Summer Tasting Menu at Katsuya L.A. Live | Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

By Sophie Gayot

Downtown Los Angeles, August 2022

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• GAYOT’s Rating14/20
• CuisineSushi / Japanese
• Open: Dinner Mon.-Sun. 5:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
• Katsuya Downtown is on GAYOT’s:
– LA Downtown Best Romantic Restaurants
LA Best Sexy Restaurants
LA Downtown Best Takeout & Delivery Restaurants
LA Downtown Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants

While I missed the June and July special tasting menus at the fourth location of Katsuya, which opened back in 2009, I made the time to go and try the August one: “A taste of Okinawa.” Master sushi chef Katsuya Uechi was inspired by the region he is from in Japan.

The omakase menu is priced at $55 and offers three courses and dessert (see photos below). It includes Katsuya’s famous Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice (#yummy). It is an extremely good value. Add to that the décor by world-wide celebrated designer Philippe Starck, and you should be very satisfied by your evening.

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Katsuya L.A. Live
GAYOT’s Rating14/20
L.A. Live
800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los AngelesCA 90015
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