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Mar 31, 2010 09:33 PM

Faves at Mitsuwa Centinela's Food Court?

Would love to hear from those who've tried any of the little establishment serving sushi, udon, tempura etc. at the 6-7 places tucked inside to the right of the front door.

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  1. Santouka is my favorite ramen place in West L.A.

    3760 S Centinela Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90066

    1. You know, I've only been to Santouka. In fact, I ate there today. Their ramen is so good, I couldn't see the point of trying the other places.

      3760 S Centinela Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90066

      1. +3 for Santouka. Of all the food court options (I think it's four, not six or seven), they are the standout. Shio ramen combo with on of the rice combos (natto makes me think I'm being healthy :)) is a full meal for most. The Japanese-style Italian pasta place is actually pretty good as well. We ordered the pasta with pesto the other day and it was pretty darn good. Misasa also does very competent Japanese dishes. Their whole fish dishes are actually good, but you have to be good with the ohashi and have some serious skills picking out the bones. I've haven't had a yearning for udon for a while so I can't comment on Sanuki Sandou.

        3760 S Centinela Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90066

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        1. re: bulavinaka

          I get the pork with rice. "All pork, all the time" is my motto.

          1. re: bsquared2

            Okinawans love their pork - maybe that's why they grow so old so gracefully. :)

          2. re: bulavinaka

            The pasta with pesto was very good, as well as the spaghetti with white clam sauce. Looking forward to trying Santouka and some of the Bento boxes.

            3760 S Centinela Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90066

            1. re: marcelisa27

              Ooh - white clam sauce - my mom loves those bi-valves prepared just about any way. I will pass this on to her - thank you. Our munchkin daughter really loved the pasta with pesto - so did the rest of us when she graciously offered us some.

          3. If you're looking for something besides ramen, I'm a huge fan of the ginger pork at the place in the corner, don't recall the name. It's on the side that doesn't have Santouka, all the way to the left.

            1. Go inside the market and get the BEST spicy tuna roll or bowl in the city. he flavor of their spicy tuna is amazing!

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              1. re: Burger Boy

                I like their Tuna Masubi in the refrigerated section too. :)


                1. re: Dommy

                  Wow... thanks, folks. Great stuff! You're making me hungry! Guess I know where I'll be heading for lunch.

                  Thanks for the great tips.