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Takami Sushi and Robata

Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Pacific Rim
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811 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017-2606 (Wilshire & Flower)
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and drinks here are great . as a local, its on my list of places to meet up friends. It's a fun place to come for happy hour and watch the sunset & see the city lights! The crowd is stylish and mostly dressy or younger business professionals. For travelers, this place is about a block north of... More 

Thank LillyfromLA
Oslo, Norway
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I chose this restaurant for its proximity to my hotel (Standard Downtown) and its promise of great views and hopefully equally great Japanese food. The ambiance and views are indeed spectacular, as was the service but the food was unfortunately not at the same level . The biggest disappointment was the O-toro sushi did not have the expected fresh, oily... More 

Thank kimblarsen
London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the food here, the robata skewers were great... our serves were fab and really friendly

Thank Katie N
Los Angeles
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is on the 21st floor of a building in heart of downtown Los Angeles. When you enter the restaurant you immediately feel welcomed by either the wonderful staff or the beautiful interior of the place. What really grabs your attention is the outdoor area of the place. It feels so pleasant seating in the outdoors that you really... More 

Thank BentleygtLosAngeles
Santa Clarita, California
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179 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant had a gorgeous view of downtown LA. Unfortunately the food was hit or miss. While the robata was excellent (fish, steak, and chicken), the tuna with jalapeño was awful. A manager came out after we returned it and informed us we would not be charged for it. While he made a great point to share that, I found... More 

Thank 259emilye
Austin, Texas
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98 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

First, the view is beautiful, and I loved the decor and atmosphere. We came with a party of 12 (pre-reserved) on a Friday night but the service was still phenomenal. Unfortunately I have some serious food allergies so had to stick to some plainer dishes but they were not plain at Takami. I had skewered mushrooms and zucchini, edamame, a... More 

Thank AABerry
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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a must in the city. The food, location, service and atmosphere is absolutely top notch. The restaurant was full of families, couples, friends, it is open to all. It was a great experience.

Thank Golgo8
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

I've been to Takami several times, not only for the ambience and amazing views, but also for the tasty drinks and food! I usually order sushi there, but everything I've tried has been delicious. Two visits ago, the service was not as good as I was accustomed to at Takami, and I left a review saying that I was a... More 

Thank Anura86
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148 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Sit on the outer side away from the bar inside and you will get an amazing view of LA and you won't be caught up in the scene. Everything we ordered was great from fries to sushi to chicken wings. Loved the lychee martini.

Thank BrissleGirl66
Laval, Canada
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Even if the reviews were very average for this place, the fact that it is located next to our hotel was practical and the fact that my wife loves Asian food were the necessary requirements to book a table. Upon our arrival, we were confronted with a lounge that had more to do with a meat market that your typical... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $100
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Pacific Rim
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 811 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017-2606
    (Wilshire & Flower)
  • Public Transportation: The Metro station is located 1 block south at 7th & Flower.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 213-236-9600

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering buildings, bustling streets, and industrial warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of cultures here with a growing influx of business professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts, bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly. Downtown is home to some of the very best restaurants in the city leading the LA foodie scene, plus it is the location of cultural and sports venues including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Staples Center, and the Coliseum at the University of Southern California.
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