Japanese Village Plaza
The funny-looking tower is a yagura , a traditional fire-lookout tower typically found in rural Japan. It’s the gateway to this kitschy...
Aratani/Japan America Theater
Next door to the James Irvine Garden, a handmade, peacock-motif silk doncho (curtain) from Kyoto dramatically opens the stage for...
Japanese American National Museum
A great first stop in Little Tokyo, this is the country’s first museum dedicated to the Japanese immigrant experience. You’ll be moved...
A vintage bar with old-school funk, groovy tunes on the stereo, sports on five strobing flat screens and fusion bites. They do...
Shabu Shabu House
It's a humble joint with limited seating around a horseshoe bar illuminated with florescent lights and lined with industrial carpeting....
134 Japanese Village Plaza · interesting places nearby
Cafe Dulce information
Among the best diversions in the Japanese Village Plaza is this terrific donut-shop-turned-gourmet-cafe serving blueberry mocha and green-tea roti (Malaysian sweet buns stuffed with cream), bacon donuts, green-tea donuts and spirulina churros, as well as chewy tapioca rolls. And they pour damn good coffee.