53 "Japanese" Restaurants in Los Angeles.
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.
Tsubaki is a new Japanese spot in Echo Park and one of the better izakaya experiences in the city.
Bargain hunting for sushi rarely yields good results. Unless you're going to Sushi Gen.
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.
Silverlake serves some of the best ramen in town, but thanks to perpetual lines, we endorse getting it for takeout.
The sushi at Little Izaka-ya by Katsu-ya in Sherman Oaks is better than what you’d get at the Hollywood Katsuya, and about a third of the price.
Shibumi is a Japanese restaurant in DTLA that's unlike any other Japanese spot in town.
Tatsu is the future not just because of its iPad wall waiters. It’s the future because it’s perfectly streamlined, yet highly personalized. Quick and easy, and downright delicious.
Joon is a very good shabu shabu joint in Glendale, and your move when you feeling like cooking meat yourself tonight.