Los Angeles Restaurants

Ise-Shima

Located in the Miyako Hybrid Hotel in Old Town Torrance, Ise-Shima provides fresh sushi and other exciting Japanese dishes, recalling the array of seafood and marine delicacies Japan’s Ise Shima…

Katsuya

Sushi chef Katsuya Uechi turns out exotic delicacies in sultry spaces by designer Philippe Starck. From signature cocktails to king crab cooked over the robata grill to exotically flavored crème…

Koi

Koi is one of the trendiest Japanese restaurants in town; expect a beautiful clientele. The restaurant offers an exotic space, and the menu is known for crispy rice topped with…

Matsuhisa

Superchef Nobu Matsuhisa’s more modest original restaurant, Matsuhisa, incorporates luxurious Western ingredients and Latin American spices. Sashimi tacos, gold-leaf-wrapped monkfish liver, and yellowtail sashimi with jalapeño are just a few…

Mori Sushi

Morihiro Onodera is renowned as one of L.A.’s best sushi chefs, and a meal at his restaurant makes for an evening to remember. Go for the omakase, expecting a hefty…

Nobu

The glitzy flagship of Nobu Matsuhisa attracts celebrities as well as serious foodies. An extensive menu of traditional and avant-garde sushi includes many dishes with beguiling Peruvian accents. Sakes and…

Roku

This new Sunset Strip hot spot from the team behind Sushi Roku presents elevated teppanyaki (e.g., A-5 Japanese wagyu and Santa Barbara spot prawns) prepared by utensil-juggling chefs at interactive…

Sugarfish

Kazunori Nozawa—aka the “Sushi Nazi,” chef/owner of the former Sushi Nozawa—opens casual spots offering preset menus. Tips are included, but prices are about half those at the original. Find additional…

Sushi Roku

Nouvelle Japanese, sleek decor and a creative menu. For foodies 10 and under, Sushi Roku Pasadena offers a fun “okosama” kids’ menu with four bento-box options. L, D (daily).

Takami Sushi & Robata

Takami occupies the 21st floor of a downtown high-rise, and its wraparound veranda enhances the illusion of floating in air. Dine at the sushi bar or the robata bar, where…

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