Kabuki Japanese Restaurant - Burbank

4.5
37 reviews
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$30 and under
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Japanese

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About

Kabuki Japanese Restaurant, the folks that make Japanese cuisine for all walks of life. Never tried sushi and Japanese cuisine? Visit Kabuki and we promise you"ll walk out hooked on our food. That’s what we do best; making non-believers into believers that Japanese cuisine is the new comfort food.

When you walk into a Kabuki Japanese Restaurant, you won’t be overwhelmed with Asian decor and soft slow music. What you will encounter is a fun, casual atmosphere with our friendly staff welcoming you through the doors.

Our food and beverages are passionately crafted by our R&D team who are dedicated to providing you the best in Japanese cuisine as well as spreading the culture of Japanese dining to our guests. The tireless efforts of Executive Corporate Chef Masa Kurihara are aimed to attain total satisfaction from you. They will be heart-broken if you feel otherwise. We look forward to serving you.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Japanese, Sushi
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(818) 843-7999
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Mr. Masa Kurihara
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
San Fernando Blvd. & Orange Grove
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Parking details
Free parking available in the City of Burbank parking garage located on the south side of the restaurant. Enter on Orange Grove.
Additional
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 37 People Are Saying
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DI
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good sushi at a good value. Not incredibly fancy - but solid food.

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OT
Orange County
5 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Kabuki is one of our favorite restaurants for regular dining.

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AA
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Everything was wonderful. Food was excellent. Have been there many times over the years. Never disappointed. Definitely recommend this restaurant.

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j
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

This is the second time that I have eaten here for a business dinner. Both times the server was VERY slow to get initial drink orders. Table very sticky not clean. Windows dirty. The food however is good and well presented. Nothing special about atmosphere. I feel that if that could step up the service to equal food I would raise my review level.

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SR
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Kabuki Burbank is a family favorite. Diverse menu, great for kids, lovely staff and great atmosphere ensures that you will won't be disappointed.

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HT
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

We were not impressed by the quality of the sushi, especially for the price.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our family night out was a pleasant one thanks to our kind and awesome waiter, Ryan. Kabuki is the perfect please to satisfy your sushi cravings! Great place!

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OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. Great atmosphere. Staff is good. Note: when it gets busy, it's busy so make reservations by calling them or via Open Table.

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TM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2017
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 4

Their Classic Mixed Tempura (Vegetables and Shrimps) looked it was cooked the night before. The salad that came with my order is not fresh and and was soggy. The Brown Rice was not neatly served in its bowl container. Other Japanese Restaurants that I've dined served their Food more neatly and attractive. I can give them an excuse if they were busy but we were there at the start of their Saturday lunch and there were not the many Customers. I hope my Guests' experiences were not as bad as mine. They were just visiting from Asia.

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RB
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great experience. Excellent food and service. Congrats!!

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T
Pittsburgh
15 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food---great service and the California rolls were large and scrumptious

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OT
San Diego
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service were excellent. The Krab Wontons and Ahi Shashimi, which were on the daily special menu, were well presented, fresh and flavorful. I've found this restaurant to be consistently reliable in providing a pleasurable dining experience.

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L
Los Angeles
175 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the sushi and noodles!! Ecxellent service too.

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P
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always my choice for sushi when I'm in the Burbank area

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N
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Très bon accueil, un serveur super sympathique.
Choix sur la carte.
Sushis excellents

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C
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

This outlet of the sushi chain is conveniently located in downtown Burbank, with easy parking nearby. The food is very good and fresh, and I will definitely eat there again. The prices are in line with other sushi restaurants.

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M
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 2ambience 5

Service is a little off when they are busy. However, Kabuki has an extensive, delicious menu and is one of the top LA spots for sushi!

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OT
San Diego
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food was tasty and the portions were large. The service was polite and timely.

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DA
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and service was outstanding we were there at 1:15 around lunch and the staff was great very attentive I will definitely go back :-)

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OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

It's one of my favorite restaurants. I don't have any complaints.

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S
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is always a great place to meet for lunch. And Kabuki has great food for lunch. Love sushi! who doesnt!

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AD
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Came here with my cousins and grandparents for my grandfather's 80th birthday. The staff was great and patient. Our server had great customer service and was very accommodating. We all had a great time and the bill wasn't bad either!

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CO
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2016
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food was so good that we ate there two nights in a row. Best Japanese food I've had in LA. Will definitely go back often.

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Central Coast
4 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I was seated as soon as I walked in even though my entire party wasn't present. I love that because some places refused to seat you until your entire party has arrived.

Our server was Dae. He was super nice, knowledgeable and made great suggestions. He was extremely attentive and was clearly there to ensure we had a great experience.

Food was excellent. I got the korean short ribs and tempura. Comes with soup, salad and rice. A very delicious, filling meal.

I'd definitely come back here again. Shout out to Dae for being great at his job.

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D
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2016
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

David the Manager, very attentive to suggestions, gave me corporate's number to make a suggestion for people who have soy allergies. great place to eat!

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place, fresh Sushi, good alternatives for non- sushi lovers

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M
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2016
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Always a slam-dunk with Japanese cuisine - the menu has a ton of options, and whether you like sushi, salads, sashimi or just trying something new, Kabuki has an option for you.

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H
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2015
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The dude in charge of our table was great, we had a good time sharing food stories N floatinf on that love boat with my fiancee... Great night to remember.

Thx for the service

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A
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2015
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Fresh and lively. Sushi is just fine, and the staff is freindly. Not my favorite, but a good basic lunch spot.

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CB
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2015
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

We thoroughly enjoyed Kabuki in Burbank. The food was wonderful and a great selection of sushi. We especially appreciated that they would make our sushi with brown rice, not too many places will do that. We were seated way in the back and felt like we were forgotten at times. They completely forgot about one of our rolls and the waitress asked if we still wanted it. That was the only negative experience we had. We would definitely go back again, the food was great!

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J
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2015
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 3

Had a birthday there the other night and the service was poor. They keep apologizing however it never seemed to get better. It was a party of 5 and they crammed us at a table for 4. Then have the food came they they were almost done when the rest did. The food was good. But ruined a birthday!

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2015
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 3

Found this while in town on business. don't typically like places that have pictures of the food on the menu but this placed rocked. Food was exception, had a pork app that was delicious and tender and a bunch of roll, each better than the next. has the drink special, an awesome martini, $6.95 - would find this at $12 elsewhere.

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K
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2015
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

The food was very good. They couldn't get my dad's martini right - but it must have been okay; dad still drank it. Server very nice and pleasant. Place a little too noisy - other than that; we had a great time.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2014
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 2

The food was awful. The place is so noisy, we could hardly hear each other.

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L
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2014
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

It's ok food and high priced for what you get. The chefs special sashimi lunch as an enormous bowl of ice with very little fish. A scam. For $30

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l
New England
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2014
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

great menu with sushi and other japanese options. sake sampler was awesome and i was able to try 3 different kinds of sake! my favorite if the night was the spicy tuna over crispy rice! highly recommend it!

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NM
Los Angeles
95 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2014
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 3

Solid flavors. Poor technique: all rolls fell apart easily. Delicious regardless. Good variety of Japanese food. Friendly n helpful staff.

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