82 "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.
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.
Otafuku is an excellent Japanese restaurant in Gardena that treats cold soba noodles like a science.