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Wakasaya - CLOSED

104 Japanese Village Plaza Mall, 335 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3909
+1 213-621-2121
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good25%
  • Average34%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible25%
14 May 2014
“Big Bowl in Little Tokyo”
4 Mar 2014
“Free Big bowl”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Japanese
104 Japanese Village Plaza Mall, 335 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3909
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

Into Sumo sized bowls come to Big bowl in Little Tokyo. Try the big bowl in 15 minutes and get a free meal. 5 of us were full after sharing the big bowl for lunch. For $55 that was not bad. If you eat alone...More

Thank Fitfun F
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Dare not to try their bowl for free meal if can finish within 15 minutes. Changing to normal soba and sashimi. Good taste and fast service in little tokyo.

Thank Chinnawat T
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Not one of the best places in Little Tokyo area, to be sure, but worth a visit if you're in a hurry or on a Friday / Saturday night like we were and everywhere else is packed. The soba noodles are very well done, tasty,...More

Thank Marc K
Reviewed 7 January 2014

One of the little mysteries of life is why it is so difficult to get a bowl of soba in most American cities. We were delighted by a chance encounter with Wakasaya on a recent visit to Little Tokyo in L.A. This is not your...More

Thank APM_01
Reviewed 16 October 2013

There are certainly better places in Little Tokyo, or simply Japanese restaurants in other areas... The food here is totally ordinary, the service awful (unusual for a Japanese place), and the worst comes when you pay. Despite showing a VISA sign on the door, and...More

Thank LaurentBeijing
Reviewed 1 October 2013

My wife and kid both thought the food was reasonable but I did not. Certainly the range of the food that they offer is really limited. Having eaten noodles from London to New York to Hong Kong, Tokyo and Jakarta, I would have to say...More

Thank BDA123
Reviewed 5 June 2013

Surprised to find this place in the plaza, we decided to try this don place again. After a few years, everything looked the same, but felt different.....the dark tables only emphasized the lack of atmosphere. Ordered the wakame (seaweed) udon and the tuna belly (toro)...More

Thank Shimadog
Reviewed 3 April 2013

Walking around Little Tokyo we stopped in a small confectioners shop... while there we asked for a recommendation in finding takoyaki. The clerk pointed across the street to Wakasaya and I am forever thankful, so is my wife. I of course had the takoyaki which...More

Thank mgenre
Reviewed 29 August 2012

Nice and tasty food,loved the crunchy roll, and other sushi,very fresh,good prices, closes at 9pm, filled the gap nicely.

Thank AucklandWiz
Reviewed 3 March 2011

Dont' come here if you want good portion and good price. Lousy service, the waiter pretend I am invisible for over 1 hours On the donburi bowl, the seafood has 1mm thickness, a medium bowl of NOTHING BUT RICE. Very expensive for the "Rice Bowl"...More

Thank andrewy888
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Japanese Village Plaza Mall, 335 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3909
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-621-2121
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