Cafe Japengo
8960 University Center Lane
La Jolla, CA 92122
(858) 450-3355
Cross Streets: La Jolla Drive & University Center Lane
Parking:  Valet & Self
Cuisine: Japanese, Pacific Rim, Sushi
Services: Lunch, Dinner, Private Dining, Outdoor Seating, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
Savor the exquisite culinary delights of Asia and the Pacific Rim, without leaving La Jolla! Consistently ranked among the best restaurants in San Diego, California, Café Japengo is a haven for adventurers seeking exotic creations and new taste sensations. Honored by San Diego Magazine for serving the area's "Best Sushi" and "Best Pacific Rim Cuisine," we showcase awe-inspiring "fusion" menus, a dynamic presentation kitchen with world-class chefs, a renowned sushi bar, and an energized, sophisticated ambiance. These combine to create a truly incomparable dining experience. In addition, the full-service bar area at our chic La Jolla California restaurant is ideal for sampling a rich variety of wines, sakes, and cocktails … as well as some of the city's premier nightlife and events. Situated in picturesque La Jolla - celebrated as the "Jewel of the Pacific" - Café Japengo is a mecca of urban flair and style, in one of San Diego's most alluring settings: Across the street from the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, in Restaurant Village.
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Restaurant Style
Casual Elegant Dining
Dress Code
Business Casual
Monday - Friday 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Monday - Thursday 5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Closed Sunday

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Payment Methods
Cash, Visa, American Express, Discover
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Full Bar
Happy Hour
Monday - Friday 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday all night
Price Range
$$$$$ ($31 and above)
Lunch, Dinner, Private Dining, Outdoor Seating, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
Outdoor Seating, Date Place, Special Occasion
Carne Asada Roll
Private Dining available.