A prolific DTLA Japanese izakaya(tapas) and sushi bar nestled in the heart of Little Tokyo, Aburiya Toranoko is known for their eclectic mix of fresh seasonal ingredients along with market fresh seafood and meats creatively prepared by executive chef Hisa Kawabe(Nobu Malibu, Nobu NY, Nobu Miami). See how chef Hisa adapts traditional Japanese fare with creativity by calling on his past culinary experiences to give the guest the ultimate dining experience in Japanese cuisine. To complete the meal, there is a full bar featuring specialty cocktails along with an extensive sake and esoteric wine/beer list.
Come in to try what the NY Post stated as the #1 dish you must try while in LA, Toranoko's own homemade Uni Goma Tofu or more adventurous and trusting diners can opt for chef Hisa's omakase menu. Check out all the artwork behind the sushi bar, mural brick wall, and on the bar top to add even more flavor to your dining experience.
Dining Style: Casual Dining
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Tapas / Small Plates
Cross Street: 2nd or 3rd Street
Price: $31 to $50
Phone: (213) 621-9500
Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 2:00am, Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Executive Chef: Hisaharu Kawabe
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
Public Transit: Metro Link, Gold Line, Union Station
Parking: Public Lot
Parking Details: Parking available on street and in public parking lot at the corner of San Pedro and 2nd St.
Catering: We cater large food events, company parties, private parties, community events, etc. We can provide anything from bento boxes to custom designed meals from our extensive menu by Chef Hisa.
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