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Asanebo

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Universal City Area
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11941 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2607
(818) 760-3348
Today
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

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Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing for every bite

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Kevin M
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Newmarket, New Hampshire
via mobile
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Newmarket, New Hampshire
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

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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114 reviews 114 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 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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110 reviews 110 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Freelton, On
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Delicious! Such an array of different dishes that I had never heard of. We went with some friends that are regulars and they ordered for us. It was really good. I had things I would have never eaten before and was pleasently surprised! I would recommend it and I will return!

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Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I LOVE sushi and I have eaten it in a lot of great sushi restaurants (LA, NY, SF, Tokyo) This particular row of Ventura Blvd in the San Fernando valley has many fine sushi restaurants but Asanebo was out of this world DIVINE. EVERY piece was exceptional, toro, sockeye salmon, yellow tail, halibut.....WOW. Truly delicious. will definitely go back again.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My Husband surprised me with a visit to this wonderful Restaurant. The Sushi was some of the Best we have ever had (and we love High End Sushi).. We are very fussy about where we try and we were not dis-appointed. The wait staff were knowledgable about the food they were giving us. We enjoyed the five course Menu, a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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111 reviews 111 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

If you want some real sushi, like from japan, come here. If you want rolls and Americanized bull, don't come here. I am beyond picky, and have never been disappointed. Staff is top notch, never waiting on anything ever. I would eat here everyday if i could afford it. Conch is a must have dish, if it is your first... More 

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