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Sushi Gen

Map & Directions 422 E. Second St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
  • Sushi
  • Mon-Fri 11:15am-2pm, Mon-Fri 5:30pm-10:30pm, Sat 5pm-10pm
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Wheelchair accessible, Business Dining, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Reservations Accepted
  • Parking Lot Available


LA Weekly's Description

The omakase menu at Sushi-Gen is a customer favorite, with over 20 pieces of fresh raw fish including toro, Spanish mackerel and albacore. There are no fried, done-up rolls here ... no baked crab hand roll or spicy tuna on crispy rice. Reservations are strongly recommended at this traditional sushi restaurant.

Member Reviews

  • J S P wrote a review for Sushi Gen
    on 05/27/09

    When it comes to sushi, I don't want trendy a la trendy. Give me good, fresh fish. Sushi-Gen is perfect for that. It's quality. I order the Sashimi Deluxe platter and it has absolutely everything I could possibly want - the sides of tempura, it had tuna, eel, albacore, squid, salmon - it was like a bottomless pit of sushi, so much so that I couldn't finish. The price is def.... More >>

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Tips from foursquare

  • Showtime Network on 06/02/11

    Sushi spot in Little Tokyo. Decent sushi always crowded. -Francine, The Real L Word

  • Fernando D. on 06/15/11

    Put your name on the list, and go have a drink at Bar C while you wait. Let the host know, and they'll come over and let you know when your table is ready.

  • Eater on 11/06/13

    An iconic L.A. sushi restaurant, this small spot in Little Tokyo is constantly filled to the brim, with a unbelievable lunch sashimi special packing the crowds in.

  • Josh W. on 10/14/13

    Sashimi lunch special. $15

  • Stephanie T. on 09/11/10

    There's a fat wait for this place... Get here early!

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