Asian Restaurant
3239 Helms Ave (btw Venice & Washington), Culver City, CA 90232, United States
Closed until 5:30 PM (Show more)
  • Tue–Thu
    • Noon–3:00 PM
    • 5:30 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri
    • Noon–3:00 PM
    • 5:30 PM–10:30 PM
  • Sat
    • 5:30 PM–10:30 PM
$ $ $ $
Lunch, Dinner
Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:

Based on 116 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Neil R.
    "Soft Shell Crab + Four Roses Sang Yoon Private Collection Bourbon."(4 Tips)
    Maritess 💋 C.
    "Spicy chicken pops are to die for!"(3 Tips)
    Andy Y.
    "Try the DanDan Noodles - Spicy noodles"(3 Tips)
    Greg S.
    "Singapore Sling and the fluke sashimi"(4 Tips)
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  • dandan noodles
  • sang yoon
  • singapore sling
  • squid
  • spicy food
  • chicken
  • pork belly
  • shellfish
  • wine
  • cocktails
  • crab
  • trendy
  • pork ribs
  • lamb belly
  • bourbon
  • Japanese food
  • good for groups
  • original burgers
  • roses
  • sausage pizza
  • Renee T.

    Lobster roll, bar, outside seating. No dogs.

    Renee Tymn · 2 weeks ago
  • Renee T.

    Stopped in for lunch, they had me at Lobster roll "banh mi"...Delicious! Service is superb, atmosphere fun. Teeny "bite-size" portions, so order a few.

    Renee Tymn · 2 weeks ago
  • LA Weekly

    Serves one of the top ten best Banh Mi sandwiches in LA. Read more

    LA Weekly · 3 weeks ago
  • LA Weekly

    Lukshon's Lobster Roll Banh Mi features buttery toasted pain au lait lined w/thin-shaved pig ear terrine, which cradles a mix of sweet cooked lobster meat, celery, onion, lemongrass & Kewpie mayo. Read more

    LA Weekly · 3 weeks ago
  • LA Weekly

    The chef, who developed a completely original burger at sister establishment Father's Office, took bánh mì in a new direction at his modern pan-Asian restaurant in Culver City's Helms Bakery complex. Read more

    LA Weekly · 3 weeks ago
  • Tiffany W.

    Came for a DineLA lunch - trendy place, and reasonably sized portions. The compressed watermelon salad was an interesting and refreshing starter.

    Tiffany W · July 18
  • Sarah P.

    modern Asian food in a pretty industrial/chic space. (from a friend)

    Sarah Phares · July 16
  • Lina A.

    Food is fabulous here! For starters we had spicy chicken pops,kurobuta and chinese eggplant. For main hunan chicken rice and dandan noodles :)

    Lina A. · April 26
  • amy G.

    The rainbow fish is nice and not very fishy.

    amy Goldring · March 1
  • Joey

    Food is fabulous! Service is impeccable!! Be sure to make reservations with a large party.

    Joey · November 8, 2014
  • LA Weekly

    Named Best Upscale Lunch Los Angeles 2014 in our 2014 Best of LA issue! Read more

    LA Weekly · October 18, 2014
  • Christi E.

    The Fujian Cure cocktail was really memorable. I don't think you can go wrong with anything on the menu but the Dan Dan Noodles were my fave

    Christi Eubanks · September 13, 2014
  • TV Food Maps

    Check out Lukshon as seen on Best Thing I Ever Ate , Unique Eats Read more

    TV Food Maps · August 29, 2014
  • Chefs Feed

    Josef Centeno, chef of Bäco Mercat, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Spicy chicken pops. Read more

    Chefs Feed · August 22, 2014
  • Los Angeles Times

    The cooking here resembles nothing you will encounter in Taipei, Myanmar or Malaysia — Sang Yoon's dan dan mian, tea-leaf salad and crab fritters approach the originals in intent, but they're his. Read more

    Los Angeles Times · August 3, 2014
  • LAist

    Chef Sang Yoon marinates his Southeast Asian-style wings in a mixture of ginger, garlic, scallions, onions, Chinese light soy sauce and kecap manis. Read more

    LAist · August 1, 2014
  • LAist

    They're dusted with flour and deep-fried twice in peanut oil, then tossed in more sauce and some Sichuan salt. They're sticky and messy and oh-so-addictive. Read more

    LAist · August 1, 2014
  • Neil R.

    Soft Shell Crab + Four Roses Sang Yoon Private Collection Bourbon.

    Neil Rosos · July 19, 2014
  • Tim B.

    Spicy Chinese Ramen and Atlantic Fluke were great but order more if you're a pig like me. Those were appetizers to me.

    Tim BlackDragon · January 22, 2014
  • Rachel M.

    Everything here is amazing. 3 dishes was an ideal spread between the two of us. Really loved the Mushrooms, Beef and Broccoli, and Black Rice.

    Rachel Mercer · October 26, 2013
  • Karen T.

