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Beverly Hills
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Eclectic
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129 N La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211-2206
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Doing business
Special occasions

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Still good

This was the first Japanese restaurant I ever ate in back in the late 1980's. 30 years later its still pretty good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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241 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My dear friend treated 4 of us GFs to this famous sushi restaurant on my first day visit in LA. We had high expectations since they charged an arm and a leg. We ordered a variety of hand rolls, cold and hot dishes; unfortunately the sauce was overpowering and drowned the fresh fish. The best thing was the Nobu Sake,... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This was the first Japanese restaurant I ever ate in back in the late 1980's. 30 years later its still pretty good.

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San Diego, California
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414 restaurant reviews
1,385 helpful votes 1,385 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Love this place and come every time I'm in town. Great service and delicious food. Love love love the spicy tuna sushi rolls. Amazing.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

As always the food is amazing, however, paying 180 dollars per person and leaving after an hour not totally full, hmmm can't say I'd go too often......

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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

We tried to get into Nobu but it was booked. This place was suggested and boy was it a bad suggestion. It was the worst Japanese food the four people at my table ever tasted. The service was fine, the decor was acceptable and the crowd gave the place energy but rubbery octopus, tasteless tuna roll and rancid cod with... More 

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83 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The reason this doesn't get a higher review is the value. I just think it is WAY overpriced for what you are getting here. We had a bunch of sashimi, and the black cod with miso. All excellent, fresh, well presented. But 12 pieces of sashimi, the black cod and two glasses on wine was $150. Pretty steep. I guess... More 

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Lafayette, California
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62 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I have eaten at Matsuhisa many times but never reviewed it. I am a huge fan - the sushi chefs are so creative and they try to help you try things you've never had. My favorite dish ever is the Halibut Tiradito - thinly sliced pieces of Halibut sashimi fanned out in a citrus juice. Crazy good. Also the rock... More 

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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

What happened?? Nobu was there and food was so plain. Plates were like white cafeteria plates, the presentation did not exist. Example, 2 Toro sushi, presented on a small plate, 2 pieces, that was it. Nothing was great and it was very rushed. It used to be our favorite Japanese place in the country. Not good. Resting on his laurels??

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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The sushi is definitely some of the best. The service was great and the atmosphere was friendly. I definitely recommend it.

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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83 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Packed as always we could secure two seats at the bar despite a last minute reservation. The food is out of this world so nothing else matters. Expensive yes but quality has it's price. The atmosphere is always special, the service courteous and professional and it's way way better than all the Nobus, Zumas and Hakkasans. Probably one of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 129 N La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211-2206
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Beverly Hills>  > Beverly Hills
  • Neighborhood: Beverly Hills
  • Phone Number: 310-659-9639

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 80
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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