Koreatown is home to a variety of Japanese restaurants, ranging from traditional sushi bars to modern izakayas.
Popular spots include Coco Ichibanya Curry House and Kuishimbo Charbroil. For sushi, there’s the longstanding restaurants Noshi Sushi and Boongho Sushi. Other notable restaurants include Saikai, Umaya nad Bento Man.
For those hankering for Japanese noodles, there’s a plethora — Iki Ramen, Kai Ramen, Silverlake Ramen, California Ramen Factory, Slurpin’ Ramen Bar, and Ten Ramen.
On Melrose just northeast of Koreatown proper is LA’s newest Japanese restaurant — Tonchin from New York.