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Sushi Enya - Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA

Sushi Enya - Little Tokyo

4.8
4.8
61 Reviews
$50 and over
Sushi
Sushi Enya is a Japanese sushi restaurant that first opened in the heart of Little Tokyo in Downtown, LA. After five years of perseverance and experimentation in Downtown, LA, we opened our second location in beautiful Old Town Pasadena. Our third location, which opened in 2018, is located in the beach city of Marina Del Rey. Our owner Chef Kimiyasu Enya trained for over 10 years in Japan to perfect his craft. It is our goal to ensure that quality remains consistent and every experience is enjoyable for all guests.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 13 times today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Sushi, Japanese

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu 5:30 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–10:30 pm Dinner Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (213) 399-0338

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

Experiences

  • Omakase order

    $200.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Omakase $180 13pc Sushi, 1 special hand roll

What 61 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Los Angeles

    Sushi

  • Downtown / South and East LA

    Best Food

  • Downtown / South and East LA

    Best Service

  • Downtown / South and East LA

    Best Value

  • Downtown / South and East LA

    Special Occasion

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  1. TB

    TaraB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My first dining experience at Sushi Enya and both the food and the service was fabulous! Please keep up the good work:)
  2. VR

    VioletR

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall3food5service3ambience3
    The quality of food and prices are good but the indoor ambient and atmosphere is not very nice.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on July 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything perfect as always!
  4. JS

    JamesS

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 14, 2022

    overall2food1service4ambience3
    I use to come here all the time for the past 4 years and has gone down hill very quickly super sad to see use to go once a week isn’t the same any more
  5. SP

    SahilP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome experience. Top notch omakase in a casual environment
  6. FC

    FrankC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was absolutely delicious. Sushi came out above any quality my group and I have had.
  7. C

    Chris

    Los Angeles

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Uní from Hokkaido is delicious. Seared salmon belly is a 7/10! We got the truffle fries … good but not exactly worth getting. (They have so much on the menu ~ you’re better off going with something else they recommend.) Any roll with crab salad likely will not disappoint 😍 kind servers! We were all the way in the back of the restaurant and wished we had been seated somewhere closer to the action but they’re a busy spot for good reason .. so , no complaints. I’d recommend trying this restaurant.
  8. SJ

    ScottJay

    San Diego

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    I’ve been here quite a few times and always have an awesome dining experience. The service is great, the sushi is always perfect and delicious, large assortment of rolls, and the energy in there is great as well. I highly recommend this spot, and definitely make a reservation ahead of time.
  9. j

    jund

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    May very well be the best sushi I've had in L.A. Sure, there are places you can go and pay less for cuts of fish – but it probably won't be as good, and the selection won't be as broad. Sushi rolls are also perfect, instead of thick hunks you get a thin-sliced roll that isn't overwhelming and makes for an unbeatable bite. Save up a few shekels, and take your date for a lovely dining experience.
  10. MR

    MikeRoberson

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing. One of the best sushi joints in Little Tokyo.
  11. T

    Tuhweeesuh

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Justin and Kassandra! You guys were wonderful!! Had an amazing first experience. Thank you again!! :D
  12. JT

    JeffT

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Some of the best fish I have ever had. Staff was incredibly courteous and attentive. Sho was an incredible chef. I can't wait to go again!
  13. ZL

    ZoeyL

    Unspecified

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Amazing sushi
  14. DA

    DanielleA

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing service and delicious food. We had the best experience and a wonderful birthday celebration!
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on May 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Sushi Enya has the freshest sushi in LA. I have lived in Japan. This is the best sushi I’ve eaten since returning to California.
  16. N

    Nickname

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything we ordered was delicious! We were celebrating a birthday and were treated to a spectacular surprise dessert– thank you!
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on May 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I wish I could give more than 5 stars to this restaurant! The food and service are always impeccable! We often eat there and they all know us and make sure we have the best treatment. I recommend this place to anyone who is knowledgeable about great Japanese food and appreciate great service! I’ll always go back there for more.
  18. JC

