Discover San Francisco Japantown!

Discover San Francisco Japantown!

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Taste & Experience the Culture of Japan

Find Yourself in San Francisco’s Historic Japantown

In the Heart of San Francisco

San Franciscoʼs Japantown is one of three remaining Japantownʼs in the US. First settled in the early 1860ʼs,generations of Japanese immigrants and their descendants have kept alive the arts and culture of Japan. If you look hard enough, youʼll find world renowned artists, performers, cultural cuisine and items for sale just like you would in Japan. Regardless if youʼre coming to visit or to reconnect with your roots, there is something for everyone in San Franciscoʼs Japantown!

YUMMY JAPANESE FOOD

FIND YOUR KAWAII

JAPANTOWN
GIFT GUIDE

KIMONOS
& MORE

JAPANTOWN
DATE NIGHTS

EXPLORE

What’s Happening in Japantown

ONLY IN JAPANTOWN SHOPPING

From Hello Kitty to Throwing Stars to fresh Mochi, find unique items direct from Japan.

SHOP UNIQUE ITEMS

EXPERIENCE CULTURAL CUISINE

Enjoy some of Japantown’s unique restaurants. Experience the taste of Japan.

JAPANTOWN DINING

FESTIVALS AND MORE

Join one of the many fun festival celebrations that celebrate Japanese culture – from Anime to Taiko Drumming to Sake! Lots to Celebrate!

ATTEND AN EVENT

FEATURED EVENTS

See what Japanese Celebrations are all about!

Events

Workshops

Festivals

Event Location

Event Tag

FEATURED RESTAURANTS

So much good food to eat!

See More Restaurants

ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY

This is filler copy… After the 1906 Earthquake many Japanese and Japanese Americans relocated to the area where you see SF Japantown today. Originally SF Japantown was commonly referred to as “Nihonjin Machi” or Japanese People’s Town which spanned 30 blocks.

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INTERESTING STORIES AND MORE!

Learn more about interesting experiences to have in Japantown!

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