We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Wasabi on CityWalk

$$ - $$$
Central L.A
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
1000 Universal Studios Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91608-1008
+1 818-763-8813
Today
10:30 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

62 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 48: English reviews
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
151 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted a break from burgers/pizzas and decided to try this. Udon is nice and spongy the way we like it. BBQ short ribs were delicious and the servers were helpful and friendly.

Helpful?
Thank wolfverine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly I was little hesitant dining here as sushi at tourist places can be questionable BUT after dining my hesitations were non-existent. Terminator was good spicy roll. Good choices for sake so we went through 2 x 300ml bottles. They also have some sake available in 720ml size. Seaweed salad was refreshing. Sashimi combo with 3 variety was as expected... More 

Helpful?
Thank Piyush G
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Hello....:) I visited Wasabi on Citywalk a year ago. The food was good. The prices were ok....I tipped u well.....However,,,, I am still baffed...........................why?!!! ok..... So basically, my husband and I wanted to eat in your place and the girl at the front said you were too busy therefore we sat outside the property, viewed the menu extensively and after... More 

Helpful?
Thank viewsfromliz
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The only thing memorable of the occasion was the Agedashi Tofu and the salad dressing. Otherwise, it was a lackluster experience. Overpriced for the food, but the server was polite. Sorry I can't say much better about it than that. It was a disappointing dinner.

Helpful?
Thank Justin H
Baguio, Philippines
Level Contributor
82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Was surprised that they served ramen. It was pretty good. They only have one kind which was ok. We were satisfied with the shrimp tempura, sashimi and chicken teriyaki that we ordered. Servers were attentive. They had outdoor seating which was good at night as the park closes. One can people watch while enjoying the food. It was also affordable... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jennifer D
sonoma county
Level Contributor
134 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is the only sushi place on the City Walk and the food is good considering it's in a theme park. Wait time's can be long, especially at peak hours and peak season because the park is bustling! Cool yourself off with some decent sushi, attentive and polite service and you won't be disappointed.

Helpful?
Thank redevvl
Level Contributor
27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Gracious service and lovely sushi rolls in a nice atmosphere. Had it been warmer we would have dined outdoors. Prompt service and friendly.

Helpful?
Thank Barbara F
California
Level Contributor
39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We had lunch and dinner here during our trip. We stayed at the Universal Hilton, so it was more than convenient to take the shuttle over to the city walk and grab a bite to eat. Wasabi, was surprising good. We ordered the sashimi platter and tonkatsu for lunch. There was nothing left on the plates. It was very tasty.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Happytrails202
philippines
Level Contributor
676 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Located at the citywalk at Universal Studio, wasabi service fresh sashimi and sushi, plus other Japanese Food to satisfy your palette. I specially enjoyed the wagyu steak, Hamachi and Hotate sashimi which was so fresh. Service was great. Although the setting is not that formal, but Japanese.Highly recommended.

Helpful?
Thank jdchua521
Level Contributor
124 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

This place has lots of fish at the counter as you walk in and the menu is full of very nice combinations. Lots of spicy options too for the adventurists. Service is efficient and quick. Would recommend stopping by.

Helpful?
Thank Hoai L

Travellers who viewed Wasabi on CityWalk also viewed

 

Been to Wasabi on CityWalk? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:00
Monday
10:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:00
Thursday
10:30 - 23:00
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Universal Studios Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91608-1008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 818-763-8813

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Wasabi on CityWalk staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?