    Food was amazing but I think a tweek on the beef broccoli is in order. Maybe? Chicken pops are the bomb. Happy b day steven

    Karen Tishkoff · October 23, 2013
  • Jasmeet G.

    The Brussels sprouts are amazing!!!

    Jasmeet Gill · October 19, 2013
  • Matthew C.

    Love this place! Eggplant was amazing as was the crab rice. Service was terrific and not terribly expensive. Want to go back and try the exotic drinks. Ask for the chicken lollipops! Amazeballs.

    Matthew Cramer · October 8, 2013
  • Michael A.

    See if you can get a seat at the chef's table. You can see all the action from there.

    Michael Amster · September 23, 2013
  • Bryan C.

    Beef and broccoli, share it with your date/friend. One of the best dishes I've ever had. Don't be mislead by the simple name, dish is far from simple.

    Bryan Castaños · August 7, 2013
  • Los Angeles Times

    Pan-Asian perfected in a hundred little ways, including the precise acidity of the sticky Chinese pork ribs, the aromatics in the reinvented Singapore Sling and the deconstructed shrimp toast. Read more

    Los Angeles Times · June 7, 2013
  • bondad

    Lunchtime squid salad was $

    bondad · February 26, 2013
  • Maritess 💋 C.

    Spicy chicken pops are to die for! And ask if they're doing the duck special. It's not on the menu but sometimes they offer it and it's delicious!

    Maritess 💋 C · February 24, 2013
  • Melissa H.

    Spicy chicken pops!

    Melissa H · October 19, 2012
  • Chris B.

    Nice decor, delicious dishes, super service, complimentary sparkling and still water, complimentary desserts for the table! The no-substitutions policy was not an issue at all.

    Chris Blakely · September 8, 2012
  • Andy Y.

    Try the DanDan Noodles - Spicy noodles

    Andy Yen · May 15, 2012
  • Wolfgang Puck

    WP Pastry Chef Sherry Yard recommends the foie gras ganache!

    Wolfgang Puck · April 26, 2012
  • Rebs Y.

    Order the Singapore Sling: "the Singapore Sling here, pared to its bittersweet tropical essentials, is a revelation"

    Rebs Y · April 13, 2012
  • Judy L.

    Wow, many dishes are spicy without advertising so. Ask the waitstaff if a dish is spicy to make sure. I love spicy but my husband can't handle it. We can't share some dishes here.

    Judy L. · March 10, 2012

    Delectable Southeast Asian-inspired dishes like duck popiah (spring rolls made with leek pancakes) and Ma La ris de veau (hot pickled sweetbreads) for true foodies

    TOWN&COUNTRY · February 28, 2012
  • Shannon M.

    Amazing food. Chef veganized the black mushroom maitake and chanterelle dish, the yu choy, Thai tea salad, and spicy eggplant. Fresh, mellow, modern atmosphere. (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more

    Shannon McCook · February 10, 2012
  • H. Peter J.

    Small on the menu means a really small amount. Guys, order Big or Noddles.

    H. Peter Ji · December 13, 2011
  • S.Y. N.

    Chicken pops, lamb belly

    S.Y. Nam · December 13, 2011
  • Mitch M.

    Chicken pops.

    Mitch M · October 8, 2011
  • Czara J.

    Order the Manila Clams. And when you do, ask for a bowl of steamed rice and pour the clam juice concoction all over it and ENJOY!

    Czara J · October 5, 2011
  • LA Weekly

    " edgy, grown-up restaurant serving an Asianized, farm-centered, technique-oriented small-plates menu, ... with even more polish: a new sort of cuisine." - Jonathan Gold Read more

    LA Weekly · October 5, 2011
  • Kimberly W.

    Don't forget a bottle of wine to compliment the flavorful Asian food!

    Kimberly Waldrop · September 16, 2011
  • Greg S.

    Try the Singapore Sling and the fluke sashimi with pickled watermelon

    Greg Santos · September 11, 2011
  • Andrew Vino50 Wines

    Amazing wines to pair with the cuisine. Ask for the Diatom White if still available. Its super dry and crisp and not what you think of as a California wine. Try and guess the grape used...

    Andrew Vino50 Wines · September 9, 2011
  • Ashley Q.

    Pork Belly and Lemon Noodles. God sent. Heavenly. Order it ;)

    Ashley Quince · July 24, 2011
  • Julian N.

    Beef Rendang is delicious. Also get the black rice. Everything is a bit too salty though ...

    Julian Nam · June 22, 2011
  • The Feast

    Sang Yoon from Father's Office strikes again with an Asian small plates menu. Don't miss the black rice dish. Read more

    The Feast · June 9, 2011
  • Mel d.

    B.Y.O. Birthday Candles

    Mel de Leon · April 22, 2011
  • James S.

    Order everything off the menu if you are with AR!

    James Schienle · March 29, 2011
  • LA Weekly

    Featured in LA Weekly's "L.A.'s Best Cocktails: Our 55 favorites and where to find them." (Click 'More Info') Read more

    LA Weekly · March 23, 2011

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