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

Katsuya at SLS Hotel South Beach Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.katsuyarestaurant.com
  • Phone: (305) 455-2995
  • Hours of Operation: Opening at 7pm Nightly
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
  • 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 & Promotions: 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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerJapanese
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "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"
    Dined on 8/20/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "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!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "It was indeed a great dinner n the decor very nice."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "We have the tasting menu, and all the items where really good. The service was amazing."
    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."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Not so good as others Katsuya we have been (LA and Laguna Beach)"
    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."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Incredible food, Spice not sufficient for a full-meal."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "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."
    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!!!"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Good sushi and vibrant scene. Check out the bar upstairs. Waitstaff very friendly and helpful. Great quality. Good drinks."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Food is really good, try as much as you can. Service is very good and friendly staff."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "Very creative, awesome food inspired by modern japanese kitchen and a great variety of different tastes!!!"
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "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"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Great sushi! Interestingly menu. Try the spicy tuna roll!"
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "Excellent service! Very fine and beautiful people!!! Entertainment from beginning to end! Food amazing!!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "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!!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Love the food and drinks!!!!!!! Come often and love it every time even more. Highly recommend It"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "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!"
    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."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "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!"
    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."
    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."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "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!"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Nice overall !! Hostess could be more pleasant !! Kevin the waiter was awesome"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Terrance and his team are amazing! The food was great and the atmosphere was even better."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Very cool place. We sat upstairs where there were comfy couches to sink into and sip drink. Yes, drink. The service was pretty slow at 11pm in the packed SoBe hipster place to be. Food was beautiful and delicious, but don't go if you are hungry! Having been to SoBe's trendy spots, this is what I expected. We all had a great time."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Went with girlfriend and had the omakase dinner, was wonderful and was worth the $75 plenty of food. Server was very helpful, friendly, attentive and fast. I would go back in a heartbeat. Only complaint would be that the tables are very close together, they really pack them in here."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Love, loved, loved this place. The rock shrimp sushi roll And crunchy tuna roll were among the best sushi I've ever had - and I used to go to matsuhisa in the late '80s :)"
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "Went with 8 of my friends last night and everything single dish was wonderful. The crispy chicken salad will be the best salad of your life. Their rock shrimp was also very close to Zuma & Nobu's version. Sashimi was wonderful as well and everything was great for sharing. I ordered 2 edamame, rock shrimp, sashimi sampler and 1 class wine and that was $90 before gratuity. Great everything but you will have to pay "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Me and my best friends came here because I heard that this is one of Miamis top restaurants and we were going for a high scale appeal. This restaurant was just that! Collectively we had Lambcomps, Creamy Rock Shrimp, Wagyu Beef with Foie Gras, Rock Shrimp Tempura Roll, & Watermelon Cucumber Mojitos. We tasted each others food and it was superb. I expected the Wagyu Beef to be bigger but it was still delicious. Our Mojitos was refreshing but us ladies like something stronger. The only downfall is that one of the ladies had to wait on their food longer than the others. Other than that, the food and scenery was great. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014