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4.9 (62) $$$$ $$$$ Japanese, Seafood


Summary: A 14-course Japanese culinary journey.

With just seven seats and one seating per night, Hayato is the epitome of exclusivity in dining. This intimate venue in Los Angeles presents a 14-course menu that showcases the finesse of traditional Japanese cuisine. Each dish is a testament to the artistry and flavor mastery that define the establishment. Ingredients sourced from California are given new life through Japanese culinary techniques, creating a harmonious blend of local produce and authentic flavors. Diners can expect to indulge in an array of dishes, from kakiage with sea scallops and corn to miso-glazed black cod, each served on vintage Japanese tableware. This is not just a meal; it's a celebration of Japanese food culture, meticulously prepared and presented in a setting that offers a personal and immersive experience.


2 Stars
La Liste
Score 87.0 / 100 2023
Ranked # 689 in the World 2023
James Beard
Best Chef California - Nominee 2023
Best Chefs - Semifinalist 2020
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1320 E 7th St #126, Los Angeles, CA 90021

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