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EMC Seafood and Raw Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Seafood
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3500 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90020-5802
+1 213-351-9988
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Vancouver, Canada
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27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's hard to review when it comes to seafood especially in LA. I am spoiled in my hometown but this place is conveniently located in the heart of Ktown and offers variety of options. Oyster was fresh and their uni pasta was pretty flavorful, Price is somewhat mid range. Not bad to grab a quick bite or casual dining.

Thank lovesays
Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

love their seafood there. love their happy hour oyster for $1. the seafood is so fresh, and the lobster is the best deal in town. i went there early, so i got a seat right away. also tried their fish is good too.

Thank lamp131
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017

good food good atmosphere, great happy hr! tough to find parking and a little bit of a wait but worth it!

Thank Po L
Los Angeles, California
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147 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017

We got there right before 4p on a Saturday afternoon to a pretty empty restaurant and it was full 30 min later. Our server was great, room temp waters (cold day) served 2 seconds after we were seated. There are plenty of good food on the menu to choose from. We ordered a garlic pasta, crispy soft shell crab sliders,... More 

Thank leep116
Vinita, Oklahoma
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Our server was outstanding. She was intelligent, helpful, and attentive. Specialty of this place would be oysters, One member of our party had oysters and loved them. Crab rolls, shrimp rolls and lobster rolls are pretty good. (small but good) This is good seafood and portions are reasonable.

Thank b k s
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303 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

We had a special dinner here to celebrate my daughter's white coat ceremony. There are no reservations so we got there at 4:pm to ensure seating for a party of seven The happy hour featured beers and house wine for $5 and oysters for $1 a piece. Lovely fresh oysters-- so delicious!! A meal in itself. Also recommend the garlic... More 

Thank sharkisland
Tucson, Arizona
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100 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

I really want to give it 3 stars until happy hour kicks in then it is 4 stars. Clean. Somewhat trendy. Young. We were seated with insufficient amount of menus. We were not told there was a late happy hour after 10 pm. We arrived around 9:45. We may have changed our choices. We ordered salmon and squid carpaccio. Both... More 

Thank GeneT60
Vancouver, BC
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Santa Barbara fresh uni is world class, better than most I've tried in Japan and elsewhere. Uni is super fresh a great value. Better than the Redondo Beach seafood market. Just take off a star as the pasta was not perfectly al sent, but still great dinner.

Thank Smoothmoose
Zurich, Switzerland
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

We went there for a nightcap and ended up having the oyster late night special - reasonably priced oysters (chef's choice) and other items are on the bar menu. On a Wednesday night a very popular and busy place, great vibe, nice bartender, good cocktails. Oyster were o.k. but a bit bland - probably better if you go for the... More 

Thank Markus K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Doing a Google search for restaurants close to the hotel we were staying at showed this one. We walked in and it was busy! The hostesses were friendly and seated us promptly. Our waitress was smiling and friendly and answered all of our questions without missing a beat! 😊The menu was a single page but more than enough to satisfy!... More 

Thank Diane O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90020-5802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 213-351-9988

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?