Wabi on Rose

4.7
226 Reviews
$31 to $50
Sushi
This local hot spot suffered a fire in 2018 and triumphantly returned in 2020. With Chef Rain's innovative cuisine and vibrant bar scene, Wabi on Rose embodies the Rose Avenue lifestyle. Sexy, contemporary design, frames this hip spot with a chic outdoor seating area. Neighborhood regulars enjoy the fresh-caught, Pacific Rim, sushi inspired menu,and live fire grill. Swimsuit to business suit, all are welcome.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 226 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
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4.5
service
4.7
ambience
4.2
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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GaiaM
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

the place is cute, surrounded by plants. The food quality was great and the service was good. The presentation of the sashimi plate was amazing. I will definetely go again.

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ShelleyB
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite place in LA to take new friends! 🤍

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AlexandraT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and drinks. Great ambience. We always enjoy our time at Wabi.

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AdamM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place. Food is awesome, great service, great ambiance. Highly recommended.

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Dana
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice place for a meet up with friends. Came here for my birthday and had a great time.

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LaurenK
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food and cocktails were delicious. Friendly staff and quick service. Didn't love that we were seated on the sidewalk. Two of the four seats were far too close to the curb.

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Jacko
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

Food was okay, not really worth the price. Service was messy, was served food before getting utensils or water. The staff is nice and accommodating though. And the ambiance is nice as well.

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SamA
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came here for a date - ordered pretty much everything on the menu! Great staff and service. Booths are better than tables of course. Try go in a group

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I can’t gush about this place enough! The food was not only super delicious but every dish was an art piece. Everything we saw come out to other tables looked equally amazing. The service was top notch and the outdoor ambiance was great. I will be going back ALL the TIME!

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Ruby
Las Vegas
6 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We really enjoyed it. It was disappointing that we had to still wait in a line despite making reservations two weeks in advance. They need to figure out the logistics of seating people to ensure an optimal experience. When you have an advance reservation, you expect to be seated on time. The food was really good. We appreciated having a heat lamp by our table. Loved the ambience. I would recommend it to people but I'd tell them expect to wait 20-30 mins to be seated after your reservation. So factor that if you have set plans afterwards.

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JoeS
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Great atmosphere. Really friendly waitstaff. I’ll be back.

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RuckRecommends
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Table was a bit too tight for 4 people, and we're to big people. But food was very tasty, we loved the serve staff, drinks were good. Seaweed salad was only thing we all didn't love, but otherwise, a place we'll go to again.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food was delicious and unique. Most to every dish will come garnished with different flowers, which eventually, became a bit tedious to remove. Service was quick and attentive with consideration to the 90 minute reservation but it made the lunch feel rushed. Overall, I’ve always wanted to go this restaurant and I will definitley go back.

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HeatherH
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved my experience and the food was delicious! More gluten free rice free options would be great like inside out cucumber rolls sans rice

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FabioD
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best sushi place ever with the best staff and ambiance

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OscarS
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent vegan options. Great service, amazing cocktails 👍🏻

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RobertC
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic local option in Venice. The food and the service were great and there's a fun vibe no matter when you go.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This place is absolutely amazing! Service is fast, and I truly mean fast!!! The food was tremendous. This is not your average sushi spot, this place doesn’t hold back on high end finishes (caviar, gold flakes, WAGYU etc....) and the well thought out aesthetic of the placement of each item on my food and drinks made them photo worthy as well. The only critique I had was where we sat, we were sat in the nosebleeds by the water heater line. So I didn’t get that super chic, vintage feel with the beautiful decor they have laid out everywhere but I still highly recommend this place, oh and it’s dog friendly and that a huge plus in my book.

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xxBrilliant
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome atmosphere, got seated fast. Drinks were excellent, the food (rolls) saltier than usual but still quite all right

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KatieG
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was beyond expectations, can not wait to go back to try more dishes. Highly recommend the seaweed salad, crab roll and sea bass skewers.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love wabi! Thanks for an amazing night

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JKam
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

great food presentation and waiting time. Delicious food and great vibe!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really good food! Vegetarian options are super good too

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience5

Great place, good food but man, &30 for a special roll? $10 for a draft beer.?? Come on

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vipMaureen
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the place and I cannot wait to go bac again

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vipAndreaK
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service! Highly recommend. Took the kids too!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food

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vipVanessag
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wabi is my go-to spot for a friends’ get together! The music was great and the food was delicious. Waiters were very attentive even though it was super busy. Hostess brought us complimentary glasses of wine to apologize for the longer wait time while we waited for our table!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Really good sushi!! We really enjoyed each roll we got and recommend you go here!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Second time at Wabi and our experience this time was actually better than the first considering we had a great experience the first time. Our server who served us the first time exceeded our expectations just like our first experience.

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Jonesie
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing as usual, drinks were tasty, a lil on the light side.

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing . Try the tuna roll wrapped in cucumber! Not on the menu.. also spicy tuna crispy rice and miso are so good

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Eating here was such an experience. Matt our server was amazing. They brought out the food in a timely manner. Super affordable. Good music. Everyone was kind. Definitely coming back ✨❤️

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vipLena
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabio is AMAZING! Best server ever.

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Jeremy
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience1

Awful! Won’t be returning.

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OliviaG
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2021
Overall3food5service4ambience1

When I made a reservation under the special occasion I chose birthday. This was my first experience here and I’ve only heard amazing things. However we were sat at the very last table around the block essentially behind a bush. We couldn’t even get the waiter’s attention without walking to the front of the restaurant. The waiter took very long to come and take our first order. I actually saw her peek around the corner to see if anyone was seated where we were. We would have gotten take out and ate in the warmth of our own home had we known we would be sitting behind a bush.

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vipNatalie
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience1

Seated on the sidewalk far from the main restaurant. Other tables received food before us despite us placing order first. Server said an item had run out but then brought it to us (comped - which was very kind). Manager came out to apologize for slow service and said he would take 30% off the bill and bring krispy rice but then never delivered on either. Food was good but pretty pricy. Midnight rain and Moon rolls were EXCELLENT. highly recommend. If you want the full experience, make sure you ask to NOT be seated on the sidewalk far from the restaurant itself.

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MichaelG
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience4

Servers screwed up our order several times and brought wrong stuff on top of that they never brought ginger and wasabi when we asked about it twice. Most sushi restaurants bring that to the table without questions asked. Their prices are double or triple comparing to some restaurants.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience3

It’s was good the service was ok towards the end it became better but for what it is it’s good it’s a try once kinda thing

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience3

The food was great and the waiters/waitresses were very friendly. The reason I gave 3 stars was because I had requested a booth for my reservation. We were celebrating a birthday so I wanted us to have the whole experience. When we got there, they sat us on the sidewalk in the corner. We kindly asked the hostess about our booth request and she said she would ask her manager and then get back to us. No one ever got back to us. They were kind enough to give us free shots because of the birthday celebration but I would have appreciated some acknowledgment after the hostess said she would get back to us. Since we were in the corner, we were easy to miss so sometimes it would take a while for them to come back to us so that we could order more drinks/food. They also forgot about one of our plates (we pointed it out to them after a while of waiting and they asked us if we still wanted it and we just said no since we had everything else.) when the bill came, they still charged us for the missing plate. I REALLY wanted to love this place as I’ve been dying to come here for a while. The food is great but service could have been better.

FAQs

Wabi on Rose offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (310) 494-2678.

Wabi on Rose is rated 4.7 stars by 226 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.