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Gyu-Kaku - Sherman Oaks

4.6
687 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Japanese
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  • Happy Hour (11)
  • Good for a Date (10)
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ in Sherman Oaks is the place to enjoy a great time with friends and family! Conveniently located right off the 101 Freeway by Westfield Fashion Square!

Traditionally called Yakiniku, this Japanese barbecue spot is known for their delicious, fresh (never frozen), high-quality meats!

Enjoy an ice cold beer as you grill your own meat. Happy Hours offer the best deals on food and drinks, so be sure to wind down and get the night started right with us.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Japanese, Barbecue, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Mon: 11:30AM – 10:30PM
Tues: 11:30AM – 10:30PM
Wed: 11:30AM – 10:30PM
Thurs: 11:30AM – 10:30PM
Fri: 11:30AM – 11:30PM
Sat: 11:30AM – 11:30PM
Sun: 11:30AM – 10:30PM

HAPPY HOUR
Monday: All Day Long

EARLY HAPPY HOUR
Every Day 11:30AM–6:30PM

LATE HAPPY HOUR
Sun–Thu 9:30PM–10:30PM last call
Fri & Sat: 10PM–11:30PM last call
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Phone number
(818) 501-5400
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Everyone!
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Private party facilities
Please contact management for details.
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Private party contact
Darin Fajota, General Manager: (855) 668-7971
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Van Nuys Boulevard
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Parking details
VALET AVAILABLE: $5.00 no validation. Street parking is also available, though limited.
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Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 687 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.4
service
4.3
ambience
4.4
value
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Schao (Orange County)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

It was great. Service was amazing and the food was delicious

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined 6 days ago

Family members birthday. It was good.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

As always, great night at Gyu-kaku. The food was not expensive, reverse happy hour prices, food was good, drinks were good, and service was good.

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jade (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Always loved the shrimp garlic, its so tasty!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Always great service

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa+

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Irving (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Came out to Gyu Kaku Sherman Oaks on Friday night, overall myself and my lady friend had a great time. My intention was to go for the DineLA menu but I ended up opting for Happy Hour, by far the best decision I made. Food was plenty and great. Only knock about it was even with a reservation placed ahead of time, I did wait, thankfully it wasn’t long. Still have to consider the fact that it was indeed a FRIDAY NIGHT, overall I’d come back and do a repeat, with a reservation of course..

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vipSuzie (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

The Food is always yummy. The wait was a little long considering we had a reservation. But wasn’t a big deal.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Very good!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

The food was great, and a great value. We went around lunch time and it was not overly crowded, although the service was not the best. Our waitress didn’t even come say hi for the first 20 minutes, than when we ordered the food was relatively quick (although not as quick as I have seen there before) but it’s a great spot for a fun lunch or dinner, I’d still recommend as this was the first time the service wasn’t on its A game.

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OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on January 18, 2018

It was great! They sang to the birthday boy and gave him a treat to blow out! Great experience!

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vipLovetoeat16 (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

The Dinr LA menus was great. Good food ,good service

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Jenna (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on January 15, 2018

Gyu Kaku is great for a fun group outing. It's a chain restaurant, so the food is crowd-pleasing and pretty consistent. You get some rowdy groups, really varies on the location you go to. The Beverly Hills one is the most chill, so I prefer that. I was however disappointed at the cleanliness of the Sherman Oaks location. Literally everything we touched was sticky (tables, chairs, menus, even the dishes), like it hadn't been cleaned before we sat down. The women's restroom was filthy and there weren't any paper towels. When you're spending $40 per person on dinner, you'd think you wouldn't have to dry your hands on your jeans.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

My boy friend and I had a reservation for 10:00pm. We showed up about 5 minutes early and we were told our table would be ready in a few minutes. During that time, something caught on fire and the fire alarms came on and everyone left the restaurant in chaos. We waited outside for about 30 minutes, but during that time not one manager came out to apologize or explain what was happening. The most disturbing part was the employees running to the fire to take pictures and videos and laughing about it instead of helping the confused costumers. After a while the firetrucks showed up and we knew it would be a long time before we could get a table, if even at all, so we gave up and left. I understand that this type of stuff happens, but we were disappointed we did not get some sort of email the next day with an apology that our reservation was not honored. There was no email asking us to come back or offering anything for the trouble we went through (we took an Uber there so that was a waste of money). I would have liked to have been able to give a higher rating as I have heard good things about this restaurant, but since we never got to try the food I am unable to give it a positive rating at this time.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on December 22, 2017

Terrible. Poor management. Dirty. Very very bad

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