Daikokuya Restaurant Review:
Little Tokyo's popular Daikokuya occupies the former Ramen Jinya space on Sawtelle. Expect tonkotsu ramen, rice bowls and small Japanese plates. Also located at 327 E. First St., Los Angeles, 90012.
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"Warm, bouncy noodles" and "rich", "flavorful broth" "make all the difference" for the "superior ramen" at this affordable chainlet of Japanese "greasy spoons"; there's "minimal service, little capacity and long lines", but "is it worth it? – absolutely."
Lunch at Daikokuya; Mercado on W. 3rd Opens Sept 4:
WEST LA— Sawtelle newbie Daikokuya started soft serving lunch two days ago. Sure there's the tried and true ramen, but Midtown Lunch is especially keen on the rice bowls and also wonders who will now have the longest lunch line: Tatsu, Tsujita or Annex? [Midtown Lunch]
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