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8439 W Sunset Blvd, Ste 100, West Hollywood, CA 90069-1925
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $50
Sun - Mon 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Wed 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: La Cienega
Description: Katana is an extraordinary beautiful Japanese restaurant serving Robata, a form of Japanese tapas, traditional sushi, and a unique variety of Japanese cuisine. There is a Robata and sushi bar, and spectacular patio dining overlooking Sunset Strip.
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Oh man! They have the Wygu beef that is so tender it practically melts in your mouth. This stuff sells for over $100/pound. We had the Lobster with truffle sauce from the kitchen which was delicious. And the steak-wrapped asparagus spears were amazing. Expect to pay at least $100/person here. Sit at the robata grill and have a few of... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Let's start with the disclaimers: I live in Tokyo, and am a food fanatic. A more normal person might have given Katana four-stars. That said, the entrance to the place is stunning. So is the outdoor dining with live disc jockey. Inside the bar and dining area are rather cramped and unimpressive, particularly in comparison with both the facade and... More 

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Edgewater, New Jersey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Fun time and great food. good for groups to sample all the food varieties. Lobster roll is fabulous and the drinks are good too

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Mobile, Alabama
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Friends of ours recommended Katana to us and we thoroughly enjoyed our experience. While the menu is huge, our fabulous server was able to navigate us through it and we ended up with an exciting variety of small plates. The seafood was incredibly fresh and beautifully presented. We will be coming back here on our next trip.

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Toronto, Ontario
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101 reviews 101 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My husband and I had an excellent meal at Katana - we both sampled Katana’s “Izakaya” Feast option which was reasonably priced at just under $60 a person and offered a variety of items included rolls, grilled meats etc. The spicy tuna crispy rice might as well have been heaven in my mouth and if we weren't so full after... More 

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Irvine, California, USA
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Interesting decor, although super dark. The favorite dish without doubt the warm kale salad with dried crunchy shiitake mushrooms. Super delicious. However, the thinness of the slices of fish draped over their +$20 specialty rolls bring the ratings way down. Real bummer!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Took advantage of the happy hour (5-7) at the bar which was much better than when we were seated on the patio. The patio is beautiful and has beautiful people, but the rolls we ordered were below average compared to the ones we get here at our favorite sushi place in Atlanta, plus the service was patronizing and lacking.

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I went with two friends and since it was such a beautiful southern California evening we chose to sit on the patio. We selected many different items to share and everything was wonderful. Topped off with some blueberry sake and two desserts that were offered on the house and it proved to be one of the best meals ever. Servers... More 

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Senior Reviewer
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

I love Katana. I somehow always find my way there when in LA. I love Sushi and Japanese good in general but Katana is an experience not to be missed if you're in a party mood, hungry and want to have a few drinks. Warm night, ever better with outside seating.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

we had a great waiter and the menu is perfect. choose for outside seating, a little crowded and noisy but that goes with a hot spot

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Additional Information about Katana

Address: 8439 W Sunset Blvd, Ste 100, West Hollywood, CA 90069-1925
Phone Number: 323-650-8585
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Hollywood
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 50
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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