248 Jackson Street
Colorful cafe with island style serving sweet and savory crepes, Hawaiian shave ice and espresso drinks.
Cielito Lindo Restaurant
195 E. Taylor Street
A festive Mexican atmosphere and authentic suisine, more than just a restaurant which offers a wide ariety of delicious Mexican dishes, from enchiladas, tamales and tacos to chicken mole, camarones rancheros and burritos.
698 N. 4th Street
An All-American hamburger joint – burgers, fries, milk shakes, dipped cones, sundaes, banana splits, root beer floats...and so much more!
193 Jackson Street
The original Gombei Restaurant, serving traditional Japanese food served for lunch and dinner. Udon, teriyaki, donburi, and daily specials. The long line of waiting patrons out the door indicates that Gombei is well worth the wait!
Happi House Teriyaki
695 N. 5th Street
Happi House serves fresh California teriyaki, tempura, and noodle bowls cooked to order at a family-friendly price.
171 Jackson Street
Hotpot First is a spicy and numbing cuisine originating from Chongqing China. It uses a combination of spicy, burning and numbing flavors to create an original and unique experience, and this is the first hotpot restaurant focusing on authentic Chongqing flavor in the Bay Area.
230 Jackson Street
At the Hukilau, you will be transported back to your favorite "plate-lunch" restaurant in small town Hawaii, you will hear the strummings of live Hawaiian music like "uncle" used to play at family gatherings, and order tropical cocktails just like at the bars on Waikiki.
644 N. 1st Street
IHOP offers pancakes, omelettes, and egg breakfasts to burgers, chicken and steak. IHOP's got something for just about everybody and is open 24 hours a day!
170 Jackson Street
The new home of Tengu Sushi! Featuring sushi made-to-order, homemade foods, and ice cream in the heart of San Jose's Japantown.
215 Jackson Street
Japanese cuisine specializing in flavors from central Japan. Various combination plates and sushi bar.
Kazoo Japanese Restaurant
250 Jackson Street
Kazoo offers over 80 traditional Japanese appetizers and bento boxes. This location also offers Kazoo's special boats which include a large assortment of Japanese sushi and foods.
593 N. 5th Street
Traditional Japanese cuisine and a full sushi bar in a unique contemporary setting,
211 Jackson Street
Kumako Ramen features New York-style Ramen, curries and Japanese plates. The noodles made especially for Kumako - light and robust.
Minato Japanese Restaurant
617 N. 6th Street
Japanese and Japanese American food in a fun and friendly family atmosphere. The combination bento boxes, steamer baskets and ribs are a must!
Okayama Japanese Restaurant
565 N. 6th Street
Family-owned since 1967, Okayama Restaurant offers authentic Japanese cuisine in a cozy family oriented environment. Banquet facilities available for up to 100 people and there is free parking behind the building.
Omogari Korean Restaurant
154 Jackson Street
Great Korean food labeled with Korean names and descriptions in English, with a legend allowing you to see how spicy your meal will be. Take-out is also available!
Roy's Station Coffee and Teas
197 Jackson Street
Family-run, independent, and solar-powered Roy's Station serves Verve espresso, coffee drinks, and loose-leaf teas. Fresh croissants and sweet desserts, Zanotto's sandwiches, and musubi are all served at their grandfather's converted Mobil gas station!
392 E. Taylor Street
Specializing in premium quality and uniquely handcrafted tea beverages. Sinceretea also pairs their beverages with Mochi Egg Puffs!
262 Jackson Street
With daily specials, Sushi Maru's sushi bar is staffed by Japanese chefs who will make sushi to order or you are welcome to the sushi traveling around on the conveyor belt! Take out bento boxes available.
601 N. 4th Street
Receiving a "Highly Recommended" score of 8.5 on Burritophile, flavorful plates of carne asada, burritos, tacos, and enchiladas are all served here at Taqueria Corona.
Tsugaru Japanese Restaurant
224 Jackson Street
Tsugaru is available for family dining with an array of sushi and a variety of traditional Japanese dishes presented in a friendly atmosphere.
