2004 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
(310) 481-1418 serving: West Los Angeles, West LA
open:Sat: 5:30am-11:30pm, Sun: 5:30pm-11:30pm, Tue-Fri: 5:30pm-10:30pm, 11:30am-2:30pm

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


Restaurants, $$, American Express Accepted, Discover Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Visa Accepted,

The Low Down


What to Drink: Try the "Special Microbrew" Japanese beer, or choose from Robata-Ya's impressive soju and sake collection, which includes innovative selections like Crazy Milk, Drunken Whale, and Star Rabbit raspberry sparkling sakes.

Parking: The lot behind the restaurant fills up pretty quickly, so your best bet on busy weekends is to valet. Street parking works best on Sundays.

When to Go: It might only be open for dinner now, but Robata-Ya will soon be catering to the lunch crowd as well. The traditional robata bar is open until the wee hours of the night for late-night stragglers.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

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