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Teishokuya of Tokyo

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345 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-4215
+1 213-680-0344
11:30 - 22:45
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Covina, California
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245 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a very big place but the menu is extensive: rolls, bowls, curry, sake, and much more. For about twelve bucks you can get a filling bowl of salmon, rice, eggs, nori, with salad and miso soup.

Thank caltravelgal
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131 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

A small restaurant in Japan Town that is good but not great, especially given the high prices. The menu is extensive, yet seems repetitive. Probably better Japanese food at a better price elsewhere.

Thank DogWorld
Boise, Idaho
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We ordered a variety of dishes and everyone said theirs was good. I had the Crab Croquettes and Nabeyaki Udon and both were very good. I think my favorite thing we ordered was off of the Happy Hour menu, I can't remember the name of it but it was 4 pieces of delicious fried chicken..... it was heaven, I could... More 

Thank Kathy O
San Francisco, California
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Was craving some Katsu, and this place came highly recommended by the hotel I was staying at. I'd have to say it is really good, but it is also fairly pricey…. about $17 for Katsu with Rice, and a few plates of relish along with it. They were busy on the Saturday night I visited them, but the clientele seemed... More 

Thank Akamaikai
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244 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This place reminds me of the Japanese restaurants of my youth - a little crowded, a huge menu, nothing too fancy but everything well flavored like your grandmother might have made. No tweezers or disconstruction here. When we arrived at 6:30 there were a few tables open but by the time we left at 7:45 there were at least 4... More 

Thank Sharon D
Los Angeles, California
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573 reviews
464 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Their spicy tuna donburi is the best! I absolutely loooooooove it! Every time I'm craving some fresh spicy tuna over rice, this is the place to be. Never has there ever been a wait since I've been coming here the last 4 years.

Thank nlee1220
Corona, California
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

This is a quaint little restaurant in Japan Town that is easily missed if you're not looking for it. When I say little, I mean little, although they do manage to squeeze quite a few people in there. I'd estimate that the restaurant can seat somewhere around 40 people, but it doesn't look like it. This place seems pretty busy.... More 

Thank Craig C
Lumby, Canada
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102 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015

This restaurant serves all the Japanese standards and has a lot of combination choices. I ordered the spicy tofu as an appetizer and the brown rice/veggie tempura/soba noodle combination. I especially enjoyed the tofu appetizer which was a good serving. I enjoyed the veggie tempura; but expecting soba noodles I was served what appeared to be ramen or wheat noodles.... More 

Thank Mike T
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2014

We traveled through California this summer and visited many Japanese restaurants. This was by far our favorite. So much so, that in our short visit to L.A, we came here at least three times! There is a good variety to chose from, the food was always fresh, and the service was good. We also found the price to be very... More 

Thank charlotte h
Covina, California
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104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2014

Spicy chicken is great, as is their karate (fried chicken). Also they have one of the best tempura soba dishes in the area. Service is pretty good and though it's a small place, the ambiance is pretty relaxed. And this is a great place if you like jazz, as they play classic jazz (not smooth jazz).

Thank HardBop

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-4215
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-680-0344

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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