There is never a dull night in Japantown with the number of dance and theater venues in the area. If you need to expand your search beyond Japantown, a few suitable alternatives not too far away are Vendome and Central San Jose.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
Use the full spectrum of tools at your disposal when hunting for a new apartment, like the ratings and reviews on this website. To give you a head-start on that research, a couple highly-trafficked areas in Japantown center are Jackson St. and E Taylor St. If you're looking for convenience that's offered by lots of nearby shops, restaurants and other amenities in the neighborhood, then Japantown will be an ideal place for you to rent. Refine your search with our apartment finder tool.
Wine and dine yourself in Japantown with dinner at Kazoo Restaurant and drinks at Seven Bamboo. On top of that, chain and franchise restaurants like Ihop Restaurant and Jamba Juice are to be found in the neighborhood.
The availability of theaters in Japantown promises art and entertainment.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in Japantown.
Japantown residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up on kitchen staples. Aef Grocery and Taylor Street Market on E Taylor St. are just a couple of options in the area. If you've got a hankering for something sweet or freshly baked, Shuei-Do Manju Shop is in the neighborhood on Jackson St. and Jimbo's is also in the area.
Nikkei Traditions and Kogura Co are only a few of the many retailers located in Japantown.
Living, Demographics and Costs
Japantown offers a more economical way of life than other nearby cities in San Jose, such as Vendome. Despite similarities in nature, Japantown reports an average cost of $60.1K/year per household, while Vendome's average household expenditure per household amounts to $67.7K/year.
The neighborhoods of Japantown and Vendome are similar in terms of household size. In Japantown, the average household size is 2.26 inhabitants, and in Vendome it is 2.14 inhabitants.