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Koi

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Pacific Rim
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730 N La Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069 (Melrose)
(310) 659-9449
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We love Koi in New York, and LA is equally as terrific. One big delight on the menu is the salmon carpaccio. But don't miss the braised short rib! Crazy choice with so much great fish? Think again! It is delicious and a must-try!

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Thank JPYarbrough
Paris, France
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Try their She's So LA, hot sake and special rolls. Good music good vibe, not a family place, but great ambiance for a date or friend outing

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Thank AgencesCreatives
Paris, France
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

The food is amazing in this japonese restaurant. We ordered completely randomly and everything that came was marvelous. The waiters are all nice and very helpful. Totally worth the high prices.

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Thank Alex2sc
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

I've visited Koi twice and have had a great experience both times. It has great food and service, and I've had better meals at Koi than its cross-street competitor, Nobu. The sushi rolls are consistently good as is their sashimi. There's a tremendous amount of variety on their menu, but the waiters are very helpful with the selections. I also... More 

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Thank Shobhit A
Arzier, Switzerland
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111 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Over rated Japanese restaurant with good quality overpriced dishes with fancy names that have nothing fancy about them. Service is good, decor is modern but the food is good not excellent.

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Thank Gregory A
Grants Pass, Oregon
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

This is a hot-spot in West Hollywood where celebrities even go. The sushi and lobster tacos were amazing. It was very-LA if you're looking for that scene.

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Thank pgtraveler28
Brussels, Belgium
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

I had booked a dinner for one, expecting a cold shoulder in such a popular and trendy place. I couldn't have been more wrong! The welcome was warm and genuinly friendly! I was seated in the sushi bar and chose "omakase" (an improvised tasting menu) and the chef Aki prepared me a great feast - piece by piece, each being... More 

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Thank JTK595
dublin
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

We arrived without a booking on a very busy Saturday evening and were made very comfortable at the bar where the service was very friendly and efficient. After 30 minutes we were seated in a very buzzy and busy restaurant. Our server and was really helpful and the food was delicious. We will definitely be back.

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Thank MCGDublin
New York City
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

We ate there on a Sunday night and the place was buzzing. Each dish we had was fantastic, service was great, beautiful design, great people watching, and even loved the techno music. Can't wait to return.

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Thank Jacquelyn K
Los Angeles
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116 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We were able to walk in and get a table right away mid week. The interior design is so beautiful, dim lighting, soothing colors, rich woods. We seemed a bit different from the average customer who all seemed to know to wear only black. Then we realized the wait staff too were dressed in all black. But for fun, we... More 

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Thank drtike

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $80
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Pacific Rim
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 730 N La Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
    (Melrose)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Hollywood
  • Phone Number: (310) 659-9449
Description
Koi Los Angeles is a sophisticated blend of feng shui and modern elegance. Illuminated by candlelight, the natural and intricate details of the restaurant create an elegant dining atmosphere, while the Zen inspired design of earth-toned colors, sleek design, fireplaces and waterscapes all create a stunning atmosphere of harmony by combining subtly luxurious materials with nature’s elements of water, air, fire and light.
At Koi, chefs deconstruct traditional Japanese preparations and respectfully re-imagine them, by infusing modern California accents. Sushi chefs and the kitchen staff derive their inspiration from each other resulting in creations like the signature Crispy Rice with Spicy Tuna, an addictive version of the classic spicy tuna roll, featuring warm grilled rice topped with a thick layer of cool, savory tuna); the Baked Crab Roll, for which succulent fresh crabmeat is wrapped in a thin rice crepe paper dotted with sesame seeds and baked to perfection.

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