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8711 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-4507
+1 310-358-9134
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Oh, where to begin....there simply aren't adjectives to do justice to how exceptional the food is here. The crispy rice, topped with tuna tartare is so delicious and perfect that we went back for seconds. The perfect balance of hot and crunchy with cool and savoury. It is an absolute explosion of flavour in your mouth. The rock shrimp tempura... More 

Thank mtjllc
Los Angeles, California
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140 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This is serious sushi. Consistently outstanding, and the fish is always top notch. Do yourself a favor and get the halibut carpaccio. It is easily the best example of this dish I have ever had anywhere, and the halibut here is always exquisite even when it's chewy everywhere else in town. If you need to warm up be sure to... More 

Thank kmfesq
Los Angeles, California
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140 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Jinpachi is one of my favorite sushi places in L.A. The approach here is very classic - the fish is exceptional and they do not bury it under a bunch of heavy sauces and add-ons. Notable items include the miso soup (seriously, it is great here) and the halibut carpaccio. Best such dish I have had anywhere - somehow it... More 

Thank kmfesq
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were recommended this restaurant by a stranger in a Uber who seemed to know his food and we LOVED it. The tuna with crispy rice was insane and also highly recommend the eggplant with tempura shrimp. We are both foodies and totally rate this restaurant as some of the best Japanese food we've had. It's got a great local... More 

Thank Fiona C
Brooklyn, New York
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125 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

During our staying in LA I saw this restaurant one night and after reading the review we decided to give it a try, it really blows my mind. We sat at the sushi bar and we ordered a few things, everything was very good and fresh, the tofu fried something never tried before, may you want to go the extra... More 

Thank Frankinny
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

I'm pretty much a total sushi novice but I know what tastes delicious and fresh. The flavours were amazing, the place is small and intimate and I tried sake for the first time and enjoyed it! Our hosts in LA took us to this place, their favourite Japanese restaurant, for our last dinner before we flew home and it was... More 

Thank Laurabbbbbbbb
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157 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Not a big restaurant and obviously not known well by tourists. We had locals on both sides of us. These are people who love sushi and return every week. Every dish was memorable. The wine was perfect, and the service great! We will definitely return on our next visit.

Thank brianS1
Mexico City, Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015

Great food, the people were super nice and the spot was great for dinner with my wife. We had a great time and could walk from the Hotel

Thank ErickDV
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

We sat at the sushi bar and ordered the omakase menu. The fish was delicious and fresh. The service was attentive. For the huge range of fish (sea urchin, Japanese barracuda, monkfish and blue fun tuna), it was worth the experience, but it did turn out to $100 per person before tax and tip.

Thank 439Jennifer
Beverly Hills, California
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015

Everything raw or cooked is really good. The sushi, the sashimi, the chef's selection of small plates, the exceptional chirashi. We have had many lunches in this restaurant. The food is always delicately prepared, delicious and fresh. Always served with a smile.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8711 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-4507
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Hollywood>  > West Hollywood
  • Neighbourhood: West Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 310-358-9134

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

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West Hollywood
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