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RATINGS
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Value
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PRICE RANGE
US$30 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 20 October 2021 via mobile

Went inside to pick up to go order. Hostess said she would bring to our car sitting directly outside Kata Robata door. After 40 minute wait went in to check. Order was ready but hostess forgot to bring out. Both said sorry and one actually...did with an eyeroll and so what attitude.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 10 August 2021 via mobile

We did not have a reservation but was able to find some bar seats immediately. Very interesting foods I must say most dishes were good except the dessert. I had tried about 4 Japanese restaurants in Houston and this is the best one so far.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 27 July 2021

We have been to Kata Robata for a decade now. Today, I had a chance to bring my mom (she came from Thailand) with me. We were very lucky to have Shon. He was so incredibly kind and attentive to our order and needs. His...gentle manner and outstanding service are greatly appreciated. My mom kept singing the highest praise of him....:) As always, food are great and fresh. My personal love are tropical spicy tuna and sushi variety (with chili oil), TX Kobe beef and Katsu Sando, Hamachi & Jalapeno sashimi, grilled oyster mushroom, etc. Looking forward to trying Omekase soon. So glad that Houston has Kata Robata!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 14 June 2021

Everything during our dinner was spot-on. We started off with the shishito peppers, which weren't as spicy as we would generally prefer, but the kimchi aioli was a great way to bring out a more unique flavor profile for the peppers. The miso crusted bone...marrow was one of the highlights of the night. Each side topping or accompaniment that was given paired perfectly with the bone marrow to balance out all of the flavors. We finished off with a variety of nigiri, including some amazing o-toro and wagyu a5 that was among the best we've ever had. And the portions for all of these items were more than generous. Top that all off with the very fast and friendly service we received and I would say this is definitely an experience we're looking forward to having again.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 3 June 2021

Always amazing. Delicious rolls and entrees. Efficient service in a lively atmosphere. Definitely worth the reservation!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 5 December 2020 via mobile

Outstanding food- Edwin, the waiter was professional and friendly; service aids were on point; they kept the water filled to the rim; immediately when my friend and I sat, we were greeted; my friend is Asian and she was so excited and loved all the...dishes we ordered. I especially liked the spicy mango tuna roll and the salad which fresh with delicious house dressing and it was a generous size for the price. The only problem was a service charge issue but management quickly corrected the problem and the waiter apologized- miscommunication. Outside of that, perfect dining experience; also the restaurant is beautifully decorated- the most beautiful restaurant I have seen in Houston..... and make it a point to visit the bathroom! You will find a awesome surprise.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 14 October 2020 via mobile

This was the first restaurant we visited in Houston. We are from Vegas, and there are so many great Japanese restaurants, so our expectations are some what high. Kata Robata, did not disappoint. Delicious food, the chef takes pride in his dishes. Service is on...point. Definitely recommend when in Houston.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 29 May 2020 via mobile

İ was in this restaurant 28 jun ,they had terrible manager inside with bad rules and i reallyy hated this place i will never and ever go and recommend anyone in my life..unfriendly manager

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 4 March 2020 via mobile

Love this place. I had done my research before visiting Houston for good Japanese fare. My brother-in-law who lives here coincidentally mentions that he enjoys the food here a few days after arriving, so I’m like I’ve gotta tick this restaurant off the list during...this trip. I like the location and area of this restaurant. It is of a decent size and the ambiance is just how I like it, dimly lit but lively. The next kudos goes to the staff; we had one of the most amazing waiters I’ve ever had the pleasure to be served by. He was friendly but not overly so, very professional and knowledgeable about the food as well. The food came out timely and we never felt rushed. All the food we ordered were amazing, from the prawn tempura to the lobster mac&cheese. Kobe Kobe kobe! All the Kobe beef dishes we had were just top quality. Longhorn roll, spicy roll, and one other roll on the happy hour menu, were all delicious. The cocktails were all superb; full of flavour, not too sweet and light enough to enjoy with the food. I’ll be returning here before I leave Houston next week. Top top recommendation of mine. I would have put up pictures like I normally do but I was so caught up with the yumminess that I forgot. If I make it there again before I leave town as planned I’ll make sure I do that.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 29 February 2020

Very good option if you want to get out of the routine, on a Saturday night for dinner and drink of their excellent drinks. In addition to a very pleasant place to be a good time

Date of visit: June 2019
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Yes, Kata Robata offers takeaway services.

Kata Robata is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4