    JoseC

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    This was our 2nd visit to Enya, and we enjoyed it very much. Food is top notch, the service was excellent, and the server recommendations did not disappoint.
  19. ZR

    ZinaidaR

    Philadelphia

    7 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on April 18, 2022

    overall3food2service2ambience2
    The restaurant is in need of renovations, the food is not with the money.
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Top quality sushi and amazing chefs
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a great time at Sushi Enya! The fish was super fresh we loved all the dishes! The rolls portions are pretty big. The service was super awesome and they help us celebrate our friends birthday thank you so much for a great experience!
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always the best service and food!
  23. TH

    TracyH

    Los Angeles

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The sushi is incredibly fresh and seasond beautifully such that the flavor of the fish is complemented but not overwhelmed. The wait staff are courteous and attentive and the physical ambience is warm and inviting. The only issue was the level of the background music which was just loud enough to eliminate the use of a normal speaking voice when conversing with someone across the table, which causes the noise to increase even more.
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Service was excellent. Food was tasty!!
  25. JW

    JackW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food with amazing service! 10/10 would recommend to others!
  26. SJ

    ScottJay

    San Diego

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on March 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous food, amazing service, all in a beautiful setting in Little Tokyo.
  27. AS

    ArielS

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love this place! Food is great, servers are sweet and helpful. Fish is FRESH! What more could a sushi lover ask for?
  28. LW

    LouisaW

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything is great!! Fish is really fresh. Special hand roll and special fish taste so good. Sure will try again!!!
  29. RQ

    RomirQ

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great sushi place to go to if you know your sushi.
  30. EC

    ErikaC

    Los Angeles

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best sushi. I enjoyed the food and staff was great
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Omakase was amazing. I've paid more at other locations and they've left much to be desired, but I can say without a doubt that Sushi Enya is Worth It.
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 22, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    Had $200 Omakase, sushi was good but there was nothing special. Could say it was worth $100, not $200, But the service and ambience were good. Not sure if I will come back for another Omakase, but maybe for a la carte.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is now my favorite sushi restaurant! Lovely food and staff!
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 9, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    The food was not fresh, so I couldn’t finish most of them. I use left hand, and the chief and waiters failed to accommodate that. The price was therefore ridiculous that I could have easily found a better omakase. Strongly not recommended. I was so embarrassed to take my friends there.
  35. KE

    KEVINGETITTOGETHER

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    2.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience1
    This place was know for amazing sushi. Once they expanded, it became manufactured. I love growth but if it kills quality then I’m opposed. Thanks for the memories but that’s my last time going there.
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 19, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Omakase was excellent! We come here every year for our anniversary. It is amazing every single time! Justin, the sushi chef, really does his thing. Aside from Omakase, we love the akami and cherry blossom roll. Service is always great here. We parked across the st at the hotel.
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on December 12, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Sensational as always!
  38. JI

    JIMMYK

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 11, 2021

    overall3food5service3ambience2
    Good food but the food came out late. Tables next to us were too loud and drunk.
  39. DA

    DanielleA

    Los Angeles

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 4, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Delicious food and experience!
  40. S

    Scott

    Los Angeles

    47 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    47 reviews

    Dined on November 29, 2021

    overall2food1service2ambience2
    The Little Tokyo Sushi Enya does not have the same standards as does the Beverly Grove location. The rice used in sushi is extremely important for making good sushi. The sushi rice was poor for multiple reasons: it fell apart and did not have the correct mouth feel. The prices for sushi are too high for the poor sushi.

FAQs

Sushi Enya - Little Tokyo is rated 4.8 stars by 61 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 13 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Sushi Enya - Little Tokyo

343 E 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu 5:30 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–10:30 pm Dinner Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Sushi, Japanese

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    None

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

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