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Sushi Sasabune

11917 Wilshire Blvd. (S. Westgate Ave.) Send to Phone
310-478-3596 | Menu
A small army of chefs flourish their knives to turn out quality sushi quickly. Sasabune Omakase by erin CC BY 2.0

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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Sushi Sasabune, Los Angeles, CA

Sushi Sasabune Restaurant Review

: Sasabune’s small army of chefs, under the direction of chef-owner Nobi Kusuhara, works at a frenzied pace. Kusuhara is a protégé of the Valley's celebrated Kazunori Nozawa and his craft is strikingly similar to the old master's. Both embrace the use of warm rice, which contrasts agreeably with the chilled fish, and neither seem particularly concerned with presentation. At the bar, one is expected to acquiesce to the omakase (chef's choice). The quality is remarkably high and we've been impressed with the albacore, melt-in-your-mouth toro, overstuffed blue crab roll, salmon topped with translucent kelp, kanpachi and uni --- all served up with little fanfare or garnishment. Try some of Sushi Sasabune’s own brand of saké, which well suits the meal.
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