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Takami Sushi and Robata

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811 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017-2606 (Wilshire & Flower)
213-236-9600
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Today
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
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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Santa Clarita, California
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169 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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Thank 259emilye
Austin, Texas
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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 

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Thank AABerry
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102 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 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.

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Thank Golgo8
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6 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 

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Thank Anura86
CT
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148 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 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.

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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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1 Thank jhatch
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Over rated restaurant. Ordinary sushi.... Greasy table, I've had much better sushi. Very expensive for what it is. Once is enough!

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Temecula, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

I took my boyfriend here for his bday and was extremely happy with the whole experience! They had afforDable valet parking, easy reservation options, and the location is gorgeous! I mentioned in my reservation that it was for a bday and from the moment we entered, they made him feel very special. Our server, Casey, was funny and absolutely made... More 

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New York City, New York
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1,164 reviews
647 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

I had dinner with four Japanese friends at terrace (veranda) area. The decor of the restaurant was sophisticated but the view from this restaurant on about 20th floor was not nice. Also, since our table was at the end of the veranda, the server came to our table less frequently and this made us a bit frustrated. The Tempura, Yakitori... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Unless you are only interested in a view, or a raucous Happy Hour group pounding discounted drinks, this is not for you. I've been coming here for many years, and I brought an important client from out of town. It was more than embarrassing from start to finish. Without giving you a blow by blow, the food was really subpar...... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $100
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
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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