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Kanpai Japanese Restaurant

1401 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209-2306
+1 703-527-8400
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (8 reviews)
“sushi” (36 reviews)
“miso soup” (5 reviews)
12:30 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
1401 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209-2306
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 1 June 2017

How many times have you sat down at a semi-dive sushi joint and felt the sticky tables and chairs and thought "hmmm, I can tell how this is going to go....." ? Kanpai is mediocre at best and at times downright awful. Only had lunch...More

Thank rossvesq
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
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Food was fine. Staff seemed half interested in being there on a Saturday night. Sushi was okay nothing outstanding. Presentations were poor. Next to Hyatt and only great thing was location.

Thank Vioman1
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We came here because of the favorable reviews. We ordered the salmon and scallop teriyaki dinners. The salmon was thinly sliced, overdone and dry. The scallops were dry and tough. We did not finish our meals. We are from Maine and love seafood. We did...More

Thank roynakamura
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We took favorites soup and roll and it was really good food. We really apreciates service and her advices. We recommand it.

Thank Julie T
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
12:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209-2306
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-527-8400
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