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LA’s Best Japanese BBQ Restaurants

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Put your grilling skills to good use or sit back and wait for the BBQ to come to you. Our list of LA’s Best Japanese BBQ Restaurants offers you both options.

Manpuku Tokyo BBQ

Known For: Their salted tongue recipe that was created over 80 years ago.

Recommendations: Garlic Rice, Harami Miso, Salted Tongue with Chopped Tokyo Negi

LA Location: 2125 Sawtelle Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90025


Known For: Sustainably sourced traditional and modern Japanese cuisine.

Recommendations: Squid Ink Udon, Thick- Cut Prime Beef Tongue, Uni, Scallop, Blue Crab with Ponzu Jelly

LA Location: 424 East 2nd St. Los Angeles, CA 90012


Known For: Small yakitori style restaurant specializing in charcoal grilled skewers.

Recommendations: Pork Wrapped Shiso Leaf, Chicken Meatball, Shiromi Chilean Sea Bass

LA Location: 11330 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ

Known For: Being a great starter restaurant for those not familiar with Japanese BBQ.

Recommendations: Harami Skirt Steak Miso, Sukiyaki Bibimbap, Garlic Noodles

LA Location: Multiple LA Locations

Honda Ya Izakaya

Known For: Reasonably priced, traditional Japanese BBQ.

Recommendations: Chicken Cartilage, Blue Crab Hand Roll, Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

LA Location: 333 S Alameda St. Ste 314 Los Angeles, CA 90013

Aburiya Raku

Known For: Being the 2nd restaurant from this Las Vegas brand.

Recommendations: Steamed Foie Gras Egg Custard, Sashimi Salad, Kobe Beef Filet with Wasabi

LA Location: 521 N La Cienega Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90048



Known For: Priding themselves on the quality of their meats.

Recommendations: Kobe Beef Short Ribs, Nakji Bokkeum, Pork Belly

LA Location: 4177 W 3rd St. Los Angeles, CA 90020


Known For: Wagyu beef imported fresh, never frozen, from Japan.

Recommendations: Wagyu Tartare, Rump, Uni Toro Don

LA Location: 9669 S Santa Monica Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90210

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