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Yesterday we drove past a sushi place on Ventura Blvd. around Encino or Tarzana that appeared to be a conveyor-belt sushi type place. This was not Cho-Cho San which is a mediocre place I already am aware of. Does anyone know of this other place? How is the selection? __ JET

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  1. There is Yamato's in Encino. Never been so I can't give you any guidance on how it is.

    http://www.yamatorestaurants.com/rest...

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    1. re: Servorg

      Yamato in encino doesn't revolve.

      1. re: Diana

        Some do and some don't then. Maybe it'll evolve into one that does?

        Just called to get a definitive diagnosis and they said that the Valencia location does, but that none of the others have it.

    2. A new revolving sushi place just opened in BHills, hardly Encino proximate, yet operated by the Sushi Roku people, at 338 N. Canon. Called Lucky Fish. 310.274.9800

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      1. re: carter

        Hi Carter, Can you tell me if the rolls at Lucky Fish are inventive, or is it mostly straight Nigiri? Do you recall some of the yummier rolls on their conveyor belt? Is it pricey being Beverly Hills proximate? Thanks! -JET

      2. In Little Tokyo there's the Frying Fish in the Japanese Village Plaza; it's not top-notch but decent. The conveyor belt itself doesn't offer many interesting selections and more often than not you'll have to place a special order with the sushi chef -- which kind of defeats the purpose of going to such a place.

        Also, *avoid* afloat sushi in Pasadena -- it was bad when I went years back, and I still hear awful things about it from friends who went more recently.

        ~H.C.
        http://la-oc-foodie.blogspot.com

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        1. re: AquaW

          Sorry to hear about Afloat Sushi... i haven't been in years, but it used to be decent...

          My favorite is Kaiten Sushi on Sawtelle... They do special orders, but the conveyor belt stuff is pretty neat too!

          --Dommy!

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          1. Maybe you're thinking of Sushi Mac. It's on Ventura in Sherman Oaks. It revolves but only plates with pictures of the sushi are actually on the belt. When it first opened they had real sushi revolving but I suspect the health department didn't like the way they were doing it.