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Koi

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$$$$
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Pacific Rim
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730 N La Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-5204 (Melrose)
(310) 659-9449
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6:00 pm - 11:30 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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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place and price wise acceptable but you need to take the special chef rolls as the normal ones are too expensive and ordinary for the price.

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Thank Nico B
Austin, Texas
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this place twice now; I enjoyed the second visit even more than the first, in part because we were a group of 6 and sat outside in a semi covered patio area. The sushi was fresh and innovative in design. It reminded me of Nobu, but was less pretentious than some Nobu's can be. It had... More 

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Thank cashnickerson
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot in LA to have fresh sushi made with real fish! The restaurant gets very intimate at night so would recommend for dates or small groups. Also, prices are high but soooo worth it! Everything is so tasty and fresh. I recommend making a reservation to make sure you get a spot and have no waiting time.

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Thank Bianca T
Dallas, Texas
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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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12 restaurant reviews
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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 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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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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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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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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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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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene
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 90069-5204
    (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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?