Trying to pick an affordable sushi spot on Ventura Blvd. is an overwhelming task, but if you’re close to Kaiju in Sherman Oaks, go there. The dark interior is calm, quiet, and feels miles away from Ventura’s never-ending traffic outside, and come lunchtime, roll combos will get you five pieces of sushi, a roll of your choice, and miso soup all for $16. If you decide to stick just to sushi, we recommend going all-in on the amberjack and toro.
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Petit Trois Sherman Oaks
For their second location in Sherman Oaks, Petit Trois has gotten bigger in every way, with a large dining room, an expanded menu, and breakfast.
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