La Jolla Restaurant | Cafe Japengo

La Jolla Blue Book presents our latest “Quiet on the Set” video featuring Cafe Japengo.

An award-winning sushi and Asian fusion restaurant, Café Japengo has been consistently ranked as one of the best restaurants in San Diego.

Experience exquisite culinary delights of Asia and the Pacific Rim from world-class chefs. Café Japengo’s menu incorporates Asian, French and Mediterranean influences for a truly unique experience. Executive Culinary Master Jay Payne signature dishes include, Vietnamese Pork, 10-Ingredient Fried Rice, and Scottish Ponzu Salmon.

In the mood for sushi? Then their award-winning sushi bar will sure please your appetite with classic and unique sushi creations by Executive Sushi Chef Gerald Warner. One of Sushi Master’s favorites is the TNT Roll, a tempura tuna roll stuffed with crab and avocado served with chukka salad and wasabi aioli.

A great place to take a date or enjoy happy hour after work. Located in the prestigious restaurant village of Aventine and directly across from the Hyatt Regency Hotel in La Jolla. Café Japengo is open Monday through Friday for lunch from 11-2, dinner and sushi bar open from 5 to close Monday through Sunday.

For more information visit Café Japengo or contact them at,

8960 University Center Lane
San Diego, CA 92122

To learn more about restaurants in La Jolla, visit our La Jolla Restaurants guide.

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Vanessa Turkeltaub
Vanessa Turkeltaub graduated from UC San Diego with a BA in Communication. She has been with Blue Book Publishers for over 5 years, and has written over five-hundred La Jolla related articles. She enjoys going to concerts, art, and traveling. (

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