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3455 S. Overland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
(310) 836-6252
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Ranked #5 of 8,655 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Los Angeles, CA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Husband brought me here for my birthday. Great dinner, great service, great experience. The only downside was the wine pairings. Sake choices were nice, as was the champagne to start. All the rest, whites from around the world, were just okay and mostly didn't enhance the experience. Stick to a sake flight or choose a bottle you know you already... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Offers Japanese cuisine. The word delightful wouldn’t suffice for the time and thought that were put into the preparation of each dish. each dish taste as good as it looks. My only complaint is that they serve tiny portions. A highly recommended restaurant for those who are looking for a gastronomical delight.

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Bogota, Colombia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This place is a small house in a common corner in LA. We were prepared for a fancy place but we were surprised. This place makes perfect honor for the simplicity of the Japanese culture. The decoration is very simple. But.... The food is totally the opposite Greatness , heaven, crazy, amazing are the words you listen from.other tables. The... More 

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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My husband is a total foodie and usually doesn't gush over food unless he truly thinks its sensational. Well, the first time we went to N/Naka for his birthday he gushed over every course of the meal, and when it was time to decide where to eat for his birthday this year, he said N/Naka without hesitation. I guess you... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Amazing meal - from the attentive but not over-the-top service, to the food, to the presentation. Without a written menu, every course came as a lovely surprise, and all were phenomenal. A perfect orchestration of flavors. Plus nice touches like some of the produce being from the chef's garden. Yes, it's expensive, but Chef Nakayama is a genius. The place... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Expect to enjoy a two-plus hour true kaiseki. There is a wining paring offer; we chose to sample various sake... and I believe a better experience. The staff is caring- asking if the pace of the thirteen courses was as we would like it to be.... explaining each creation and its origin... when I inquired about the wonderful tea, a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Immaculate attention to detail of service: explanation of each presentation, watchful eye of bus boy to remove remnants of beautiful platings, wine bottle kept in ice bucket close by and poured when needed, black lacquer tray cleaned for next presentation--could well have been in Old Japan, austere surroundings, delightful kaiseki dinner which is only thing served.

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Los Angeles
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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Wow! What an incredible evening. What a journey of incredible tastes! This place is amazing! The decor is simple, zen. No sign outside. Just a feeling of peace and elegance when you walk into the simple room. The service is impeccable. Our waitress became our friend and guide on this amazing journey of tastes. The food was fabulous and so... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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85 reviews 85 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Everything, from the reception was perfect. Entire team was really aware of all plates and all we're very special. Yuna (sorry if I wrote it wrong) was my attendant and it was perfect, any flavor, wine pairing and experience she knew how to explain to me. The great final was when the chef came for a little chat, she was... More 

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Be prepared to have your life changed.. I meant your sushi or Japanese life changed. Never knew i'd found such a gem in LA! Located at not such a good location, n/naka turns out to be the best Japanese restaurant I have ever eaten at in LA! Even better than Urasawa! Yep, read that right.

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Address: 3455 S. Overland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Phone Number: (310) 836-6252
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
Open Hours:
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
Cuisine: Japanese

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