Los Angeles Restaurant Guide
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21 restaurants found
521 N. La Cienega Blvd.
West Hollywood, CaliforniaCritics' PickSlideshowImage
The second location of chef Mitsuo Endo’s celebrated izakaya — a staple of the Las Vegas food scene — is housed in a former soba house behind an understated...
It looks like a million other sushi restaurants in any other strip mall anywhere in America, but Asanebo might be the place to remind you why you fell in love...
Yes, we know about the old standards and the new, the austere Tokyo-based chain with branches in local Japanese supermarkets, and the impeccably credentialed...
22330 Sherman Way
Canoga Park, CA 91303Critics' PickImage
The particularly Los Angeles tenet that some of the best food is found in crappy strip malls is nowhere more true than at Go's Mart, the remarkable sushi...
Hinoki & The Bird is an upscale New American cuisine made with Japanese ingredients & served in smart, serene environs. Chef Brandon Kida has channeled his...
18537 S. Western Ave.
Gardena, CA 90248Critics' PickImage
The South Bay has been the home to a large population of Japanese and Japanese-Americans for decades, even more so after several of the major Japanese automakers...
Kiriko is the place to come if you’re in the mood, say, for kelp-cured barramundi sashimi or Hokkaido “kegani” hairy crab but aren’t up for the formality and...
360 E. 2nd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012-4203Critics' PickImage
Kokekokko is all about grilled chicken: loosely packed chicken meatballs, faintly scented with herbs; grilled skin, threaded onto the skewer in accordion pleats;...
Fatter than ramen, heartier than soba, udon is one of America’s least-fetishized Japanese noodles. But at Marugame Monzo, udon is the star of the show. Handmade...
If Nobu Matsuhisa were nothing more than a gifted sushi master, running his successful restaurant Matsuhisa in Beverly Hills and training a couple of apprentices...
Not to fog our own monocles here, but it’s a fact: Los Angeles is home to some of the best sushi in the country. But finding a compatible sushi chef is a labor...
22706 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90265Critics' PickBest OfImageReaders' Choice
In the almost 20 years since the flagship Nobu opened in Tribeca, the Nobu restaurants have remained the standard-bearer for upscale Japanese eateries across the...