About Wokcano - Downtown LA

800 7th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Welcome to Wokcano! Located on the corner of 7th & Flower in the Financial District, we boast a full bar and lounge, expansive dining room, as well as private party facilities to accommodate any need. Not only that, we are open 365 days a year from 11am to 2am! So, whether you are looking for a quick business lunch, romantic date, or a late night snack, we are here for you. Our exquisite selection of sushi & vast array of delicious Chinese food paired with our warm lighting, hip music and wood-accented decor, you are sure to find everything you are looking for at Wokcano.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Pan-Asian, Sushi, Asian

Hours of Operation:
Open Daily from 11:00am - 2:00am

Cross Street:
Flower Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(213) 623-2288

Website:
http://www.wokcanorestaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Come join us for Happy Hour daily from 3pm-7pm and Late Night Happy Hour from 10pm-2am!!! We boast a full bar with lounge and a wide flat screen tv to enjoy some entertainment while snacking & drinking our great happy hour deals.

Catering:
Catering menu available. Please email events@wokcanorestaurant.com for a copy to be emailed to you or call the restaurant directly to place your order. Large orders must be placed at least 48 hours in advance.

Parking Details:
Valet parking is available from 7:00pm to midnight.

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Private dining room in the back available - holds up to 50 seated & 70 standing. For parties of 30 or more, please email events@wokcanorestaurant.com with your name, contact #, date/time of reservation, # of guests, & location (i.e. Downtown) for details.

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Promotions

$25 Gift Giveaway for Mothers Day Weekend

Fridays - Sundays from 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Details
$25 Gift Giveaway for Mothers - During May 6-8, Moms get a $25 Gift Value Card with a minimum dine-in table purchase of $20 at Wokcano. While supplies last, see store for details. Excludes Tax and Tip. Special valid May 6, 2016 - May 8, 2016 on Fridays - Sundays from 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM.
Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Details
$25 Gift Giveaway for Mothers - During May 6-8, Moms get a $25 Gift value Card when dining at Wokcano. While supplies last, see store for details.

Private Dining

Wokcano Restaurant provides full-service catering for corporate entertaining, galas/fund-raisers, social events, weddings, receptions, business luncheons, & more! Choose from one of our preset menus or customize your own. Our event team will coordinate these details for you!

Wokcano - Downtown LA Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4

ambience

4

noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

good for groups (17)
great for lunch (17)
hot spot (14)
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special occasion (10)
fit for foodies (10)
late-night find (10)
vibrant bar scene (9)
romantic (7)
neighborhood gem (6)
great for brunch (3)
kid-friendly (2)
great for outdoor dining (1)
scenic view (1)
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great Food Great Service

Dined on April 17, 2016

It was my birthday and my guest enjoyed every moment of our experience at Wokono. The food is delicious and always served hot and fresh. Our server was wonderful and the ambiance is fantastic

Tags: good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
food1
ambience2
service5
value1

Eh :-/

vip
Dined on April 15, 2016

The fried rice was way way salty ... The pot stickers had no taste ... Just bland and boring ... The fish collar was way too fishy and dripping oil ... It was such a waste of time and calories !!!!

Tags: late-night find, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Love this place!

Dined on April 10, 2016

I always love my experiences here! The food is delicious and very affordable. Perfect for date night and a few cocktails!

Tags: late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience3
service2
value3

Lo mein

Dined on April 6, 2016

Shrimp Shanghi lo mein was excellent for only anadditional $4 includes miso soup and salad. Entire entree total cost is around $18

Tags: great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Delicious and affordable!

Dined on March 19, 2016

This place is a gem! Great tasting food, amazing prices, wonderful atmosphere. The portions are huge and you get quality food. The waitress was also every pleasant. I loved this place and would come visit again no doubt.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
food3
ambience2
service3
value3

Good food but noise level a bit high

Dined on March 10, 2016

Good food, but a bit noisy for business lunch . Recommend for casual lunch and friends gathering that don't require quiet ambience.

food4
ambience4
service4
value4

ample portions and variety

Dined on March 4, 2016

Very nice range of different types of dishes, and generous servings. This is a more versatile choice than some other sushi restaurants.

Tags: neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great lunch hangout

Dined on February 26, 2016

My co-workers and I love coming here for lunch. The food is excellent and the service is great. Make sure you have a reservation if you plan on dining during regular lunch hours because this place is PACKED!!

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food2
ambience3
service3
value2

Don't order the orange chicken

Dined on February 23, 2016

I had the orange chicken, it was terrible. Very dry and chewy. The price was high for this low quality meal.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great service!

Dined on February 17, 2016

Went there for a "within-an-hour" lunch (as stated on the reservation, and we had an awesome waitress who seemed to read my mind for everything - got the fork (I don't use chopsticks); gave us hot sauce - my colleagues wanted them - all without us asking . . got me a better tea when the first one was too strong for my taste . . got our order very quickly - food was awesome - she checked on us in a very timely manner (not too much and not too little - just right) . . . a perfect lunch . . . .

