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11941 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2607
+1 818-760-3348
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12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Sun 18:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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141 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wagyu beef tataki is the best I've ever had. Truffled sashimi is what dreams are made of. We had ordered about 10 dishes and yes it's about USD100 per person. But well worth it. Tiny 40 seater restaurant. Very private and staff are terrific. Valet parking is easiest option. Every dish is a work of art and the freshness of... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

One of the best Japanese cuisine in LA. And not stuck up at all. If you like Japanese you need to go! And they have great sushi. Anyone who knows Japanese food will appreciate the distinction.

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Thank Singlemomdoc
St. Lucia
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

What a great culinary experience. The staff were friendly, food was very exotic & respectful. My first time there. Suggest omakasi you can choose different plates.

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Thank Anna M
Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

sushi and sake and one of the best tra the juicy momotaro tomato paired with crab - and book weeks upfront

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Thank FrancisFordZopo
Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This sushi was beyond my expectations, extremely fresh and melts in your mouth. Wild mix creative flavors that blend beautifully. This place is a feast for sushi lovers. Be prepared to pay a lot, but if you're a sushi snob this is worth the price. It also has valet parking which is worth it since there is very limited street... More 

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Thank lillyinc
Simi Valley, California
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The paragon of sushi experiences. The bar has been raised by their presence, every bite a fine crafted artistic experience and a sublime coalescence of taste. I've been eating sushi and for over 30 years, I was totally impressed by everything including the great level of service. Here is a picture of a more simple thing I ordered, but done... More 

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Thank Petecwilson
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Asanebo is a small restaurant located in a strip mall (no less) in Studio City, California. I titled the review "Way Way Up," suggesting the emotional experience resulting if you visit this remarkable establishment. We order a cooked fish, (the portion is moderate), and the flavors are sublime. "Wait!" we ask the ever attentive waitress don't take the plate there... More 

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Thank lawoffah
Los Angeles, California
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We come here once every couple of months. The food is simply outstanding. Highest quality fish and beautiful preparations. Atmosphere is perhaps not top notch, but as good as or better than most other sushi restaurants. You will be focused on the food anyway!

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Thank kmfesq
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Despite the unassuming location, the food is of superior standard. Every dish in the pageant of flavour was stunning.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

It's was good. If you have not been you may need to stop by. Friendly atmosphere. Parking is a little cramp, but they have valet parking. Try new things is what I say.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11941 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-760-3348

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?