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Shiki By Tanaka

12745 1/2 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2430
+1 818-487-3938
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
15 Jul 2016
22 May 2016
“Great food”
Closed Now
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
12745 1/2 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2430
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

I can't understand the great reviews for this restaurant. All of the food we had was way below par for a Japanese restaurant. The calamari tempura starter was not the usual light batter that you expect for tempura, it was something heavier and not as...More

Thank clairewright10
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Food and service was great! They started us out with soup and a small appetizer right away. Then everything we ordered arrived shortly after.

Thank Accio-food
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Went here for dinner as it was literally next to our hotel and wow, amazing! Brilliant food, modern yet cozy decor, excellent service with really friendly staff. I had a sashimi combo which was bloody gorgeous - way better than anything I've had in the...More

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

One of the best sushi experiences that we had! If you are near by and you like sushi this is a place for you!

Thank Pavlo08
Reviewed 28 November 2012

Very fine tasting sushi. Very polite and quick servants. The two days we were nearby, we have dinner there.

Thank Al W
Reviewed 30 April 2012

I am Japanese so I am very picky on Japanese food. but SHiKI Sushi was so amazing! People are so friendly too. I really enjoyed there very much. I went there 3 times!

Thank justfunky
Reviewed 31 October 2011

some of the best sushi creations I've ever had. Very interesting and tasty and prices fairly reasonable for this type of restaurant. Don't miss the Alex roll and the Rolls Royce roll.

Thank Mtiques
Reviewed 15 September 2011

I travel all over the US and love food. This restaurant is one that I go to when I am in LA. I have been to the raved about Katsuyah (not sure on the spelling) and no, Shiki is not as good as that BUT...More

Thank jcsfla
Reviewed 29 June 2010

I've been coming to this restaurant for years and the food is always good. The portions are ginormous and when they say chunk roll, they mean chunks - big chunks - lots of big chunks. Don't come here expecting an authentic experience, it's certainly an...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2008

good, fresh sushi and be prepared, the portions are large. you'll probably need only one or two hand rolls. seriously.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12745 1/2 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2430
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-487-3938
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