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Yamazaki Bakery

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123 Japanese Village Plz Mall, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3908
213 624-2773
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Coffee roll is the so so good.

Friends turned me into this bakery. The coffee roll so good. Kinda like a hawaiin bread made with coffee instead of water. It's a step beyond good for the soul. Coconut muffin is just as good. Staff is friendly and it's priced right.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Malibu, California
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12 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Malibu, California
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531 reviews 531 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Friends turned me into this bakery. The coffee roll so good. Kinda like a hawaiin bread made with coffee instead of water. It's a step beyond good for the soul. Coconut muffin is just as good. Staff is friendly and it's priced right.

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Kansas City, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is a favorite spot because of their high quality and fresh baked goods. I prefer it to another nearby bakery in Little Tokyo and have compared the two. Yamazaki has an excellent selection of breads, rolls, and pastries. Their croissants are very good and also the raisin buns are just like what you can find in Japan. A special... More 

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Okinawa, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We sat down outside and enjoyed a coffee with a cupcake. Nice place for something quick in Little Tokyo. They also have other quick foods like pre-made sandwiches and small pizzas and other baked goods.

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Los Angeles, California
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40 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I've been going here for a few years and I always get the same thing. I actually don't know what it's called. But, I'll try to describe this very yummy treat. A huge triangle shaped piece of pound cake with a layer of cream and a layer of raspberry preserve. I blame a friend of mine for introducing this evil... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This bakery has Japanese sweets and breads. They are all beautifully made and very delicious! We always take friends to visit their so they can expedience the delicious items from here

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Kansas City, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I love this place and always come here when I am in town. It is a family style bakery with very good baked goods and high quality. I enjoy coming here in the morning and one of my most favorite items is the "sugar toast" which is very thick bread toasted and rolled in sugar. It is really good. They... More 

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

On a recent trip to LA my husband & I stopped in while shopping & grabbed a few sweet treats. Before we left to go back home, we made a second stop to bring home some of their unique coffee bread & sweet rolls.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

This bakery restaurant is in Little Tokyo around the corner from the Miyako Hotel. the service and food quality are superb. I love the curry bun, fruit tarts green, and tea mocha cookies. It has to be good as there are some very good restaurants and places with baked goods in easy walking distance. Make sure you have a little... More 

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Los Angeles
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

If you ever crave Japanese baked goods, this bakery in downtown LA is tops. They carry everything from pastry, cakes, Japanese white bread, doughnuts. The breads particularly are super delicious, soft and luscious. It's not French, it's not Italian, Its not meaning to be anything but a Japanese bakery which is a difference one knows, if they've been to Japan.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Around the corner from the Miyako Hotel and great pastries and ready-made sandwiches. We had to eat on the run, so getting some nutrition here was awesome.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 123 Japanese Village Plz Mall, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3908
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 213 624-2773

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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