Founded in 2001 on Convoy Street, in San Diego, CA, Tajima has earned a reputation as one of the top Japanese restaurants in San Diego. Owner and entrepreneur, Sam Morikizono, takes pride in delivering an authentic taste of Japan, in a pleasant atmosphere at affordable prices. His passion to preserve the purity of the Japanese taste and style guarantees a memorable and satisfying dining experience, time and time again.
Tajima has one of the widest selections of Japanese cuisine available with something to satisfy everyone in your party – including select items for the vegetarian. A daily tapas-style (small plate) menu changes with the season and offerings of the marketplace. With three unique, convenient locations Tajima is sure to please when it comes to Japanese cuisine in San Diego. Read more about our three locations and their differences below so that you can select the location that will best meet your preferences.
Our Ramen is firm, fresh and springy – the result of being made with several types of flour and water with the perfect pH level. Ramen-making is a science from noodle size to texture and we at Tajima select only the finest ingredients. We know that certain noodles compliment certain broths and we pair them perfectly for a mouth-watering dining experience guaranteed to keep you coming back for more.