About Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant

811 Wilshire Boulevard
21st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Takami Sushi & Robata restaurant offers only the highest quality sushi grade fish. Featuring 3 kitchens, Sushi, Robata and Asian Fusion. Takami is the only restaurant located in Downtown LA offering outside dining 21 floors above the city with 360 degree views of Los Angeles. Full bar along with extensive wine and sake list. Happy Hour is offered 7 days a week in our lounge.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Japanese, Sushi, Asian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Mon-Fri: 11:30AM - 2:00PM, Happy Hour 4PM to 7PM Mon-Fri, Sat-Sun: 5PM to 7PM; Dinner: Mon-Thu: 5PM - 10PM, Fri-Sat: 5PM - 11PM; Sunday 5PM to 9:30PM

Cross Street:
Wilshire & Flower

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(213) 236-9600

Website:
http://www.takamisushi.com/

Entertainment:
After dining, visit Elevate Lounge for dancing and cocktails. Elevate is open to the public Friday & Saturday from 10PM to 3AM. Friday & Saturday cover is $20 per person. Having dinner in Takami does not guarantee entry into Elevate. For bottle service/ table reservations, please contact Tiffany at reservations@elevatelounge.com. There is also complimentary taxi transportation to Staples Center & The Music Center when dining at Takami.

Catering:
Off-site to go orders for groups of 30-80 guests are available. Please arrange with Special Events Manager.

Parking Details:
Parking is located in Lebanon St. in between Figueroa & Flower off of Wilshire. Valet starts at 4:30PM nightly and is $7 and payment is made in advance. For lunch, we validate for 90min at the parking structure located at the Northeast corner of Figueroa & Wilshire. Parking is $5 with validation.

Public Transit:
The Metro station is located 1 block south at 7th & Flower.

Executive Chef:
Takashi "Stan" Ota

Private Party Facilities:
Floating 21 floors above Los Angeles, the Kimono Room and scenic patio of Takami provides unparalleled views for guests of private events.
The Elevate Lounge features an open floor plan, modular and customized seating, and is uniquely positioned to accommodate exclusive events up to 500 guests.

Private Party Contact:
Cara Kovacs: 2132369600x

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Takami's outdoor lounge is the perfect setting for corporate happy hours and small social gatherings for groups up to 40 guests. Reservations must be made in advance with Special Events Manager.

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Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

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4.3

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4.5

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Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

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food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Good food with a great view!

vip
Dined 5 days ago

My daughter and I had a beautiful dinner evening! The food was delicious especially the sea bass and salmon dinner! The restaurant has an amazing view and service was great!

Tags: great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
food3
ambience4
service3
value3

Nice atmosphere and views. Food only average.

Dined 5 days ago

Prices expensive for what you get. But if you want a nice location, it's worth it. Robata portions are very small. Their specialty cocktails were very good.

Tags: romantic, special occasion
food3
ambience4
service4
value1

Value is not there

Dined 6 days ago

Nice view, good service average food for such an expensive price.

Tags: good for groups, scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Happy Anniversary to me (us)

vip
Dined on April 19, 2016

Were were celebrating our 29th wedding anniversary, and I decided to try something different and fun, so I searched Opentable and found this unique restaurant which is open air on the 21st floor. I recollect reading about it and wanted to try it out, so we booked through Opentable, and fortunately, I found a coupon through Living Social as well!. The food is like Tapas, which means sharing small plates. The restaurant kitchen is actually 3 different cuisines, from sushi bar to Robata to main entrees. The stand outs are the sushi rolls, which are filling and exotic. Next would probably be the appetizers, such as the crispy rice with fish roe. If you want to impress, this is a special place.

Tags: good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience5
service5
value5

Great for Romantic Evening

Dined on April 17, 2016

Staff was great and the sushi was amazing. The staff was very accommodating and even reserved a seat with a scenic view upon request. Definitely made a great evening for my lady and I on her birthday.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Beautiful view of DTLA with a delicious menu!

Dined on April 15, 2016

Celebrating our anniversary at Takami was one of the most memorable. The view of the downtown LA skyline is captivating and their food wakes up your tastebuds! Definitely returning not just for a special occasion.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
food5
ambience2
service3
value3

The food was yummy

Dined on April 14, 2016

The food was yummy our server was good but over worked. The management was lazy. Our heater was broken. They lost my credit card. Check out took so long I lost my uber ride and was changed $10. For the foods sake I will try again

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
food4
ambience4
service5
value2

I has a great time!

Dined on April 10, 2016

We had reservations for 915 and didn't get seated down until almost 945. No big deal, being that there is a very nice selection of beverages at the waiting area by the busy bar. It felt like it was a busy night with a slightly over 40 crowd. The food selection was great and from what we tried the food was amazing( including the complementary edamame for the wait). I'm curious to visit this place for happy hour. I'm going to return for sure.

Tags: great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Food was delicious and the view is amazing.

Dined on April 9, 2016

We loved every part of this restaurant but the service was the best service I've ever experienced.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Unique and awesome

Dined on April 9, 2016

Totally amazing experience enjoying pefectly prepared Japanese sushi and robata style cuisine while taking in awesome views of US BankTower and downtown LA

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5

Great downtown La restaurant!!

vip
Dined on April 7, 2016

Great downtown La restaurant!!

food4
ambience3
service4
value4

Yum yum

vip
Dined on April 3, 2016

Enjoyable dinner, a little loud and did not like that we seated in the back corner. Will request otherwise next time as I have been here several times and I am always seated in the same back corner.

Tags: good for groups, scenic view, hot spot
food4
ambience5
service4
value4

Great Food and View

Dined on April 3, 2016

Our second time at Takami was every bit as good as our first experience there. We timed it right and got to see the sunset over downtown LA--hard to rival the view as the lights of the city came up. The drinks and food are creative and fun, with something for everyone; the service is good. Speaking of the drinks, my only complaint (as with almost every other cocktail bar I've been to recently), the drinks are too sweet. But the valet parking is a big plus . We'll be back.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
food1
ambience3
service2

Fake Japanese food with terrible service ...

vip
Dined on March 31, 2016

Fake Japanese food with terrible service...

food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Great spot

Dined on March 31, 2016

Amazing views right in the middle of the city. Sushi was delicious. Outstanding vegan selection too! Would recommend and would come back.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience4
service5

must thing in la

vip
Dined on March 27, 2016

must thing in la

food3
ambience5
service5

Amazing view! Very nice environment, mod ...

Dined on March 26, 2016

Amazing view! Very nice environment, modern, simple and interactive. The one thing missing to make this place perfect is the food. Sushi is okay, but still a long way to go. The thing bothers me is the sushi rice, a perfect sushi is supposed to have chill, refreshing taste with a little vinegar behind it. But the rice in Takami is warm, mushy and no taste of vinegar at all.

food4
ambience3
service4
value3

Definitely Coming Back

Dined on March 25, 2016

Could not have asked for a better night. Our server, Sayanara, helped me through everything since it was my first time there with my date. Came here to treat my fiancé out for his birthday && he loved it! Definitely great vibes with great company all thanks to Takami. Definitely coming back with more people.

Tags: great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

View, Food and Service A+

Dined on March 20, 2016

I would go again. Can't beat the skyline view of downtown LA. Service was A+.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5

Great service, great food, and a great v ...

Dined on March 16, 2016

Great service, great food, and a great view. Make sure you get the Chilean sea bass robata, it's fantastic.

food4
ambience5
service5
value3

The food is great, well prepared and fre ...

Dined on March 11, 2016

The food is great, well prepared and fresh. Eating on the patio, 21 floors up is quite an experience. Worth it just for the view.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great Choice

Dined on March 6, 2016

In downtown LA, found this sushi place on Open Table. With a group of six one night and returned the next night with 5. Great options with their 3 kitchens. Tried all three. Eggplant appetizer excellent, alsothe tuna on crispy crackers. Favorite rolls, their 21(??), dynamite, and spicy tuna and salmon. Lobster just okay, nothing special. How could I forget, great cocktails!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, scenic view, hot spot
food4
ambience2
service4

Place is strange, sort of feel like you' ...

vip
Dined on March 5, 2016

Place is strange, sort of feel like you're in the 80's in a lounge. Dark and noisy space. Sushi was ok, nothing special. Service was prompt. Nothing really bad about this place but nothing very good either

food5
ambience5
service5

The view was fantastic and the vibe was ...

