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Mori Sushi

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11500 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064-1520
310-479-3939
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Mon - Fri 11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
1 of the best 2 sushi restaurants in LA-

This is some good sushi - there is no sign outside just a fish. I lived in the area for over 15 years and I loved that I could walk here too. Besides R-23 this is the BEST. Period

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 13, 2011
Sergio310
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

As close as it gets to Tokyo. Omakase is a beauty, with so many different and good balanced flavors. Service is super friendly and funny yet so refined. An absolute treat!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

This place might be a little TOO authentic. The sushi is amazing made with high quality ingredients. But all you'd go here for is the food. Full stop. Period. Point. The staff are rather brusque, the environment is very basic and the prices are so high my wife thought I'd eaten for two when she saw the credit card bill.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I really had to put some time between my visit before I posted this. I didn't want my emotions to taint my review, but even now, weeks later, I still feel the same way. I felt the meal was a 1 star, but am bumping it up to 2 b/c staff was pleasant and sushi chef seemed very nice. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

I'm very glad a Japanese business associate took us out that night, because the total for our omakase (chef's choice) ran to $225 per head before liquor. That being said, I've been going to Japan regularly since 1980 and this was hands down the best Japanese sushi and sashimi I've had anywhere, anytime, with the exception of one sushi house... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2011

This is some good sushi - there is no sign outside just a fish. I lived in the area for over 15 years and I loved that I could walk here too. Besides R-23 this is the BEST. Period

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2011

This guy knows his sushi. As said in other reviews he grows his own rice and grades his own wasabi. It is an amazing sushi experience. Highly recommend to all true sushi aficionados.

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Naples, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2011

Mori is a genius. He knows how to combine the traditional sushi cuisine with the creative trends of fusion. Let him guide through a trip of savors. The presentation of dishes is also pleasing the eye. Compared to the variety and exclusiveness of dishes, the wine list is modest and should be definitely improved.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2009

Memories...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2009

We lived in Tokyo and have eaten more sushi than I can count. Unfortunately, Mori Sushi is does not even match some local places though it cost many times their amount. The sushi was not fresh, in fact it was still a bit frozen. The service was poor, and in fact the place was worn and dirty. We were sad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2009

Best sushi I've had so far. The price is a bit high but well worth it. This is one of few sushi bars that grind fresh wasabi roots. Their "omakase" is just amazing.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11500 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064-1520
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighborhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: 310-479-3939

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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