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Katsu YA Japanese Restaurant

511 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5801
+1 920-882-4183
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“katsu ya” (19 reviews)
“sushi” (54 reviews)
“yakiniku” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
511 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5801
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been going to Katsuya for years and used to prefer it to their sister (original) location, Nakashima's. However, since their recent move, the service turned into a joke. The host stand is unprofessionally staffed--the lobby full of waiting customers do not need to hear...More

Thank E H
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We decided to go the evening of our show at the PAC, which is right across the street. We were able to sit in the garden room immediately and had a server at our table literally within seconds. The sushi was great and they made...More

Thank Dmctimm
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Always a good time at Katsu-Ya! Great drinks, wonderful waitstaff, super-tasty sushi, and very comfortable dining experience. Went a little earlier due to the Valentines Day holiday, and was seated pretty much immediately. Although there was a wait for the hibachi tables, you do have...More

Thank FloydPink1
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Wow is all I can say! The staff is amazing, especially chef Jeremy! We frequent Katsu Ya about every 2 months. Some how we always end up with Chef Jeremy. He remembers out family and all out little quirks that we have. He does a...More

Thank Sara G
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We had initially planned on going to Nakashima of Japan. But found it was quite a wait time to get in. A lady at our hotel suggested this restaurant as it is the sister restaurant to Nakashima. We we actually liked the food and atmosphere...More

Thank MychelleLovesTravel
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing preshow dinner at Katsuya. Sake sushi some of the best I've had recently and the yukunaki grilling (we did chicken) was quite good. We'll be back.

Thank Makemeabeliever
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Had dinner last night with five other girlfriends. Bartenders were very friendly and their service was excellent. Three of us ordered the filet with either scallops or shrimp. My scallops were salty due probably to the sauce they put on them. Two of us ordered...More

Thank Frankie60
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

When we walked in I said to my wife, "This place is run by youngsters!" Indeed, most of the staff is quite young. They are also very well trained and managed. We were delighted with their service. We ate in the sushi side of the...More

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 5 August 2017

If you are looking for excellent Japanese fare with many eating environments this is the place to go. My wife and I chose the Hibachi section of the restaurant and sat with 8 others who enjoyed watching the chef slice and dice the food that...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 4 August 2017

They had many offerings that would please anyone's pallet. I sat at the bar while waiting for my to go order and I found the atmosphere most inviting and relaxing. The meal was very good and reasonably priced. If you're in this area. This is...More

Thank DrPVB
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5801
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Appleton
  • Phone Number: +1 920-882-4183
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