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samiam123 Dec 30, 2010 04:07 PM

We are from NY with our 2 kids and love the sushi in LA. We ate at Itzakoya the other night and planned on eating at Wa tonight but they are closed. We are staying in West Hollywood and will travel! Any suggestions? Thanks!

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    NYCnowLA RE: samiam123 Dec 30, 2010 04:48 PM

    i like Boss Sushi on La Cienega.

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    Boss Sushi
    268 S La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

    1. Servorg RE: samiam123 Dec 30, 2010 04:48 PM

      You don't say what sort of budget (if any) you're trying to hold to or if you are looking for cooked dishes or rolls as well as traditional sushi (no real cooked dishes or rolls at Zo and a few, but still not too many at Mori). Lots of good talk on the board about Kiyokawa in Beverly Hills. We like Kiriko on Sawtelle in Little Osaka and Sushi Zo in LA but very close to Culver City and Mori in West LA and for budget sushi Hide also on Sawtelle (cash only). All but Hide are all on the upper end of prices.

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      Sushi Zo
      9824 National Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034

      Kiriko
      11301 W Olympic Blvd Ste 102, Los Angeles, CA 90064

      Mori Sushi
      11500 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064

      Kiyokawa Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar
      265 S Robertson Blvd Ste 10, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

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        noahbites RE: Servorg Jan 2, 2011 04:42 PM

        I like Kiyokawa a lot -- particularly when you compare their prices to other spots of similar quality -- but it would sort of depend on how old the kids are. It's a pretty mellow, low-key place.

        Mori has, in my estimation, higher quality fish, but you'll certainly pay for it.

      2. A5 KOBE RE: samiam123 Dec 30, 2010 09:10 PM

        HIde Sushi on Sawtelle, inexpensive and very fresh fish.

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          westsidegal RE: A5 KOBE Jan 1, 2011 09:33 AM

          slightly above hide in price, but, imho, better fish and certainly prettier restaurant, k-zo in culver city.

        2. Gourmet Miser RE: samiam123 Jan 2, 2011 12:41 PM

          Sasabune in West LA has some of the best sushi we've ever had. Go there strictly for the food though as decor is pretty minimal. The sushi is quite incredible!

          www.gourmetmiser.com

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          Sasabune
          12400 Wilshire Blvd Ste 150, Los Angeles, CA 90025

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            cls RE: Gourmet Miser Jan 2, 2011 04:36 PM

            Yes, for pre prepared, then cellophane wrapped and refrigerated, bulk purchased, MSG laden, heavily sauced fish, with too warm rice that falls apart, Sasabune is hard to beat. There is always Nozawa though...

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            Sasabune
            12400 Wilshire Blvd Ste 150, Los Angeles, CA 90025

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              wilafur RE: cls Jan 3, 2011 10:49 AM

              my thoughts exactly.

              so sad because sasabune used to be much better when they were operating out of the building that bar hayama is currently in.

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                cls RE: wilafur Jan 3, 2011 01:27 PM

                I had many enjoyable meals there as well. Part of it losing it's appeal though is the fact that there is much better sushi now than even ten years ago so it's harder to operate with the soft=fresh fish premise.

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