88 "Japanese" Restaurants in Los Angeles.
Kensho is a tiny Japanese restaurant on the grounds of Yamashiro in Hollywood, and one of LA’s most personal dining experiences.
Nobu Malibu is one of the most famous sushi restaurants in the world, and it still delivers on all its hype.
Kato is a casual Japanese/Taiwanese tasting menu spot in West LA for people who don’t like tasting menus.
Orsa & Winston is an Italian-Japanese restaurant in DTLA that’s just as good for a casual lunch as it is for a special occasion dinner.
Tsubaki is a new Japanese spot in Echo Park and one of the better izakaya experiences in the city.
A tiny sushi bar at the back of Sugarfish in Beverly Hills, Nozawa Bar involves an excellent 22-course omakase. Just don’t ask for any changes.
Bargain hunting for sushi rarely yields good results. Unless you’re going to Sushi Gen.
Chiba is a sushi restaurant in North Hollywood that’s home to some of the freshest fish in the Valley.
Sawtelle’s Tsujita does the best tsukemen-style ramen this side of the Pacific and some of the best overall ramen in Los Angeles.
Santa Monica’s KazuNori is a handroll-only sushi option from the people behind Sugarfish. Expect the same quality without the crazy wait.
Fish Eight is a sushi bar on Melrose in West Hollywood with extremely high-quality fish at affordable prices.