Welcome to the mothership. The first restaurant of Nobu Matsuhisa, whose first name has since become an empire. Matsuhisa influenced hundreds of restaurants around the world: whenever you see sashimi with jalapeño on a menu, that’s him. Same goes for truffles and crushed garlic. To understand this sushi genesis, sit at the bar and order omakase. It is unlikely that you’ll meet Mr. Matsuhisa, but you may be rubbing elbows with Robert de Niro…


Where? 129 N La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

When? Monday-Friday 11:45AM-2:15PM and 5:45-10:15PM, Saturday-Sunday 5:45-10:15PM

What? matsuhisabeverlyhills.com

How? (310) 659-9639 or OpenTable


Style: Japanese

Price: Omakase $100

Neighborhood: Beverly Hills

Best for: Dinner