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Yamashiro Hollywood

Yamashiro Hollywood

Sushi Restaurant and Asian Restaurant$$$$
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  • LINDA S.
    "Love the Darth Vader roll."(4 Tips)
    Alena T.
    "Beautiful view of the city.You should try brownies with marshmallow"(48 Tips)
    Bollare
    "when the Pagoda Bar"(3 Tips)
    Sydney W.
    "Salt Plate Wagyu is amazing."(2 Tips)
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  • Raymond T.
    Happy Hour from 6pm to 8pm
  • Gary L.
    Gary LongApril 25
    Cocktail bar has amazing views of hollywood. No rrez's needed there
  • Mollie M.
    Mollie MFebruary 19
    Kyoto palace turned restaurant in LA—with some of the best views out there.
  • Nazeli Y.
    Nazeli YaghoubiDecember 5, 2016
    Gorgeous place with breath taking view and awesome food! Better to make a reservation before. Love their sushi and hot Shochu.
  • NA
    NAAugust 25, 2016
    An open restaurant with a Japanese garden in the middle friendly staff and an excellent service
  • Dmitry K.
    Dmitry KuznetsovJuly 11, 2016
    Very nice place, friendly personal, great view!!
  • Savoteur
    SavoteurJune 2, 2016
    The classic eatery overlooks the Magic Castle and Hollywood Boulevard; from the cocktail lounge, indulge while watching ribbons of twinkling lights below. Read more
  • Manish H.
    Manish HittalmaniApril 29, 2016
    Go there before this landmark closes for good! Great views of Hollywood and the rest of LA! Looks especially nice at night
  • Jenny T.
    Jenny TomlinsonApril 1, 2016
    Great views, beautiful courtyard dining, food & service only ok
  • Karl H.
    Karl HobartMarch 22, 2016
    Yamashiro will be under new ownership and management beginning May 27, 2016. Fingers crossed!
  • James T.
    James Tucker-RobbinsMarch 21, 2016
    I particularly liked the ribs and the cod. Get a window table for sure.
  • Marita R.
    Marita RoddyFebruary 19, 2016
    Awesome place - view, food, service.
  • Offbeat L.A.
    Offbeat L.A.January 28, 2016
    Opened 1960. Fine Japanese-style dining. Building constructed in 1914, with romantic views and L.A.’s oldest structure- a 600 year-old pagoda.
  • Timofey S.
    Timofey SobolevskyJanuary 14, 2016
    Great sushi and view
  • Lucie Z.
    Lucie ZahradnickovaJanuary 6, 2016
    Amazing food, gardens and view:)
  • Fatma G.
    Fatma GencNovember 20, 2015
    We had a great menu with sushi. Wagyu wasnt that special and desserts were not so. But the view is worth it!
  • ZenFoodster
    ZenFoodsterOctober 3, 2015
    Celebrated my big 4-0 @ this old Hollywood haunt w/ my best LA friends. Come for the drinks, grounds & sunset views but not for the pricey food.
  • Isaac C.
    Isaac CruzJuly 10, 2015
    Great tasting dishes, sushi and cocktails. However, sushi is overpriced
  • Dj Stutter
    Dj StutterJune 23, 2015
    Great city view! Go down to the patio and drink up.
  • Sam W.
    Sam WingMay 13, 2015
    Incredible view, inventive menu. Walk up from Hollywood to EARN your meal.
  • Hillary N.
    Hillary NoelleApril 13, 2015
    Great view but bad for vegetarians. Almost no options for non-meat eaters. Dessert and wine were great. Cook indoor garden area.
  • Ana V.
    Ana VitikMarch 18, 2015
    The loveliest place. They are more than happy to make you a vegan roll which is not on the menu :)
  • L' 🌴🌞
    L' 🌴🌞March 9, 2015
    Lovely view , delicious sushi & fancy spot 💕
  • Akiko I.
    Akiko IFebruary 26, 2015
    Great ambiance, terrible and overpriced food & drinks. Don't u dare to think this is authentic Japanese food :p
  • Katrina Z.
