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Discover the Best Sushi in Los Angeles

The OpenTable Team

Sushi-loving Los Angeles features some of the most acclaimed restaurants for authentic Japanese cuisine outside Tokyo. Joining the purists are plenty of great sushi spots with a casual, California-influenced approach, making for a comprehensive culinary experience perfect for every type of aficionado. Enjoying the best sushi in Los Angeles might mean saving up paychecks for a spectacular omakase experience, or grabbing the lunch special at a tiny sushi joint in a nondescript strip-mall. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Here's a list of 19 memorable spots all promising some of the best sushi the city has to offer.

Restaurants:Nobu Los Angeles, Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant, Hama Sushi
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Japanese, Sushi
Neighborhoods:West Hollywood, Downtown, Venice
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Nobu Los Angeles

$$$$·Japanese·
West Hollywood
2,046 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Creative Cuisine
Chef Nobu Matsuhisa has expanded his empire, built on his celebrated Japanese-Peruvian fusion cuisine, to over 40 restaurants across the world, among them Nobu Los Angeles on La CiRead more
84% recommended
Best Food in West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
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Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
2,485 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
The culinary focus of Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant is right there in the name: top-quality sushi and more substantial items seared on the robata grill. The restaurant's name (TRead more
94% recommended
Scenic View in Downtown / South and East LA

Hama Sushi

$$$$·Sushi·
Venice
375 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
A tiny spot straddling Japanese Village Plaza in Little Toyko, Hama Sushi comprises just a three-sided bar and a single table. A note at the door proclaims “only sushi/sashimi,” maRead more
100% recommended
Sushi in Los Angeles

INKO NITO Arts District

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
193 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Outdoor Eating
INKO NITO in downtown LA's arts district takes a modern approach to sushi and other Japanese innovations. On offer are nigaki (new-style sushi) with such toppings as fried shrimp, Read more
Outdoor Eating in Downtown / South and East LA

SHU - Sushi House Unico - Bel Air

$$$$·Sushi·
Bel-Air
406 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
SHU, a stylish sushi house in the Beverly Glen Center, offers fine Japanese cuisine with hints of the Mediterranean. The menu features entrees and appetizers seasoned as often withRead more
100% recommended
Sushi in Los Angeles
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Q

$$$$·Sushi·
Downtown
265 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
At the helm of Q, a highly refined (and highly priced) omakase restaurant in the Financial District downtown, is chef Hiroyuki Naruke, a master of traditional sushi. Naruke previouRead more
88% recommended
Sushi in Los Angeles

Yojisan

$$$$·Japanese·
Beverly Hills
180 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Local Ingredients
  • Lunch
Yojisan is a joint venture between prolific LA restaurateur Giacomino Drago and namesake chef Yoji Tajima, the pair also responsible for SHU in Bel Air. The space takes inspirationRead more

Irori Sushi

$$$$·Japanese·
Marina del Rey
587 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Cosy
  • Special Occasions
Shoes must be stowed at the door as diners enter Irori Sushi in Marina Del Rey, a convention indicative of the authentic Japanese-style experience to follow. Seating consists of emRead more
97% recommended
Japanese in Los Angeles
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Sora

$$$$·Sushi·
Downtown
266 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Lunch
Sora, which means “sky” in Japanese, occupies the 69th floor of the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Along with views for miles, the restaurant presents an elevated Read more

Sakana Sushi Lounge DTLA

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
56 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
  • Authentic
Sakana Sushi Lounge DTLA is an offshoot of the popular original venue in the San Gabriel Valley. The vibe is contemporary and elegant, with a corner sushi bar along with dining rooRead more
100% recommended
Best Service in Downtown / South and East LA

Sushi Tsujita

$$$$·Sushi·
West Los Angeles
139 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
Sushi Tsujita in Little Tokyo is a place for people who know their sushi, which here is classic Edomae prepared with a high level of creativity and impeccable ingredients. The restRead more
83% recommended
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Sushi Ginza Onodera- LA

$$$$·Sushi·
West Hollywood
123 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
Chef Yohei Matsuka presents an intimate, luxury dining experience in Sushi Ginza Onodera in West Hollywood, one intended for true aficionados seeking authentic Edomae sushi. A singRead more
100% recommended
Best Overall in Los Angeles
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Arashi Sushi

$$$$·Sushi·
Downtown
344 reviews
  • Casual
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
Arashi Sushi has a prime downtown setting just one block from LA Live and the Staples Center. Chef-owner Ken Park follows a culinary philosophy emphasizing visual beauty as much asRead more
100% recommended
Best Value in Downtown / South and East LA

Kombu Sushi & Sake

$$$$·Sushi·
Silver Lake
23 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Group Bookings
  • Lunch
Kombu Sushi and Sake in Silver Lake offers pet-friendly patio seating, a rarity among LA sushi spots. Its comprehensive menu features straightforward classics, specialty sashimi, cRead more
100% recommended
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Mori Sushi

$$$$·Sushi·
West Los Angeles
Mori Sushi is famous in the Los Angeles sushi scene and continues the formidable legacy of its namesake and chef (at the time) Mori Onodera. The restaurant also continues to garnerRead more
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Sushi Note

$$$$·Sushi·
Sherman Oaks
88 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Sushi Note, on Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks, has created its own niche in the sushi scene by focusing on paring top-notch sushi with fine wines. The cozy, 30-seat space has a Read more
92% recommended
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Umi by Hamasaku

$$$$·Japanese·
El Segundo
80 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
  • Creative Cuisine
The original, smaller Hamasaku restaurant in West Los Angeles proved popular enough to launch Umi by Hamasaku at The Point, an outdoor mall in El Segundo. The venue takes advantageRead more
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Sugarfish By Sushi Nozawa

$$$$·Asian·
Beverly / Fairfax / La Brea / Third St.
SUGARFISH by Sushi Nozawa has 11 locations across LA (and one in New York), a mini-empire that has its origins in the legendary, no-frills Studio City sushi restaurant run by chef Read more
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Matsuhisa

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Beverly Hills
0 reviews
  • Casual
The world-spanning Nobu empire originated at Matsuhisa in Beverly Hills, which opened over 30 years ago and wowed late-80s diners with its innovative Peruvian-Japanese fusion fareRead more
100% recommended
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