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Restaurant Aoi

331 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3901 (Central L.A)
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Ranked #2,402 of 8,560 restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $8 - $12
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighborhood: Central L.A
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Neighborhood: Central L.A
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  • English first
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English first
Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I had lunch here with my coworker and is usually get the tempura lunch with chicken teriyaki for $10. The meal comes with miso soup and tea. The employees here are so sweet and kind to you. It's homey in a way with the servers who bow to you.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

We found this restaurant after checking the menus and prices at many of the restaurants in the area. It lacked the decor of the other restaurants, but what we found was a varied menu of good food with good prices and a caring staff. AOI appears to be run by an elderly couple, who were very thoughtful and treated us... More

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

We've been lunching at AOI for years. They are always friendly and welcoming. The food is down home Japanese good. The soups and noodles are excellent -- best ever! I've also had the oriental chicken salad which is filling and good. I would certainly recommend this one.

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66 reviews 66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

I ate lunch with my friends on a weekday. Ordered lunch B that has tempura, teriyaki chicken, rice, salad, miso soup and pickled cucumber. It was tasty. I especially liked their tempura. Also we received satsumas at the end of the lunch. Nice service. We had two babies and the staff were very thoughtful when placing hot food on our... More

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