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Katsu Seafood & Steak House

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1020 W San Marcos Blvd Ste 150, San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 744-7156
Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 5
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  • 3
    Very good
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A MAJOR CHANGE IN QUALITY AND PRESENTATION

We are hosting our daughter and her three teen-aged daughters from snowy New Hampshire and wanted to make this a memorable dinner experience. As we have taken other guests here on multiple occasions over the past five years, we looked forward to and anticipated a fun experience and decent food... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
sweetbabyjane
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sunny San Diego
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sunny San Diego
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We are hosting our daughter and her three teen-aged daughters from snowy New Hampshire and wanted to make this a memorable dinner experience. As we have taken other guests here on multiple occasions over the past five years, we looked forward to and anticipated a fun experience and decent food. We were all disappointed. Strike one: our chef spoke almost... More 

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San Marcos, California
Top Contributor
261 reviews 261 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Went with friends who said it was best sushi place in town. Well the sushi was ok. Nothing special average actually. But the service was atrocious. I don't know if they sent our waiter home or what but we ended up asking servers in other areas for drink refills, our check etc.... Great company but not a very good dining... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We have been going to Katsu for over 20 years. The sushi manager/chef Mikki has always been there. He loves his job and will make it all, on menu and off! In fact all the sushi chefs have been there almost as long (I like that). The food here is amazing and always fresh. As I said 20 years and... More 

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San Diego, California
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Our teenagers like going here because it's an experience and they love Asian food. There are teppan tables (chef cooks in front of you) or you can sit at the sushi bar. The food is consistently good, although service can be slow. Prices are reasonable for the most part, considering the expertise it takes to cook at the table. This... More 

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Solana Beach, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013 via mobile

We took our daughter out for her birthday and a friend recommended Katsu to us. We say at the Sushi bar and were taken care of by Kat the chef. He made the most wonderful sushi and rolls, oyster shots and even had his master chef sensei make Origami animals for us! Our favorite Sushi place now!

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Fallbrook, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012 via mobile

The sushi bar is great! And the fish is freshly sliced - we know because we always try & sit directly at bar so we can watch everything. A lot of the time we just tell Mickey to surprise us and he does with great new items or combinations. There is a strong stable of regulars - sushi afficianados who... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Yummy food! Enjoy going there with friends. Service seems best at the sushi bar vs. tables in restaurant. Probably because Micky, Sam & Kit are so awesome. Also, if you don't know what you want, just tell the guys what fish you like & they'll come up with some delicious sushi for you!

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San Diego, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

What happened to this place. We had gone here 5 years ago and it was the best sushi we ever ate! Hands down the best hot and spicy tuna hand rolls, but now....omgosh. Just horrible.

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Escondido, CA
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89 reviews 89 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

This is a great place for a small party. Similar to Bene Hana where you sit around the cooking area and watch the chef prepare your food. Lots of fun and the food is good too!

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San Diego
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

Worst service I've ever had! We had no server for the first 45 min and the hostess said there was no manager working to talk to. Even after asking the server twice, we had to take additional napkins and chopsticks from an empty table, and no one ever brought a water I asked for. The sushi was mediocre - the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1020 W San Marcos Blvd Ste 150, San Marcos, CA 92069
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: (760) 744-7156

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?