    Katrina ZaiJanuary 27, 2015
    Food is not great and it is expensive here but you are here for the atmosphere and the killer view. Great for dates.
  • Mitchel f.
    Mitchel falconJanuary 27, 2015
    Chocolate Martini!
  • michael d.
    michael deveroJanuary 11, 2015
    The Miso Soup and Crunchy Chicken appetizers are outstanding! The Miso Soup is probably the best in the world and the chicken is delicious. The view from the restaurant is a must see.
  • Arnie P.
    Arnie PanameñoDecember 13, 2014
    The service was great and the steak is phenomenal.
  • Matt K.
    Matt KammeraitDecember 13, 2014
    Calamari and Moscow mules
  • Stacey~Marie
    Stacey~MarieNovember 9, 2014
    Best view in LA!!!
  • Sydney W.
    Sydney WilliamsOctober 12, 2014
    Salt Plate Wagyu is amazing. Ask for Nader, best service ever, super attentive.
  • Jessie L.
    Jessie LeeSeptember 10, 2014
    The lobster and the NZ lamb were badly overlooked. The sushi and sashimi were fresh. Overall the main dishes were quite disappointing.
  • Lee
    LeeAugust 31, 2014
    Happy birthday Ellen!
  • Roxanne S.
    Roxanne SaeiAugust 8, 2014
    Thursday night farmer's market in the summer.
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyAugust 4, 2014
    Perched in the Hollywood Hills, Yamashiro, was once a private estate with polished gardens, and has been open to the public, as a Japanese restaurant, for over three decades. Read more
  • Yvette B.
    Yvette BetancourtJune 24, 2014
    Best sushi restaurant with killer views! You can't go wrong coming here during the day or night.
  • Jessica D.
    Jessica DuBoisNovember 30, 2013
    Ask for table near window. The service is excellent and the food great. NOT cheap.
  • Abdullah O.
    Abdullah OAugust 14, 2013
    Great location great food, make sure to sit by the windows to enjoy the city view
  • Alena T.
    Alena TimchenkoAugust 5, 2013
    Beautiful view of the city.You should try brownies with marshmallow
  • Alejandro L.
    The view is amazing, good service and food is highly recommended.
  • Nourah A.
    Nourah Al-TwaijriJune 30, 2013
    Delicious Food, Great service, amazingly beautiful views of LA! I love it!
  • Rowena C.
    Rowena CosucoJune 12, 2013
    This is the place for a Martini with a view! I love their Lychee Martini :)))
  • Ken
    KenApril 8, 2013
    The food is good (not stellar), but not traditional Japanese. Remember to carry $15 in cash to take care of valet parking.
  • Kate M.
    Kate MorganMarch 25, 2013
    Come on a Thursday for the farmers market. Stay for drinks on the patio overlooking the city. No other place like it.
  • Georban
    GeorbanJanuary 30, 2013
    This place is all about the view, because is awesome. But unfortunately, I was very disappointed with the food, especially sushi. Recomendado para disfrutar con amigos en LA. 
  • Cindy S.
    Cindy SinJanuary 7, 2013
    Himalayan salt stake cooked at your table, Darth Vader roll, sake, s'mores and a great view. Nice Sunday date place.
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroDecember 2, 2012
    Love this cozy fusion Japanese restaurant in the hills of Hollywood. The food is delicious and creative; even if you aren't hungry having a cocktail at night is a must. What a view!
  • Bollare
    BollareNovember 27, 2012
    Perfect ambience for a date spot with yummy food and cocktails, especially during the summer when the Pagoda Bar is open. –Sophie
  • Ryan N.
    Ryan NotoNovember 24, 2012
    Himalayan Salt Steak is ridiculous. You cook the steak on a 500 degree block of salt at your table. Get it
  • Bryan M.
    Bryan MasseyOctober 28, 2012
    Great place. Great atmosphere. Great night. Mazeltov!
  • Francesca C.
