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Katana-ya Ramen Restaurant

10546 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530-2821
+1 510-528-1678
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good22%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (17 reviews)
“bento” (2 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi
$$ - $$$
10546 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530-2821
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This place is our neighborhood Japanese restaurant. It has a huge menu with some things on it I don't understand but seem interesting, and many many things I do like (and understand). It is not high brow but very good "comfort" style Japanese. And everything...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Love Katana-ya. I have been here multiple times and I am always pleased. The menu is a large but after a few visits I am sure you will go right to your favorites. Everything is great; the sushi, the ramen, the bentos, the tempuras, everything!...More

Thank rconcepcion
Reviewed 21 November 2017

I have eaten here many times over the years and have never been disappointed. This is a busy place, so get there early. The menu is extensive, including more sushi choices than you can imagine. This place is the real deal and the locals love...More

Thank Marsha W
Reviewed 7 September 2017

fun to see how all sushi is made. Wonderful quiet atmosphere perfect for a late dinner or needing time to relax

Thank Marina R J
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Whenever I have a hankering for really good Japanese food that isn't too expensive I come here. They have an extensive menu with authentic soups, sushis, (including sushi bar) ramens, etc. There are dishes for everyone, even those Americans with finicky tastes. Their "beef roll-ups"...More

Thank lfodea
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I love this place. They have the best Japanese food around. I often order the dinner special A. It has teriyaki chicken, rice, California rolls and I get vegetable tempura. Delicious. It comes with salad and miso soup. I can never eat it all.

Thank Wimpy5
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is one of our local favorites for Japanese- ramen, sushi, and even bento boxes. Very large menu with lots of options and daily sushi specials posted on a white board. Reasonably priced for Japanese food and very tasty!

Thank Jim050
Reviewed 19 May 2016

An extensive menu has something for everyone. From sushi to noodles you won't be disappointed. A great place for a reasonable price.

Thank Phytoman
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Katana-ya is a great neighborhood find if your in the mood for Japanese cusine. They have an extensive menu plus the freshest sashimi and sushi in the El Cerrito/Richmond area. Service is fast and efficient plus the prices are reasonable for this type of restaurant.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 10 December 2015

There was no line on this visit, which made for a nice visit. I got Nabeyaki Udon. This time it came with a semi cooked egg in it. I'm used to a hard boiled egg instead. So once I cooked that more in the broth...More

Thank KrisM32
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10546 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530-2821
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cerrito
  • Phone Number: +1 510-528-1678
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