Katsuya at SLS Hotel South Beach
Katsuya at SLS Hotel South Beach

Katsuya at SLS Hotel South Beach

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.katsuyarestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 3054552995x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Opening at 7pm Nightly
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese
  • Executive Chef: Katsuya Uechi
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: sbe Catering offers Katsuya's award-winning Japanese cuisine by Master Sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi at any location, for intimate dinners at home, meetings at the office or elaborate parties just about anywhere. Customize your event with tray-passed service, seated dinners or chef’s stations. sbe Catering can do it all! Visit www.katsuyarestaurant.com or call 323.525.2400 to plan your event today.
  • Entertainment: Eater names Katsuya South Beach one of the HOTTEST Sushi Restaurants in America!
  • Special Events: From intimate to grand, let sbe Events + Catering plan your perfect event at Katsuya. Katsuya South Beach accommodates up to 130 guests with design by Philippe Starck, on-site and off-site catering, custom menus by Master Sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi, and premium mixology and specialty cocktails. Visit www.katsuyarestaurant.com or call 323.525.2400 to plan your event today.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 17th Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is available at the SLS Hotel.
A word from Katsuya at SLS Hotel South Beach
Featuring the dynamic pairing of Master Sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi and design impresario Philippe Starck, Katsuya by Starck South Beach is truly a feast for the senses. With unique rolls and spectacular sushi and sashimi platters, Chef Uechi skillfully translates Japanese flavors to the American palate. Signature dishes include Crispy Rice with Spicy Tuna, Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeño and Miso-Marinated Black Cod.

Located within the SLS Hotel South Beach, Starck has taken his signature look from the Southern California and Houston locations and added elements to make the space distinct. Situated above the restaurant is its Dragon Lounge, featuring Katsuya’s award-winning mixology program.

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  • Diners' Choice WinnerJapanese
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Katsuya at SLS Hotel South Beach reviews from OpenTable diners
142 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelEnergetic
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
hot spot (91)fit for foodies (67)special occasion (60)good for groups (52)vibrant bar scene (40)romantic (38)late-night find (37)neighborhood gem (12)notable wine list (12)great for outdoor dining (8)great for lunch (5)scenic view (5)great for brunch (3)kid-friendly (2)Show More
  • Muito agradável, mas caro
    Beto
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    O restaurante é agradável, nada demais. A comida é cara pela quantidade das porções, muito pequenas. O black cod é delicioso!
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Highly recommend
    Tere56
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Can't wait to go back and try other dishes. Quinn our waiter steered us in the right direction. Don't leave out the Brussels sprouts!! Incredible experience!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Friday Night Review
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    The service was great and the food delicious except once the server was busy we were left with busboy you cleared when asked not to and did not reset. The server could not split our check which for a 500 dollar plus meal put a damper on the evening with 20 minutes of math to achieve the split check which I'm sure the computer software must be up to par to handle split checks on its own.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent and fun!
    Funwifee954
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Exceptional service and exceptional food! We will definitely be back :) very friendly staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Katsuya dinner experience
    jjdinner
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Not sure what it was but this Katsuya but it was not as nice or professional in terms of service compared to the LA one. My friends and I went for a birthday dinner and the waitress was rude and didn't take our order for a while. Drinks were light and tables were smushed together. When we entered the restaurant a few min early for our reservation they wouldn't seat us bc they were running beind and finishing a staff training. The staff continued to stare at us making us feel awkward and unwanted. The waitress didn't even recomend any good rolls when we asked. Instead she just walked away saying nothing.The bill was pricey as expected however didn't felt it was worth the money. Bottom line - rude service, cramped quarters and so so sushi.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best sushi in South Beach
    Hk819
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Love this place. The food is always delicious and fresh. Service is excellent. Staff is very welcoming. Always a great meal and a great time at Katsuya
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wicked Food ... Shame about Waiter
    G4LJ
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Arrived to a lovely welcome. Waiter with attitude did explain the menu well. We ordered drinks whilst deciding what to order. These drinks took almost 20 mins. I chased them after 15 mins and when they arrived, I told the guy how long they'd took and he just laughed ! Nice. Lovely meal however and great ambience in the room. The only other criticism is that the tables are so on top of each other that you can't really talk without the adjoining table knowing your business .. more like a café in this respect which is disappointing considering this place is high end.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Girls nite
    IslandGayl
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Perfect for a girlie get together. Loud so big groups will be hard to communicate. We were 5 and it worked. Food is meant to be shared, so keeping the numbers down helps. Great cocktail selection! Would go back for sure!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Miami26
