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Urasawa

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218 N Rodeo Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5104
(310) 247-8939
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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2,254 reviews
580 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

A colleague of mine intoned jokingly that" you basically need to sell something before you can pull up a seat at the sushi bar"... having said that he demonstrated his influence in Hollywood by reserving a spot at this intimate and eponymous exclusive eatery. Good to have friends like this, says the femme. Only small group seated with us as... More 

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San Francisco, California
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55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Just an amazing dinner experience in a minimalistic chic setting. A must when in LA and Rodeo Drive. Urasawa delivers inventive sushi using only top fresh produce. A once-in-a-lifetime experience!

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Huizen, The Netherlands
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83 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

In between shopping on R.D. make sure you have lunch or dinner here. If you think Japan has the finest restaurants, you will see that this place outshines them all. The food was of outstanding taste and freshness and nobody beats their presentation. High Cuisine at it's best.

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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567 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

OK, it's expensive. But with just ten guests seated at the prep counter and an additional table that seats four, this is basically a private dinner prepared by a master with nothing but the finest ingredients. It's well worth the price of admission. Dinner is about three to four hours long, traversing a wide variety of food items. I captured... More 

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Fullerton, California
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

If you love sushi then you need to experience Urasawa. We went with a party of 4 and were seated in front of our sushi chef. The sushi chef spent the next 2 hours making delicacies just for our party one by one. He would carefully examine each cut of fish, discarding it if it did not meet his expectations.... More 

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Los Angeles
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was a once in a lifetime experience you will want to have over and over. All of the courses are a spectacular work of art that melts in your mouth. I didn't know sushi could taste so good. The service was amazing. The food preparation was a sight to be seen. I thought the ambience was perfect. It was... More 

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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Urasawa has built well on the former Masa owned restaurant, refining traditions and keeping well established combinations such as Toro and Imperial Beluga, Foie Gras Shabu Shabu etc. The most amazing feature in my opinion is the calm, yet intense atmosphere in which every dish is prepared in front of you. Although expensive, it is worth it if you enjoy... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We managed to get a booking for 4 on at the bar on a Thursday evening (the bar seats 9 people max) and there's a separate table that can seat 2, so we were pretty lucky. Service was friendly and attentive but not overwhelming, the atmosphere was Zen like. Watching the sushi chef carve into each fish and preparing the... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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281 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

A really once in a lifetime experience, worth ever penny and start saving the pennies because you will need a lot more than Pennies. The owner chef is amazing. Thoughtful and helpful , He not only delivers but talks you thru and amazing meal..The service was professional,attentive and courteous without being over bearing. The food was outstanding and once you... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

After spending more than $6,000 one night, my husband and I were baffled that upon a suggestion by one of our guests, the owner chef waved his hand and with bulged eyes said, "You don't have to come back if you don't like it!" The story was, given the statement that all unused fish would be thrown away everynight, our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$41 - $300
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 N Rodeo Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Beverly Hills>  > Beverly Hills
  • Neighborhood: Beverly Hills
  • Phone Number: (310) 247-8939

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills began as a modest village years ago and today you can still feel its small town origins, even though it has become a major tourist attraction and business center for the entertainment industry. This town lives up to its reputation as an area full of designer retail stores and residential streets lined with mansions and palm trees. Inside the commercial center of Beverly Hills, along Rodeo Drive, droves of tourists peak into ultra-luxurious boutiques hoping to catch a glimpse of someone famous. Off of Rodeo Drive however is where some of the most affluent Angelenos occupying the streets of Beverly Hills come for leisurely meals, power lunches and beauty treatments.
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