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Katsuya- South Beach

1003 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Deemed Los Angeles Times Readers’ "Best Sushi Restaurant” Katsuya is a culinary sensation. Featuring the dynamic pairing of Master Sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi and design impresario Philippe Starck, Katsuya 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.

Go beyond Katsuya’s dining room and experience the sultry award-winning cocktail concoctions of the Dragon Lounge.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Japanese, Sushi
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Hours of operation
Seating 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm Sunday - Thursday
Seating 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm Friday - Saturday

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Phone number
(305) 455-2995
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Katsuya Uechi
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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 or call 323.525.2400 to plan your event today.
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Cross street
17th Street
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Parking details
Valet parking is available at the SLS Hotel.
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Eater names Katsuya South Beach one of the HOTTEST Sushi Restaurants in America!
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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 or call 323.525.2400 to plan your event today.
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Private Dining

From intimate to grand, let sbe Events & Catering plan your perfect event at Katsuya. Katsuya South Beach accommodates up to 150 guests with design by Philippe Starck, on-site and off-site catering, custom menus by Master Sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi, and premium mixology, sake and wine.

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What 1003 People Are Saying
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76% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

Very nice restaurant, did feel like the passion has diminished a little. Could be time for a refresh.

vipAngeloCurreli (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Best Japanese experience outside of Japan! Delicious fish and meat

vipOpenTable Diner (Miami)
2.0  Dined 3 days ago

Wish I saw other reviews before I made the reservation. Service was bad. Food was good but not great! Will definitely not come back.

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined 5 days ago

Food comes out “when it’s ready”. Our hot appetizer came out luke warm and our sashimi didn’t make it out at all. Sushi was good but not great. My martini however that was in a 3/4 filled small glass was $19. That’s insane.

vipOpenTable Diner (Charleston)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Great time!

2.0  Dined 6 days ago

Food was sub par. Small portions and very pricey. Not impressed at all. Would not go back

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
2.0  Dined 7 days ago

Service was poor. Food was covered in sauce that masked the actual meat/fish. Go to Nobu....

OpenTable Diner (Charleston)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Never disappointed at this place- I frequent often. Brussel Sprouts a must!

5.0  Dined 7 days ago

We loooooooooove eating here. It's always terrific

OpenTable Diner (Houston)
3.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

The rolls were delicious but too big

vipBuffettJames (Indiana)
2.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Tasting menu-
Fish was fresh, sauces seemed old/had been sitting/coagulated
“Wagyu” had old meat foul taste and was tough
Shrimp had cheap import taste and texture- expected taste from cheap Chinese takeout, not Katsuya
Sushi was good
Service was good
Overall very disappointing not what expected after reading reviews
No excuse for the poor food quality- chef had to know
Would not go back

vipMeow (Orlando)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Love the hotel where Katsuya is located. The restaurant itself looks great and was well decorated. The waitress seemed to be very nice. But both her and every server we encountered whispered. Not sure why that’s a thing.
Meet ordered drinks and then the tasting menu. Getting another drink was a pain all night. The struggle is real. Waived a buzzer down and got drinks ordered one by one because they kept running off.

The first courses were very good. There was a grilled platter that had some amazing beef and sea bass. The sushi course was not very good. Would tell you what was in it but I could not hear the whisper. Then the waitress said desert was next unless we wanted more of what we just had. Dessert was nice.

So $450 for three people is not bad for Miami Beach. But o could have an amazing omakase at Nobu for that. No clue why this place is rated so high. Maybe an off night?

vipSS220 (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

It’s really sad that Food is really good there but the service is very bad. I wouldn’t go back there. They gotta change the hostess and the manager for sure

vipDotchompsbrother (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

$11 for a SINGLE piece of yellowtail - seriously? If it were blue-fin we could understand or maybe two pieces of yellowtail. With mandatory egregious tip and tax - $30 for appetizers is similarly over-priced and excessive. The steak with mushrooms was as though someone decimated a steak into 8 tiny pieces that were dried out and over-done, or used left-over pieces. The mushrooms were drenched in oil. The miso-cod was tiny and came with NOTHING. Our glass of over-priced rose had lipstick on it and eventually we were able to persuade staff to please get us a new one. Then they brought the check with higher prices for 2 drinks than on the menu and acknowledged they were aware of this and others had similar issues and ‘brought it to the manager to correct it.’

vipMangiabene (Philadelphia)
2.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Not the greatest quality sashimi, black cod was bland, sushi was good. Miso soup was barely warm. Room looks like it needs updating.