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Jul 2, 2007 03:46 PM

Sushi Tonight in West Hollywood

I am staying in West Hollywood tonight and want to go out for sushi. I'd love to able to walk or take only a short drive (I'm near La Cienega and Melrose). What are some goo suggestions?

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  1. Yabu and Koi are closest. Wa is closed Mondays. Jinpachi is not far. This is a strange week b/c of the call before you go to make sure (tho' seems like Koi and Yabu NEVER close).

      684 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood 310-659-4770 Hours: Mon.-Fri., noon-2:30 p.m.; Mon.-Sat., 6-10:30 p.m. (from LAT)
      very close to you, hiro-san is like a samurai, impeccable fish, serene space, can be pricey especially if you are doing omakase at the bar

      129 N. La Cienega Blvd., Beverly Hills 310-659-9639 Hours: Mon.-Fri.,11:45 a.m.-2:15 p.m.; daily, 5:45-10:15 p.m.
      also very close, the original, we prefer to sit in the small side omakase room
      can be pricey

      reservations recommended at all these joints.

      buen provecho!

      1. Hirozen, near La Cienega and Beverly, is usually open on Mondays.

        Another option might be Fat Fish, just north of Melrose on Robertson. I generally go there only for happy hour, so have no idea how the regular sushi menu is.

        You could even probably walk to both places.

        1. I personally hate Fat Fish. Their sushi selection is tiny, and the emphasis is more on flashy rolls than quality (they have a steak roll).

          There's a restaurant on the corner of Sunset and San Vicente (right next to Aahs) that I think is the best sushi in West Hollywood. Parking is on San Vicente. Make sure to sit at the counter for the full experience.

          The restaurant off Santa Monica and Palms (I think? It's directly West of the car wash) by the eyeglass store is probably the second best. I believe this one is a bit less expensive than the above.

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          1. re: PlatypusJ

            Agreed. Fat Fish is repulsive.

            In that area, your best call is Hirozen, which is fabulous.


          2. Hirozen is okay to me.

            I'd make the drive over to Sushi Ike at Gower/Hollywood personally... not that far and worth it.