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About Wabi Sabi
Wabi-Sabi exemplifies the Abbot Kinney vibe. Truly beautiful, modern architecture encompass this hip spot full of neighborhood regulars who find the fun atmosphere relaxing. Japanese in concept, fusion in flavor, one can choose from an extensive market fresh sushi list or indulge in our Pacific Rim cuisine. Fresh Fruit Dappled with Chili preserves paired with Big Eye Tuna is just one example of how Wabi Sabi is bringing you the best flavors that sushi has to offer. Wabi Brunch has quickly become the new favorite on the street!
Venice, CA 90291
Sushi, Pacific Rim, Japanese
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Sunday - Monday: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4pm - 10:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 4pm - 11:00pm, 4pm - 10:00pm
Brunch: Saturday and Sunday 11:30am-3:30pm
Happy Hour: Daily: 4pm - 6:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Wabi can prepare signature Platters and Set ups for your next Private or cooperate event.
We can send a Sushi Chef to your location and create an evening your guests will never forget. Holiday parties and business gatherings alike
Free parking is available on the street.
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Wabi Sabi Ratings and Reviews
worse japanese restaurant I have been to in a long time. Not only was the value horrible but the food quality was so bad. It was a meal that cost over 500.00 (i have no issues spending money on food, just spent well over $700 for same family members two nights earlier)
Love going to Wabi Sabi! Went here with a friend just to catch up. The food is always good... yummy typical sushi. Not the best sushi in LA for sure, but very good, and the prices are reasonable too. It's also just a lot of fun with the cocktails and the scene is high energy. Perfect for a Saturday night. The only reason I am rating the service so poorly is that it took 25 minutes for the waitress to take our order, and then she basically forgot about us again and it then took at least a half hour for us to get her to bring us the check. Basically she just seemed super overwhelmed, which didn't seem to be her fault as much as the restaurant because it honestly seemed like the area we were in was pretty understaffed for a packed Saturday night. The host was awesome though and everyone was really friendly!
We were visiting from the east coast and found this place via Yelp. Great bar scene with diverse selection for cocktails. Bartender wasn't very friendly though. Cool atmosphere with really good food. Server was attentive and helpful with describing sushi. Glad we went and would definetly go back.
Enjoyed this restaurant from the moment we arrived. The hostess was very accommodating considering one of our friends had a mix up and couldn't join. Cocktails we ordered at the bar were creative and delicious! I really liked the "Aloe you so much" (think that was the name) and my husband loved the Shooter McGavin (basically a John Daly).
Food was also great - our server gave us a few specific recommendations, all of which were hits - the yellowtail special was my personal favorite!
Everything was delicious, just a little bit overpriced in my opinion. But, that's to be expected in Venice. We ordered the edamame both the regular version and the garlic chili version. We had the Sashimi Bowl Chef's Choice, crispy rice, crunchy roll, rock shrimp, California roll, and gyoza. Our waiter was very friendly and his man bun was on point! They also let us choose our table and we got the Cozy booth in the little Corner Nook and it was absolutely perfect for our group of four.
Massively underwhelming for the prices. It's fancy but it's pretty nasty.
My popcorn shrimp tasted like some sort of demented candy and the shrimp gyoza were both overly doughy and had strong overtones of cleaning detergent. The karaage was really banal.
I was ready to order more but based on those starters we stopped. There's probably some decent food to be found here but I won't be looking for it. Too bad, because the environment is really great with the recent redo.
Service was A-OK.
I reserved our table via Open Table well in advance of our dinner. I checked in upon arrival and we were immediately shown to our table. They recognized that we were celebrating a birthday and spoke congratulations. We started with a dozen oysters for the table. They served us ten and we had to ask for the rest of our order which followed later. To be fair, the chef was very apologetic and dressed the extra two in a different and upgraded manner. I ordered a very "oaky, smooth, buttery" chardonnay. About 15 minutes later I inquired about the drink. The waitress came back with a different glass of wine telling me that they were sold out of the one I ordered but this one should be okay - at any rate it was free of charge. None of the food was spectacular and we left feeling like we overpaid for a mediocre birthday dinner. It was a bit of a letdown. After spending close to $300 I got home and found an email from Open Table chastising me for not showing up for our dinner reservation. No surprise there based on the experience we had.
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