Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Katsukura

5-24-2 Sendagaya Send to Phone
81-3-5361-1878
Breaded pork cutlets from Kyoto are complemented by one of the best original tonkatsu sauces around.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late
Features
  • Parking garage
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Kid-friendly
  • Reservations suggested

* Click here for rating key

Katsukura Restaurant Review

: The long lines outside this unassuming restaurant should give you an idea of just how satisfying the tonkatsu (breaded pork cutlet) is. Choice cuts of pork---you decide whether you want the juicy "roast katsu" or the leaner "hire-katsu"---are lightly breaded and then deep-fried and served with shredded cabbage and a special sauce. Every self-respecting tonkatsu restaurant has an original sauce, and Katsukura's version is one of the best. While waiting for your cutlets to arrive, you're given a bowl of sesame seeds to grind and mix with the sauce. The combination of a tender piece of pork with this flavorful accompaniment and a dab of spicy Japanese mustard is ideal.

User Ratings & Reviews for Katsukura
 



RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.