4
A selection of sashimi at Kata Robata.EXPAND
A selection of sashimi at Kata Robata.
Photo by Mai Pham

Best of Houston® 2020: Best Japanese Restaurant

Best Japanese Restaurant: Kata Robata

Can it take ten years for a restaurant to mature to its full potential? In the case of Kata Robata, the restaurant has always executed highly, but this past year during its tenth anniversary, it seemed to soar to new heights. Just take a seat at the perennially packed sushi bar to witness the masterful artistry of the sushi kitchen, which turns out plate after beautiful plate of glistening, meticulously cut fish. Try chef Manabu Horiuchi’s signature chawanmushi Japanese egg custard, or his latest sensational creation — the Texas Wagyu Katsu Sando — to understand the meaning of the term “foodgasm.”

From sushi to sashimi, to creative takes on Japanese cuisine, to seemingly simple items like the spicy soy ramen — they even have an incredible happy hour! — when it comes to Japanese cuisine, Kata represents Houston’s finest.

3600 Kirby, Houston
713-526-8858

katarobata.com

Readers' Choice: Kata Robata

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >