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Sushi Gen

422 E 2nd St, Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012-4209
+1 213-617-0552
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (51 reviews)
“omakase” (17 reviews)
“fresh fish” (17 reviews)
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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422 E 2nd St, Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012-4209
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The sushi is really good here! Service is quick and friendly. Great little place with and authentic Japanese feel. I recommend this location to every family member and friend visiting. Trust me the line is worth it.The sushi was great and fresh. I would definitely...More

Thank Samantha T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is the Best and Freshest Sushi you can get, 21$ sashimi Lunch Special is a great deal. Arrive at 10:30 am to wait in line. They open at 11:15 am. Pepe the server is Friendly and very helpful if you have any questions...More

Thank gamezr1974
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sushi is really outstanding here—the fatty tuna was truly melt in your mouth. Service is quick and friendly, just perfect for someone dining on their own. The place was hopping but I was seated quickly. A wonderful meal!

Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This place has been a Mecca in the sushi world for at least 25 years. Theres’ ALWAYS a line especially for tables because the sushi or sashimi combos are the best deal in town. You wont find better anywhere

Thank Randy G
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

I visited here with a critical sushi “gourmet” on a rare trip to DTLA from OC. We arrived early to avoid the crowd; timing is key. A line started forming 45 min. before lunch opening. At 11:25 when the door opened this Thursday, it’s like...More

Thank LnS2004
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Everything we had was excellent! From the nigiri to the maki rolls, we loved everything! Highly recommended! Service was great too.

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

My sister suggested this place and it was well worth it! Fish was smooth and tasty and very fresh. Eel, Spanish mackerel and even the albacore was very very good. We’ve been to many sushi places and this is on top. A huge line at...More

Thank Josh79b
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We try menù a là carte, the must of this place is “fat tuna “ wonderful!! We Try also tempura and shashimi deluxe. I will sure come back before leaving L.A. Because it is so much fantastic the sushi. A must place if you will...More

Thank stefyCara
Reviewed 10 August 2018

good service and food are excellent and unique and the taste and flavor and how fresh the fish and shushi is the best in town

Thank rcncontroller
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Great little place with and authentic Japanese feel. The sushi was great and fresh. I would definitely return. One negative was the arrogant host who must actually believe that the place is so great because of his presence not the actual food or chefs...lol

Thank Jason R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:15 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:15 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:15 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:15 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 422 E 2nd St, Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012-4209
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-617-0552
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