiro Restaurant is one of those "natives-in-the-know" places. Visitors to L.A. have to be told about this nondescript eatery, but once you try it you will be an instant convert. If you like fresh and delicately seasoned tempura that is light and flaky and melts in your mouth, then you will understand why this place is so popular. Anything you order is sensational, but the tempura is in a class by itself.
Black and white accents, trendy orb-shaped light fixtures and dark wood furniture lend Baldoria a sleek look. This casual diner where the emphasis is on creative shared plates and craft cocktails is a welcome addition to Little Tokyo's dining scene. Meat lovers and vegetarians alike will find their tasty bite options and pizzas very tempting. Savor their dishes like Fried Shortrib Ravioli and Smashed Fingerlings. Or dig into their delicious pizzas such as Wild Funghi Conserva and Mrs. Croque. Enjoy their happy hours over cocktails like Bay of Pigs and Nessie’s Bath Water. Their bar also stocks a curated list of fine spirits, wine, bottled beer and draft beer.
Shabu Shabu House Restaurant appeals to trendy young people eager to try new dining adventures, as well as older people who have been coming here for years. The room is contemporary and patrons sit at a round bar with high stools. The only requirement for dining at this venue is that you must be very adept at handling chopsticks - you will need to use them to swish your plate of raw veggies, noodles and beef in boiling broth until they're cooked. That's right, you are cooking your own meal, and once it's done, you are ready.
Kula Revolving Sushi Bar stands out from the manifold sushi restaurants dotting Little Tokyo due to its unique concept. Here, after paying a set price, guests can pick and choose food from a conveyor belt that is constantly revolving. Items not placed on the belt can be ordered separately. Patrons can savor dishes such as Tuna Yukke, Crunch Roll, Salmon Skin Hand Roll, Spicy Scallop Hand Roll, Red Crab Roll, Salmon Belly and Red Snapper Sushi. With its inexpensive prices, this is more of a fast food joint with contemporary sushi recipes than a fine dining sushi establishment.