Katsuya- Brentwood

4.5
1581 Reviews
$50 and over
Japanese
Upon its debut, Katsuya Brentwood was named one of Travel + Leisure's "Best New Restaurants," and it continues to garner acclaim as one of OpenTable's "50 Hottest Restaurants in the U.S." and the Los Angeles Times Readers' Choice "Best Sushi Restaurant" in Southern California. Featuring the dynamic pairing of Master Sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi and design impresario Philippe Starck, Katsuya is truly a feast for the senses. With specialty cocktails, unique rolls and spectacular sushi and sashimi platters, Chef Uechi skillfully translates Japanese flavors to the American palate.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1581 people are saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.4
service
4.4
ambience
4.0
value
Noise · Moderate
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vip1happyCamper
Los Angeles
46 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful dining experience and it was so nice to sit outside social distancing. The waiters couldn’t have been nicer. I had a really great time and with heaters above it was comfortable in the night air.

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DKOS
Miami
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great sushi, excellent service. Complimentary champagne for our anniversary. Reasonably priced.

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vip2picky
Los Angeles
32 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Enjoyed the dinner, with the exception of the Brazino which I sent back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Please just save yourself the hassle of dealing with very uneducated people.

JR
vipJohnR
Orange County
10 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

They really aren’t set up for outdoor dining and the ambience of being inside was always so cool.

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SteveS
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Happy to go out to eat ... everything is cova 19 and even better than expected..
went back again since I wrote this.

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vipTheshark101
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

GREAT FOOD GREAT LOCATION GREAT SERVICE. EVEN IN THESE TIMES ITS NOT EASY FOR A RESTAURANT TO LIVE UP TO EXPECTATIONS, BUT THEY DID.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a pleasant experience..I'm glad they purchased new glasses but the last visit..cleanliness was questionable.

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vipDavidM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Outdoor only dining option was great. The plexi glass separators made it feel very safe plus staff wear mask and shield. More outside seating then i realized. Food is good. I am a vegan and plenty of vegan options.

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rwitrojan
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I had a fantastic experience at Katsuya. They were able to preserve the atmosphere quite well despite COVID-19

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vipMelissa
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Katsuya did a great job of giving their customers a great experience and still made them feel safe. Excellent service!!!

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TKL5
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

In fairness to Katsuya Brentwood, the Covid mandate required outdoor seating which was louder than normal. Otherwise, the food was excellent as usual. Portions were also as usual small for the price, but we knew going in from past visits. Overall, the fact that they can open during this time is worthy of note.

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vipLAGirl9
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Katsuya was amazing in their COVID-19 protections and safety. It was our first dinner outing in Brentwood for our entire family to celebrate a birthday. Our waiter could not have been more thoughtful. We loved being outside on the patio. As always, The Baked Crab hand rolls and the spicy tuna crispy rice are not to be missed!!!

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ScottC
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is always exceptional, and the Burning Mandarin is awesome.

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vipSandiT
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was incredible & we were thoroughly taken care of.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall2food5service2ambience3

It was my birthday and they didn’t bring out/ do anything for it disappointing

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great!
We were asked to leave a little early due to Covid limitations and there being a line of people waiting, but we definitely understood!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

The restaurant overbooked and we had to wait 45 minutes for a table late in the evening. Several patrons walked to and from their tables without masks and were not given warnings from staff.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was amazing! So was the food and drinks. Would definitely recommend this location.

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vipKarenS
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently amazing! Food is always top notch!

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PaulaR
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Father’s Day Dinner

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vipFredR
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Birthday Celebration

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall3food5service4ambience5

Specifically made reservations on here to be able to be seated on time. Apparently the host gave my reservation to another Stephanie, said I would have to wait 15 min and if I could wait at the bar at S Bar next door. Okay fine, things happen. After 20 min of no communication I walk over again, host seems surprised and confused. Ends up telling me to give them a few to clean a table. Not sure what the scheduling discrepancies were but ended up finally sitting at 7:45 pm. My reservation was at 7. Not impressed.
Food and drinks were delicious and on point per usual but the logistics is suffering. Don’t come if you need to be in and out at a certain time.

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TrevorB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience4

The food is just so good. It never disappoints!!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall1food4service1ambience3

Never again!!! The hospitality here is heartless and underwhelming to say the very least. I made a reservation here to celebrate a birthday, and made this very clear when making the reservation digitally. I confirmed with the hostess upon arrival! The hostess confirmed verbally that she was aware that we were celebrating a birthday. Most descent restaurants will provide some celebratory recognition in the form of a simple dessert of some kind but, this place did nothing whatsoever. At the very least the hostess should have communicated in some way wether there was an option, if they weren't planning on responding at all. When I informed the manager, she was apathetic about the situation as if this was normal course of business. What a shame, I wish I had known that the service is so underwhelming and unprofessional.

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chandler2020
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was amazing. The hostess at the bar across from our table was amazing.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
42 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful as always.

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BeverlyK
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place and am never disappointed with the quality of food.

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NINAC
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They need to somehow get the noise level down !! ! ! !!

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KamiM
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place with great food and service. Drinks are tasty as well

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michelles
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I came here with 2 friends on Valentine’s Day for a Galentines dinner. We had made the reservation a few weeks in advance our server (forgot his name!) was fantastic, the ambiance was pleasant, & our drinks were delicious. The food was great, as well, though you really don’t get much for the price. Be prepared to order multiple sushi rolls/appetizers if your group is larger than 2 people. We also were sat right by the front door, which kept getting stuck in an open position and letting chilly air blow in on us. The hostesses weren’t very attentive to this and I ended up having to get up & close it myself a few times. Not a huge deal, but it would’ve been nice to get a bit more consideration from the girls at the front rather than having to pull it closed. Nonetheless, it was a nice experience. Would recommend.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Kacie is awesome &

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lives2eat
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall2food5service1ambience2

Had a reservation and checked in. They seated two other groups and when I asked why they said they checked in before even though I saw them walk in after. Waiter took 15 minutes to come to our table. It wasn't a good experience and when I told the waiter that he dismissed it. Food on the other hand is good.

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OpenTable Diner
Palm Springs
4 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience3

Just so loud

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Barbv
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great, as was the atmosphere. We had a number of small items that were delicious: the cod was amazing, as was the popcorn shrimp. The ambiance was great.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Food is somehow tasty but overpriced. Waiter rarely came to pick up empty dishes, but they surely did not miss to include a 20% gratuity as we had a party of 9.

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vipsusanm
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this restaurant! Food is amazing and everyone is so nice. Highly recommend.

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vipTracieA
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great birthday celebration!

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Ronda
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

This is more on Opentable than the restaurant but the last 2 times we made a reservation for a special occasion it was never even acknowledged. My only complaints about Katsuya was we were sat in an area with loud music and both of the lights above our table were burned out so we couldn’t see our food. Food was delicious.

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BetsyL
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Too pricey for quality of food. Could get same quality for less

FAQs

Katsuya- Brentwood does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar.

Katsuya- Brentwood is rated 4.5 stars by 1581 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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