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Today 5:30 – 10:00 PM
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12406 W Washington Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90066
12406 West Washington BoulevardUSCaliforniaLos Angeles90066
$$$Restaurant, Japanese RestaurantToday 5:30 – 10:00 PM
Tuesday 5:30 – 10:00 PMWednesday 5:30 – 10:00 PMThursday 5:30 – 10:00 PMFriday 5:30 – 10:00 PMSaturday 12:00 – 10:00 PMSunday 12:00 – 10:00 PMMonday Closed
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Strings of lights hang overhead at this cozy spot with creative macrobiotic & vegan Japanese dishes.- Google
"Excellent vegan gourmet sushi."
"Amazing vegan sushi, very pricey but definitely worth it for special occasions."
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Brandon P. Vernon
a month ago
Very interesting place. It's like vegan sushi? Wasn't exactly sure what to expect but the food wasn't bad nor was it great. For a vegan, this place is probably a great discovery. But for me, it was ok to try once.The low stars are due to the food not being very filling and it being...well...vegan sushi. Also, the hours of this place are awkward. Before the 1st time I tried it, I showed up there on 2 separate occassions and they were closed. The setting is very dark and intimate as well. I'd say go for it if you're a vegan, it's worth a try.
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Stanislav Gonchar
a month ago
This is amazing place for couples or for parties. I wish you guys grow fast and open more locations.
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The Divine Hostess
2 months ago
Had a private party here for my birthday and the food was incredible. More than enough food :-)
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Brian Heess
9 months ago
Excellent vegan gourmet sushi. The chef is so creative and the results are stupendous! I wish that I lived much more close to them!
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Stephanie Han
2 months ago
When I heard about this vegan Japanese restaurant, I was understandably skeptical. I couldn't even imagine what the food would be like! Vegan sushi? What? Oh, how my mind has been opened to the myriad vegan tastes and options since then! My vegetarian friend and I decided to try this place out on a Saturday night--the place is quite small so reservations are strongly recommended. I'd read all the great Yelp reviews so I was ready to have my mind blown, and believe it or not, I was not disappointed! I mentioned that the place was small, but perhaps I should've qualified it as "intimate," with a pleasingly sophisticated but homey decor. You're made to feel comfortable right away and the two women servers who helped us that evening were fantastically polite and welcoming (true Japanese-style hospitality, if you ask me). We started out with a couple of cocktails (forget the names but delicious) and opted to do the tasting menu, which turned out to be a great introduction for us two n00bs. The "burrata" salad was really great, with fresh veggies and a light, tasty dressing. I can't say it was REALLY like real burrata, but it was delicious nonetheless. I think when something is "supposed" to be something else it does that original thing a disservice. This applies to the "Crab Cake" tartare, which was absolutely delicious! The "French Onion Soup" was also delicious and satisfying, even if it didn't have the grilled bread and cheese on top. The true stars, however, were their sushi rolls. The two that we got with the tasting menu were truly delicious, and I thought the "spicy tuna" was pretty convincing. One caveat with their sushi is that they use brown rice, so if you're expecting the white sushi rice you may be disappointed, but if you go into it with the mentality of appreciating the items for what they are, I think you'll have a better experience. After we'd gone through the tasting menu, we were debating whether to get one more item and we decided to go for the Pumpkin Castle, which sounded intriguing, but alas, in reality wasn't quite as good as we'd imagined. It's a stack of tempura-fried pumpkin slices with alternating layers of a sushi roll. We were instructed to eat it by placing a roll slice on top of a fried section of pumpkin and dipping it in the tempura sauce, but this move was a little hard to execute perfectly, so by the end we just ended up eating it in individual pieces. It was still tasty, don't get me wrong, but after all the other items we thought it fell a little short. Then we finished off the meal with some complimentary tea and cookies, yum. Overall, an amazing meal and I can't wait to come back AND try their DTLA location as well. I could definitely go vegan without hesitation if all my meals could be like this!
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Raul Ramirez
2 months ago
I've been here a few times. The food is always flavorful and creative.
Cynthia Grassi
9 months ago
Ah-MAZ-ing! Even my omnivore friends love this place. The atmosphere is perfect, service goes above and beyond and don't even get me started on the food! If I could I'd eat here once a week.
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Tuck Ngun
5 months ago
Simply incredible! The phrase 'vegan Japanese food' may inspire many misgivings but this place will prove all those unfounded.