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Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
The idea of "Katana" is simply to create the best experience and emotions by trying to touch hearts and souls of our customers. Daily routine is always in pursuit of excellence. "Katana" was inspired by many Asian cultures and trying to transform Asian food into our vision.
US$5 - US$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks
Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Dog Friendly, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly gourmet quality food, no doubt about that. Each dish we've had has been top notch. The place is always packed, so obviously the prices are not scaring customers away. But ALL of Santa Teresa is the most overpriced place I've ever been. Tokyo, Singapore,...Paris and New York are all better value. Restaurants on resort islands in the Maldives are better priced, even for a captive customer base. Katana is not out of line with other restaurants here, and the area has the best culinary offerings in the entire country, but just horrendously overpriced for everything.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't say enough great things about Katana. We wish we had gone more often. Diverse menu with an emphasis on quality. We've traveled around the world and this is one of our top favorite restaurants.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 16 May 2021 via mobile

The atmosphere has style. The staff is very kind. Food in general is delicious. I recommend the Baos. Drinks are creative, too. Best Asian restaurant in Santa Teresa.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 May 2021

It was just so good - its somewhat across all types of asian but the bone marrow rissoto is to die for!

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 26 April 2021 via mobile

Great restaurant, beautiful rustic decor just perfect for a beach town. Food was fantastic !! Good variety in the menu. Not 5 rating just because tables felt very crowded in COVID times and staff was a bit “relaxed” regarding mask use.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 17 April 2021 via mobile

It is really hard to go wrong here as all the food is amazing. We were a fairly large group of 7, so we tasted a few great selections from the menu. Don't miss the cauliflower salad, the vegetable spring rolls or the pork belly...bao. The menu has a pretty wide range of Asian-inspired options. Highly recommend a visit here during your stay!More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 8 April 2021

First of all, the place was packed. The crowd was hot and the service was still amazing. Amazing. I loved the selection. The wines were amazing and the sake. The sushi, pad thai, fish, everything was The Best. The menu is so eclectic and unique....The atmosphere is great. The service is outstanding. Love this place. Make a reservation. Bring a mask. You will love it!!More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 5 April 2021 via mobile

Nice restaurant outside with nice garden. Very nice food. We had the butter chicken. Legendary are the pork ribs with garlic rice! We come here every time at least once. Book a table so I don’t have to wait. We will come back

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 25 March 2021 via mobile

Arguably the best restaurant in Santa Teresa. A little bit more upscale than most restaurants in town but still a cool vibe. Like everywhere in Santa Teresa, there is plenty of vegan options. The vegan sushi roll is ridiculous

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 21 March 2021

We ate some weeks ago at Katana and enjoyed the food as well as the general restaurant vibe. As a lot places in Santa Teresa the Restaurant is a little bit to European. There fore you have to handle higher than average prices and mostly...European employees which means sometimes a more professional but comparing to ticos more reserved and distanced serving of the dishes. On the other hand the owner himself asked at every table if everything was right, which we really appreciated!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about Katana Asian Cuisine

Yes, Katana Asian Cuisine offers takeaway services.

Yes, Katana Asian Cuisine offers delivery services.

Katana Asian Cuisine is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5