Japantown (San Jose)
Japantown (San Jose)
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A quaint neighborhood with Japanese restaurants, shops and other attractions.
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mini
Fremont, CA2,00,874 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
We went to Japantown. The area has changed with more condos there now. The downtown area still has shops, market, and restaurants. We went there for dinner. There is also a museum. Its small sized but still fun to see the cultural sites. In the summer there are summer festivals.
Written 26 February 2024
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caltravelgal
Covina, CA372 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
Historic area where you can learn about it just by walking around; get some shopping done; buy groceries; dine at a restaurant. Pretty decent area to explore.
Written 17 July 2023
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Sherry R
Nashville, TN5 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
A number of restaurants are located here; also a few shops. I kept driving around the neighborhood to be sure I wasn't missing something... Not exactly what I was hoping for.
Written 30 March 2023
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Creator
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
This was my first time going to Japantown, San Jose and I had to say, it was a pleasant experience. The Restaurants were really ambient and the way it was preserved was cool.
Written 17 September 2022
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ilBuckeye
Arlington Heights, IL259 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
This neighborhoods better days seem to be behind it. We visited on a Tuesday afternoon and there was frankly not a lot to see. There were a few benches with historical stories. The Buddhist temple exterior was beautiful. Not really any shops to speak of. There were a few restaurants but we weren't ready for dinner.
Written 7 April 2022
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mini
Fremont, CA2,00,874 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021
We like to go to Japan Town in the San Jose area. This time we went to get lunch at one of the local restaurants. There is also a good grocery store, generall stores, and lots of history.
Written 5 January 2021
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mini
Fremont, CA2,00,874 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2020
We like going to Japantown area of San Jose. Its a small area with cafes, stores, Buddhist temple, museum, and more . I also like to purchase items at the very good store called Gifts Kogura Company Oriental Arts.

There are historical signs that describes the history of Japantown.
Written 27 April 2020
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PD12
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
I enjoyed the historical aspect of this part of town. The Japanese community is well rooted in the San Jose culture. I also enjoyed eating at multiple different locations in this town - include Sento Market.
Written 7 December 2019
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mini
Fremont, CA2,00,874 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
We had a good time in Japantown in san Jose. We have been there a number of times. Thist time we were there to go to dinner at Minato. There are number of good places to dine . This is also a historic area with a museum and several historical information signs to see. There is also a grocery, shops, and more.
Written 24 November 2019
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Fatima Quintelle Oni
San Jose, CA2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
Near Alura Inn Neigjborhood ,which Extends to 13th Street it has museums and American Casual Restaurants and Asian eateries
Written 22 September 2019
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