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“High expectations”
Review of Katana

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Ranked #15 of 433 Restaurants in West Hollywood
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $50
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: La Cienega
Description: Katana is an extraordinary beautiful Japanese restaurant serving Robata, a form of Japanese tapas, traditional sushi, and a unique variety of Japanese cuisine. There is a Robata and sushi bar, and spectacular patio dining overlooking Sunset Strip.
Miami Beach, Florida
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“High expectations”
Reviewed March 27, 2013

We had high expectations for Katana but were let down. Beautiful people! Average food. Okay service.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank nksberger
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Gold Coast
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160 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Glam Japanese on Sunset”
Reviewed March 11, 2013

Set in a fabulous building that looks like a Tuscan Villa right on Sunset Blvd, it's very glam. The interior is modern and dimly lit, we enjoyed the food and the service was adequate/slow until we paid the bill and then there was none.
Would still recommend it we enjoyed it immensely and it's just across the road from the other glam spot Mondrian Hotel and the fun Skybar.

Visited March 2013
Thank AnkiGoldCoast
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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“All good things must come to an end?”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

The food was awful. Nothing like the Katana of a few years ago. Servers are tired and seem to hate their jobs. Food presentation old and drab.

Wouldn't recommend the experience.

Visited December 2012
1 Thank Cynthia-LAX
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Faro, Portugal
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Glam & Sushi”
Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

We were sat outside on the terrace and enjoyed a truly wonderful Asian cuisine and a great Californian white. If you have problems with your sight, make sure you bring a little reading lamp to be able to see what's in the list. It's really dark as much as the candles are pretty and make a fabulous ambience. The service by an abundant choice of long legged beauties is very friendly, however they tend to get confused with orders. Nevertheless a unique experience! We'll be definitely back!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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272 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Very good”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

The service was good, the sushi was good, but I found the small plates better than the rolls. The vibe is very good. I'd go back

Visited February 2013
Thank livinginlondon1344
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