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“Disappointed in dropping quality” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kanpai-Sushi Thai - CLOSED

Kanpai-Sushi Thai
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
Hendersonville, North Carolina
Level Contributor
9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Disappointed in dropping quality”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2011

Went out for my birthday to Kanpai for the first time in over a year. It was our favorite Thai restaurant in the Asheville area. But we were very dissappointed. The quality of the food has gone down greatly and was very dissappointed.

We will not be returning.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank DrMarknWNC
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

15 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Asheville, North Carolina
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Food is both beautiful & delicious.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2011

Downtown Asheville is always a great place to visit, and Kanpai serves delicious food. At the sushi bar they will often make free samples of something from their menu for you to try, and they have special chef's rolls to choose from daily that are not on the menu. The staff will often help make recommendations from the menu and for the bar as well. I would describe Kanpai as a great place for a lunch with friends or a place to enjoy some great sushi with loved ones.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank elysiansoul
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Level Contributor
30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Terrific”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2011

I had sushi here with some of my family. I was pleasantly surprised. The waiter was terrific, and the service was fantastic. I would recommend this place to anyone. I will definitely eat here again.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank tarheelram3
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Florence
Level Contributor
59 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Love the Thai curry!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2011

This restaurant has excellent, refined Thai cuisine with Japanese mini portions and prices. The Thai green curry was divine, as was the Satay Chicken. The bowl of white rice was simply pathetic though, it was at most 2 spoonfuls. Price was on the high side ($11 for the curry with a bowl of rice) and $6 for 3 sticks of satay chicken.

Come here if you're willing to spend and tired of yet another diner.

  • Visited May 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank kittykyky
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
South Florida, Florida
Level Contributor
65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Wonderful restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2010

I am so glad we stopped at this place. Their sushi is so delicious. My husband ordered the chicken and shitake mushroom it was fantastic. I have never seen a portion like that. They do not skimp on anything. There were huge amount of Shitake mushrooms, it was very delicious. Out waiter was very kind and attentive. We will definitely go back.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank seahorizon
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