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Asanebo

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11941 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2607
+1 818-760-3348
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18:00 - 22:30
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Sun 18:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Asanebo is a small restaurant located in a strip mall (no less) in Studio City, California. I titled the review "Way Way Up," suggesting the emotional experience resulting if you visit this remarkable establishment. We order a cooked fish, (the portion is moderate), and the flavors are sublime. "Wait!" we ask the ever attentive waitress don't take the plate there... More 

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Thank lawoffah
Los Angeles, California
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110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We come here once every couple of months. The food is simply outstanding. Highest quality fish and beautiful preparations. Atmosphere is perhaps not top notch, but as good as or better than most other sushi restaurants. You will be focused on the food anyway!

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Thank kmfesq
Adelaide, Australia
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87 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Despite the unassuming location, the food is of superior standard. Every dish in the pageant of flavour was stunning.

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Thank SuJo-a-GoGo
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

It's was good. If you have not been you may need to stop by. Friendly atmosphere. Parking is a little cramp, but they have valet parking. Try new things is what I say.

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1 Thank Irma M
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31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I have never seen my wife re-order a dish, but being of Italian (Sicilian) origin, she knows eggplant. The dish she reordered is called Nasu Waygu - eggplant in Japanese Waygu Beef Miso Sauce - it was outstanding! The Yellowtail Special in black lava salt and spicy citrus soy sauce was my favorite - delightfully fresh and just perfect. Come... More 

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Thank JBMD1
Los Angeles, California
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140 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious,fresh, tasty -soy sauce nowhere to be found! Makes sense if you have fine quality sushi. Service was great-located in a strip mall in Studio City/valet parking $5 or meter parking on the street.

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Thank 3Guapas
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely the best sushi experience on the globe. It's quite pricey, but you won't mind when you taste the chef's menu. One of a kind around the world. Save this for a very, very special occasion.

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Thank 2BAMBAM
Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

My friend and I stopped in here for lunch one day after I read some trashy blurb recently about George Clooney being "caught" here with a "mystery blonde woman" (who was just the wife of his friend, who was also there). I figured if it's good enough for some A-list celeb then maybe I should give it a try too,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Definitely best sushi in the valley but serious contender for all of LA! Great service, friendly and fun chefs and to die for sushi, sashimi and traditional and modern Japanese dishes! But be ready to spend$$$$.

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Scott Depot, West Virginia
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

The quality of the food at Asanebo sets it apart from most of the Sushi restaurants in LA. Please know that the meals are very expensive, but worth every penny. The staff was courteous is not numerous, the decor typical Japanese fare, and the seating intimate in areas. I would recommend the food here for any occasion.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11941 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-760-3348

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?