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...
James Irvine Garden
With bamboo, dwarf pine, magnolias and a gurgling artificial brook, this is a nice chill-out spot. Reach it by taking the elevator to...
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...
Wolf & Crane
A fun, new Little Tokyo bar with waxed concrete floors, a blonde-wood slab bar, common tables and built-in bench seating. They have flat...
Among the best diversions in the Japanese Village Plaza is this terrific donut-shop-turned-gourmet-cafe serving blueberry mocha and...
422 E 2nd St · interesting places nearby
Sushi Gen information
Come early to grab a table, and know that they don't do the uber-creative 'look at me' kind of rolls. In this Japanese classic sushi spot, seven chefs stand behind the blonde wood bar, carving thick slabs of melt-in-your-mouth salmon, buttery toro, and a wonderful Japanese snapper, among other staples. Their sashimi special at lunch ($18) is a steal.
It's set in the Honda Plaza.