    Francesca C.August 20, 2012
    Blackcod is AWESOME! Landscape amazing!
  • Lisa L.
    Lisa LeeJune 18, 2012
    A very romantic place! You should try and get a seat besides the window so you can look at the view while you dine. For dessert, try the strawberry doughnut dessert or the ice cream cookie sandwich!
  • Daniel Z.
    Daniel ZhuJune 7, 2012
    Great place and nice view, always request the window seats on your reservation.
  • Daniel Z.
    Daniel ZhuJune 3, 2012
    Enjoy the view and your company :)
  • MetroSeeker.com
    MetroSeeker.comMay 22, 2012
    Movie actor Rick Lenz told us he loves this place! "The food is excellent, the views breathtaking." Read more
  • Tess H.
    Tess HuangMay 11, 2012
    Good dessert too
  • Melinda F.
    Melinda FlynnJanuary 22, 2012
    Okay you guys you HAVE to have the strawberry doughnuts. Deeeel-icious
  • Melinda F.
    Melinda FlynnJanuary 22, 2012
    WowZers try the Reclining Buudha for a special treat that will rock your taste buds!! Yummmmmm!!!!
  • Eileen L.
    Eileen LeeJanuary 19, 2012
    Skip the tempura but say yes to the sashimi
  • BestOf
    BestOfDecember 27, 2011
    All of the above at Yamashiro, a decent Japanese restaurant and drinking establishment blessed with an absolutely incredible setting. Read more
  • Jenn
    JennNovember 7, 2011
    Great Japanese food, with an awesome Hollywood view. It's expensive and hard to get to - since it's located near the Hollywood Bowl. Try the Darth Vader roll.
  • Dana B.
    Dana BlackOctober 15, 2011
    The lamb and the jidori chicken are to die for!! Oh and the salt plate yummmmmm!
  • Julie D.
    Julie DemarignySeptember 25, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    one of the best view over LAspicy tuna sushi on black rice are amazing
  • Jon G.
    Jon GluckSeptember 12, 2011
    Ask for Christina at the bar and have her make amazeballs raspberry lemon drop shots! And feel free to hit on her, she's a cutie :)
  • Stacey T.
    Stacey ToddSeptember 1, 2011
    get there by sunset, and watch the city glow during magic hour! grand food, ambiance, drinks patrons and service :D
  • Luke Kash Y.
    Luke Kash YunAugust 26, 2011
    Great view, great food, great prices. Hit the Pagoda Bar and check out the garden area. Farmer's Market 5pm-9pm on Thursdays. Lamb & Maine Lobster were succulent^2
  • Cm K.
    Cm KJuly 13, 2011
    Superb lobster risoto
  • Joy A.
    Joy AllenMay 23, 2011
    The best view in Los Angeles! Great food and drinks too! I took my boyfriend here for his birthday, it turned out even better than I had planned. I highly recommend going here :)
  • Melissa P.
    Melissa P.April 21, 2011
    Best Sushi & Miso Soup
  • The Spark Group
    The Spark GroupApril 14, 2011
    Wonderful food, great ambiance, and even greater city views. Worth checking out.
  • sherwin c.
    sherwin cutamoraMarch 3, 2011
    for wedding proposal. :)
  • Ken C.
    Ken CarsonDecember 21, 2010
    Barbie convinced me to try sushi for the first time here. I was skeptical, but how can you say no to that face? Now it's one of my favorite meals.
  • MiKe D.
    MiKe DiMeoDecember 16, 2010
    BEST CHOCOLATE MARTINIS IN THE GALAXY~ HANDS DOWN.!! ShotZz.!
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyDecember 1, 2010
    LA Weekly's Best of LA 2010 pick - Best Place For A Martini With A View!
  • LINDA S.
    LINDA STRAWBERRYNovember 8, 2010
    Gorgeous view overlooking Hollywood. Old mansion turned into a restaurant. Love the Darth Vader roll.
  • Ral N.
    Ral NNovember 4, 2010
    Wonderful nighttime view! Impress your dates gents...
