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Seafood in Los Angeles: 3 new spots to try

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If you've got seafood on the brain, you're in luck: we've found the freshest Los Angeles eateries to quell your cravings. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for some seafood.

Ono Hawaiian BBQ

6171 Sepulveda Blvd., Suite A-4, Van Nuys

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Ono Hawaiian BBQ is a Hawaiian spot, offering barbecue and seafood.

This new business specializes in Hawaiian-inspired dishes with fresh ingredients and marinades prepared from scratch. On the menu, look for the Plate Lunch, with a choice of protein, rice, macaroni salad and vegetables. Choose from chicken katsu, Kalua pork with sausage, island white fish and more. The menu also features sides like crab rangoon, barbecue beef musubi and crispy shrimp.

Ono Hawaiian BBQ currently holds 4.5 stars out of seven reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.

Yelper Jordan K., who reviewed Ono Hawaiian BBQ on May 10, wrote, "Great fresh Hawaiian barbecue and a very reasonable price! [I] highly recommend the Barbecue Mix plate."

And Richard D. noted, "It is very clean and has sufficient seating to eat in or wait for your to-go order to be completed. Upon entry, you'll catch pleasant island music over the speakers and neat Hawaiian decor. The menu consists of various mix-plate options such as chicken, beef, fish, musubi and other favorites. Additionally, you'll be able to sip fresh coconut water right from its shell."

Ono Hawaiian BBQ is open from 11 a.m.–9 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and 11 a.m.–9:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Pacifico Charbroiled Fish

10638 Sepulveda Blvd., Mission Hills

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Pacifico Charbroiled Fish is a food truck, offering seafood, comfort food and more.

Pacifico Charbroiled Fish offers a variety of charbroiled seafood dishes. On the menu, look for the charbroiled salmon burrito, the charbroiled shrimp taco or Cajun salmon with French fries and salsa. 

Pacifico Charbroiled Fish's current Yelp rating of five stars out of two reviews indicates positive attention from users.

Yelper Kristina M., who reviewed Pacifico Charbroiled Fish on April 19, wrote, "It was amazing. The rice goes perfectly with the salmon. Love the seasoning on the fries. And the tacos are [the] perfect size."

Yvette T. noted, "Fresh and delicious. They're super fast and they have great customer service. The flautas are delish."

Pacifico Charbroiled Fish is open from 11 a.m.–7 p.m. daily.


201 N. Western Ave., Koreatown

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Portionz is a Korean spot, offering seafood and more.

Portionz serves up authentic Korean dishes like its spicy cuttlefish bowl, its spicy clam and tofu soup and its live abalone sashimi over rice. According to the business' Facebook page, the restaurant offers "affordable, authentic, flavourful Korean dishes with a twist."

Yelp users are excited about Portionz, which currently holds 4.5 stars out of five reviews on the site.

Yelper Chung M., who was one of the first users to visit Portionz on April 1, wrote, "Reasonable price and great menu. This place has the best raw marinated crab and udon."

Christopher Y. noted, "The food here is yummy. With the rice bowls, I found a meal-size portion that is neither too filling nor small, but the taste and quality are noticeably on point."

Portionz is open from 11 a.m.–10 p.m. daily.

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