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rnp0123 Oct 30, 2008 10:39 PM

Have a friend from New Orleans coming to visit this weekend. I would like to take him somewhere for sushi for lunch on Saturday. Need to stay on the Westside. Any suggestions?

  1. r
    rnp0123 Nov 2, 2008 10:01 AM

    Ended up going to Tengu in Santa Monica. Ordered omakasa for $40. Got 7 pieces of so-so sushi on a plate - nothing else. Very disappointed.

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    1. re: rnp0123
      Servorg Nov 2, 2008 10:12 AM

      Don't know what time you went but, depending on the crowd, Hide would undoubtedly have been a much, much better choice.

      1. re: rnp0123
        J.L. Nov 2, 2008 02:29 PM

        Saturday lunchtimes were not meant for sushi in L.A., IMHO.

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        Obessed Nov 1, 2008 12:13 PM

        Sushi Sasabune
        12400 Wilshire Blvd. and Centinela Ave.

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          r
          rnp0123 Nov 1, 2008 12:39 PM

          Not open for lunch on Saturday!

          1. re: rnp0123
            Servorg Nov 1, 2008 12:49 PM

            http://www.harasushi.com/about.html

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              k
              kevin Nov 2, 2008 10:09 AM

              not open for lunch or dinner on sat actually.

          2. J.L. Nov 1, 2008 11:36 AM

            If your friend is still in town on Tuesday, go for sushi on a Tuesday, not a Saturday.

            Hide is low-ball sushi, but good (most times).

            Try the conveyor belt sushi at Daichan Kaiten Sushi at the Olympic Collection (2nd floor, corner of Olympic & Sawtelle).

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            1. re: J.L.
              r
              rnp0123 Nov 1, 2008 12:10 PM

              Thanks, but need a place today - in about 1 hour!

            2. Emme Oct 30, 2008 11:50 PM

              Hide Sushi on Sawtelle

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              1. re: Emme
                TonyC Oct 31, 2008 04:42 PM

                Easily Kiriko.

                1. re: TonyC
                  r
                  rnp0123 Oct 31, 2008 06:50 PM

                  Not open for lunch on Saturday.

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