Mikawaya is known as the company that invented mochi ice cream! They’re the finest name in Japanese pastries since 1910.

Mikawaya Sweets in Little Tokyo for Mochi Ice Cream

The Mikawaya store in the open Japanese Village Plaza gets more traffic, but they do have this store in the enclosed Little Tokyo Shopping Center a few blocks away. Among their flavors of mochi ice cream are red bean (ogura), mango, green tea, kona coffee, vanilla, chocolate and strawberry.