702 N. 4th Street
Hot dogs and sausages, soft serve ice cream cones and shakes with a focus on unique flavours and fun.
Wing's Chinese Restaurant
131 Jackson Street
Wing's Chinese Restaurant is San Jose's oldest restaurant, serving authentic Mandarin and Szechuan cuisine since 1925. Curtained booths for dining privately, as well as large areas for groups. Eat-in or take-out, no MSG used.
@YC / At Your Convenience
347 E. Taylor Street
Cafe lounge serving fresh espresso and coffee drinks, smoothies, handcrafted sandwiches and salads. Located on the bottom floor of The Pavona, corner of N. 7th and Taylor.
162 Jackson Street
7Bamboo is a karaoke lounge in the heart of Japantown. Open daily from 5pm to 2am, with karaoke starting at 7pm every day.
Jack's Bar & Lounge
167 E. Taylor Street
Jack's is a friendly neighborhood bar and lounge - a great place to enjoy a beer or any other drink of your liking. If there is a game on, Jack's is the place to be...we have 5 HD flat screens, so there isn't a bad seat in the house.
240 Jackson Street
Nijiya Market's shelves are filled with every item you could possibly need to prepare and enjoy Asian cuisine. Prepackaged "Grab and Go" entrees are also available.
245 E. Taylor Street
Grocery and deli offering sandwiches, poke bowls, manju and 'Oba-chan's' label foods from their own 'oba-chan' (grandmother)and Hawaiian and Japanese-American foods. Family run, operating since 1946. Parking available.
698 N. 3rd Street
TAK Market is a neighborhood convenience store.
Biscuits - Give A Dog A Bone
223 Jackson Street
Located in the heart of Japantown, Biscuits is a niche boutique that offers organic and natural products for your dog and "best friend".
208 Jackson Street
Classic Loot is not just a brick-and-mortar boutique, but an online store and a boutique on wheels! Classic Loot offers awesome women's clothing, purses, pins, jewelry, and goodies you can't find anywhere else.
570 N. 6th Street
The Classic Rock offers fine, very fine and top grade gemstones in both unique and traditionally designed jewelry. We also offer education in diamonds, colored gemstones and pearls in our complimentary classes.
229 Jackson Street
Cukui is a streetwear shop and art boutique, featuring artwork based on graffiti, tattoo and car culture.
201 E. Taylor Street
Edible Arrangements has a fresh fruit bouquet to make any occasion special - from birthdays, anniversaries and congratulations to business events and client gifts. Our bouquets are made fresh with premium fruit arranged in a variety of stunning displays.
196 Jackson Street
Elusive is a streetwear clothing brand. Elusive describes the constant struggle that every one of us goes through as an experience of the human being to define the meaning of life. For all of us, life is an ongoing search for definition, a definition that we seek to live a meaningful life.
210 Jackson Street
Specializing in fitteds, snapbacks, fedoras, drivers-cap, beanies and more. We will be re-opening in Japantown in partnership with Sole On Ice...coming soon!
Kamimoto String Instruments
609 N. 4th Street
Kamimoto String Instruments is a retail and repair shop committed to providing excellence in service for our community. We specialize in the sale of violins, violas, cellos, basses, and their accessories. In addition to our instruments for sale we also have a quality rental program for both experienced and beginning enthusiasts. Lessons are also available.
621 N. 6th Street
A shop of "Everything Kute" in Japantown!
201 Jackson Street
Kay's carries a full line of Shiseido Cosmetics. Kay's also provides Japanese music CDs and tape rentals.
231 Jackson Street
Kogura Company brings you specialty gift items directly from Japan. Books, dolls, doll cases, porcelain plates, vases, and bonsai containers - and household items, too.
Nichi Bei Bussan
140 Jackson Street
Founded in 1902, Nichi Bei Bussan has been California's premier Asian goods store for over 100 years. Featuring martial arts, fabrics, new and vintage kimonos, home decor, books, and crafts.
Nikaku Japanese Arts
615 N. 6th Street
Nikaku features Japanese household and gift items - and everything Anime!
