25 "Sawtelle Japantown" Restaurants in Los Angeles.
Sushi Tsujita on Sawtelle is the pricey sushi restaurant from the team behind LA’s most popular ramen spot.
The omakase at Kiriko on Sawtelle is expensive but excellent. They also do more affordable lunch specials.
Hide Sushi on Sawtelle is a great spot for affordable sashimi platters at lunch and dinner.
Hermanito is a casual Mexican cantina on Sawtelle and a great place to post up after work while traffic dies down.
This tiny Japanese restaurant along Pico is frankly more of a myth than anything else, but if you’re able to get in, expect a memorable meal.
Daikokuya’s Sawtelle location pretty much always has a line, but the wait for their excellent ramen is worth it.
B Sweet is a dessert spot on Sawtelle serving one very important thing: a Halo, a.k.a. an ice cream sandwich made from a donut.
If you’re looking for bar food on Sawtelle, Furaibo - a dark, rowdy Izakaya - is a good option.
With a casual atmosphere and a reasonably-priced menu, Nong La is one of our go-to’s for a Vietnamese lunch on Sawtelle.
Honeymee off Sawtelle Blvd. is a soft serve shop that's also a social media celebrity. But the ice cream is great.
Kimukatsu is famous in Japan for their pork cutlets, and now they’re an essential meal on Sawtelle.
Blockheads on Sawtelle serves what they call “Snow Cream,” a.k.a. shaved ice cream.