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Asanebo

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11941 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2607
+1 818-760-3348
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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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Los Angeles
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank LNH074
Freelton, On
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

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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Thank Melanie S
Los Angeles, California
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108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 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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Thank Light_33
Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Afriendinbristol
Portland, Oregon
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184 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2014

decided on this venue for dinner after reading the reviews here, and we were not disappointed. we sat at the bar right in front of the sushi station and chatted with (I assume) the head chef (and owner, according to the waitress). we ate a Japanese tomato starter served with crab meat in a ponzu broth; fried green peppers; soft... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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120 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2014

As others mentioned, the restaurant is really small, but they do take reservations. The sushi is fresh and delicious. We ate sashimi at the bar, uni, sweet shrimp, jumbo clam, scallop, etc. The bill was high and we ended up eating a 2nd dinner at home, but it was a fantastic treat.

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2014

We went here on a whim after a day of driving around. We waited outside on the benches for about 30 mins, and were then sat at the sushi bar. What a treat. The daily specials (fish I had never heard of) were delectable. The staff is eager to give recommendations "Do you like yellow tail? Then I would recommend..."... More 

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Topanga, California, USA
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good Japanese food is very competitive in Los Angeles with many good spots. Yet this place stands out as one of the best. There is a section of the menu with House Signature Dishes and they almost made me tear up they were so amazing. The Yellowtail with spicy Yuzu/soy, the seafood ceviche, the Chilled steamed Uni....blah blah blah. Unique... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut, USA
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Excellent Sushi and sashimi. Visited there two times within 6 months and will go back again whenever visited LA.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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
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: +1 818-760-3348

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