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€€ - €€€Japanese, Sushi, Asian
1635 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
+1 310-314-2229
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (22 reviews)
“crispy rice” (3 reviews)
“yellowtail” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
1635 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wabi Sabi is a scene, for sure, but for good reason. The hanging plans and eco chic ambiance give a chill vibe, even amongst the madness of the post work crowd. If you sneak to the back sushi counter during off hours, the sushi chef...More

Thank JasperHoliday
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and the service were both very good. However it is pretty pricy. We are from Switzerland (where eating out is pretty expensive) and we found the prices to be equally high. The place is very trendy, so make sure to make reservations.

Thank Britta S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Highly recommend everything on the menu - we were blown away by the flavours and the freshness of the seafood. The setting is really nice with hanging plants, beautiful table-wear and friendly wait staff. Great for a long lunch or dinner.

Thank EmmyLou85
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This is a reliably good restaurant that serves up quality sushi and cocktails in a trendy vibrant environment. The only minor flaw is that the dish collecting staff are always scanning the tables to remove what they think are finished plates or glasses and they...More

Thank Fiona O
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of coming here for dinner. Provides top quality and exciting sushi dishes in a great setting. Staff were very friendly and helped suggest some of their best food. One of our best meals during our stay in LA!

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a quick drink and sat at the bar. Beautiful lighting, great music and atmosphere. Bartender was excited to suggest and prepare our drinks which were perfect! Would definitely recommend it!

1  Thank Androniki S
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The noise is deafening on a Saturday night even at 5:30. Walk past the bar into the restaurant and it gets a bit better, but then you have to deal with music which is way too loud. But there is a vibrancy and energy to...More

1  Thank Jean H
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We went to this restaurant at the end of July. I have a sesame allergy and informed the waitress before receiving the menus, clearly reminded her again at the time of ordering and asked her to double check when receiving the food…all clear apparently! After...More

Thank Zanian
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This sushi place rocks. The creativity with their dishes was amazing. The chef even loved that we ordered his favorite dishes that he made us a special one - which was OMG.... soooo good. The atmosphere is super fun with a great bar scene and...More

1  Thank Hayley F
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This brand new restaurant at Venice is just fantastic! The food, the atmosphere, the staff, simply everything! We enjoyed our dinner a lot. The crispy rice was our favorit dish but the sushi variation is also very very very nice! You should definitely try as...More

1  Thank Eva F
Venice has always danced to its own beat as the
epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along
the boardwalk there are street performers and local
craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings,
souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of
visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting
enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders
do their tricks around the skate park. All of it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1635 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-314-2229
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Wabi Sabi gets the Freshest fish and honors the ingredients while adding complimentary flavors like white soy, shiso and fresh seasonal fruit. Chef Rain says ,"Fruit is to sushi as butter is to French cuisine. Amazing". Wabi Brunch is unique and Delicious. Customers Love the designed interior by architect Sam Marshall which makes Wabi Sabi a stand out on the Abbot Kinney strip.
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