Lots of interesting shops featuring Japanese handicrafts and toys. Several good noodle restaurants. I had udon with beef. The soup was comfort food .
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I first visited J-Town a decade ago when I was living in SF. Now, every time I visit SF I must visit J-town and this past week I was fortunate to have stayed at a hotel in the neighborhood. Many may not find J-town worth...More
I loved the restaurants and shops in this small area. I did much more shopping and had much more fun here than I did in Chinatown. There is an East and West side mall where there are lots of great shops and restaurants. On the...More
A 3 square block area of Japanese Cultural Centers, Shopping, Restaurants and Friendship Tower. Parking is around $3.00 per hour in the main garage near the Supermarket. The mail is divided into East and West Malls with each having Stores and Numerous Restaurants. Shopping is...More
Been coming to Japantown for over 15 years primarily for the many authentic Japanese restaurants, stores, home goods and scenery that reminds me of being in Japan. There is a movie theater here which we typically visit often and a great Ramen place too -...More
This is a real radial centre in San Francisco of and for everything Japanese: endless restaurants and other food options, shops with Japanese goods and even a shop where every item is $1.50. The Kinokuniya Bookstore is a haven for books of all kinds and...More
We had business at the PRC consulate, and then went searching for lunch. The Japantown pagoda is very striking and worth a look close up. The two retail buildings are mostly full of Japanese restaurants and we had a very fine meal there. (Sorry, I...More
Japan town as a treasure trove of architecture, many good restaurants, shopping- from trinkets to exquisite jewelry- parking inside.
I would encourage people to visit Japantown, if for no other reason than to encourage the people there to expand it. There is excellent shopping for people interested in Japanese made wares and arts, as well as plenty for those interested in anime and film...More