219 Jackson Street
Nikkei Traditions features "One of a Kind" products that express the Japanese American and Asian American cultures in a unique way. They show the blending of tradition, ethnic heritage, and culture with a modern touch.
Phil Wood & Co, Inc.
1125 N. 7th Street
Phil Wood & Co. manufactures cycling and related recreation oriented products, and are dedicated to providing products of the highest quality achievable.
Second Hand Hustle
209 Jackson Street
Second Hand Hustle is a men's vintage supply shop featuring apparel and accessories.
Shuei-Do Manju Shop
217 Jackson Street
Manju are a Japanese delicacy, and Shuei-Do has made them by-hand for decades! Visitors from near and far make it a point to stop by Shuei-Do for their manju.
590 N. 5th Street
Artist-owned art supply and artist merchandise store. Gallery exhibits featured, as well as art education/classes for all ages, including young children.
599 N. 5th Street
Ukulele Source specializes in quality handcrafted ukuleles from Hawaii. We also offer ukulele instruction books, DVDs, CDs, cases, strings, tuners - everything an inspired ukulele musician would need.
161 Jackson Street
Inspired by science fiction and horror, Zonkey is a specialty shop that offers collectible toys and art from the obscure to popular culture.
246 Studio Spa
246 Jackson Street
At 246 Studio Spa, you will find an aesthetically pleasing salon where the beauty of nature is our inspiration. We believe beauty can be achieved with the right balance of inner and outer care. We provide an array of services to help care for your hair, skin, and nails.
Amy's Beauty Salon
165 E. Taylor Street
Amy's Beauty Salon is a complete hair care salon doing haircuts, color, highlights, permanent waves, shampoo, and styling. Hair care for families - men, women, and children. Fluent Japanese and Spanish also spoken.
East Taylor Barbershop
275 E. Taylor Street
We offer quick cuts at our clean and quiet barber shop. Not only do we have a facility and hair stylists that will make you feel right at home, but we stay up to date on trendy male hairstyles. Our shaves are perfect and our tapers and fades are smooth, we know that after one experience here you will be hooked.
Halo Salon and Boutique
698 N. 1st Street
Specializing in cuts and color at master stylist levels, plus manicures and lash extensions.
JoJo Hair Studio
672 N. 1st Street
At JoJo Hair Studio, we pride ourselves on the array of services we offer our clients. Services range from simple and classic to avant-garde and imaginative.
215 E. Taylor Street
Kaizen Salon provides cuts, color, as well as nail treatments and waxing.
349 East Hedding Street
Kingsley's Barbershop is a classic, full-service barbershop providing fades, tapers, hot towel razor shaves, razor line ups, beard maintenance and scissor/business cuts. All hair types and styles.
Orange Crush Studios
194 Jackson Street
At Orange Crush our team of dedicated, extremely skilled stylists are here to listen, offer guidance and suggestions to help you achieve the look that you deserve. Whether it's a simple shaping or a dramatic change we will create a style uniquely tailored to you.
161 Jackson Street, Suite 1
Paradox is a thought-leading barbershop whose creative lifestyle manifests everyday luxuries into modern day necessities.
Sakura Nail Bar
169 Jackson Street
Sakura Nail Bar offers an ultra-hip environment in which the the quality of service and attention to decor are immaculate yet prices are affordable.
Art Object Gallery
592 N. 5th Street
Art Object Gallery is part studio, part gallery. Ken Matsumoto and guest curators produce solo and group exhibitions of paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, ceramics, and glass blowing open to the public.
565 N. 5th Street
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene (CATS) is a San Jose-based, non-profit organization committed to presenting Asian Pacific American arts in Silicon Valley. CATS presents theater, comedy, film, literary, and art education programs that reflect the diverse and rich Asian American experience.
Empire Seven Studios
525 N. 7th Street
Empire Seven Studios (E7S) is an art gallery, founded by artists Carlos Araujo and Jennifer Ahn. Founded in 2008, it has become a beacon to an underground art culture in the Bay Area. The gallery is currently closed as E7S works on POW! WOW! murals throughout San Jose.
