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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.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Tuesday and Wednesday: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday-Saturday: 6:00 pm - 12:00am, Sunday: 6:00 pm - 11:00pm
Monday-Sunday: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Full line of Sushi, Robata, and hot and cold specialty appetizers. Full bar. Please call the Events Department, (310) 271-6000 ext. 115 to get more information on our catering & special event offerings.
$10.00 for first 3 hours with validation; $20 for anything after that.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
New Year's Eve party, beginning at 9pm, with a DJ and Dancing on the patio with a Pre Fixe menu, tables available at 9pm and 9.30pm for this Special Event. Early dining available with our regular menu beginning at 6pm and ending at 9pm. More details are available at the restaurant.
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Katana Ratings and Reviews
Food was good. Service was not.
Arrival at the host's desk was chaotic, no one seemed to know what was going on and four people behind the desk looking blankly at the screen.
Once seated it took 15 minutes for someone to come over and take our drinks order. As it had taken so long we ordered four drinks and a bottle of wine. It took another 30 minutes for those drinks to arrive and when they did, the three gin and tonics we ordered turned out to be Gin and Sodas. The bottle of Prosecco was left on the table, with no wine glasses and no ice bucket (despite me pointing that out). We complained to the manager who was really patronizing but did offer to comp the three gin and tonics (which no one drank because they were Gin and sodas...) and he brought us some wine glasses but didn't open the Prosecco.
We ordered food, our food arrived quickly but too many plates at once. They had no idea how to serve sharing plates as they were just dumped in front us. As we still didn't actually have a drink (1 hour in), we realised that the only way we would get a drink was to open the bottle of prosecco and pour it ourselves. So that's what we did. The bussers delivered the rest of our food and we never saw the waiter or manager again. Presumably because they knew they weren't going to see any service charge from us. I have never not paid service...
The table next to us seemed to be having similar issues. It actually spoiled what would have been a nice meal.
Terrible service. Waited about an hour to get seated for a 945 pm reservation. Was supposed to have outside seating but instead got stuck on a table inside in a corner. Table was round and there was no way 9 men can be served on a small table. There was no room to even eat properly. Overall a bad experience for my bday. 700 something very poorly spent
I had a 9:45pm reservation and i arrived on time only to find a 15 minute wait just to check in. I checked in at 10:00pm and was told it would be a 20 to 30 minute wait to be sat and that we could wait at the bar which was packed. It took me 15 minutes to get a drink at a packed bar with 1 bartender. I checked in after 20 minutes and was told it would be another 20 to 30 minute wait. After a 1 hour and 15 minute wait (sat at 11:00pm) we were sat near the entrance in front of the bathroom. I had noticed that many people with no reservations walked up and tipped the hostess to go ahead of people with reservations. The hostess very condescendingly said that they had been backed up due to people walking in with more guests than expected after I witnessed her take a $100 bill from a walk up to be sat at a prime location in the patio. After being sat (by the restroom) it took another 15 minutes for a waiter to come by and take our drink order. Overall very nice restaurant, mediocre sushi, horrific service. I have not been to Katana in years and I was reminded why. Will not be coming back.
Katana is one of my favorite sushi restaurants in LA. The food is always fresh and delicious. I usually sit at the sushi bar and have my favorite sushi chef Koji whip up something special. There’s also the Robata bar for cooked items which I also enjoy. There’s wonderful outdoor patio dining. It is a bit on the pricey side but worth it! Enjoy!
Made reservations for a birthday. Customer service could be better. Ladies at the front took forever to seat my party. Waited at the bar for a while before asking again about table.
Ladies at the front see a group of ladies and automatically aren’t socialable, approachable, friendly. A lot of these areas can be improved with more positive and please customer service.
Went by myself to the sushi bar, the sushi chefs were incredibly friendly. There was a live DJ outside but the music was also playing inside, good mix of music without being too loud/disruptive. The fish quality was superb and while the price per roll is a bit steep ($20), I have to say it was worth it for the quality!
Susie was our waitress. She was incredibly knowledgeable with the menu. We had her pick our menu. She did a FABULOUS job. Splurge and order the Blue Fin Premium Toro sushi - you will not regret paying $19for two pieces!!!! We will definitely come back here when we visit Los Angeles again
Always a wonderful time here. Katana has been around for a while but hasn't lost any of its luster. The patio is always in-demand but even dining inside is excellent. Food is great if you order the right stuff. Service continues to be 'cool' yet accommodating and friendly. Always difficult finding that balance but they've done a great job. A drink slipped out of my hand and they replaced it no questions asked. Those are the nice touches that shine through. One change that I would love to see would be more validation time in the parking below. 3 hours is not enough, especially if you're with friends for a while.
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