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Gyu-Kaku - Topanga Canyon
Gyu-Kaku - Topanga Canyon
  • Address:
    6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Suite #1010B, Westfield Topanga Center
    Canoga Park, CA 91303
    Neighborhood:
    Woodland Hills
  • Cuisine:
    Japanese
    Price: $30 and under

Gyu-Kaku - Topanga Canyon Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.gyu-kaku.com
  • Phone: (818) 888-4030
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch:

    Everyday 11:30am–5pm (last call)

    Dinner:

    Mon–Thu 5pm–9:30pm (last call)

    Fri & Sat 5pm–10:30pm (last call)

    Sun 5pm–9pm (last call)
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Barbecue
  • Executive Chef: You!!
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Be your own chef, but allow us to entertain you and your guests with a dazzling meal and impeccable service! We feature a vast selection of authentic yet fashionable Japanese BBQ dishes and a fully stocked Wine, Beer & Sake bar. We can tailor any banquet to fit your party’s predilections.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Owensmouth Street, between Victory Boulevard and Vanowen Street
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Valet Service is available through the main entrance of the Owensmouth Garage and is $7 with no validation available as the service is provided by the Center. We apologize for any inconvenience.
    Self-parking is widely available throughout the garage, as well as in surrounding garages.
A word from Gyu-Kaku - Topanga Canyon
Social dining - spending time with friends and family - is what Gyu-Kaku (GEW-KAH-KOO) is all about. Gyu-Kaku offers the fun of ‘shared plates,’ inspiring laughter, conversation, and good times. You can’t help it – with a personal grill installed at every table, everyone instantly becomes an expert cook. The staff at Gyu-Kaku is young and friendly, leading you through the night with helpful suggestions. The sounds around you are of parties and laughter - the perfect choice for first dates, families, and catching up with friends. Gyu-Kaku, meaning "Horn of the Bull" in Japanese provides the authentic Japanese Yakiniku (barbeque) dining experience where our customers share premium cooked meats over a flaming charcoal grill while sipping on Japanese Sake, Shochu and frosty cold beers.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • " I suppose when I first started coming here it can b expensive trying all the different things that might interest you Once you figure out what you REALLY like and the right time of day .Dinner time 3 people $72.00 same meal at 4pm $56. both before tip after 8 pm is when all the drinks are flowing at 1/2 price noise level goes up(less ur drinking) service was awesome this time unlike the past...."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "i love comming here for happy hour i love the cheap prices for happy hour!"
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "Great service and great food every time! Very unique menu,and the happy hour hours are great!! Lots of fun,and look forward to making many more memories w my friends and family!!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Excellent service, delicious food and if you are a group of 4, the group meals are the best value"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "I made a reservation @7 for my bday, our server was not very efficient, and I had to wait on everything and ask for multiple refills. He forgot the sauces, we never even got the hot one. My family who had never eaten there were not impressed. I've had much better service, it was a holiday I understand. But my bday was marred slightly by the weak service."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Good food but had to wait a little bit for our table but I would go back again"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "The food is amazing. Its a great place to bring friends and even a date. The courses are spread out and you really have an opportunity to get to know the people/person you are with."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "A chance to spent time with my 15 year old daughter and enjoy what she wanted for me, for Fathers day . Obvious we didn't make it that day... Food was awesome we ordered a coarse meal with soup salad bimpap(rice dish) and meats 3 plates for each. The salad has jicama and a very plesent dressing , really everything they/you make (cause the burner is in the middle of the table and you cook most of it!) is made or prepaired to perfection .service is just ok don't be surprised Just do it!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Good food and service, very noisy, bathroom needs attention/remodel BADLY."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The dining experience started off well, but once the excellent food was delivered it was impossible to get them to come over which sucked when the flame at our table went out. And it took forever for us to get the waiters back over so we could order more food and then they charged us wrong to top it off."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "The amount you pay is not really worth it. You can find other Korean BBQ for a much lower price."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "They no longer offer onions on their menu for grilling. I was sad but the dishes are still pretty good. Made a reservation via OpenTable- but the hostess made us wait 15 min and tried to seat a walk-in group before us. I wouldn't have minded if happy hour wasn't about to end - but it was so we showed her out opentable Rez, insisted, and she took us first. Be sure to show the hostess your Reservation or it might not matter. Coming back still for that meat and $1.50 beers :)"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Great food as always. Topanga has the best service of all the Gyu Kaku restaurants."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I really wish the service here was better. The food is amazing but every time we've dined at this location we have had mediocre if not horrible service. I'm not asking for anything extra...it would just be nice to have the waiter refill your drink and bring you your entire order rather than waiting until your done and apologize that you want to take the forgotten item off your bill because you never received it. These are just a couple things that have happened each time we've dined. It's horribly consistent. I'd rather visit the Sherman Oaks location. They seem to know how to there job."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Table was dirty, food was good. Service staff was attentive. Very loud no ambience."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Went for lunch with a friend from out of state. It was her first time and she loved it!"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "We've been to other locations on numerous occasions. This location had the worst service we've ever experienced. Generally like the food at Gyu-Kaku, but it's steadily been going down hill. For the money, it's definitely not worth it these days. Decent at happy hour prices, but definitely not at full price. After 8 years, this was the final for us. Won't be returning."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Gyu Kaku has good food and a huge menu. I always end up going not at happy hour times, so it can be quite pricey. We spent $200 on a dinner for five - with six drinks. But the meat is great. The garlic noodles absolutely yummy, and the desserts also quite good. Also the pot stickers, edaname, etc. is nice. Great for kids cuz they can make S-mores and grill their own meat and veggies."