Halau Na Wai Ola
565 N. 6th Street
Island Moves Family Center is home to Halau Na Wai Ola, Sonny’s Place Hawaiian Shop, and Island Moves Productions. Halau Na Wai Ola participates in several competitions, festivals and community events throughout the year.
Infuse Glass Studio
592 N. 5th Street
Infuse Glass Studio offers classes and workshops as well as open studio hours for students to work on creating glass art projects.
James William Moore Photography
487 N. 5th Street
James William Moore has been photographing his view of the world for more than nine years. He has been trained in his art through the New York Institute of Photography. His photography studio offers a wide variety of photographic services.
556 N. First Street
Live Lotus combines fashion retail and a wellness center complete with a yoga studio, shower amenities, and a lounge. We promote well-being through movement, communal experiences, and beautifully designed clothing.
201-A Jackson Street
Nagareda Studio's award-winning photography specializes in weddings, family portraits, kimono portraits, and photo journalistic black and white photography.
Red Ladder Theatre Company
161 Jackson Street, Suite 220
Red Ladder Theatre Company is a nationally acclaimed, award-winning social justice theatre company. For over 25 years, Red Ladder has served the community by working with a wide range of disenfranchised populations, using the tools and techniques of improvisational theatre to help its participants develop positive life-skills.
San Jose Taiko
565 N. 5th Street
San Jose Taiko celebrates 45 years of performance, art and teaching. One of the U.S.'s most prominent taiko performance groups, SJT has a home in Japantown and is dedicated to the advancement of the taiko art form through the development of its world-class Performing Ensemble and the San Jose Taiko Conservatory.
State of Grace Tattoo
221 Jackson Street
We are a professional tattoo shop established in 2002. Shop artists are Horitomo, Horifuji, Colin Horisou Baker, Mike Suarez, Sef Samatua, Tyler Harrington, Taki (Ryudaibori), and Eyebrows by Molly.
277 Jackson Street
Ever wanted to learn how to play the ukulele? When it comes to learning the ukulele, you name it and we can provide it.
Yuki Hashimoto Photography
N. 7th Street
Yuki Hashimoto specializes in event, portrait, and commercial photography, as well as graphic design. We are fluent in Japanese.
673 N. 1st Street
Aarhus Chiropractic was created to provide a healthcare experience to those individuals seeking pain and symptom relief. Our services offer advanced, highly effective techniques that focus on getting our patients back to optimal health.
Ahearn and Kwock Architects
600 N. 3rd Street
Established in 1978, Ahearn & Kwock Architects, Inc. has a history of providing architectural services in the Bay Area.
Bail Hotline Bail Bonds
598 N. 1st Street
Bail Hotline is a family owned bail bonds company that has helped thousands of defendants, throughout California, with the bail bond process. With statewide coverage of knowledgeable bail agents, flexible payment options, and superior resources, Bail Hotline provides fast and confidential bail bonds services 24-hours a day, 7-days a week.
Booke & Aljouny
606 N. 1st Street
The Law Offices of Booke & Ajlouny offers its clients an experienced and professional advocate for a wide array of legal needs including business counseling, civil litigation, contract law, real estate law, construction defect, employment counseling and litigation as well as technology licensing, intellectual property and internet law.
Chris Service Station
701 N. 4th Street
Chris Service Center provides auto repair for cars and trucks.
Dirty Paws Pet Sitting & Dog Walking
Dirty Paws Pet Sitting and Dog Walking offers professional, reliable, friendly, and caring dog walking, pet sitting and other services for your canine and feline companion(s).
Drs. Calvin and Norman Yim
80 Jackson Street
The office of Drs. Calvin and Norman Yim, DDS. A general dentistry practice.
Drs. Tom and M.T. Doi
83 Jackson Street, #1
The general dentistry practice for Drs. Tom and M. T. Doi.
675 N. 1st Street, Suite 690
Graham Adair provides intelligent solutions for business immigration needs. We work to ensure that our clients’ personnel are not bound by borders. We are passionate about the success of our clients and work to exceed expected results.
J. Morey Company
184 Jackson Street
The J. Morey Company, Inc. is an independent broker that can deliver an insurance program that is custom-tailored to your needs, whether it is for your auto, business, home, health, life or retirement.
