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Asanebo

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11941 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2607
(818) 760-3348
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Overpriced and too many waitstaff

Don't get me wrong, the food was terrific, but the price was uncalled for. We must have had 4 or 5 people ask us what we wanted to drink. No communication. Way too much for dinner. $400 for 3 of us, and all we had to drink was beer on tap. I would not go back

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
ShellieBH
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Don't get me wrong, the food was terrific, but the price was uncalled for. We must have had 4 or 5 people ask us what we wanted to drink. No communication. Way too much for dinner. $400 for 3 of us, and all we had to drink was beer on tap. I would not go back

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Mazatlan, Mexico
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I love good food, but it is not often enough that what I am eating is so good that I don't want to talk or do anything except completely concentrate on what I am tasting. This is absolutely in that category. Service also great. Highly recommended.

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I love sushi and when the sushi master has been gifted with the divine ability, he can really creates a paradisiac experience. Dobin mushi, tuna and salmon sushi, sashimi were all simply delicious. I cannot think to Asanebo without having mouth-watering.

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Los Angeles, California
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520 reviews
371 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The Skinny: Parking- metered street or valet Decor- minimalist, tight spaces Food- very $$$ Service- doesn't match the prices Restroom- clean single We came here because it's close to our house and we heard it's the only place in the valley that received a Michelin star. I called to make a reservation and the gal that answered the phone said... More 

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Newmarket, New Hampshire
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It's not just sushi but everything will amaze. We started with halibut with shaved black truffle how decadent is that? The yellowtail was maybe the best I've ever had. Chilean Seabass with daikon threads on a lettuce leaf wow. The servers are attentive but give you space.

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Santo Domingo Province, Dominican Republic
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131 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

And the waiters and waitresses are very good, and charming. They notice everything, and are quite a nice touch. Loved the food. Special occasion for us.

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Roseville, California
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88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Went here for a work dinner with a couple of colleagues. Glad I did. It was an experience. The dishes are impeccably prepared and really good. I'm almost at a loss for words. The restaurant is in an odd little strip mall that has valet parking. Don't not be detracted by this, it is worth the visit. A notable disk... More 

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Los Angeles
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

First I wat to correct some misleading information in Trip Advisor's listing for this restaurant. Price range is reported at $30-40. FYI that is for ONE dish (e.g. halibut sashimi) and the dishes, while exquisite, are TEENY TINY. These are not entrees, they are small plates - emphasis on the small. I dined there last night with my husband and... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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77 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Either we came on a really bad day - or there are lots of people reviewing here who have never ate, good sushi. Simply put, some of the good here is unforgivabley bad, starting with poor quality (or old) rice, not warm, not seasoned correctly and if they can't get the rice right, then what does that say about the... More 

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Los Angeles
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This restaurant never fails. Even though I've been eating Japanese food for my entire life, they always surprise me with something delicious that I've never had before. It's rare to find a restaurant that every dish is so tasty.

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Additional Information about Asanebo

Address: 11941 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2607
Phone Number: (818) 760-3348
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11941 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighborhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: (818) 760-3348

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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