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Daikokuya’s Sawtelle location pretty much always has a line, but the wait for their excellent ramen is worth it.
Plan Check Kitchen + Bar
Plan Check is one of the finest restaurant/bar combos in the city, and it also happens to be one of the best first date spots on the Westside.
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Saigon’s Sandwich & Bakery
Saigon Sandwich in San Gabriel makes the best banh mi we’ve had in Los Angeles.
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Sawtelle’s Tsujita does the best tsukemen-style ramen this side of the Pacific and some of the best overall ramen in Los Angeles.
Killer Noodle is the newest spot from the people behind Tsujita, and they specialize in tantanmen - super spicy ramen noodles.
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