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Good Inexpensive Sushi nr cnr of Larrabee & Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood?

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Onara Apr 25, 2011 02:03 PM

Partner's teenager has moved to LA and claims she can't find any good sushi. She's happy to eat from trains and the like, but for some reason thinks what she's finding in LA isn't adequate

I'm certain there's good sushi in West Hollywood, but am not sure exactly where. Can you help please? (Sorry if this has been asked before)

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    New Trial RE: Onara Apr 25, 2011 03:08 PM

    Since she wants to avoid the high end, the ones which occur to me are Hirozen and Wa.

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    Hirozen
    8385 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

    Wa Restaurant
    1106 N La Cienega Blvd Ste 201, West Hollywood, CA 90069

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      coffeebrownies RE: New Trial Apr 25, 2011 03:20 PM

      Ajisai!

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        goodhealthgourmet RE: coffeebrownies Apr 25, 2011 05:08 PM

        +1 for Ajisai...and i'd probably give Hirozen the edge over Wa.

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        Hirozen
        8385 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

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        Onara RE: New Trial Apr 25, 2011 03:47 PM

        She's on a student budget, so high end is for special occasions only - however she tended to eat quite a bit of sushi when she was in Sydney

        Thanks for these recommendations

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          Juji RE: Onara Apr 25, 2011 04:46 PM

          Echi next to O Bar might be a good fit.

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            Obessed RE: Juji Apr 25, 2011 04:56 PM

            Ditto Echi

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        VJA RE: Onara May 17, 2011 11:21 AM

        The lunch special at Sushi Dan is one of the best bargains in town, and if you get it with the crunchy onion albacore sashimi or the salmon and scallop roll, you can't really go wrong.

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        Sushi Dan
        11056 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604

        1. Akitist RE: Onara May 17, 2011 02:23 PM

          It might help if we knew whether the teenager was more interested in traditional sushi or the modern iterations. Maybe she could explain in more detail what she's looking for (what's available in Sydney isn't real common knowledge in LA).

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            condementia RE: Onara May 18, 2011 10:24 AM

            i love the chirashi, ono, ikura, uni and salmon skin roll here. it's in an easy-to-miss spot, on the north side of san vicente just east of la cienega. it's next to LA paella.

            Haru Sushi & Roll Café
            www.harusushicafe.com
            480 South San Vicente Boulevard
            Los Angeles, CA 90048-4107
            (323) 782-0547

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              silverlakebodhisattva RE: Onara May 18, 2011 12:34 PM

              Unfortunately, in Los Angeles, there's often a big difference between "A good source for X" and "A good source for X within a short walk..."

              Noshi Sushi, at the south-by-southeast edge of Hollywood, has pretty good, pretty reliable, pretty inexpensive sushi. They're inexpensive in part because they're not paying W. Hollywood rent.

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              Noshi Sushi
              4430 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90004

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