Fodor's Expert Review Hayato

$$$$ Downtown Los Angeles Japanese Fodor's Choice
There's a very good reason that Michelin decided to award this elegant, peaceful restaurant one star, and it starts with chef Brandon Hayato Go's attention to detail in cooking across all Japanese techniques. Dubbed washoku, the chef's dishes mix simmering, frying, steaming, grilling, and sashimi styles into works of edible art that will leave your tongue, nose, and brain tingling from start to finish. For lunch goers, there are ornate bento boxes filled with unique cuts of fish, fried rice, curated mushrooms, and so much more.
Japanese New Trendy Quiet Lunch Dinner $$$$ Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

1320 E. 7th St.
Los Angeles, California  90021, USA

213-395–0607

www.hayatorestaurant.com

Known For:
  • Excellent and inventive Japanese cuisine
  • High-quality bento boxes for weekend lunches
  • Serene atmosphere
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No lunch weekdays

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