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356 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-4203
+1 213-613-1644
11:30 - 01:30
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 01:30
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Perth, Australia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Had done a Google for a tapas/wine bar and this came up. We walk in at 2.17pm. Having the word 'tavern' in the name, we thought we'd be in luck. A choice of 3 house wines does not really cut it. And it was terrible wine. Once ordering our wine at 2.20pm, the waitress asked us if we were ready... More 

Thank Andrewjochelsea
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

We eat here for lunch at 3times a month. The menu has a great selection of everything from appetizers to combinations. The prices are quite reasonable for quality food. Love the salad dressing! The restaurant decor is a fun, nautical theme. Booths are spacious and cozy. We've only used the "doorbell" in our booth when we wanted to order more... More 

Thank CN M
Los Angeles, California
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706 reviews
498 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 365 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015

The Skinny: Parking - metered street, parking lots ($5 average) Decor - wood, Noren Service- super nice Coke Factor - bubbly and sugary Food - average We came to Ebisu to treat our staff for a thank you dinner. We ordered a wide variety of menu items that all came out in a timely fashion. No real stand outs as... More 

Thank melobeam
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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448 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2014

We wanted to have a laid back experience in this original LA neighborhood. Ebisu was a good choice, they have many choices, prices are very reasonable, my teens could order Ramune, we all had a relaxed time. Food was pretty good. It is true, service is a little slow, but it was adequate.

Thank Azulado_01
Glendale, California
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916 reviews
596 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Went there late night and the service was good, food was better than expected. Large menu. Great hot green tea. Friendly Service. In Little Tokyo

Thank travelshooter71
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

The food was standard but the servis was lousy. The food took quite some time to arrive and they came one by one in a bad timing. The hot and iced green tea we ordered tastes fishy so we could not finish it.

Thank Farman G
1 review
Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile

The food took too long to come out, the table beside us (with more people) and they received their food much sooner than we did.

Thank Vanessa G
Covina, California
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101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Good service, nice ambiance, seating for larger parties available, everything is good or great. The large menu has something for everyone.

Thank HardBop
Ogden, Utah, United States
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73 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Went there while attending a conference in LA. Excellent small plates to share, and reasonably priced.

Thank Michael P
Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2013

True Japanese ramen should be simple, quick and delicious and this place embodies it all. Go in, order, eat your food, it's like being in Tokyo... Except the hour long wait because it's so popular. My recommendation is to go in as a single and you will be seated almost immediately. This is not a place for social gatherings, it's... More 

Thank wangman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 356 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-4203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-613-1644

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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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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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