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2208 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064-1706
+1 310-575-4999
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Asian, Soups, Vegan Options
2208 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064-1706
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Reviewed 5 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
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant, excellent food and service. We were fortunate to have Victor as our server. He was extreme efficient and made sure we had everything we needed. We were lucky enough to sit at the water table which was really cool. The sashimi and sushi...More

Thank Christina P
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Daikokuya used to be one of my favorite ramenya in Los Angeles, with many more ramen shops setting my up shops around town, its execution and tastes seemed to be dated. The broth is quite salty now, while they have toned down the fattiness of...More

Thank semanticvision
Reviewed 3 February 2018

I seriously don't know why there was such a long queue outside this restaurant. Don't get me wrong, their ramen was good, but not a 30+ mins waiting good. Saw lots of tourist from China queueing for this one. Apparently it's one of those restaurants...More

2  Thank bruce l
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Been there for a late night (almost 11pm) food trip but the place has still a lot of people. Good thing we didn't wait so long. The ramen was the best!

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Listed as a must try on various websites and went to check it out. I loved it. I had their speicialty ramen which was basically just ramen with chashu. The soup was nice and thick, the noodles were al dente, the way i like them...More

Thank crazy222frog
Reviewed 31 October 2017

What is interesting is that in the LA area, ramen has been a huge hit lately. You'll see all kinds of ramen shops popping up around town. There are quite a few of this company as well. The inside is decorated very nicely, they usually...More

Thank WithoutATrace652
Reviewed 16 October 2017

It's in Little Tokyo and it was the highest rated ramen shop around. Place looks like a typical ramen shop. Bit crammed and full of people which is usually a good sign. Although food was quite a disappointment. It was not bad but obviously with...More

3  Thank Edward K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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