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    It was indeed a great dinner n the decor very nice.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great meal
    Michael
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We went for Miami Spice, and I'm glad we did because I might not have tried Katsuya otherwise. Everything was either good or great. The service was very attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Dinner
    castrillo
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We have the tasting menu, and all the items where really good. The service was amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bachelorette Dinner Success
    NYCBachGirls
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Came here with a group of 4 ladies for a bachelorette dinner. They exceeded all expectations! The service was amazing! The staff definitely went out of their way to make the bride to be feel special. I would 100% recommend this restaurant again to anyone who wants to come for a celebration but also for a nice dinner in general.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • jagwVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Not so good as others Katsuya we have been (LA and Laguna Beach)
    Special Features:
    late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Best in South Beach
    Noah
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Wasn't my first time, but defiantly the best so far. The service combined with the food made it absolutely exceptional. Everything is served in small servings made to be shared so its easy to order a diverse selection of food. We got about 5 or 6 appetizers and ordered double orders of the spicy tuna crispy rice and the salmon and caviar. Everything was consistently perfect. Our waiter, Kevin, was amazing and helped greatly with our menu choices. Some of the best Japanese food in South Beach, looking forward to dining again.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Miami Spice
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Incredible food, Spice not sufficient for a full-meal.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Loved it
    LAcuquie
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Everything was delicious. The appetizers, the beef dish we ordered with wild mushrooms was something else! We really enjoyed our food and we were able to finish our drinks in the bar just outside, super nice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • katsuya
    luv2dineVIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    absolutely great.first time there. loved it.. Miami Spice menu got us there , but we will surely go back.servers and busboys were fabulous. very pretty. menu items less expensive then I would have thought. food excellent!!! the only downside is the $30 valet!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great south beach experience
    callmefoodie
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Good sushi and vibrant scene. Check out the bar upstairs. Waitstaff very friendly and helpful. Great quality. Good drinks.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • nice location, great food
    nicolas
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Food is really good, try as much as you can. Service is very good and friendly staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fascinating!
    Christian
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Very creative, awesome food inspired by modern japanese kitchen and a great variety of different tastes!!!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • High energy atmosphere
    skaterade
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Amazing dinner where 12 of us enjoyed fine sushi and a perfect preparty environment. Beautiful hotel and will definitely be returning to this gem before a night in sobe
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great
    H533
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Great sushi! Interestingly menu. Try the spicy tuna roll!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent environment
    jackie
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Excellent service! Very fine and beautiful people!!! Entertainment from beginning to end! Food amazing!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, seating not ideal
    KAR24
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    I had been wanting to go to Katsuya for a while but it had fallen off my radar with the recent surge of new "must try" restaurants. We finally made it this past Saturday with another couple. Although we did have to wait about 25minutes past our reservation, it was worth it because we were able to get an end table. Had we not gotten this table, I would have been extremely upset with the seating..especially when you are at an expensive restaurant. They pack you in like sardines and the restaurant is extremely loud. I couldn't help but look at the other tables and feel bad for them. Overall, a pleasant experience since we got that end table. The brussel sprouts and kobe beef with foie gras are a must!!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Rushing to get us out
    restscouting
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    At the end of our dinner, staff was eager to get us out of the place. Supposedly they had a big party coming, but there were a few tables empty and they had not the same urgency in cleaning the empty dishes.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good, not great
    CharlesVIP
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    This is an interesting restaurant. The design is odd- it's round and the tables are mostly along the curved wall with a few tables and a drink station in the center. This made for a slightly cramped seating, but also created an energetic feel without being too loud. Our server was fine, slightly pushy with the suggestions but that's Miami service. The food was really good but not great. We got a small edamame to start and I wonder what the large looks like, as the small was pretty big and tasted fresh. The wagyu was good as well, not wonderful, and was small but was enough for me when paired with a bowl of rice. My friend got sushi and said it was all good. Overall a very good meal, but maybe a little to funky for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding!