Dined on March 4, 2016

The view was fantastic and the vibe was very trendy. The food came out right on time and our waitress gave some great recommendations!

food5
ambience5
service5
value3

Fantastic downtown LA gem

Dined on March 2, 2016

This was our first time in LA and were pleasantly supprised by this Japanese Fusion restaurant. It was a birthday weekend and the waitress made it very special for us. The view was incredible and the food was sensational. Will definitely recommend to friends and family when in LA.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem
food2
ambience5
service3

Grade C sushi with a grade A+++ view

Dined on March 2, 2016

Grade C sushi with a grade A+++ view

food5
ambience5
service5
value3

Great scenic city view

Dined on March 2, 2016

I loved the food, the view, the service done right, just not the price. The manager came over and made sure everything was good the way a restaurant manager should. Our waiter had good recommendations, and the sushi itself was GREAT! We got 5-6 different kinds of rolls, sashimi, and special dishes and 2 mixed drinks. I bought a coupon to go to this spot, $60 for $100 worth of food thinking I probably wouldn't spend $100, but I ended up spending $120. Each dish/drink was priced to remind you that you're paying for the experience and the view.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view
food5
ambience3
service5

Nice views and the happy hour prices are ...

vip
Dined on March 2, 2016

Nice views and the happy hour prices are very reasonable

food5
ambience5
service4
value5

AC

Dined on February 29, 2016

Great food with a million dollar view. Service is usually very good and occasional amendments to a menu item may be permitted. If you don't have the crispy rice feel free to kick yourself.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot
food4
ambience4
service3
value2

Cool spot but bring don't come hungry

Dined on February 26, 2016

The place has a very cool vibe and view... However it's pricey and the portions aren't any bigger than any other sushi restaurant. Noise level is high, but music is good. We went on a Thursday, for dinner and it was pretty busy, but services was still pretty fast once we got our server's attention. Overall, cool place to have a drink and enjoy the view.

Tags: late-night find, scenic view, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Unique Dining Experience

Dined on February 26, 2016

This lovely facility ticks all the boxes my wife & I look for in fine dining. Best Lamb Chops ever. Beautiful to be at eye level with the top of the LA skyline in creatively constructed open air ambiance at sunset.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Awesome spot awesome food !

Dined on February 24, 2016

We had so much fun and the food was simply amazing !!!!

Tags: good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
food4
ambience3
service3

Order variety. Good for groups and party ...

vip
Dined on February 21, 2016

Order variety. Good for groups and party type ppl or events.

food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Wonderful food and service

Dined on February 20, 2016

I took my boyfriend here for his bday and was extremely happy with the whole experience! They had afforDable valet parking, easy reservation options, and the location is gorgeous! I mentioned in my reservation that it was for a bday and from the moment we entered, they made him feel very special. Our server, Casey, was funny and absolutely made for a great evening. He let us have our alone time, but never made us feel forgotten abut. He was prompt and knowledgable! The food was amazing! (Dragon roll is too die for!) Our beers were a little bit pricey, but the food was priced right for the quality and size. The VIEW! If you can request a spot along the outside edge! It is incredible and even at night we only needed a light jacket since the heaters were on! We will definitely be returning as soon as we can!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Fine dining

Dined on February 19, 2016

Our server was great. The food was OUTSTANDING. I am a huge fan of this restaurant. I look forward to our next visit.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem
food3
ambience5
service5
value3

Sushi With A Billion Dollar View

Dined on February 14, 2016

My fiancé and I went the evening before Valentine's Day, so it was very crowded and food was slow, but our server was great and the sushi was amazing. The bartenders we visited before we got our table were hysterical. Our table had an amazing view of downtown and the heaters above us kept us warm, since the tables with the best views are outside. The baked roll we ordered came out late and cold (holiday busy), so we sent it back, but the house sake was better than we hoped and the cold beers with the fresh fish made it all perfect. I recommend the salmon sushi, and any of the tuna sushi. It was super fresh and great quality.

Tags: good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food4
ambience5
service5
value3

Good

Dined on February 13, 2016

The radiant read a great place to bring my wife for valentine.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience5
service4
value5

dinner for two

Dined on February 13, 2016

It was the perfect sushi spot for valentimes day weekend. I had great sashimi & the mochi ice cream is out of this world. Defenately will be back soon.

Tags: great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5

Food was fresh and delish.

Dined on February 7, 2016

Food was fresh and delish.

food5
ambience5
service5

The staffs are always friendly and on po ...

vip
Dined on February 5, 2016

The staffs are always friendly and on point. Can't complain. Great view of DTLA and the food is amazing. I also enjoyed the happy hour they have. Amazing.

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