SUSHI, POWER LUNCHES, AND NIGHTCLUBS: From Nobu to Greystone Manor, we’ve carefully curated the Top 5 locales in each selected category


6300 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

With the combination of Master Sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi’s unique rolls and design producer Philippe Starck’s restaurant creation, the Katsuya experience is a memorable one. Located in Hollywood, Katsuya is frequented by celebrities such as Jessica Simpson. Signature dishes include the Crispy Rice with Spicy Tuna and Miso- Marinated Black Cod. With outposts throughout California, Katsuya will soon take its Japanese cuisine to Houston and Miami.

730 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Recently renovated, Koi boasts a sophisticated interior that fuses modernity with a Zen-inspired approach. It also houses an outdoor patio perfect for enjoying your favorite sushi roll. The menu—inspired by traditional Japanese cuisine—boasts signature dishes like the Crispy Rice topped with Spicy Tuna, the Himachi Fusion and the Spicy Crunchy Yellowtail Tartare.

903 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Nobu Los Angeles, much like its counterparts around the world, is one of the city’s hautest sushi spots. The restaurant offers three separate dining spaces, as well as an elegant bar lounge. In addition to Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s signature dishes, Nobu Los Angeles offers local specials, such as Wagyu Tacos, Seabass Jalapeno Miso and Kanpachi Sashimi with Baby Artichoke and Yuzu Dressing.

9824 National Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90034

What makes Sushi Zo a standout is its traditional Omakase style. Meals are selected by Chef Keizo Seki and consist of traditional sushi. The rolls are so fresh and delicious that Sushi Zo scored the top food award in the Zagat 2011 Los Angeles/Southern California Restaurant Survey.

218 N. Rodeo Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Urasawa—one of the hautest sushi spots in Beverly Hills—not only offers delectable sushi, but also great service. So great, in fact, that in the Zagat 2012 Los Angeles Restaurant Survey, Urasawa was named best for service. This sushi haute spot offers plenty of mouth-watering dishes, but some of the favorites are the Stone-Seared Toro and the Shabu-Shabu assortment dish.