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is Katsuya worth it?

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momsafoodie Jun 19, 2007 10:05 PM

- I have heard and read different things about Katsuya in Brentwood area. is it worth the price and the hype? what is the price point?

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    Jwsel Jun 19, 2007 10:10 PM

    No. For the price, you could go to much better sushi places like Kiriko, Sushi Zo and even Sasabune (not my personal favorite, but still better than Katsu-ya).

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      tsukijigaijin Jun 20, 2007 01:07 AM

      horrible, if you want to be 'seen' and 'see' the 'in' crowd, GO THERE & PARK YOUR LAMB. with the valet that charges 10 bucks to park your car across the street, but if you want to eat quality sushi, def. AVOID!!

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        Diana Jun 20, 2007 06:47 AM

        Definitely not.

        Go to Asanebo in Studio City

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          Theo Jun 20, 2007 08:10 AM

          We used to be huge fans of the - I suppose - "original" Katsu-Ya here in Studio City. But after repeat incidents of waiting 30-40 minutes past our reservation time (and yes I know sushi equals serious linger for many), plus the ever increasing prices - all awash in the atmosphere of arrogance and disdain emanating from the supposed "in crowd" we no longer go there. Trust me, they don't miss our business - it is always packed when we drive by. I suppose a 12 noon business lunch will work, but not for dinner. Its a shame since we really did enjoy the food.

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