Alison Widdoes

By , Los Angeles Local Expert, Los Angeles
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Sometimes, the urge to have Japanese food strikes, and nothing satisfies until you get it. When that happens, count on 10Best to point you in the direction of Los Angeles's best Japanese restaurants. We understand the desire to have a great meal, and we work hard to bring you the top places to eat in Los Angeles. We vet restaurants carefully for quality, and when we recommend popular eateries like Nobu Malibu or tell you that Katsu-ya gets good reader feedback, you can believe it. We'll make sure you get - and eat - what's best.

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    Matsuhisa

    • Cuisine: Asian, Japanese, Sushi
    • Average Main Course Price: $28
    • Neighborhood: La Cienega Corridor

    Matsuhisa is first-born sibling to the internationally trendy Nobu restaurants and is the chef-owner's...  Read more »

     
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    Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle

    • Cuisine: Asian, Japanese
    • Average Main Course Price: $15
    • Neighborhood: West Los Angeles

    Ramen is no rarity on Sawtelle Boulevard, and Tsujita LA serves some of the best ramen available in all of Los Angeles.

    Local Expert Tip: "Arrive early for ramen as lines are often seen winding out the door."

     
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    K-Zo

    Lunch and dinner crowds flock here whether it be young professionals throughout the week or curious fish...  Read more »

     
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    Urasawa

    True connoisseurs of sushi gladly fork over $250 for much sought-after omakase-style meals from renowned...  Read more »

     
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    Mori Sushi

    This understated spot doesn't even have its name on the sign -- look instead for a rustic sketch of a fish....  Read more »

     
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    Katsu-ya

    A favorite with close-by industry types, this restaurant enjoys a loyal patronage that the chef-owner much...  Read more »

     
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    Sushi Masu

    At Sushi Masu, the rolls are as unique and pretty as they are flavorful. Regulars return frequently for...  Read more »

     
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    Asanebo

    This appealing eatery is a regular and constant choice for folks looking for the best sushi around. A great...  Read more »

     
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    Shojin

    Shojin offers an off the beaten path Japanese experience with a vegan appeal.

    Local Expert Tip: "Make a reservation, and be sure to validate your parking. Park on the 4th floor to enter 3rd floor of the mall where Shojin is located. "

     

 

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