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Echigo
Ranked #2,238 of 10,807 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: US$31 - US$40
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Neighbourhood: Westside
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Neighbourhood: Westside
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Echigo is located a few blocks west of the 405 on Santa Monica, which no issues for parking as they boast a spacious underground carpark.

Its more of a traditional Japanese sushi/sashimi restaurant than the usual Californian offering. No fried or grilling etc……just great sushi and even better sashimi with an excellent variety of seafood and fish. All fresh and served without delay and very professional.

There is little wall-art and its certainly without lavish decorations, but if you’re after traditional Japanese preparation of fresh food…….this should be near the top of your list.

Thank radw51
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Reviewed 9 April 2015

It's in a bit of an unlikely location but the quality of the sushi is great - some unusual items on the menu and some daily specials which were all served simply but expertly. Some of the best sushi we've ever had outside Japan. The waitress was friendly and helpful and made our family feel very welcome.

Thank DrJeeves
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

Omakase, omagod! Same day fish, master chef! Go early when it is not crowded for the best experience.

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1  Thank Max A
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Reviewed 5 November 2013

Such amazing sushi! I'd say the quality of the fish is comparable to Sasabune - high end and everything melts in your mouth. Nothing fancy about the ambiance and decor - very unassuming. But I'm rating this place solely based on the good. Hands down one of the best sushi restaurants in LA.

1  Thank christina a
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Reviewed 13 June 2013

Warm rice, warm service in a non traditional environment....... Best sushi on the Westside of LA.. A classic example of don't judge the food by the appearance of the outside of the place.

Thank Graham W
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