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Kanpai Japanese Restaurant

1401 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209-2325
+1 703-527-8400
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
26 Nov 2017
“Nice Solo Meal”
19 Oct 2017
“Welcoming and unique”
Open Now
11:30 - 22:30 Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1401 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209-2325
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I tried this place for the first time going for a good lunch. We were done and won't be back. The food was not good, the sushi did not taste fresh, and the high chair provided was dirtier than some gas station bathrooms.

Thank ponch510
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Here it is: Salad: how do you mess this up? Dressing was horrible. Miso Soup: served lukewarm. Tasted as if from a concentrate that was improperly measured Edamame: tasteless and far from crisp Shumai: good flavor served cold Chicken Yakidori: decent Contents of Box -...More

Thank Brookner1
Reviewed 26 November 2017

I was staying at a hotel in the area and wanted a healthy, close dinner that was not at a chain restaurant. I chose Kanpai, and I'm glad I did. I arrived around 8:30pm on a weeknight; the restaurant had a few patrons but was...More

Thank brmusicman
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The sushi was very substandard. The rice used is terrible and probably an old harvest. The technique in cutting the fish was so bad that my fish looked like it was torn off the fillet instead of sliced with a fine Japanese hochou. The chirashi...More

Thank Ko E
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Kansas is not just an Asian restaurant but the most close to real thing. As someone who toured Japan and Nepal... this food is the closest to the real. The variety is quite good and the service is outstanding. All eaters will enjoy it, especially...More

Thank ronenco76
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

The sticky table is true lol. Not sure what they wipe their tables with... But the food is really good, very reasonable price and friendly staff.

Thank Gearharttb
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This is a go-to place at lunch for a fast and delicious meal. I always get the bento box (2) and I love the variety and quality of food you get for around $10.

Thank Sujata410
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We have never been disappointed - 17 years, many other sushi places later but nothing compares in freshness, service, preparation, flavor.

Thank Nguer
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Both the food preparation and the service are provided according to time-honored Japanese traditions of craftsmanship and perfectionism.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

My boss and I were looking for a different sushi place around the corner but stumbled upon this one. It is quaint with about 15-20 tables. It is setup nice, but simple. We got a couple sushi rolls and he got an appetizer that I...More

Thank QuahogRob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
00:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209-2325
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-527-8400
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