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Japan Town

Locals say

What it’s like:
Historic
Known for:
Views · Nightlife

Tips from locals

Ruksakul
Ruksakul
February 27, 2020
Fun place to stroll. Lots of food especially Japanese, Ramen, Udon, Bento. Fun walk inside the mall. Nijiya supermarket is also fun to browse and get Japanese snacks.
Jacqueline & Paul
Jacqueline & Paul
February 16, 2020
Japantown, also known as Nihonmachi, is a historic enclave in the Western Addition. There are large indoor/outdoor complexes house an assortment of sushi, ramen and shabu-shabu restaurants, plus specialty grocery stores, gift shops, karaoke bars and Asian-style day spas. There are event such as the…
Andrew & Kirsten
Andrew & Kirsten
January 9, 2020
Japantown, also known as Nihonmachi, is a compact historic enclave in the Western Addition. Large indoor/outdoor complexes house an assortment of sushi, ramen and shabu-shabu restaurants, plus specialty grocery stores, kitschy gift shops, karaoke bars and Asian-style day spas. A courtyard plaza with…
Jayle & Greg
Jayle & Greg
December 11, 2019
This area of San Francisco has many Japanese restaurants and shops. Perfect spot for gift shopping and getting a steamy bowl of ramen.
Jose
Jose
November 30, 2019
In a way, it's like taking a quick trip to Osaka and immersing yourself in Japanese culture, old and new: anime, ceramics, kimonos, sushi, manga, Japanese fashion, and sweets... a huge variety of Japanese items calling out to be purchased or eaten!

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Location
San Francisco, CA 94115
Japantown