Lazy Ox Canteen
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
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An intimate space on the top floor of Weller Court in Little Tokyo. There's concrete floors, a bandstand dedicated to live jazz and a...
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241 S San Pedro · interesting places nearby
Lazy Ox Canteen information
If you’d rather not eat Japanese in Little Tokyo, find these cedar-paneled environs for tapas. Think: pig’s ear chicharon, grilled squid with garbanzo beans, and brick roast mussels. Pair them with something from the creative beer and wine list. Burgers are sublime, and its nightly family dinners are a big hit.