We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Frying Fish Restaurant

120 Japanese Village Plaza Mall, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3909
+1 213-680-0567
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
8 May 2015
“Good and affordable”
29 Oct 2013
“Was a better place before:(”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Sushi, Japanese, Seafood
120 Japanese Village Plaza Mall, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3909
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (20)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

We tried the sea urchin and rainbow roll and were impressed. For this quality, at this price, we are happy diners.

Thank yellowjam
Reviewed 30 October 2013

This little sushi place was our favorite 3-4 years ago. We went last week to have the incredible dynamite they used to serve but was very disappointing . I think the cook has changed. The sushi was not the same. I hope they consider a...More

Thank Suzan P
Reviewed 29 July 2013

I have been coming here for years and tonight I wondered why I never rated this place. It is the best. Nicest people appreciating our business! I think we have been coming here for 20 years and we just love this place. It was recommended...More

Thank cherlax
Reviewed 17 September 2012

This place is kick butt. I've been coming here for years and have referred many people to Frying Fish. They have a rotating sushi counter and sushi chefs that are awesome. They make whatever you want and it's all super fresh. The prices are incredibly...More

Thank MissesJai
Reviewed 14 September 2012 via mobile

One of the best sushis I ever had, prices are good value. Service is good, portions are big. Haven't eaten something which I don't like. Was well frequented by locals.

Thank mrsorso
Reviewed 7 July 2011

Gets get real. This is not a 5 star place but it's not pretending to be! Great to take a friend for a casual lunch. Cheap n friendly.

Thank Secretsav
Reviewed 4 February 2011

Whenever I'm in the area on business I always eat here. I love the conveyor belt that moves sushi plates past you...grab the one's you want and eat! Dumplings, rolls, you name it! They make special rolls to order. I love the tempura fried Las...More

Thank honurider
Reviewed 6 November 2008

Fresh sushi in a festive atmosphere

Thank Paul E
A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
Monterey Park, California
Reviewed 24 August 2008

sushi is cheap and not bad, but i like to order those suggestion on the wall more than those running around on the table

Thank A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
Reviewed 24 March 2008

Great place if you love sushi but got no money like me!! Can't complain about the quality in a place where sushi starts at $1.50 a plate. :)

Thank A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 357 hotels in Los Angeles
Miyako Hotel Los Angeles
758 reviews
.07 km away
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles Downtown
2,166 reviews
.32 km away
Kawada Hotel
460 reviews
.85 km away
Alexandria Hotel
2 reviews
.97 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Marugame Monzo
74 reviews
.08 km away
98 reviews
.01 km away
58 reviews
.08 km away
Shabu Shabu House Restaurant
75 reviews
.01 km away
Nearby Attractions
Japanese American National Museum
314 reviews
.13 km away
East West Players
5 reviews
.18 km away
Angel City Brewery
97 reviews
.38 km away
17 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Frying Fish Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Japanese Village Plaza Mall, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3909
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-680-0567
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Save your favourites!
Keep track of your top restaurant finds.
Save now