We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


1635 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
+1 310-314-2229
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (20 reviews)
“yellowtail” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Japanese, Sushi
$$ - $$$
1635 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
Write a Review
Reviews (66)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 60 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located on the hip and must visit Abbot Kinney Blvd in Venice - named after the architect of the canals in Venice Beach - is this chic but very relaxed and welcoming bar/fine sushi. Great food, friendly staff and a full bar with a wide...More

Thank OzzieMick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great decor. The sushi tacos and crispy rice were AMAZING. By the time main sushi came, we were stuffed. The portions are really big and beautiful. Great service.

Thank Travelpack2000
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Think huge bar area packed with young, fun people eating really creative sushi! Great energy, well curated bourbon and scotch selection (yes, it is a Japanese restaurant but the bar selection is more akin to classic steakhouse) along with unique beers and sake selections. Service...More

Thank DineOutOften10
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We went for brunch intrigued by the Japanese inspired menu which was rather disappointing. Even though they offer an actual separate BRUNCH MENU they don't seem to be prepared to serve it. The food was mediocre at best, served on small side dish size plates,...More

Thank DareToLive
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We had a great time in this restaurant, they found an awesome table for us 3, the service was quick and food tasty. They charge too much for that amount of food that you get, although it's kind of expected on Kinney Boulevard. I had...More

Thank Ilya B
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Friendly staff, great food, relaxed atmosphere! We went for a late lunch and the staff was helpful and attentive. The food was fresh and tasty with a visually pleasing presentation.

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I loved the exotic flavour! Usually the Japanese restaurants are predictable... This one was full of pleasant surprises!!!!! PERFECT, but expensive...

Thank Marcelassampaio
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Really glad we found this place, great food, great staff. A little noisy with so many people. Waiter Nicolas was fantastic, very attentive

Thank Ranbud
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Incredibly fresh and delicious food! Am visiting LA for just over 2 days and the food and service was so great after discovering this place, that we came back the next day. With all the amazing restaurants in LA, that says something. Staff so helpful...More

Thank dodidodi123
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Great food, great service and really nice space. It's a little pricey, other than that, we couldn't fault it...

Thank Julian B
Venice has always danced to its own beat as the
epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along
the boardwalk there are street performers and local
craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings,
souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of
visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting
enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders
do their tricks around the skate park. All of it
Nearby Restaurants
314 reviews
.05 km away
Salt & Straw
98 reviews
.30 km away
850 reviews
.20 km away
The Butcher's Daughter
127 reviews
.61 km away
Nearby Attractions
Marina Beach
283 reviews
.97 km away
Venice Canals Walkway
1,364 reviews
.72 km away
Le Cellier Restaurant Wine Bar
11 reviews
.89 km away
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
210 reviews
.58 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Wabi-Sabi staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1635 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-314-2229
  • E-mail
Wabi Sabi gets the Freshest fish and honors the ingredients while adding complimentary flavors like white soy, shiso and fresh seasonal fruit. Chef Rain says ,"Fruit is to sushi as butter is to French cuisine. Amazing". Wabi Brunch is unique and Delicious. Customers Love the designed interior by architect Sam Marshall which makes Wabi Sabi a stand out on the Abbot Kinney strip.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing