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Sushi, sashimi and a saltwater aquarium in the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village.
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Dining room at Onyx, Westlake Village, CA

Onyx Restaurant Review

: Bamboo floors; backlit wall panels of semi-precious stones; and a double-sided, 2,000-gallon saltwater aquarium decorate the dining room of this Asian restaurant in the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village. Start off with a lychee martini while browsing the selection of sushi, sashimi and specialty rolls. Diners might find popcorn shrimp with a creamy sesame aïoli, spicy lobster miso soup or thin-sliced beef, which you can sear on the accompanying hot stone. Chef Masasuke "Masa" Shimakawa also creates daily specials like miso-cured sockeye salmon with mango; a signature dish is the miso "Gin-Dara" --- miso-marinated black cod with a sweet soy drizzle. Whole Pacific snapper with macadamia nuts and Chinese black vinegar, and a barbecued pork chop make appearances as well. If you don’t want to think about choices, feel free to leave it to the chef to create an individualized omakase-style tasting menu. Desserts include a Hibiki whisky chocolate cake with pickled cherries, as well as fennel semifreddo topped with a saké gelée and candied pistachios. Guests can select from a well-chosen wine list and an array of Japanese sakés and beers.

User Ratings & Reviews for Onyx
Average rating    4
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This is a Neighborhood Gem
by Kulanu on Sat Jan 01, 2011 6:44 pm
This is our "date night" spot. One of the best Asian restaurants in an area with a LOT of Asian restaurants. The staff has very low turnover. We know them each by name. The food is consistently imaginative an of the highest quality. Frankly, for a Four Seasons location, it is a really good value. Chef Masa will make any of his dishes to your special order. The Miso is amazing. His Miso Black Cod is spectacular. A cut even above NOBU!

We often dine here and then walk over to the bar for after dinner drinks and billiards.

We are fortunate to have this wonderful place so close by.
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