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Izaka-Ya by Katsu-Ya

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1133 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5331
+1 310-796-1888
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“sushi” (48 reviews)
“crispy rice” (6 reviews)
“crab roll” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1133 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5331
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is one of my favourites japanese restaurants!! Very fresh fish, excellent food preparation, nice service. Definetly recommend!!

Thank Roberta1984Hou
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurant in Manhattan Beach. The food is just amazing and well done. They have this special everyday for the first 10 customers where you can have the daily lunch set at a discounted price. I had the Izaka-Ya plate...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the assortment of sushi and rolls that are offered... they have some of the best special rolls I have ever tasted. Try the Dungeness crab roll ... "So good..." really liked the sake assortment also. The staff was super helpful in choosing the...More

Thank jmrau01
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Go here for lunch and get their bento box. The flavors are balanced and wonderful. The value is incredible for this meal. This is our favorite place for lunch when we want beautiful food without a huge production.

Thank staceymar1982
Reviewed May 7, 2017

I think Izakaya is a little confused about its identity. On the one hand, our server said "domo arigato" at least a dozen times (which was just a little too much) and the only utensil on the table was chopsticks (indicating a Japanese experience), but...More

Thank GoodToGoGirl
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful late lunch at this restaurant on a Saturday afternoon. I'd read the reviews and came late to avoid the crowds. Although our waiter was new, he was able to make several menu recommendations. We had their special which includes 4 different...More

Thank Deb6020
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

I guess I'm spoiled. I have a favorite sushi restaurant at home that is superb. This sushi was good but I'd give it a B, vs an A+ for my place back home. The crab in the Spider Roll was overcooked and the Sea Eel...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed March 20, 2017

the ambiance was great and the sushi was one of the freshest I've had. Highly recommend this place if you love sushi!!!

Thank BiggestTT
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Excellent Sushi made all sorts of creative ways in a branch of the venerable and wonderful Katsu-ya group. Sit at the Sushi bar or at a table but for lunch the line forms out the door so I usually come a little later around 1:30...More

Thank Ronald Y
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Sashimi platter was delicious and fresh. Gyoza was meaty and charred to perfection. Lobster dish with shrimp and creamy sauce was fantastic and filling! My passion fruit shoju was just a tad too sweet though. Service was solid and on point. Definitely will be back...More

Thank AngelwWings
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1133 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5331
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-796-1888
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