The Low Down
Look Good: There's no sign identifying the restaurant or its hours, save for a piece of 8-by-10 typing paper taped to the gate.
Where to Sit: Small groups in search of an away-from-the-rumpus space to eat and chat should request a table in the semiprivate loft.
Parking: No valet service is available. Look for street spaces along Abbot Kinney or around the block on Electric Avenue; there's also a small public lot off Palms.
Rants, Raves & Reviews
by at Gayot
This stylish sushi bar fits nicely into the fabric of Venice's trendy Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Without any prominent signage, the building appears at first glance to be a residential townhouse, and the continuation of a loft motif creates aâ¦
Worst Sushi, worst owner, worst treatment
By jamesies at Citysearch
WORST FOOD AND EXPERIENCE IN A RESTAURANT I'VE EVER HAD! I order a hundred dollars worth of food and drink and mid roll I bite into either a rock o... Read More
Shima is a treasure
By Simone W at Citysearch
Shima is a treasure. The beautiful aesthetic, attention to detail and care for high quality ingredients is superb and unmatched by any restaurant I... Read More
RUDEST CHEF EVER!
By Matto at Citysearch
Usually takes forever to be served. The waitresses try to be nice, but the head sushi chef is so unprofessional and rude. I have since heard about ... Read More
By car at Gayot
The portions are very small. Don't come here if you're hungry unless you're willing to spend $100 per person. They served delicious homemade tofu l... Read More
Minimum order and rude service
By blondiebrown at Citysearch
My friends and I were wandering Abbot Kinney on Friday night and spotted Shima. We were looking for a nice, quiet place to have a drink and chat -... Read More