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AB Steak by Chef Akira Back, Los Angeles, CA

AB Steak by Chef Akira Back

4.7
4.7
234 Reviews
$50 and over
Korean
ABSteak by a Michelin-starred Chef Akira Back is a revolutionary modern Korean Steakhouse.

ABSteak features the finest cuts of dry-aged meats with a specialized dry-aging room onsite, signature marinades, banchans (Korean side dishes), and smokeless grill systems at every table.

At ABSteak, Chef Back stays true to his take on cultural merging, mixing flavors and tastes of his Korean origin along with a variety of other cuisines in an exotic fashion. From a dry aging room to smokeless grills at every table, cooking and eating take center stage in a vibrant, social setting.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 7 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Korean, Steakhouse, Contemporary Korean
  • Hours of operation
    Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 5:30 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–11:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (424) 286-9900
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    Akira Back
  • Private party facilities
    Private events are available during both weekday and weekend dinner times. For inquiries, please contact us at info@absteakla.com. Thank you.
  • Neighborhood
    West Hollywood
  • Cross street
    La Cienega Blvd and W. 3rd Street
  • Parking details
    $7 Valet up to 4 hours. Enter on 3rd Street.
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 234 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

234 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Proof that good KBBQ exists a few minutes outside of Koreatown LA!

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Palm Springs

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 15, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    Overpriced and underwhelming. Lacks an ambience. Wouldn’t go again. Drinks were underwhelming as well.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best Korean BBQ I’ve had in LA. Best quality meats. Delicious spicy soups. Fast, graceful service.

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  4. Kramnaneek

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding food! Great service and charming staff.

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  5. twh75

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Nice place. Very good service. Good product and nice cuisine.

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  6. WilliamF

    Los Angeles

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Ambience: The flat walls and open layout near other tables made it difficult to hear sometimes during conversation; this is a somewhat noisy location considering it's upscale vibe. Drinks: The cocktails were innovative and well-balanced. Premium soju "Seoul Nights' is available, at a high price but it's very good soju. Cuisine: The steamed egg appetizer is much better than average, with a little sesame oil for flavor and melted cheese over the top. Pork Belly Fried Rice was tasty and had a small kick of mild peppery flavor. Banchan was not very large selection, but all were well-made and fresh. Meat was top-quality - we ordered the large rib galbi and Australian wagyu bulgogi; both were excellently prepared for us. Note that you do not grill this yourself; the table attendant does that expertly for you. Otherwise, it might be possible to overcook the entrees, and that would be a terrible thing to do to meat of this quality. Overall: Superior quality and a fine experience. Dinner for three ran about $100 including tip - but we did not order the most expensive entrees or a dessert. I would not expect to become a regular diner, but will come back for special occasions.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    The Korean Girl overcooked our food and let us just wait there for so long…

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  8. Oztravelz

    Los Angeles

    51 reviews

    4.0

    51 reviews

    Dined on March 30, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Wonderful authentic Korean absolutely delicious and am very grateful it is so close to my home!

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  9. CocoChanel

    Los Angeles

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The experience with the service and the food did not disappoint at all. Had the best time and food was delicious!

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  10. sylviakimsk

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Quality of meat not worth the price… got the cold noodle and tofu soup which were meh..

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from AB Steak by Chef Akira Back using the Order Online button. AB Steak by Chef Akira Back also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats.

AB Steak by Chef Akira Back is rated 4.7 stars by 234 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 7 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for AB Steak by Chef Akira Back

8500 Beverly Blvd, Ste 111, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Additional information

  • Cross street
    La Cienega Blvd and W. 3rd Street
  • Neighborhood
    West Hollywood
  • Hours of operation
    Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 5:30 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–11:00 pm
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Korean, Steakhouse, Contemporary Korean
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    $7 Valet up to 4 hours. Enter on 3rd Street.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Akira Back
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (424) 286-9900
  • Private party facilities
    Private events are available during both weekday and weekend dinner times. For inquiries, please contact us at info@absteakla.com. Thank you.
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