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
food4
ambience4
service5
value5

Pretty good experience

Dined on February 15, 2016

Went here for Valentines Day Dinner. Was not upset by anything. Food was tasty, although I would have preferred it to be more spicy.

Tags: special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5

Definitely book a reservation for lunch ...

Dined on February 12, 2016

Definitely book a reservation for lunch on a weekday. It was packed, but we were seated immediately and the food and service were great. As always, Wokcano is reliable if a tad overpriced. But enjoyable nonetheless.

food5
ambience3
service2
value2

We waited for more than 45 mins for our ...

Dined on February 11, 2016

We waited for more than 45 mins for our food and that's letting our waitress know that we've been waiting a long time. The manager came over, explained what happened and apologized for making us wait. Not only did the manager give us a complimentary grilled salmon dish, our entire lunch was on the house. Thank you, Wokcano! Food was most excellent!

Tags: good for groups, great for lunch
food3
ambience3
service2
value3

This makes me sad

Dined on February 11, 2016

I was really excited to try Wokano after hearing a lot of good things from friends and co-workers. The service here was friendly, but super slow. we waited for almost an hour for our food to be served. When it was time to get the check, we basically had to run someone down to get their attention. The food here is just your normal American style Asian cuisine, nothing special. My friend had actually ordered her Pad Thai to be extra spicy, but it had no spice to it at all. Overall, we were disappointed.

food3
ambience3
service1
value3

Good Food, Bad Service

Dined on February 7, 2016

We made a reservation and were seated immediately upon our arrival. However, we waited 10-15 minutes for someone to greet us. Finally, a girl came and took our drink order and returned with our drinks. We went on to order with her, which is when the service started going downhilll. My mother is Korean and speaks poor English, but was trying to order as best as she could. She also tried making conversation with the waitress by asking questions about the history of the restaurant. Our waitress very rudely snapped at her saying, "I don't even know what you're saying" with a very rude tone. I could not believe this. I then ordered for my mother to get the waitress away from us. When our food arrived, we asked the food runner for a couple of soy dishes. About 10 minutes passed by and he did not return, so we figured he may have gotten busy and forgotten. Our waitress came by so we asked her to bring them. Right after she left, the food runner returned with the dishes (whoops!). The waitress returned to our table and very rudely looked at us and said "Oh so you asked someone else too? Great" and threw the soy dishes on the table and walked away. She ignored us until we were finished with our food. She then returned and very sweetly handed us the bill. I have been a waitress for six years and have never found this type of attitude acceptable when dealing with guests. I understand it may have been busy, which is fine! We don't need constant attention...just please don't be disrespectful and hold a bad attitude with us until it's time for us to pay and tip you. The food was wonderful, the restaurant was beautiful, but our service was horrible.

Tags: hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

in love

Dined on January 30, 2016

This place is amazing !! My husband and I fell in love with this place . Service was awesome . Good drinks. We will definitely go back !

Tags: good for groups, romantic, hot spot
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Wokcano LA

Dined on January 30, 2016

I have always loved this restaurant and try to eat there when I am in LA. This trip I took a colleague there for dinner. We were seated promptly and the service and food were great. We were very hungry and ordered the dinners that came with soup and salad. The soup and salad came to the table at the same time which was ok but we had a small table and had to juggle plates. The main dishes came way too fast! We were not even halfway through the first course so there were even more plates and the dinners sat on the table while tried to finish the first course. The waiter asked if we wanted to send the mains back to the kitchen to keep them warm but by that time we were hurrying and I didn't want them to dry out under heat lamps. All and all I love the restaurant and will definitely go back but will order appetizers first and then order the main courses.

Tags: hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

1st time there

Dined on January 22, 2016

It was a great restaurant to go too. The food was great and the service was excellent

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5

excellent lunch menu and close by the office.

vip
Dined on September 22, 2015

Great food, great drinks and a comfortable environment.

Tags: great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5

Always consistent food and service. On ...

Dined on September 18, 2015

Always consistent food and service. One of my favorite places in DTLA.

food4
ambience4
service1

Amazing food but poor service.

Dined on September 18, 2015

I came here with a group of 4 gals for a going away dinner. Everything we ordered was beyond tasty and came out super fast. My only tiff was the service... It was awful! Our server was either having a bad day, or just a rude person in general. She was very aggressive and seemed annoyed to be even helping us. Aside from the service, the ambience was perfect, food was tasty and location is prime.

Tags: good for groups, great for lunch
food4
ambience4
service4

location is good for downtown office dwe ...

Dined on September 16, 2015

location is good for downtown office dwellers, food and service were great , price was reasonable, I would recommend.

Tags: good for groups, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5

Wokcano always delivers on food and serv ...

Dined on September 12, 2015

Wokcano always delivers on food and service

food5
ambience4
service5

Great food at reasonable prices

Dined on September 12, 2015

Happening place with great food. Very large portions! The Monkey Brain was must as was the tuna on crispy rice cakes! Both sushi and Chinese cuisine were excellent. They also have an excellent saki flight.

