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1635 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
+1 310-314-2229
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (24 reviews)
“crispy rice” (3 reviews)
“yellowtail” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
1635 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The dinner was specially prepared by Rain for us. The meal was excellent. The texture and blend of flavors were exceptional. Great find in Venice, California.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Managed to get a last minute reservation after having tried walking in the night before. Gorgeous decor and beautiful table settings. Food was good - eggplant was definitely the highlight. Tenderloin skewers, whilst cooked to perfection, lacked any resemblance to Japan. Unique Japanese beer list,...More

Thank Kimberley M
Reviewed 20 April 2018

The restaurant is nice but, I am sorry to say, my husband and I were very disappointed with the quality of the Happy Hour Sushi. Unfortunately after we ate there, we both got very sick in the middle of the night. I sincerely DO NOT...More

Thank Rosa H
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Trendy restaurant, great atmosphere and friendly staff . The food is divine and cocktails too! Ensure you get a table reservation.

Thank Lauragh80
Reviewed 3 April 2018

I had dinner one night with my wife. Sushi is quite good and we had quite a good time. We had scallops sushi with truffle on top which is one of my fav. Only thing restaurant was very busy and staff could barely walk around...More

Thank Diego-La-Rocca
A TripAdvisor Member
New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We know abbot kinney , gets busy but an a Tuesday night for a happy hour we just pop And seat at the bar . Wow... I mean wow .. horrible service the female bartenders was so dismissive, and if you seat a the bar...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Returned to this restaurant after visiting a few years ago and was impressed by the makeover inside it is beautiful. Very busy and fast paced but we didn't feel rushed. Great service.

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Wabi Sabi is a scene, for sure, but for good reason. The hanging plans and eco chic ambiance give a chill vibe, even amongst the madness of the post work crowd. If you sneak to the back sushi counter during off hours, the sushi chef...More

Thank JasperHoliday
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

The food and the service were both very good. However it is pretty pricy. We are from Switzerland (where eating out is pretty expensive) and we found the prices to be equally high. The place is very trendy, so make sure to make reservations.

Thank Britta S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Highly recommend everything on the menu - we were blown away by the flavours and the freshness of the seafood. The setting is really nice with hanging plants, beautiful table-wear and friendly wait staff. Great for a long lunch or dinner.

Thank EmmyLou85
Venice has always danced to its own beat as the
epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along
the boardwalk there are street performers and local
craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings,
souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of
visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting
enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders
do their tricks around the skate park. All of it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1635 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-314-2229
  • E-mail
Wabi Sabi gets the Freshest fish and honors the ingredients while adding complimentary flavors like white soy, shiso and fresh seasonal fruit. Chef Rain says ,"Fruit is to sushi as butter is to French cuisine. Amazing". Wabi Brunch is unique and Delicious. Customers Love the designed interior by architect Sam Marshall which makes Wabi Sabi a stand out on the Abbot Kinney strip.
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