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Urasawa

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218 N Rodeo Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 247-8939
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • 23
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing!

This was a once in a lifetime experience you will want to have over and over. All of the courses are a spectacular work of art that melts in your mouth. I didn't know sushi could taste so good. The service was amazing. The food preparation was a sight to be seen. I thought the ambience was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2014
rockyndixie
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was a once in a lifetime experience you will want to have over and over. All of the courses are a spectacular work of art that melts in your mouth. I didn't know sushi could taste so good. The service was amazing. The food preparation was a sight to be seen. I thought the ambience was perfect. It was... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Urasawa has built well on the former Masa owned restaurant, refining traditions and keeping well established combinations such as Toro and Imperial Beluga, Foie Gras Shabu Shabu etc. The most amazing feature in my opinion is the calm, yet intense atmosphere in which every dish is prepared in front of you. Although expensive, it is worth it if you enjoy... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We managed to get a booking for 4 on at the bar on a Thursday evening (the bar seats 9 people max) and there's a separate table that can seat 2, so we were pretty lucky. Service was friendly and attentive but not overwhelming, the atmosphere was Zen like. Watching the sushi chef carve into each fish and preparing the... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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226 reviews 226 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

A really once in a lifetime experience, worth ever penny and start saving the pennies because you will need a lot more than Pennies. The owner chef is amazing. Thoughtful and helpful , He not only delivers but talks you thru and amazing meal..The service was professional,attentive and courteous without being over bearing. The food was outstanding and once you... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

After spending more than $6,000 one night, my husband and I were baffled that upon a suggestion by one of our guests, the owner chef waved his hand and with bulged eyes said, "You don't have to come back if you don't like it!" The story was, given the statement that all unused fish would be thrown away everynight, our... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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273 reviews 273 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
983 helpful votes 983 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

My husband took me to Urasawa for my birthday dinner this past Friday night. The other reviews pretty much nailed it on the head: Urasawa offers amazing Japanese cuisine, presented in glorious style with amazing service, but it is very expensive (and worth it) and extraordinarily filling. Service was amazing. Presentation and food quality were amazing. We experienced some tastes... More 

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Newport Beach
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35 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Masa's student is running a small Sushi restaurant on Via Rodeo. It is truly high level, but the food is very serious... can't leave anything on the plate or reject anything Yuki serves. Not for everyone.

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New York City, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

When we finally found this place - 12 seats in a small space tucked in a non-descript "office space" on North Rodeo - we wondered if it would live up to the hype. The chef worked at Masa in NY and the influences are evident: ingredients, flavors, style and price. With the exception of the last of these, these are... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2011

Even though we ate here back in October... October 20, 2010 as a suprise birthday gift from my wife! It has remained the most incredible meal/ experience that involved food I or we have ever had! The reason I am writing so late is because last night, out with friends talking food as we do. We were asked what was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2011

An absolutely stunning set of dishes and good value given what receive. Best in LA hands down.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 218 N Rodeo Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Beverly Hills>  > Beverly Hills
  • Neighborhood: Beverly Hills
  • Phone Number: (310) 247-8939

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 300
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Beverly Hills

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Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills began as a modest village years ago and today you can still feel its small town origins, even though it has become a major tourist attraction and business center for the entertainment industry. This town lives up to its reputation as an area full of designer retail stores and residential streets lined with mansions and palm trees. Inside the commercial center of Beverly Hills, along Rodeo Drive, droves of tourists peak into ultra-luxurious boutiques hoping to catch a glimpse of someone famous. Off of Rodeo Drive however is where some of the most affluent Angelenos occupying the streets of Beverly Hills come for leisurely meals, power lunches and beauty treatments.
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