Gyu tataki. Lightly seared filet, whole grain mustard ponzu.
Gyu tataki. Lightly seared filet, whole grain mustard ponzu.
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The Best Japanese Restaurants in Los Angeles

Your guide to top Japanese eats in LA.

Updated on Feb 23, 2024 | World of Mouth team

Los Angeles is home to a vibrant Japanese restaurant scene, catering to all tastes and occasions. With recommendations from the World of Mouth experts such as restaurant owner Randy Moon, chef and editor-in-chief Geeta Bansal, and food influencer Nicole Jacobsen, we present the best Japanese dining places in Los Angeles. With restaurants like n/naka that stands out with its mesmerizing kaiseki meals that celebrate the seasons. Shibumi capturing the heart of Japanese cuisine with its elegant dishes and setting. And YESS bringing a fresh and contemporary take on Japanese flavors. Each restaurant brings a piece of Japan’s rich culinary culture to the heart of LA.

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