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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Fat Fish

616 N. Robertson Blvd. (Melrose Ave.) Send to Phone
310-659-3882
The staff can be slow and the atmosphere strange, but the food at Fat Fish is surprisingly tasty and innovative, featuring sushi rolls like the Love Roll, Nutty Roll and Philly Roll.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Fat Fish Restaurant Review

: The food at this trend-driven WeHo storefront is surprisingly good for the setting, service and ambience. The menu, which focuses on a very Angeleno version of sushi, plays with ingredients both traditional (tabiko, uni, unagi) and American (smoked salmon, sprouts, cream cheese and something called fat fish sauce), in a compilation that is at once amusing and creative. Witness sushi rolls with names like Love Roll, Nutty Roll and Philly Roll. The appetizers---including teriyaki filet mignon, a seaweed salad with plump sliced mushrooms and a composed sashimi plate called ahi tuna special must try---are all equally interesting and well prepared. The atmosphere is more Trader Vic's than Osaka---there's even a flaming sushi roll. Yet, it lacks that particular South Seas fantasy's sense of fun. Service can be slow, as in raise-the-white-flag slow, and the staff at once unusually chatty and ineffective. Luckily, the extensive drinks menu, including fresh litchi, mango and kiwi daiquiris, offers pages of entertainment.

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