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41 South Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
570-825-9080
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
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: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 23
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  • 3
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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 October 27, 2015
ConsueloGogates
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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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187 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friends and I visited and had a great time. The sushi is very good. Go on Tuesdays or Wednesdays when they have half-price specials. We got two big plates of sushi for $50 plus a $10 tip. Two of my favorite things are sushi and saving money so when you combine them there's potential for awesomeness and katana does... More 

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Thank t1lersm0m
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Katana has been in Wilkes-Barre for many decades, because it's a downtown favorite. Other Hibachis have opened around Wilkes-Barre, but this place continues to be my favorite. No, they won't fill your mouth with sake, but you'll get the best sushi and best-tasting hibachi meals in the area. They even have half price sushi nights on Wednesdays. Make a reservation,... More 

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Thank DijitalDharma
White Haven, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

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 

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Thank amf3689
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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187 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

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.

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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 November 9, 2015

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 

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Thank stanpnepa
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

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

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Thank ConsueloGogates
Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

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 

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Thank morganscott
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

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.

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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!

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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 via mobile

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.

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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, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 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
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?