  • Mike T.
    Mike ThaiOctober 9, 2010
    Love the oysters!
  • Laura S.
    Laura Sharman-ReidOctober 1, 2010
    Have the californication! Amazing!
  • MaryC H.
    MaryC Hall, RecessionistaSeptember 25, 2010
    Great view and drinks, good food too
  • Albert L.
    Albert LawrenceSeptember 18, 2010
    Munch on the Darth Vader roll while sipping on a little cold sake.
  • Tiffany S.
    Tiffany SelbySeptember 11, 2010
    Comfort me, amore roll is dessert for dinner...amazing! And the glittery skyline is fantastic!
  • Bloomingdale's
    Bloomingdale'sAugust 18, 2010
    Picture this: you’re perched atop a hill, sitting in a poolside pagoda-style bar, the twinkling lights of LA spread before you like a sea of jewels. How do you say “romantic” in Japanese?
  • Lawrence T.
    Lawrence TAugust 7, 2010
    The Shoyu Glazed Black Cod is divine.
  • Jason M.
    Jason MillsJuly 18, 2010
    Californication roll was the best out of the 6 rolls we add.
  • AskMen
    AskMenJune 11, 2010
    Treat yourself to a little farmer’s market action on one of the prettiest hilltops in Hollywood. Then keep the night going with some dinner and cocktails from the Pagoda Bar as the sun goes down. Read more
  • Christian C.
    Christian C.May 15, 2010
    Great drinks, amazing view of most of LA. sitting just above the Magic Castle. That's next on the agenda...
  • Ad K.
    Ad KungApril 30, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Moscow Mules! Don't steal the cup!
  • SanAngelMole
    SanAngelMoleApril 23, 2010
    Check out the Thursday night farmers market 5-9pm. Read more
  • Jessica
    JessicaApril 19, 2010
    I'm not a sushi person but my friends raved about how great it was. The view of the city is AMAZING. And the ice cream - cookie sandwich is the best dessert I've ever had, you have to order it.
  • Yun O.
    Yun OudahaApril 15, 2010
    Up a hill but great view
  • Missy B.
    Missy BustamanteApril 12, 2010
    If possible, sit in the sunset room during sunset. It's beautiful. As for food, definitely try the truffle hamachi! It's delicious!
  • Ernesto N.
    Ernesto NoblejasApril 11, 2010
    Thursday nights they hold a Farmer's Market. The Yama Tacos are delicious.
  • joanna h.
    joanna heartMarch 30, 2010
    best view in town. Hot spot for dates and proposals... *gag food is ehh. Overpriced. Drinks are yummy and if your drunk enough, the food tastes better!
  • Paul K.
    Paul KinsellaMarch 21, 2010
    Try the Yama S'mores dessert, it's absolutely incredible!
  • Peter D.
    Peter DulayMarch 14, 2010
    Brock, the Mayor is the head chef here. Don't be 4 square yamashiro mayor hog and let the patrons be mayors!!! BtW, the ceviche rocks.
  • Christopher K.
    Christopher K.March 5, 2010
    Every thurs night organic farmers market view of city while you shop
  • Mottel L.
    Mottel LightstoneMarch 3, 2010
    Best view in LA - get there by sunset, and watch the city glow!
  • Lily R.
    Lily Rosales HernandezFebruary 22, 2010
    SO ROMANTIC!!! Even if you dont' have dinner, go for a late night drink at the bar, best view in LA! Read more
  • Mr C.
    Mr ColemanJanuary 9, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Movie nights every Weds. in the Koi Garden! Awesome
  • Woo jung C.
    Woo jung ChoiNovember 10, 2014
    분위기 좋고 야경 멋짐
  • Woo jung C.
    Woo jung ChoiNovember 2, 2014
    야경이 좋아요. 음식도 괜찮고
  • ✨Aninha A.
    ✨Aninha Andrade✨April 21, 2013
    peça o Crispy Chicken de entrada! delícia!!!!
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