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2208 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064-1706
+1 310-575-4999
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gyoza” (24 reviews)
“pork” (23 reviews)
“chashu” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Soups, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2208 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064-1706
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

no respekt, unfriendly and then discuss about 5min why we dont want to give tip. sry but not for that service

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

*CASH ONLY* As you walk in, you can find a little charming ramen shop modeled after realistic Japanese streets! FOOD: 5/5 Daikokuya specializes in their specialty Tonkotsu ramen. ADD KOTTERI!! Kotteri is extra back fat from the pig and adds an incredibly deep flavor into...More

Thank ShirleyBanda
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

This is super nice place! We where at little Tokyo and saw the line for this restaurant! What a joy. The ramen soup was authentic en full of taste! Awesome! The homemade gyoza was great as well. Must visit!!

Thank Jip R
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Found this place on tripadvisor as we wanted a quick bite in little Tokyo. Food was exceptionally good and cheap. However....service was rude. Asked 3 times for a spoon and never got one. As I was in the middle of finishing my bowl of rice,...More

Thank Y002Y
Reviewed 15 August 2018

It was a great experience. They only had to options ramen wise, but the one I chose was so good. I was a bit scared because I'm not a big fan of pork, but they made it taste amazing. The portion was also very big.

Thank Daly E
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We came in here on a Sunday. After a Saturday night full of drinking we figured a bowl of ramen will fix the hangover. We came in and was told to seat ourselves, we ordered 2 bowls of ramen and hot tea. The ramen came...More

Thank Aira T
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Very good flavorful ramen! And the takoyaki was amazing!! Felt that the waitress could’ve been a little more attentive (esp since it was kind of slow the night we went) but she was friendly when she did come by to check on us. Would def...More

Thank Shana W
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Really authentic Japanese Ramen spot. Great ambiance, food and service. Usually overcorwded. The queue moves super fast.

Thank Gustavo L
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed this place. Reasonably priced. Great service and really friendly too. Would recommend the gyoza, ramen and chashu-don. One word of advice - get there early. There is usually a waiting list which you will need to put your name on. Can always...More

Thank TPWEsq
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Daikokuya is one of my top ramen places on Sawtelle. The spicy miso ramen is my go to dish. The broth can sometimes be a little too heavy, but usually just fatty and tasty. It is definitely mild spicy but there is chili powder readily...More

Thank Mariel G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2208 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064-1706
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 310-575-4999
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