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At Japonica, we take great pride in offering the best Japanese cuisine and sake to our wonderful guests. Every day, it is our pleasure to share our joy of the Japanese culinary arts with the local community through delicious food, curated sake, and a welcoming ambiance.

However, none of this would be possible without our loyal patrons and our hardworking team.

We love you, we love the South Bay beach cities, and we could not be more grateful to you all.

We truly believe that the world will be a better, more peaceful place when everyone is happy. By filling your bellies and souls, we hope to spread just a little more happiness throughout Southern California.

SPICY EDAMAME

red chili, garlic, sesame soy

6.99

SEAWEED SALAD

seaweed, sesame

3.99

GARDEN SALAD

mixed greens, radish, bell pepper, tomato, radish sprout, sweet onion ginger dressing

8.99

SALMON SKIN SALAD

mixed greens, salmon skin, kanikama, tomato, radish, radish sprout, yuzu ponzu, sriracha aioli

13.99

BRUSSEL SPROUTS

mandarin orange, crushed pecan, japanese balsamic vinaigrette

8.99

VEGETABLE TEMPURA

japanese sweet potato, asparagus, bell peppers

10.99

MISO SOUP 2.99

EDAMAME 3.99

KOSHIHIKARI RICE 2.99

•Seafood•

CRISPY RICE

crispy rice, spicy tuna, serrano, japanese pepper, sweet soy glaze

10.99

SHRIMP TEMPURA

white shrimp, six pieces

11.99

 

SOFT SHELL CRAB

fried, yuzu ponzu

10.99

 

•Meat•

CHICKEN GYOZA

fried chicken dumpling, spicy ponzu

9.99

JAPONICA FRIED CHICKEN

fried free range chicken thigh, sweet and spicy sesame sauce

11.99

A5 JAPANESE WAGYU

1.5 oz A-5 Japanese wagyu, grilled in front of you

27.99

•Ramen•

Our ramen is not your typical ramen. Our ramen is Tantan style.
Tantan ramen consists of chicken broth with spicy sesame, and it’s served with savory egg noodles. It has some nutty flavor but no nuts in it at all. More than twenty ingredients and spices create a distinct and ecxeptional flavor. Originally from China and updated in Japan. Please enjoy our version of Tantan ramen.

ORIGINAL TANTAN RAMEN

spicy miso pork, bok choi, red bell pepper, radish sprout, miso sesame chicken broth

13.99

SPICY TANTAN

extra spicy tantan ramen

13.99

CILANTRO TANTAN

tantan ramen with micro cilantro

14.99

CHICKEN TANTAN

fried free range chicken, bok choi, red bell pepper, radish sprout, miso sesame chicken broth

15.99

BEEF TANTAN

simmered sukiyaki beef, bok choi, red bell pepper, radish sprout, miso sesame chicken broth

15.99

VEGGIE TANTAN

brussels sprouts, sweet potato, radish, red and yellow bell pepper, radish sprout, miso sesame chicken broth

14.99

•Sashimi Carpaccio•

CARPACCIO TRIO

bluefin tuna with balsamic
yellowtail with garlic ponzu
scottish salmon with onion ginger dressing

26.99

ABURI TORO

seared fatty tuna belly, yuzu ponzu, chive, house wasabi

29.99

BLUEFIN CARPACCIO

bluefin tuna, japenese balsamic, shiso mint leaf

18.99

HAMACHI CARPACCIO

yellowtail, garlic ponzu, serrano, micro greens

17.99

SALMON CARPACCIO

organic scottish salmon, sweet onion ginger dressing, micro greens

16.99

ALBACORE CARPACCIO

seared albacore, sweet onion ginger ponzu, crispy onion, chive

15.99

 

ABURI MACKEREL

seared cured japanese mackerel, yuzu ponzu, chive

14.99

 

•Sushi/Sashimi•

Sashimi is gluten free with tamari soy sauce

sushi/sashimi
Bluefin Tuna
8.99/16.99
Bluefin Toro (limited)
16.99/36.99
Yellowtail
7.99/15.99
Organic Scottish Salmon
7.99/15.99
Seared Albacore
6.99/13.99
Japanese Mackerel
4.99/11.99
Freshwater Eel
6.99/-

•Special Sushi•

ABURI TORO SUSHI

seared fatty tuna belly, yuzu ponzu, house wasabi

16.99

 

BALSAMIC BLUEFIN

bluefin tuna, japanese balsamic, shiso mint leaf

9.99

 

SERRANO YELLOWTAIL

yellowtail, garlic ponzu, serrano

8.99

 

TRUFFLE SALMON

seared organic scottish salmon, black truffle garlic butter soy

10.99

 

GINGER ALBACORE

seared albacore, sweet onion ginger ponzu, serrano

7.99

 

