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Wharf Road, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 26687
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good50%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (17 reviews)
“miso soup” (7 reviews)
“lunch box” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
££ - £££
Wharf Road, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

Best choice for Japanese dishes in Port Vila. Great food and staff are very prompt. spectacular views overlooking Irirki and Fila Islands. Lunch boxes are great.

Thank EvergreenManagement
Reviewed 28 October 2014

We couldn't believe the price on the menu as compared to what we normally pay in OZ. The chef is actually a real japanese man versus some asian of some sort. Everything we had was superb. I wish i could such a non expensive and...More

Thank 42beck
Reviewed 21 June 2014

View over Port Vila is spectacular, food we could not fault, staff very friendly and price very reasonable.

Thank C_G_Crowley
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Are a large group we descended upon Kanpai after the renovations and were very pleased with the food, the service and the atmoshere. The owners and staff were very attentive to our group as well as the full house and brought us a lovely complimentary...More

Thank KimJolley
Reviewed 12 May 2014

My girlfriend was craving sushis, so we got there hoping to have good food, but we got disappointed. The food is average, and the place is quite dull.

Thank GauthierHK
Reviewed 5 May 2014

We booked for 30 guests and were well catered for. Food was tasty and reasonably priced. Will definitely be back next time in Port Vila!

Thank susiemsmac
Reviewed 18 April 2014

Kanpai restaurant is a bit out of the way, but I'm glad I went. It's in an industrial looking area. Once inside, the restaurant is nice with a beautiful deck overlooking the harbor. I had the lunchbox bento. At 1,300 Vuv, it's a great deal....More

Thank Colleen324
Reviewed 6 April 2014

But of a hard place to get to but the food is good ... but I mainly go for the wonderful friendly staff, Nina in particular heheh. She is wonderful. The keep putting the prices up though, I hope that will stop. I drive alway...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Ordered a Sushi and Sashimi dishes. Really authentic Japanese taste and nice staff. It is not a cheap restaurant but definitely worth the price! You can seat outside and have a view of the bay, wonderful during the sunset. Recommended!

Thank b1on4i
Reviewed 11 February 2014

Fantastic prices and excellent quality food, make sure you have the Sake as well. We have occasionally had the wrong meals brought out but this is always promptly fixed which is the main thing!

Thank Ixixly
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Nearby Attractions
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharf Road, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 26687
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