Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Dining

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Dining

"Do-it-yourself Japanese barbecue gets a hip makeover at this jaunty Japanese import."

14455 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA
(818) 501-5400 serving: South Valley
open:Mon-Thu 5pm-10:30pm; Fri-Sat 5pm-11:30pm; Sun 5pm-9:30pm

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Japanese, Business Dining, Date Spot, Group Dining, $$, Mastercard Accepted, Visa Accepted, American Express Accepted, Family Style Dining, Prix Fixe Menu,

The Low Down


Know Before You Go: The menu is predominantly a la carte, although there are two complete dinners offered for couples.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Do-it-yourself Japanese barbecue gets a hip makeover at this jaunty Japanese import.
by Contributor at Citysearch

The Scene
Traditional (tatami booths) meets modern (exposed overhead piping) in this narrow dining room that buzzes with excitement, perhaps from the anticipation of playing with an open grill. Gregarious servers hustle to a…
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By Eric Z at Insider Pages

The food was OK, I wasn't thrilled or anything. It was fun to sit around with friends and cook my own food, I just wish they had a better and more ... Read More

By Lillianbekerman at Citysearch

I love the food at this place. My favorite is the garlic rice and the juicy kobe beef. The reason I gave only 4 stars is because this place needs t... Read More

By Collin M at Insider Pages

I've gone to two Gyu-kaku's. The one in Sherman Oaks and the one in Topanga Mall. This it the better of the two by far. The quality is better, the ... Read More

Best happy hour!
By Judith S. at Judy's Book

Happy hour here is the best!!! They also have laker nights, where you get 50% off on the beef! Score! It's basically like korean bbq, where you coo... Read More

Can't Beat 50% off Happy Hour!!!
By feedthebaby at Citysearch

I always wanted to try this place but it was always soo packed! And now I know why. It wasn't until I discovered that beer (the good kind . .Kirin ... Read More