Japan Town Medical Group
280 Jackson Street
The Japan Town Medical Group is San Jose’s premier family and sports medicine practice. JTMG is a unique, state-of-the-art and patient-friendly medical practice committed to serving its patients with comprehensive and courteous personal service.
90 E. Taylor Street
Whether you are looking for a routine dental cleaning or need to enhance your smile with cosmetic dentistry treatments such as veneers, we proudly offer our patients an extensive list of dental services that includes Invisalign, Zoom! whitening, dental crowns, dental implants and root canals.
Law Office of David S. Howard
650 N. 1st Street
Transactions and tax-oriented practice serving successful, closely-held companies and their owners. Our Team of experienced professionals include Attorneys, CPAs, and experts.
639 N. 5th Street
Lotus Preschool is a private, non-profit preschool operated and located at the
San Jose Buddhist Church Bestuin. Lotus serves children 2 years through pre-Kindergarten and emphasizes a developmental program with outdoor and indoor activities, field trips and various enrichment programs.
Pacific Gateway Properties
158 Jackson Street
Pacific Gateway Properties is a real estate company offering management, leasing, and development services. We have completed a variety of successful real estate transactions over the past three decades with a focus on retail, office, apartments and land development.
Picone & Defilippis
625 N. 1st Street
Picone & Defilippis is a law firm that specializes in personal injury, criminal, writs, appeals, probate and civil law litigation.
Polar Bell Embroidery
127 Jackson Street
Our company provides professional services in stitching custom graphics and lettering. With over 30 years of experience locally with sports, corporate, and college groups, we design and stitch in-house to deliver polished results.
Ron Uchishiba, CPA
692 N. 1st Street
Certified Public Accountant, specializing in income tax preparation and business accounting.
San Jose Autoworks
599 N. 4th Street
San Jose Autoworks is a full service foreign and domestic auto repair shop.
We make it our #1 priority to provide exceptional service, an ASE-certified technician with 20 years of experience, the highest quality parts, and our own guarantee you’ll be satisfied with our work.
605 N. 5th Street
Heidi Shigematsu is an Farmer's Insurance specialist, providing comprehensive auto, home, and life insurance services.
214 Jackson Street
At Shinmori Optometry, our professionals provide each patient with quality vision solutions and exceptional customer service. We are experienced in all areas of vision care. Members of our staff speak Japanese, Korean, and Spanish.
Steve Nakano Attorney
161 Jackson Street, Ste. 200AB
Steven Nakano is a criminal defense attorney who respects your privacy and confidence. Expert in drug and alcohol programs as an alternative to jail or prison.
Taylor Arco Automotive Repair
697 N. 4th Street
Taylor Arco Automotive Repair offers computer/check engine diagnostics, complete brake service, timing belt, suspension, A/C and heater repairs, ignition and starting issues, and complete engine work.
297 E. Taylor Street
General automotive repair and service.
170 E. Taylor Street
Dr. Le Vu provides state-of-the-art dentistry, including cleaning, crowns, root canals, extractions, implants, braces, fillings, bridges and more.
Thomas A. Nitta, CPA
90 Jackson Street
Thomas A. Nitta is a Certified Public Accountant.
590 N. 6th Street
Union Bank provides banking services, ATM, deposits and foreign currency exchanges.
Western Contract Interiors
298 Jackson Street
Western Contract Interiors is your resource for quality furnishings and professional design services. Providing almost half a century of experience, Western Contract has established a reputation for high-quality design and excellent customer relations.
161 Jackson Street, Suite 210
Michael Manabu Yoshihara is the owner of Yoshihara Financial located in San Jose California. He has been working with both individuals and businesses, since 1993. Michael meets with clients to help serve their investment and business needs.
690 N. 5th Street
Fuji Towers is a140-unit senior citizen apartment complex in Japantown.
688 N. 7th Street
Featuring an exciting twist on long-held traditions, Mio apartment homes blend vintage design with Eastern flavor for a fusion that’s totally unique and 100 percent Japantown.
