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Sushi Katsu

3173 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1196
+1 808-246-0176
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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“sushi” (14 reviews)
“ahi” (2 reviews)
“tip top” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
3173 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1196
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Definitely a locals place. Has the feel of a 50's diner with food delivered on rolling carts. The sashimi was fresh & good but the rolls were primarily rice & not that good. They don't serve alcohol so if you want sake or beer it's...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent spot that caters to local in Lihue for great value. $40 for 2 dinners, sushi roll, an appetizer and sodas. It's a 1970-80s style diner, clean but basic. Very casual. Parking lot is always full with locals. If you're looking for ambience, that go...More

Thank Luvtosafari
Reviewed 24 November 2016

By day, the facility is the Tip Top Cafe. For the evening, it becomes the Sushi Katsu Restaurant. Great sushi!!!

Thank SJYamane
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Is good. Locals seem to like this place. I think it's kinda dirty, but the food tastes fairly good. Smile

Thank Tamale730
Reviewed 10 August 2015

First stop when we arrival on Kauai for lunch. A hole in the wall with excellent sushi and just good old fashion food. Highly recommend.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Large portions and a local hangout for dinner. Japanese food is main menu but something for everyone from fish, beef, chicken and noodles. Nice combo choices. Casual atmosphere

Thank Ruthie03
Reviewed 16 February 2015

This restaurant was rather confusing for a first timer. Here I'm looking for Tip Top Cafe, no such sign. Walked in thru the front glass doors and to the right is the old fashioned weight scale, a rack with full of Polo Shirts and t-shirts...More

Thank BBM M
Reviewed 1 January 2015

More fried and greasy food than good sushi Not a good place to eat. The ambience is not good The food is ho hum

Thank Oliverkatz
Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

Crab in the soft shell crab roll was tough and burnt, mostly rice though. Tempura was um.... Not tempura but looked and tasted more like the broken crumbles in the bottom of the fry basket. Did not try the sashimi so maybe that's where they...More

1  Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 4 February 2014

I really enjoyed the chef that cooked our food in front of us. The show wasn't great but the chef was very friendly and skillful. The food tasted great especially the catch of the day mahi mahi. I would do this again and definitely try...More

Thank Mark S
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Open Hours
17:30 - 20:45
17:30 - 20:45
17:30 - 20:45
17:30 - 20:45
17:30 - 20:45
17:30 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3173 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1196
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-246-0176
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