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“Top Notch Sushi in a very competitive LA sushi market”
Review of Sushi Gen

Sushi Gen
Ranked #12 of 10,410 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$35
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I've worked in downtown LA since the late 80's. I don't quite recall when I started going to this establishment, but whether it's lunchtime or dinner, if you don't stand in line prior to opening, you will be waiting for a seat. That said, the wait line is exemplary of the food and service at Sushi Gen. Set in a non-descript strip shopping center in Little Tokyo, the food is outstanding. Sushi (try to get a seat at the bar) is as good as anything in LA...plus the lighting and décor of the sushi bar is comparable to a Tokyo-style outlet...The menu is fairly traditional but does contain a good selection of 'Anglicized' dishes, for your Japanese food novices. But overall whether its sushi, sukiyaki, tempura, teriyaki or udon, Sushi Gen is a top choice in downtown LA....just remember about the wait!

Thank joesuzu1212
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

This might be the best sushi bar in town, always busy so makes for a more rushed experience but the fish is as good as it gets. Recommended to get there 30 min before they open.

Thank dannyunited
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

I've been eating here for 20 years and have never been disappointed. You get the best quality sushi possible and the portions (sushi or sashimi combo" ) are generous. You cant go wrong here

Thank Randy G
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

It's like being in Japan!! Very crowded, arrive early if you don't want to wait. Excellent quality/price ratio.

Thank Stephane A
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Went there specifically for its sashimi bowl during lunch time. You won't be disappointed. Just remember to get there early as there is line to get in.

Thank AnaHappyAllTheTime
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