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Suehiro Cafe

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337 E 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3901
+1 213-626-9132
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11:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Falls Church, VA
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528 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Popular restaurant in the center of Little Tokyo that specializes in home-styled dishes and where you can get a good sampling of authentic Japanese food. Vegan options as well. A wide selection of Sushi, ramen, udon, tempura aand teriyaki. Japanese Beer. Clean, family friendly, small hole in the wall kind of place that will make you glad you stepped inside.... More 

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Thank RussellJW
Los Angeles, California
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Very friendly stuff. Good food. Everything was on the table in less than 5 minutes. Food was nice and fresh. The place is little smelly - the only minus

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Thank Bassilok
Seattle, WA
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My family of four has been coming to this restaurant for many years and it has always been one of our favorites. We have since moved out of state and visited on a recent trip back to LA. We felt compelled to order a little bit of everything and we were not disappointed! It was fantastic! Attentive staff and delicious... More 

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Thank Chocolatour
Rolling Hills Estates, California, United States
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is our go to restaurant when we are in JTown. I usually get the special stir fry eggplant and peppers with beef. It has a good char on the veggies I cannot get at home. Reasonably priced. Nothing fancy, just good every day food.

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Thank Mardy M
Los Angeles, California
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690 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I am back for another visit, it's been 3 years since I've been here. They've remodeled this old school place and made it look a bit more modern but still having that Japanese touch to it. I ordered the beef Sukiyaki on a cloudy day which fit the mood. The dish was amazing, from the first bite I knew I... More 

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Thank Creeping_Death_LA
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Casual. Booths or tables. In Little Tokyo. Dinner for 4 with an appetizer and tip was $60. Good, fast, many options. Would return.

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Thank Christa4of4
Cincinnati, Ohio
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We came here because she could get fried chicken and I could eat traditional Japense fare. It worked for us both, she actually said the chicken was the best she has ever had. Even thought it is not called fried chicken. My food was amazing and the service was great. I was shocked it was less crowded for a good... More 

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Thank Stephanie L
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183 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Decided to stop here for a cold Sapporo because it was happy hour and it was very hot on the street. Great place, friendly staff and the salted soy beans were a great snack to go with the beer. Didn't tried the food but it seemed delicious!

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Thank Bruno F
Seattle, Washington
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221 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Place has Been here a while, almost a fixture on the street. Fast with good food ordered some Udon and tasted like Udon should. Yakasoba nice gesture and flavor.. A little on the salty side but with in tolerance. Good quantity. Not too much and not petite portions.

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Thank A C
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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110 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This was one of the many restaurants in the area and we enjoyed it very much. Everything was fresh and prices were reasonable.

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Thank santafecarol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 03:00
Monday
11:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 337 E 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3901
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-626-9132

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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