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41 South Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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Best Japanese in town

We love the sushi chega, very cordial and funne. First class sushi? Very fresh! Always new items in the menu!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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White Haven, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I didn't think much of kataba. The menu charges you for certain sauces other Japanese places give for free like the spicy mayonnaise. Also, I thought the food wasn't as good as Mirakuya.And they don't pour Saki in your mouth at the hibachi table! When my husband asked for it he said we don't do that here. What kind of... More 

Thank amf3689
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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172 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love going on a Tuesday or Wednesday, I believe the hours of the special are 5-7, for half price. The entire menu isn't half price, but there are many items on a 1/2 price menu. I was able to have a good meal for $19 plus tip. That's pretty inexpensive considering the size plate I got of sushi.

Thank t1lersm0m
Northeast PA
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A co-worker introduced me to sushi (and sake) at Katana twenty years ago. While so much has changed in the Greater Wilkes-Barre Restaurant Scene (including a dozen or so new sushi choices popping up within fifteen minutes of downtown), Katana remains the best. Though they've expanded, not much has changed. It could be said that the sushi rolls at Mirakuya... More 

Thank stanpnepa
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the sushi chega, very cordial and funne. First class sushi? Very fresh! Always new items in the menu!

Thank ConsueloGogates
Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

This place is one of my all time favorites. Owners are authentic Japanese sushi chefs and really talented. Portions are really large and quality of fish is excellent. Prices are wonderful too. I eat here every chance I get. My favorites: spicy special scallop roll, tuna tataki appetizer with avocado and there gyoza is wonderful. They always have great specials... More 

Thank morganscott
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Hands down the best sushi in Wilkes Barre. Suzuki is as good as they come when it comes to sushi. He is very friendly and quick to make your order. Not only is the sushi good but all of the appetizers are pleasing as well.

Thank Tony G
Larksville, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I always love Katana, either for lunch or dinner. If you can do a hibachi dinner, definitely check it out. Even if you can only pop in for lunch, it's still a great choice. I love getting the bento box lunches. So much good food packed into it! And don't forget to get the ginger dressing on your salad!

Thank Jean and Matt H
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The Sushi is always fresh and their Cosmos are great. Everyone is friendly and it's always a fun time I would totally recommend it.

Thank ldsjpsalpalp
West Wyoming,PA
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This used to be the only Japanese rest in Wilkes Barre area but now there are several. Still the best. Fresh well prepared food served by a helpful and efficient staff. Love to sit at Sushi bar and talk with Suzuki and other chefs always fun.

Thank Red521
Sacramento, California
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286 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I was there as a part of a large group. and the restaurant did a good job of getting us in, and the offered habaki meal had options for red meat eaters, sea food and plain veggies. The chef at our table was funny and irreverent, made waiting for the food to cook entertaining. I will say that it was... More 

Thank spunkykvf

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41 South Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: 570-825-9080

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian


Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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