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Katsuya

11777 San Vicente Blvd, Ste 120, Los Angeles, CA 90049
+1 310-207-8744
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Ranked #223 of 8,558 restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $100
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Montana
Description: Featuring the dynamic pairing of Master Sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi and design impresario Philippe Starck, Katsuya by Starck is truly a feast for the senses. With specialty cocktails, unique rolls and spectacular sushi and sashimi platters, Chef Uechi skillfully translates Japanese flavors to the American palate. Signature dishes include Crispy Rice with Spicy Tuna, Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeno and Miso-Marinated Black Cod. With superb talent and exacting precision, Katsuya by Starck is changing the face of Japanese cuisine. Upon its debut, Katsuya Brentwood was named one of Travel + Leisure's "Best New Restaurants," and it continues to garner acclaim as one of OpenTable's "50 Hottest Restaurants in the U.S." and the Los Angeles Times Readers' Choice "Best Sushi Restaurant" in Southern California.
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

the food is good; sushi and sashimi is fresh; the best is the black cod and spicy salmon on crispy rice. Wait staff very nice. It's best to go when they are not too busy because then service is not as good; but the times we've gone it's been very good service. Prices are high but its worth it though... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Love to come here when I visit family in LA. The food is amazing, and the atmosphere is great!! Sometimes you may see some celebrities.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Great sushi. Went to the one by the Staples center. Had a great time with great service. Pricey, but you get what you paid for.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This place is amazing. We went there more than a year ago and I still crave it. We're headed back to Cali in August and I hope we'll get the chance to eat here again!!!

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coconut grove
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Although the restaurant is noisy and trendy the food is outstanding. The service could not have been better. We were there with people who knew how to order and that was certainly helpful. Dishes are like nothing we have ever eaten at any Japanese restaurant. They are interesting fusion concept that really works. Every dish is a masterpiece and both... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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210 reviews 210 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Located in Brentwood, nice neighbourhood. Very stylish, trendy and modern decor. There are 2 dining rooms, one large (very nice decor but a bit noisy) and a smaller, also noisy but a bit less. Very friendly staff! Good chic crowd. Excellent Starters, in particular the chicken salad and the brussel sprouts were outstanding! Another excellent dish is the crispy rice... More

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We had a great diner at Katsuya. The bartender knows his job and the cocktails are great. Food wise you should try their Brussels sprouts dish, the sashimi and sushi are awesome. Service was impeccable even with the place completely packed.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

These was one of the best lunches I had in LA! Dinning at Katsuya was amazing, the food was right on spot, everything was perfect. Sushi rolls were fantastic, and appetizers were just as good. My wife and I enjoyed there very much. I defiantly can say that it is the number one sushi spot in LA. A bit pricey... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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164 reviews 164 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Had a fun dinner with our family of 9 at this popular place. Even with a reservation, it took quite a bit longer to be seated. Good people watching during the wait. Our LA family has spotted numerous stars while dining here. We ordered about a dozen items for our table and everything was fresh and delicious. Loved the Crispy... More

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I go to Katsuya about once a month. Fabulous food. Friendly Staff. Some of the time it has been awful loud others not. It depends. I love it though.

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