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Bar Hayama

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Westside
As featured in Come Play in L.A.!
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1803 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025-5532
+1 310-235-2000
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Thu - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at many sushi bars. This is not the best, that is reserved for nobu, but they have great sushi at a reasonable price.

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Thank Sarge03041
Los Angeles, California, United States
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

If you are a big Dodgers fan, you must visit this restaurant because of their good ambience and great food. The sushi bar is decorated with so many Dodgers bubble head dolls, photos etc. I think they're big enthusiasts. Toshi, owner-chef is fun. There's a firepit outside which makes it a great place to bring my date. I had their... More 

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Thank ジャスミン2525
Los Angeles, California
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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere here! The outside fire pit is awesome. The sushi was pretty good especially the rolls. The service was pretty bad so it was a little frustrating experience by the end.

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Thank BnRadventures2015
South Pasadena, CA
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

This is a nice option on the less crowded portion of Sawtelle for Japanese food. The restaurant, with the fire table and walled setting, was pretty. The bento box special at dinner was generous and delicious. The happy hour drinks and snacks were a great bargain. Service was excellent.

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1 Thank SouthPasTraveler
london
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159 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Was very disappointed with the quality and freshness of the very average sushi/sashimi we were served here, on the other hand the tempura shrimp were great! Loved sitting around the fire pit but felt that the restaurant lacked cohesion....rather like it's sushi!

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1 Thank milktray
Los Angeles, California
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113 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

I just had lunch here. For $17 you can get the hugest bento box I've ever seen: 3 types, I got one with 3 kinds of sashimi, shrimp and vegetable tempura, a divine potsticker, unique potatoes with green beans (no mayo! great sauce), some side salads and spicy tuna rolls, plus miso soup and a salad. It's almost gourmet in... More 

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Thank melinda311
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015

I was there to celebrate a friends birthday. My friend told us to be there exactly at 5.15 so we can be the first at door when they open at 5.30. Although we had reservation, we wanted to get a seat around the fire place. They opened exactly at 5.30 and we got our spot by the fire place. Fire... More 

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Thank Mert51
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

what is there for a vegetarian in a fish restaurant? plenty. several tofu dishes and veggie gyoza. the variety of dishes for the rest of our group was fantastic. sadly, it rained and we could not enjoy sitting around the fire outside.

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Thank metayelet11
Katy, Texas
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

This is an excellent stop for sushi. The outdoor garden and glowing fire makes a perfect atmosphere to savor a large selection of sushi deliciously prepared and presented

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Thank DoYork
New York, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2013

Ate here while visiting LA for a long weekend. Was pleasantly surprised that the sushi combo came not only with miso soup (as do most in NY) but lovely fruit and vegetable side dishes as well. And the sushi was fresh with a nice variety of nigiri and rolls.

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Thank NYCtraveler682

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1803 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025-5532
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighbourhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: +1 310-235-2000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?