Miraido Village Apartments
560 N. 6th Street
Miraido Village Apartments are luxurious apartments located in Japantown. Each apartment home features unique details and offers beautifully finished one and two bedroom floor plans.
760 N. 7th Street
The Pavona Apartments are a private sanctuary amidst the hustle and bustle of cosmopolitan living. Private entry, lofty nine-foot ceilings, private access garage, and shimmering year-round pool and spa are just a few of its amenities.
The Esplanade Apartments
350 E. Taylor Street
Once a cannery warehouse built in the early 1900, The Esplanade is an apartment village like no other. Historic loft buildings to expansive floor plans, The Esplanade features a wide range of amenities, including clubhouse, pools, and more.
Dykk Gabriel Ethiopian Church
587 N. 6th Street
This new church is the home following the faith of Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo, and those seeking spiritual guidance.
Filipino Community Center
635 N. 6th Street
The Filipino Community of Santa Clara County, Inc. donation platform is designed to allow the organization to effectively share the project with the world. The community center is available for event rentals.
Hensley Historic District
472 N. 4th Street
The Hensley Historic District is one of San Jose's oldest neighborhoods, and is located just south of Japantown. Neighborhood leaders who had worked hard to achieve national recognition for the Hensley Historic District also worked to promote and encourage further preservation at a local level.
Our neighbors to the south, Horace Mann Neighborhood Association has a strong sense of neighborhood pride, promoting leadership and education. To act as a community connection that will: Revitalize our neighborhood, instill a strong sense of neighborhood pride and togetherness, seek a higher standard of safety, and promote leadership and education.
Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj)
535 N. 5th Street
The Japanese American Museum of San Jose's mission is to collect, preserve, and share Japanese American art, history, and culture with an emphasis on the Greater Bay Area.
Northside Community Center
488 N. 6th Street
Originally built in 1975, the Northside Community Center has run senior programs since 1979 and was completely rebuilt in 2003 as the Jacinto “Tony” Siquig (JTS) Northside Community Center as a multifunctional community center.
Prayer Garden Church of God
651 N. 6th Street
Prayer Garden Church is a warm and loving church with a caring congregation that welcomes others. We are a family focused church seeking to reach those in our community. It is our desire to provide Christ-centered teaching/preaching, Spirit-filled worship, fervent prayer, real friendship and compassion to all that we come in contact with.
A community pool preserved and restored by neighborhood activists, Ryland Pool is the perfect place to take your kids and enjoy! Summer swim lessons are also available. Ryland Pool is located in Ryland Park, between N. First and N. San Pedro Street, just south of Fox.
San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin
640 N. 5th Street
The history and development of the San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin is deeply connected with the history and development of the Japanese-American community that settled in the Santa Clara Valley at the end of the nineteenth century. Founded in 1902, the San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin provides ministerial services and education, organizations and programs.
The San Jose Buddhist Judo Club is one of the oldest and most reputable Judo clubs in the Bay Area. It was established in 1947 and has produced many champions and outstanding students. The students have learned to use the disciplines of Judo to perfect themselves, to cultivate trust and respect from others, and to become a value to society.
San Jose JACL (Japanese American Citizens League)
565 N. 5th Street
The Japanese American Citizens League is a national organization whose ongoing mission is to secure and maintain the civil rights of Japanese Americans and all others who are victimized by injustice and prejudice.
At San Jose Japantown Lions Foundation, we volunteer and raise funds for mostly local as well as national and international projects that focus on supporting youth, homeless, veterans, aiding senior citizens and helping those with blindness and hearing needs.
Wesley United Methodist Church
566 N.5th Street
Since 1895, Wesley Methodist Church has ministered to the Japanese American Community. Wesley has become a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, multi-generational Christian church. Worship services, an active youth program, and family-oriented fellowship are some of the few activities that are enjoyed.
Yu-Ai Kai Senior Center
588 N. 4th Street
Yu-Ai Kai, a Japanese American Community Senior Service, is committed to serving seniors with an array of activities and programs. We offer a well-balanced senior day care program, a nutritious lunch service, social services, a transportation program and countless classes and trips for all our seniors.