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Katana Asian Cuisine

600 M North of the Main Crossroads, Santa Teresa 601111, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0920
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
600 M North of the Main Crossroads, Santa Teresa 601111, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They say you get what you pay for and this place is far from cheap, but it is exceptionally good. We loved the spring roll, they have a special way of making it, the difference is in the fresh homemade rice paper and homemade sauce......More

Thank johanamalakas
Reviewed 3 days ago

Cauliflower salad was my personal favorite because of the standout flavors. (I know, right? You might think “cauliflower salad, meh.” But you must try it—after all the plate-licking good dishes we tried, that was my most favorite.) And really every dish was great – and...More

Thank jeanettee538
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After a few weeks in Costa Rica and eating local food for several weeks in a row, our taste buds were craving for a change and we decided to try Asian and ended up in Katana. The restaurant is classy. We were seated in a...More

Thank rita21gk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is by far the best restaurant in ST. Star quality on food and service. Everything we tried was awesome. Price / Book compared with Koji was w.o. in favour of Katana. My warmest recommendations!

Thank Marcus E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and three friends stopped by here one night as it’s always a good sign when people are queening to eat somewhere. We only queued for 10 minutes before being seated at a table overlooking the river. The atmosphere of the restaurant is great, the...More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Katana because of the recommendations and the food was nothing grand. I was expecting a lot more from the recommendations that are written here on Trip Advisor. The place is beautifully lit and the staff is very nice (all attractive female waitresses the...More

Thank Rob C
ASTCR, Manager at Katana Asian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rob, You are absolutely right! The waitress shouldn't have made this decision on her own, there is no problem to disinfect the cutting board and knife with an alcohol spray bottle or wash it prior serving a dish to an allergic / pregnant customer....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing evening in Katana restaurant. We celebrated our friends birthday and couldn't have chosen a better place to go... The food was out of this world, can't even start to recommend for we enjoyed every bite, but don't miss the tuna tiradito, one of...More

Thank eran E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are regulars in Santa Teresa for 5 plus years. Every time we get tempted to go back to Katana because of the high TripAdvisor ratings. And every time we walk away disappointed. To start with the positives. The waitresses are trying hard and are...More

Thank michaelh10013
ASTCR, Manager at Katana Asian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Michael, Thank you for visiting Katana restaurant for the third time. It is OK if you DON'T like our food, it is impossible to satisfy EVERYONE! I am sure you will find other restaurants in town which will be more suitable for your taste....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

40+ minutes from order to one of two appetizers arriving. Not sure if we got lost in the shuffle or what.More

Thank amyandandrew
ASTCR, Manager at Katana Asian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Amy and Andrew, We are delighted to hear you found our food delicious. We let our customers know that at this time of the year the waiting time is longer than usual. Have a wonderful New Year, hope to see you again! Pura Vida...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tasty Asian dishes but taste differently than what you might expect in the United States. Nice atmosphere with two bars and very pleasant wait staff.

Thank Christian B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $22
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 M North of the Main Crossroads, Santa Teresa 601111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0920
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The idea of "Katana" is simply to create the best experience and emotions by trying to touch hearts and souls of our customers. Daily routine is always in pursuit of excellence. "Katana" was inspired by many Asian cultures and trying to transform Asian food into our vision.
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