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) #3,001 of 8,663 Restaurants in Los Angeles €€ - €€€ Japanese, Asian, Sushi
11820 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064-1311
+1 310-473-9757
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good64%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
11 Jan 2017
“Love love love their soba!”
1 Oct 2016
“Great experience”
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi
€€ - €€€
11820 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064-1311
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

It was nice surprise to find a great soba restaurant here, away from the heart of Santa Monica! I had Chirashi lunch with soba, which I asked to add nameko(mushroom) oroshi(graded radish) in my cold soba. Sashimis on the chirashi was fresh and delicious too!...More

Thank Da Y
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Authentic Japanese restaurant , great food and excellent service. Really enjoyed our delicious food will come back for lunch and dinner

Thank Doregard
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent udon, with friendly service and reasonable prices! We visited on a Sunday evening around 7.45 and were seated immediately. Would definitely return.

Thank Aram K
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Had the soba, teriyaki, sushi combo. All excellently done. Authentic Japanese preparation. Very cute, cheerful and friendly Japanese server--just what you hope for in a place like this. Decor is simple and somewhat faded. Definitely go here for the soba!

Thank kiddydoc1
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

This WAS my new fav Sushi place on the West Side but after last night, it has lost its crown. Service was poor, despite it being quite quiet. Sushi was average and nothing special. Fish didn't seem quite as fresh. 3.5 stars Time to find...More

Thank copperbottom
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

More recently i have struggled to find a good sushi place on the West Side. Sugar Fish is hype and other places just rip offs. Super fresh fish, excellent rice, friendly service and great sabu...also reasonably priced Definitely recommended. My new fave sushi place on...More

Thank copperbottom
Reviewed 22 June 2013

A secret to many unfortunately, but this is one of our favourite Japanese restaurants in the city, in California ok in the world. The best dishes are the lotus root sides, the burdock, the crab hand roll. Fresh dungeness crab no less. The ginger minced...More

1  Thank fay V
Reviewed 2 June 2012

I lived in Japan twice, so I feel qualified in saying that in my experience, Yabu serves the Best Soba Outside of Japan. Actually, everything I've eaten there is great! The place is small. And though the service is efficient, I don't find it to...More

2  Thank TokyoJoe55
Reviewed 31 May 2012

The food here is always good. I have tried so many things on the menu here. I bring my daughter here to eat at least once a month. Their homemade cold Soba is excellent. I also like their hot Udon noodles, a perfect al dente...More

1  Thank mayalavender
Reviewed 14 January 2012

Yabu has two stores; the other one is in West Hollywood. The food, service and prices are very similar, so I'll refer you to my review of the West Hollywood store for comments on those things. As between the two stores, this one (on Pico...More

Thank Eastonlow
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11820 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064-1311
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighbourhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: +1 310-473-9757
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