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For 2
Date
Fri, 2/23
Time
9:00 PM
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Q

4.7
178 reviews
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$50 and over
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Sushi
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Taking purity and simplicity as its manifesto, Q provides an unsurpassed omakase dining experience. Q features Chef Hiroyuki Naruke's expression of Edomae cuisine, a historical preparation dating to the Edo-period of Japan that was the first to combine raw sashimi-style fish with vinegar-seasoned rice. Q offers a refined and intimate opportunity for guests to savor and celebrate uncompromised Tokyo-style sushi here in Los Angeles. Our 26-seat dining room matches the care, creativity, and craft of Chef Hiro's cuisine, melding Japanese tradition and striking modernity. Lighting sets the scene, featuring hundreds of glowing orbs that converge above the sushi bar and direct focus to Chef Hiro and his culinary artworks. From the undulating ceiling to the bar itself, the dining space reflects the deep Japanese appreciation for wood in its relaxing natural form. Furnishings include contemporary interpretations of Japanese Zaisu chairs, and tables that feature centuries-old joinery technique
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Sushi, Japanese, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Dinner

Monday - Thursday: 6:00pm -10:00pm; Friday & Saturday: 6:00pm -11:00pm
Lunch
Monday-Friday 12:00pm-2:00pm
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Phone number
(213) 225-6285
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Hiroyuki Naruke
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between Grand and Olive
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Parking details
Street Parking, Parking Structure, Valet Parking is $8 Available starting at 7:00 PM
Additional
Beer, Chef's Table, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 178 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.8
service
4.7
ambience
4.0
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78% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (London)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

There was little variety in the dishes and preparations were uninspiring. The sushi was nothing more than rather average fish over rice. If looking for a touch of lemon zest, yuzu or any other subtle complement tp the fish, go elsewhere. At one point, five out of six pieces were tuna. This was a total disappointment. Just go to Sushi Zo where the fish is reliably excellent if looking for omakase.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Sublime in every way. Never had better sushi outside Tokyo. Eric and Hiro are both graceful, creative and masterful. Very expensive, of course, but well worth it.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

best sushi in los angeles

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KellyLuvsNOLA (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

One of the worst meals I've had! And the price tag was ridiculous. A huge disappointment. I would never go there again.

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OpenTable Diner (Detroit)
4.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

The ambiance was very intimate and personal. It was just a group of my friends and the sushi chef and waitresses. The entire experience was unique. However for as much as we paid I expected more food. In terms of quality the food was great. In terms of quantity, it was lacking.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Houston)
5.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

Extraordinary experience, outstanding food and service, wonderful discussions with the chef, felt very welcomed, thank you for a special evening.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 9, 2018

Some of the best sushi I’ve ever eaten outside of Japan. Served by graceful, friendly chefs (thanks, Erik!) in a grand space. The superb experience does come at a price: Dinner for one, with a $200 bottle of sake, was almost $500.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 9, 2018

This is the place for people who like to experience the authentic high end raw fish. I went for dinner tasting menu. Only a couple of plates that are cooked. The sauces are delicate and tasty. I couldnt believe how the real wasabi can be so mild. It’s fun to observe how the chefs prepare food for you one bite at a time. The fish are fresh from various parts of the world. One fish (I don’t remember the name) tastes like coconut meat with the crunch and everything. It would be better if they offer more than one desert.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Every bite was amazing, and hope to come back again! Happy new year!

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vipEatoutmore (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 21, 2017

Fantastic as Always! The sushi and service is top notch!

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OpenTable Diner (Perth / WA)
5.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

It was super delightful, amazing flavours , super intimate, the highest quality of produce and skill showcased in its best form . I loved the amazing service and atmosphere . Love love loved it

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vipmattapedia (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

2nd time coming to Q and it was better than my first...I loved the rice!!! The red vinegar rice was superb, well seasoned and perfectly cooked so that each grain was plump, sticky and perfectly jewel like. 3 types of snapper 4 types of yellowtail all showcasing unique individual traits that even a newcomer to sushi can easily understand.

So yea...I would say I like it here.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on November 17, 2017

Got in a fight with my girlfriend the day before we went here. After eating at Q it’s safe to say that it saved our relationship. Thanks Q!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on November 14, 2017

Q is authentic and delicious! The sushi chef was engaging and shared wonderful information about the different fish and his process for buying fish as well. The quality was outstanding! Each dish was flavorful and perfectly prepared. I can't wait to return. One of the best experiences I have had in a long time!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on November 3, 2017

Exceptional hi level sushi and sashimi, probably among the best in LA.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on November 3, 2017

Expectation was so high coming to this place. Toro dishes were pretty good and others are average comparing to others high end omakase. For 200 per person, i have had better sushi omakase experience else where.

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vipAL786 (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on November 3, 2017

Great experience as always. Took my brother and he had nothing but praise for the way Chef Hiro goes about each dish and the preparation. His dedication is evident in each item presented, amazing quality and the service A+ Thank you Chef Hiro and Mrs. K.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on October 21, 2017

superb experience!

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joshua (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on October 14, 2017

This is certainly Sushi done right. There is no menu, only two options for dinner. The chef chooses and serves the sushi. You do not even add soy. The chef is world renown, and if you want to experience sushi at its finest, this is likely THE place in socal. That said, it was too expensive for what it was. Perhaps I don't know my sushi well enough though.

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LetsEat (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on October 7, 2017

Q is one of a handful places one can step into a Zen-like trance and focus one's entire being on enjoying authentic Tokyo sushi from a true master artisan. Chaos and chance have no place here; the sushi bar is transcendent and orderly, with every item placed with quiet intention and care. Likewise, each dish you'll consume will be created with the same intent and expertise. Spring for the Botan menu (requires 42hr advance notice), and you might receive fermented silver shrimp, Washington Kumomoto (IIR) with ponzu sauce, Uni marinated in sweetened miso for two weeks, anago sushi, and o-toro, toro, and more, with numerous courses of sushi. From casting ones eyes upon a dish, to holding it -- whether by chopsticks or by fingers -- and then relishing the textures, flavors, and temperatures, everything is set up for you to enter a dining trance and commune your senses with these treasures from the sea. This is Tokyo sushi at the high-end of refinement and pleasure.

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