my buddy charles took us to manpuku tokyo bbq when we were in town. he said this place could blow my mind. indeed, he was right. def of the best meals i had in LA and one of the best meals ive had in 2013.
manpuku is a japanese bbq place located in sawtelle. there are a lot japanese restaurants near sawtelle.
kobe otoro sashi – kobe beef short rib sashimi
ishiyaki garlic rice
this was def one of my favorite meals in 2013! the food was absolutely mind blowing. def the best japanese yakiniku/korean bbq ive ever in my life. ingredients were def top notch. every single piece of meat was super tender and well flavored. not to mention everything felt very authentic, jus like i was back in tokyo. it was ‘life changing’ experience that i can never go eat korean/japanese bbq ever again in boston.
service was good for a regular restaurant but not super good for a japanese restaurant. very reasonably priced. we had at least 4 pitchers of beer and everything only came to about $55 per person including tips. reservation is recommended since they are always always business.
Manpuku Tokyo BBQ
2125 Sawtelle Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025