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "My wife & I love this place - Killer deal for a great meal - love the yaki-shabu, happy hour is awesome. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "this is always a fun place. food and service are good and its fun to cook your own food"
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "First time I took my 9 year old to a Korean BBQ place and he enjoyed it. He loved that he can cool his food and pretended to be a grown up. Also the waiter was very accommodating to explain to him how the resturant works"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "We had a reservation (from Open Table) and when we got there, we had to wait "while they get your table ready". OK no problem. 20 minutes later, after seeing others who arrived after us get seated, I asked the hostess, who was a bit unfriendly, about our table. She says "Oh, it's been ready". Really?! I'll fast forward to the waiter - who was in training. He took forever to bring our drinks - my lemon drop tasted awful. Then he kept bringing us food we didn't order. When I asked about the food we DID order, he said they hadn't started it yet and it would take a long time. Verbatim, that's what he said. We finally got it - food was okay, not good enough to make up for the horrible service. We won't be back, only because of the BAD service."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Whats the point of making a reservation for a specific time, when the lady lets u in 20 min later? Other than that everything was ok"
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "excellent BBQ choices and great prices for late happy hour"
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "We had a blast cooking our own food to our liking! Definitely a great experience and the food was very tasty. "
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "Went on a date and I had a great time! I loved cooking my own food and the atmosphere was great. I would recommend it to my friends! "
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "Food was great as it always is, service at table was good with Bar glitches but taken care of. BUT the service to get seated from time of check in was over the top BAD approx 25 minutes waiting while walk ups were ushered right in after a few minutes"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Our server had the worst attitude and ruined the whole time for me. This was my third time at this restaurant and they can get packed during happy hour. That being said, I've had slow service before but never downright rude service like I had the other night. Our server didn't even take our drink order for ~20 minutes. She didn't say hi, welcome, turn on the grill, or anything. When she took our order she literally said "what do you want", wrote it down, then walked away with attitude...the absolute worst. I'm not coming back for a long time."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "the place would be incredible if the service was better, you cook it yourself what else do they have to do.no cut rolls anymore now no hand rolls. Only beer and Japanese liquor for mixed drinks meats and sukiyaki awesome"
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "We appreciate how we can always feast on meat, and it's never expensive during happy hour. Great specials."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "This was my first time at this location. It will probably be my last. The food was delicious, but was overshadowed by the terrible service. When we were seated, my husband mentioned to the hostess that there were still crumbs from the last diners on the booth and the table. She didn't even apologize or wipe them off, just smiled and walked away. It took about 10 minutes before we saw someone willing to take our drink order. The beers were served warm,just the way we like them. Not. The food was fine but when I used the restroom, there were no seat covers, no toilet paper, no paper towels, and no soap. Then there was no one at the front for me to tell so they could fix it. Good thing we like the Beverly Hills location! Far better!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Gyu Kaku is definitely the place to enjoy a great time with your family, loved ones, or pretty much for any occasion. Definitely a must if you're in Southern California"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Great food. My son love to bbq "I love the relaxed feel of this place. I definitely would return to try my favourate dishes. The garlic chicken noodles was amazing and the BBQ chicken was refreshing. The table has own bbq to cook. Everyone loved the flat iron steak. Service was well-timed and friendly, wines were affordable.""
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "What can I say, we went here for my son's 21st birthday and it was so delicious. I was dubious, because it was in the mall, but the server was great, described to us how to cook on the grill and what to do, and made a starter recommendation that allowed us to sample many things, which we loved. I'd definitely go again, the food was delicious!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Good food, great service. great prices! need I say more!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Had such a great expirence loved my waiter i wi for a fact be coming back here made my valentines day 10000x better than it already was. i had the best waiter Jarrison!!!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I should have know better than to eat at a mall restaurant. The restaurant was noisy and the food uninspired. I cannot complain about the cooking, since we did it ourselves; however, the heat from the BBQ was unpleasant most of the time."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "My kids loves this restaurant because they can play chef and actually cook the food. Our server Skye was awesome. He did a superb job."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Gyu Kaku has some great deals for weekdays and happy hour! We were very full by the time we left and our bill was under $40 including a giant happy hour beer. So great! Some items are super tasty - hanger steak, yakishabu, garlic edamame and spicy tuna volcano... Some were ok but not my favorite - the bacon wrapped asparagus wasn't fab and the ny steak wasn't marinaded well. But the meal was overall a very satisfying treat!"
    Dined on 1/29/2014
  • "I went with my girlfriend for the late night happy hour specials. The food is very good, and you can't beat the prices for beer! This was my second time visiting this location and both of my experiences have been great. Our server was very friendly and entertaining. I would highly recommend this place for a date night or to go with a group of friends. It's fun!"
    Dined on 1/18/2014