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Koi

  • RatingAvg. Dinner Entrée
    $$$$$Greater than $25
    $$$$$18.01 - $25
    $$$$12.01 - $18
    $$$7.01 - $12
    $Less than $7
  • Japanese, Sushi, Californian
  • 730 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles CA90069 34.084367 -118.376334
  • (Btwn Sherwood Dr & Melrose Pl)
  • (310) 659-9449
  • 0

User Ratings (Based on 5 reviews)

2.9815
Food 3.2 Value 2.6
Service 3.2 Atmosphere 2.9

Other Restaurant Info

Phone:
work
(310) 659-9449
voice
(310) 659-9434
Website:
www.koirestaurant.com/
Notes:
Happy Hour Daily: 6pm-7pm Major Credit Cards
Hours:
Mon-Wed: 6pm-11pm Thu: 6pm-11:30pm Fri-Sat: 6pm-12am Sun: 6pm-10pm
Serves:
Dinner
Features:
Accepts Credit Cards, Fireplace, Happy Hour, Online Reservations, Outdoor Seating, People Watching, Trendy

User Reviews

  • Koi

    Posted by Missy65 on 06/15/2015

    Great Specials

    Koi is a beautiful restaurant. It is pricey but a great tip would be to skip the soups, salads, and hand cut rolls at the back of the menu. Don'y waste your money on those items. Go directly to the specials and the hot menu where the best items are. Stay away from the hand cut rolls which are good but you can get those at any place, even a Whole Foods or Erewhon market. The tasty specials are field with flavor and keep you wanting more. I have gone to Koi so many times I can't even count and I have never been disappointed. The servers range from good to excellent. I have not had any bad servers but if you are concerned sit at the bar or give a 10% tip instead of he 20%.

  • Koi

    Posted by Gberry on 02/14/2011

    Poor value, ok taste

    We had a few entrees and a few of the sushi rolls. The $25 Tiger prawns were not prawns, but were indeed just jumbo shrimp and not especially tasty. The seared albacore tuna with crispy onions should have been called crispy onions with seared tuna slices. There definitely was more onions than tuna, which was a shame because it was tasty, but hardly filling. The five layer cake was also tasty, but was more like a version of four ho-ho's in a petite version in the shape of a square and left one wanting more! the good points were the grilled sea bass which was succulent and a decent portion,however, all of the entrees need to come with sides, not a la carte because they can not stand alone due to their small portions. The rolls were fresh and scrumptious, including the dragon roll and the bay scallops roll.

  • Koi

    Posted by Anonymous on 02/20/2010

    Ambience good sushi fair

    The atmosphere is very cool and posh but the sushi is fair. I wouldn't mind paying their prices for good sushi, but their portions are small and the quality of the sushi is mediocre (in fact my cut roll looked like it came from the grocery store...not what I expected). Have had better for that price and even less. Maybe good for impressing a date with a classy place, but if you're looking for good sushi try somewhere else.

  • Koi

    Posted by Anonymous on 07/08/2008

    Typical "See and Be Seen" yet yummy!

    I enjoyed myself at Koi, regardless of the pretentious vibehey, it's Hollywood...that's just how it goes. the food was deliciousi will say though that the 2nd time i went the water had a funky taste which was not worthy of a 5.0 rating...but everything else was. good drinks, beautiful place, etc...overall not a bad place for a night out.

  • Koi

    Posted by Anonymous on 11/26/2007

    Not recommended

    When I think of Koi - two words come to mind - "abysmal service". And "mediocre food". And "grotesquely overpriced". First, they kept us cooling our heels for more than half an hour past our reservation time without even a hint of an apology (and only seated us after four reminders that we were waiting). They also forgot half our order, but made up for it by bringing us a constant stream of dishes that were meant for other tables. When we pointed out to our waitress that we hadn't ordered what they brought us, the dishes were quickly moved from our table to another table - which made us wonder how much of our dinner had spent time at other people's tables. Our waitress had a less-than-charming habit of turning and walking away while we were still talking to her. The food was mediocre at best, and horribly overpriced. All that, and they gave us attitude to boot. Skip it - Los Angeles has thousands of better restaurants - and give Koi the spot in the Graveyard of Lousy Restaurants that it so richly deserves.

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