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Katsuya Downtown

800 W. Olympic Blvd. Send to Phone
213-747-9797 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Chef Katsuya Uechi teams up again with Philippe Starck, this time at L.A. Live.

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Katsuya Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Katsuya Downtown Restaurant Review

: Master sushi chef Katsuya Uechi and über-designer Philippe Starck continue their seductive collaboration of cuisine and design at Katsuya Downtown. The 7,500-square-foot space at L.A. Live includes lounge-like indoor seating and a popular outdoor dining patio. In addition to platters of sushi and sashimi --- consumed either at tables or at the rectangular sushi bar --- you’ll find the artistically presented dishes that have made Uechi’s modern Japanese fare a favorite of local hipsters. Specialties include spicy tuna atop crispy rice, salmon sashimi topped with caviar, and spicy albacore with crispy onions. Among larger dishes are lobster dynamite, Wagyu rib-eye with truffle butter, and miso-marinated black cod. Excellent cocktails include the sweet-hot Burning Mandarin or white grapefruit Cosmo. There’s also a fine selection of sakés and a more-than-respectable wine list. For dessert, you’ll find both mochi ice cream and Western-style cakes and pastries. Happy Hour days vary.
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