    Lenak25
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    Love the food and drinks!!!!!!! Come often and love it every time even more. Highly recommend It
    Special Features:
    late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New favorite miami restaurant!
    nycfoodie0824
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    The food was delicious! The Brussels Sprouts and crispy rice with spicy tuna are a must. The service was outstanding. Our server was very attentive and made great suggestions on what to order. I highly recommend this place!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointed!
    Hem868
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    I have been to Katsuya in LA and was so excited to try the South Beach location. It was nothing like the experience I had previously in LA. The space seems cramped with seating so close I could hardly get into my seat without hitting the table next to me. I had requested a private table far in advance and that was not honored. The atmosphere was a huge turnoff, and I was really let down! On a positive note the food was very good but not good enough to make up for everything else.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very much impressed
    GreatVIP
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    From the moment you walk in you are greeted by everyone showing appreciation for you being there. From the busboy to the knowledgeable waiters it becomes an dining experience. Food are good portions well presented and delicious. Good wine list not overly priced. A great place to dine with family and friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not romantic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    It was my one year anniversary and the seats are so close to each other the guy sitting next to me smelled like cigarettes . We got up and left it wasn't personal at all.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great ambiance, food and service!
    sylaries
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    This was my 2nd visit, just as wonderful as the first. Nicely dressed crowd! Classy people! Servers were polite and very attentive. Crispy rice with tuna appetizer, lovely twist! Seared tuna with Japanese salsa, lovely! My absolute favorite miso-marinated black cod, yum yum! Melts in your mouth! Can't wait for my next visit!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing!
    JohnnyDuong
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    What an amazing place! Booked 2 weeks in advance. Read up on the menu beforehand and came in knowing vaguely on what we wanted to eat. Staff gave us an explanation on popular items on the menu and a bit of history about the venue. Gave us some recommendations and was exactly what we wanted which was the tasting menu. Tasting menu was fantastic. Service was exceptional. Great music playing in the background. Great atmosphere with chefs in the kitchen welcoming all guests arriving through the door. Highly recommended place to visit in Miami. Thanks for making our anniversary dinner an amazing experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Atmosphere, Good Food
    Shanny902
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Good food, great service. Server was very knowledgeable. Food was a good portion, not too much, not too little. I had the yellowtail w/ jalapeno. It was dry, and I've had better at other spots, at 1/2 the price. But the best is at Nobu! (Pricey but worth it). Crispy Brussels sprouts were delish. I also had the lobster dynamite. But the lobster was masked with the "dynamite" sauce it came with, too rich that you miss the taste of the lobster so I just brushed it off the top. My partner had the wagyu tobanyaki and he enjoyed it.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lives up to the hype!
    MeganAPalmer
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    I really enjoyed Katsuya when I went! Our table wasn't quite ready when we arrived, so we went out to the bar next door that had an amazing cocktail menu! When we came back in, we were escorted to our table. The menu really outdid itself! Jane, our waitress was very friendly and we never needed to call for her. We had cocktails off their menu, which were divine, some of the sushi options and the specials. I couldn't get enough! Anjow, was quick to clean up our empty plates and cleaned off the table. All in all, this restaurant really lived up to the hype, as far as menu execution, service and overall ambiance. Very hip and a must for any foodie!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Cool spot
    Youyou
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    Nice overall !! Hostess could be more pleasant !! Kevin the waiter was awesome
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food - Not Seating
    BarbVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Loved the place. Sea Bass entree was highlight of our meals. Spicy drinks on cocktail menu were excellent: had both. However; seating for 2 is uncomfortably close to surrounding table. Was part of both conversation at either side of my table. I know good South Beach restaurants are full to capacity; but this is ridiculous. Will not be back anytime soon because of seating situation; even though the food and scene was great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It's what Miami beach is about...
    Love2eatoutVIP
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    We just love everything about this place, the food is amazing, love the variety of the menu, service is awesome, it's a true hotspot. There is a bar outside called Hyde, it's a little challenging to get in to, but totally worth it..... We go every time we get the chance.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent food is primary draw
    Spencerharry
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    The food was very good. Nice sized tapa-like portions with a diverse menu of options rarely seen elsewhere. A bit pricey but it's South Beach. No ambience to speak of.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    Travel2EatVIP
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    Terrance and his team are amazing! The food was great and the atmosphere was even better.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate