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118 Japanese Village Plaza Mall, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3909
+1 213-624-1681
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“mochi ice cream” (10 reviews)
“black sesame” (2 reviews)
“green tea” (3 reviews)
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118 Japanese Village Plaza Mall, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3909
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Was sad to find out that Mikawaya has changed its format and no longer carries Wagashi (manju) and now their business is Mochi Ice Cream. Apparently this change happened about a year and a half ago. If you like Mochi Ice Cream they have lots...More

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We got some black sesame ice cream which was yummy and reasonably priced. They also have mochi here but we didn’t try this time.

Thank wombatdavid
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Very enjoyable. Got the red bean - yum, and the plum wine - also delicious, except it didn't taste of plum wine.

Thank lemonloaf
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We only tried the ice cream mochi here because it's what this shop is known for. OMG. So yummy. We even went back after eating dinner to get a few more! The strawberry and vanilla were my top 2 flavors. How do they cram so...More

Thank mishmosh_1
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Researched and found by my son who loves Japanese cuisine, they had a variety of flavors of mochi! I think this was possibly the nicest outlet as we found the village small and not with too many shops and choice. Mochi is Japanese rice cake...More

Thank Aziza k
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Yes - they created Mochi Ice Cream here - and you can get 7 different flavours. Super yummy! But the truth is that you can get Mikawaya Mochi at many stores, like Trader Joe's...so I really come in for the different Wagashi (confections) that they...More

Thank jennifer s
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Well I buy this mochi ice cream all the time. I totally just contested the dots lol. It's the same! Duhhh tiffany So therefore it's super tasty. I think it's usually like $4.50 for a box at the store that comes with 6. But here...More

Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed 16 May 2017

You can mochi in lots of places, but this one often has it in either ice cream or gelato. Various choices of flavors and they are all good. $1.50 each.

Thank caltravelgal
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I love mochi and ice cream and love eatting the Mikawaya ice cream mochi you can get at the various Asian grocery stores. So going here I thought I would be blown away by something different. It was good but I was expecting more. The...More

Thank OrangeCountyJay
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This was my first time trying Mochi Ice Cream and I loved it. It was something new and fun for me and my kiddos. We went on a Saturday around 4:30 pm and there was no line and we were immediately helped. There was a...More

Thank emeli500
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
09:30 - 19:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Japanese Village Plaza Mall, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3909
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-624-1681
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