A-5 WAGYU SUSHI

seared A-5 japanese wagyu, yuzu ponzu, house wasabi

24.99

 

•Classic Rolls•

CALIFORNIA ROLL

kanikama, avocado, cucumber

6.99

 

SPICY TUNA ROLL

spicy tuna, cucumber

7.99

 

SALMON SKIN ROLL

salmon skin, kanikama, cucumber, pickled burdock root, eel sauce

8.99

 

SHRIMP CRUNCH ROLL

shrimp tempura, kanikama, cucumber, eel sauce, tempura crunch

11.99

 

SPIDER ROLL

soft shell crab, kanikama, cucumber, pickled burdock root,  eel sauce

11.99

 

DRAGON ROLL

broiled freshwater eel, kanikama, avocado, cucumber, sesame, eel sauce

13.99

 

RAINBOW ROLL

bluefin tuna, yellowtail, scottish salmon, albacore, kanikama, avocado, cucumber

13.99

 

PHILLY ROLL

organic scottish salmon, cream cheese, avocado

12.99

 

•Craft Rolls•

KRABBY FATTY

baked snow crab, kanikama, garlic butter soy, soy paper hand roll

9.99

 

WHITE LIGHTNING

seared albacore, tempura white fish, tempura asparagus, kanikama, garlic butter soy, chive

16.99

 

FINAL FANTASIA

bluefin tuna, yellowtail, scottish salmon, kanikama, cucumber, sweet onion yuzu ponzu, micro greens, soy paper, no rice

17.99

 

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS

broiled freshwater eel, tempura shrimp, kanikama, cucumber, sriracha aioli, eel sauce, chive

15.99

 

HOLY MACKEREL!

japanese mackerel, spicy tuna, cucumber, ginger ponzu, smoked chili sauce, serrano

14.99

 

JESSICA ALBACORE

seared albacore, spicy tuna, cucumber, ginger ponzu garlic dressing

15.99

 

BURNING MAN

seared albacore, spicy tuna, avocado, tempura serrano, fried potato, sriracha diablo sauce

16.99

 

KYOTO KRYPTONITE

double spicy tuna on a crispy rice roll, cucumber, sweet soy glaze, serrano, smoked chili sauce, chili pepper

16.99

 

BLUEFIN BOMBSHELL

bluefin tuna, spicy tuna, avocado, cucumber, japanese balsamic, shiso mint leaf, soy paper, no rice

17.99

 

BLUEFIN SAMURAI

seared bluefin tuna, spicy tuna, cucumber, japanese balsamic, green onion, smoked chili sauce, smoky japanese chili pepper

16.99

 

HAMACHI DAVIDSON

yellowtail, spicy tuna, avocado, cucumber, garlic ponzu, micro cilantro, soy paper, no rice

17.99

 

BUMBLEBEE TUNA

yellowtail, spicy tuna, cucumber, garlic ponzu, micro cilantro

14.99

 

SLAMMIN' SALMON

baked organic scottish salmon, kanikama, avocado, cucumber, dynamite sauce, chive

15.99

 

THE HASSELHOFF

organic scottish salmon, avocado, cucumber, yuzu ponzu, chimichurri, chive, soy paper, no rice

17.99

 

CITRUS SAKURA

organic scottish salmon, kanikama, avocado, cucumber, yuzu zest, fresh yuzu juice

15.99

 

BRAVEHEART CRUDO

organic scottish salmon, yellowtail, cream cheese, avocado, ginger dressing, micro greens

15.99

 

•Dessert•

MOCHI ICE CREAM

green tea, vanilla or strawberry

3.99

 

•Special Combo•

 

AVAILABLE UNTIL 3 P.M. DAILY

RAMEN COMBO $17.99

Tantan ramen (Spicy Miso Pork, Bok Choi, Red Bell Pepper, Radish Sprout, Miso Sesame, Chicken Broth). Comes with Seasonal Greens and One Side.

SASHIMI COMBO $19.99

Assorted 8 pcs Sashimi (Chef’s Choice). Comes with Miso Soup, Rice, Seasonal Greens, One Side.

SUSHI COMBO $21.99

Assorted 6 pcs. Sushi (Chef’s Choice), 4 pcs California Roll or Spicy Tuna Roll. Comes with Miso Soup, Seasonal Greens and One Side.

UNAGI BOWL COMBO $17.99

Unagi Bowl (Broiled Freshwater Eel on Rice). Comes with Miso Soup, Seasonal Greens and One Side.

PICK ONE SIDE FOR YOUR COMBO FROM BELOW

FRIED CHICKEN

CHICKEN GYOZA

CRISPY RICE

BRUSSEL SPROUTS

SHRIMP TEMPURA

VEGGIE TEMPURA