Discover the Best Sushi in Los Angeles

Sushi-loving Los Angeles features some of the most acclaimed restaurants for authentic Japanese cuisine outside Tokyo. Joining the purists are plenty of great sushi spots with a casual, California-influenced approach, making for a comprehensive culinary experience perfect for every type of aficionado. Enjoying the best sushi in Los Angeles might mean saving up paychecks for a spectacular omakase experience, or grabbing the lunch special at a tiny sushi joint in a nondescript strip-mall. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Check out our Tastemaker List, filled with memorable spots all promising some of the best sushi the city has to offer.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Nobu Los Angeles, Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant, INKO NITO Arts District
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Japanese
Neighborhoods:West Hollywood, Downtown

Nobu Los Angeles

$$$$·Japanese·
West Hollywood
2,525 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries

Chef Nobu Matsuhisa has expanded his empire, built on his celebrated Japanese-Peruvian fusion cuisine, to over 40 restaurants across the world, among them Nobu Los Angeles on La Cienega Boulevard. Din...

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Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
2,925 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

The culinary focus of Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant is right there in the name: top-quality sushi and more substantial items seared on the robata grill. The restaurant's name (Takami means “height”...

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Scenic View in Downtown / South and East LA
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INKO NITO Arts District

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
234 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies

INKO NITO in downtown LA's arts district takes a modern approach to sushi and other Japanese innovations. On offer are nigaki (new-style sushi) with such toppings as fried shrimp, spicy Korean miso, a...

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SHU - Sushi House Unico - Bel Air

$$$$·Sushi·
Bel-Air
485 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Hot Spot

SHU, a stylish sushi house in the Beverly Glen Center, offers fine Japanese cuisine with hints of the Mediterranean. The menu features entrees and appetizers seasoned as often with lemon zest, capers,...

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Sushi in Los Angeles

Q

$$$$·Sushi·
Downtown
338 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Bar Seating

At the helm of Q, a highly refined (and highly priced) omakase restaurant in the Financial District downtown, is chef Hiroyuki Naruke, a master of traditional sushi. Naruke previously ran a six-seat s...

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Fit for Foodies in Downtown / South and East LA
50 people mentioned the Omakase

Irori Sushi

$$$$·Japanese·
Marina del Rey
618 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion

Shoes must be stowed at the door as diners enter Irori Sushi in Marina Del Rey, a convention indicative of the authentic Japanese-style experience to follow. Seating consists of embroidered pillows se...

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14 people mentioned the Blue Crab

No Dive Restaurant and Bar

$$$$·Californian·
Downtown
306 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion

Sora, which means “sky” in Japanese, occupies the 69th floor of the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Along with views for miles, the restaurant presents an elevated version of conveyor-...

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6 people mentioned the Miso Soup

Sakana Sushi Lounge DTLA

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
157 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies

Sakana Sushi Lounge DTLA is an offshoot of the popular original venue in the San Gabriel Valley. The vibe is contemporary and elegant, with a corner sushi bar along with dining room seating. The sushi...

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Late Night Find in Downtown / South and East LA
3 people mentioned the Seaweed Salad