Tags: fit for foodies, hot spot
food2
ambience3
service5

Awesome service but below average food.. ...

vip
Dined on September 12, 2015

Awesome service but below average food...

food4
ambience4
service5

The service was fantastic from the hoste ...

Dined on September 2, 2015

The service was fantastic from the hostess, to the gentleman filling our water glasses to our waiter. They were on top of it without being ontop of us.

Tags: good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
food2
ambience2
service2

Thought by the price rating this would be upscale

vip
Dined on August 31, 2015

This restaurant was ranked as pricey on Open Table so I expected an upscale restaurant. I was visiting from NYC and that's usually a fair indicator of the experience to expect. Instead the football (Raiders) game was on in front of me and in back of me in the restaurant. This is a place where diners "do a California Roll" instead of ordering a California Roll. By this I mean this is suburban mall sushi. In nearly each order there was a creamy sauce rolled inside, or cream cheese. This isn't authentic. And, this from the Pacific Coast? I knew enough to ask if "crab" meant "imitation crab meat" and thankfully the waiter was honest with me. The lobster and crab roll had real lobster and real crab. After being attentive for the ordering period the waiter disappeared for the remainder of the service. The busboy found the waiter to refill the water in my glass and to bring the check. It's a bar with a sushi service, not a restaurant that serves drinks. There are better, I'd hope, in Downtown LA. Perhaps a trip over to Little Tokyo is the way to go.

Tags: good for groups, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5

I loved the food and drinks service was great.

Dined on August 29, 2015

The food was great the service was great drinks were the bomb. The only problem was the air conditioner was not working well.

Tags: good for groups
food3
ambience1
service3

Food was ok crab roll was imitation-and ...

vip
Dined on August 24, 2015

Food was ok crab roll was imitation-and not the real crab. Sake was good , rainbow rolls had one type of fish wrapped with avocado instead of other fishes. Crab roll was much better than Other places. The place looks old and needs an update.service was good although one of the sous chef could not understand English , Japanese only .which is a good thing for sushi place. I guess I have to learn Japanese :)

food5
ambience5
service5

Wowed at Wokcano

vip
Dined on August 10, 2015

The food is always great the service is good you can enjoy yourself at this place and you won't be disappointed.

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

Good company. Awesome foods. Excellent s ...

Dined on August 5, 2015

Good company. Awesome foods. Excellent server, Amy!!!

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food4
ambience3
service4

Went for dinner with a co-worker to disc ...

vip
Dined on August 4, 2015

Went for dinner with a co-worker to discuss some work items over dinner. The food and service were great. It was quite loud though, hard to have a good conversation.

food5
ambience3
service2

Attentive

Dined on August 2, 2015

Overall I had a pleasant experience. Next time make sure that the servers are paying attention to the needs of their customers and making sure they have what they need and what they asked for that does not require coming from the kitchen ie: sugar, ice, refill.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, great for lunch
food5
ambience4
service4

great food

Dined on August 1, 2015

We enjoyed our meal at Wokcano. The host was able to accommodate us with a quiet table as the place was very busy and noisy. The food was great! Some of the best we had in LA.

Tags: good for groups, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5

Great place to go

Dined on July 15, 2015

The food and service are great. The noise level is very low. Comfortable place to talk and eat

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
service1

The Waitress Halee was the WORST ever We ...

vip
Dined on July 10, 2015

The Waitress Halee was the WORST ever We had 6 people at talbel 301 around noon. She took our order. Never returned, our food was distributed by someone else, who had no idea who ordered what. No one checked to see if things tasted right or anything. Luckily the Chefs are pretting consitant with the dishes. Halee returned to collect the bill, and when someone asked her to break a $100 bill she said " I dont do that, you have to get up and go to the front desk to do that" WHATTTT!? I have never in my life had to do that. I normally Love this restaurant, but this experience was very dissappointing !

food5
ambience5
service4

Great Ambience

Dined on July 10, 2015

I brought a group of coworkers to celebrate one of them leaving and her birthday. The food was great and service was fast overall. The only problem was an issue with their credit card machine that kept declining our company credit card! After trying 3 different credit cards, the staff at Wokcano finally realized it was their machine and figured out another way to charge our card.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food3
ambience3
service1

Poor Service

Dined on July 3, 2015

Our waiter was non existent and would disappear for lengths of time without checking up on us. And when he was there he was quick to leave.

Tags: fit for foodies
food4
ambience4
service4

Huge portions

vip
Dined on June 27, 2015

food was tasty, vegetables were fresh, but each entree could easily serve 2-4 people as a main course. Fried rice wigh salmon had generous amounts of salmon and it was perfectly cooked.

Tags: great for lunch
food1
ambience4
service3

Thumbs down

Dined on June 22, 2015

The quality of the food has went down since the owners are no longer in store. I was hoping that wouldn't happen but it did. I notice the prices went up and the quality went down. I'm sure Karen and her husband would hate to hear this but is what it is👎😕

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