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Sushi Katsu

3173 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1196
(808) 246-0176
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Ranked #49 of 91 restaurants in Lihue
Cuisines: Japanese
Most recent review
- Feb 3, 2014
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English first
Edmonton, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I really enjoyed the chef that cooked our food in front of us. The show wasn't great but the chef was very friendly and skillful. The food tasted great especially the catch of the day mahi mahi. I would do this again and definitely try the sushi, this place is a local favorite place, with people lined up before it... More

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

The Tip Top Cafe becomes Sushi Katsu during the evening and provides a nice place to have a good variety of sushi, sashimi and other Japanese dishes. Not fancy but a good value

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Utah
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

My wife and I were looking for something a little less touristy and read the reviews online for this place and thought we'd give it a try. That definitely wasn't the smartest thing we did on our trip. The look of the restaurant left something to be desired. It didn't look overly dirty but did look like a mix between... More

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Sosua, Dominican Republic
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

Got sushi rolls and all the rolls were painfully tasteless-lots of rice, no flavors. The place looks and feels like a cafeteria, but seems clean.

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Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

After reading the reviews, we decided to venture here to see how the food was. Definately a local place. We did have to wait a bit for a table, but nothing unexpected. The vegetable tempura was great - huge plate and plenty for the 5 of us. We ordered the mixed sashimi platter, and while overall the quality was good,... More

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Kauai, Hawaii
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Full Sushi Bar, with wide range of sushi, also has a small menu of other Japanese foods. Price is reasonable and food is tasty.

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Newark, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

We had to wait for a table on a Monday night, so it's a popular place. All the food we ordered was good, but quantities were small and our average dinner tab was over $30 per person, we were still hungry when we left.

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Carlsbad, Ca
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Sushi was good although I thought a little pricey. $60 for three of us. Miso soup was great as was the large California Roll.

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

If you can get past the old paint, 50 year old booths, and confusing setting you will have friendly staff and quick service. This was recommended by locals as a place for locals - and you will feel this is a neighborhood find with no tourists in site. It's a bit pricey (dinners run about $15ish/person) but for the "local"... More

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So. Cal.
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

This place is a local Asian hangout and it isn't pretty! On that note, the very limited sushi menu is unbelievable FRESH! If you want fresh sashimi come here. There isn't a big selection but what they have is very fresh. I would try it but just remember it is like a cheap little diner atmosphere.

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