Sushi Ginza Onodera- LA
we offer an Edomae-style traditional sushi in an Omakase setting.
With each course, dishes are uniquely tailored to the diner so that no meal is ever the same. Sushi Ginza Onodera prides itself on using only the highest quality ingredients to ensure the best and most delicious is served.
Our diner-centric service and intimate settings make it an ideal choice for a romantic evening or special occasions.
Open for dinner Tuesday through Sunday.
We offer Omakase "Chef's choice" courses only, a la carte menus are not offered.
Outstanding Japanese food and chef. Highly recommend
The experience is good. We had a good meal overall and the service is better than 99% of American restaurants
Great service and food!
Simply stated...The epitome of Japanese cuisine
The food was the best I’ve had anywhere. But for $300 pp, one expects better than a strip mall and fluorescent lights on a sushi bar. My only complaint is to go either way—either enhance the ambiance and keep the prices as is or lower the prices so that you feel the experience was fair to all sides.
Everything was exquisite and the experience, service, and atmosphere was like being transported to Japan for an evening. Chef Yohei was super nice and his knife skills are a show in itself to watch while eating dinner. I cannot remember everything we ate, but it was phenomenal and some of the best sushi I've ever eaten.
The best sushi I have ever had.
This was probably one of the worst dining experiences I've had for the price we paid. Service was chaotic while we were there. Even though it was an omakase menu, there was no progression to the meal at all. What we started off with, the diners beside us ended their meal with. It just felt very awkward since it was bar seating and we could see what everyone else was being served. At one point we waited 35 minutes for our next course. The servers were confused as to which courses we already had, and which ones were still waiting on. Unacceptable for such a highly rated Japanese restaurant. This restaurant did not live up to our expectations. And at $300 a person, I could have gotten better service at another local Japanese restaurant. The food itself was okay. Fish was fresh, but we've definitely had much better quality at this price point. Overall, very disappointed.
We had a great time, the hostessses were showing us images of all the types of fish we were eating. The food itself was an experience on its own. Each night was a work of art, that’s what I can say, pure art. We’re very happy to have gone there.
Everything is perfect!
We celebrated my sisters 40th birthday at Sushi Ginza Onadera in LA. Yohei Matsuki (the master Itamae i.e Executive Chef) and his team offer a truly world class Edomae sushi experience. This Michelin Star level establishment has taken it’s art form from “Ginza to the World” and has 11 outposts in 7 cities around the world. The Edomae tradition is said to have been started in the early 1800s by Hanaya Yohei, a sushi chef in Edo (present-day Tokyo). I found it very interesting that our Itamae shares a name with the man who invented Edomae sushi. The modernist Yo and Co. designed space is stunning in it’s simplicity and also in it’s details.
You’re immediately made to feel welcome by the staff. We started with a bottle of Junmai Daiginjo sake while we watched the staff preparing first courses. I’ve been fortunate to frequent Tokyo for business over the last 20 years or so. We never grow tired of watching these master Shokunin practice their craft.
At Onadera all of your senses are working to enhance the overall experience. The subtle aromas, perfectly balanced flavors, and artful presentations are out of this world. It’s hard to pick favorites in terms of the individual items. The meal is like a symphony of flavors and textures where the whole is greater than the sum of it’s parts. A lot of the sauces are 200-300 yr old Edo recipes incorporating Sake. The Ginza Onadera team age their fish as well which yields more complex flavors.
Some highlights for me included: Ankimo, Aged Toro courses, Hairy Crab, Aji, Bonito
The Omakase is $300 per person or $400 for a course that includes more special items. Expensive but there’s value in the fact that you’d have to fly to Japan to get this level of sushi. And it’s a long meal at about 2.5 hours so you can stretch out the enjoyment.
For true Edomae lovers Sushi Ginza Onadera is a must. We had an incredible experience. Thanks Yo-chan and team! A really special meal and night out with loved ones.
An outstanding experience. Everything was faultless, from the incredible food to the excellent service.
Wonderful experience if you want to try an authentic sushi restaurant in LA! Everything is prepared right in front of you by an experienced Japanese chef in the most traditional way. Only top quality products are used to prepare each meal, a picture of the fish used is even shown to you after each set. Staff is lovely and attentive.
Best experience I've had outside of Japan and I have eaten a lot of Tokyo sushi.
Absolutely stunning Sushi Place. A must-go for sushi lovers. My girlfriend and I celebrate our anniversary here. We absolutely love the food and the little surprise they prepare for us.
Simply the best!
Really tasty and fresh ingredients.
Great service 👍
I had such a wonderful experience. The quality of the seafood was exceptional. The service was amazing and everyone was also very attentive. I definitely enjoyed every minute of it and would definitely come back again for another special occasion.
Superb Japanese food. Exquisitely prepared and very special. A real experience
It’s pricy but delicious. It’s good for birthday or anniversary celebration.
Hands down this is the best Michelin-level omakase experience in Los Angeles. Absolutely amazing in every detail.
There are some amazing fish that did give me the wow factor. However, after 20 to 22 small courses.... I still wasn’t full from dinner. :( and I’m a small girl. I would say for the $ of the meal, the portion can be a bit more! :)
Excellent quality of Sushi.
delicate food, good environment, slow process, high price.
One of the best omakase in LA. Chef and waitress are all so friendly. Food and service and top notch!
Just like Japan! Every detail is cared for -Service to the presentation of each dish to the sparingly decorated ambiance!
great sushi joint, outstanding rice and fish menu changes often.
This is an omakase place, so no menu.
free valet parking
Went to Sushi Ginza for a birthday dinner celebration. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and the playful and relaxed atmosphere. Highly recommended.
the sushi tasts good which means the material and chief skill are high level
It’s perfect for everything:)
Amazing place, we absolutely love it!
Worth every penny. Amazing food, kind and professional service. Ginza is more than 5 stars. It’s a class unto itself.
It was absolutely divine!
Very high quality authentic sushi. Would be considered exceptional even in Tokyo.
Sushi Ginza Onadera is unlike any Omakase I have had in my travels. The executive chefs coordinate with the main shop in Ginza District Tokyo on the atmosphere, presentation and available fish globally. Each bite is carefully prepared, of the highest quality, served with care, backed up by great service, and fantastic sake choices. When you are ready for the ultimate high dining sushi experience visit Onadera.
Outstanding in every way. Perfect coursing and pacing, superb sashimi and sushi, stunning design and dish ware, informative and gracious, but not obtrusive service. I would love to come back.
Great experience to watch the chefs make the sushi and explain all different fish and origins.
Best food experience in LA