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Kabuki Japanese Restaurant

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485 Alisal Rd Ste 285, Solvang, CA 93463-3714
+1 805-693-8289
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:00
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Wed - Sun 11:30 - 16:00
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Yucaipa, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the crunch roll and chicken fried rice; both were delicious. The rice had a lot of vegetable besides just peas and carrots like most places and they were all cut up very small which made them easy to eat without noticing. The restaurant is small and a little loud but the food is so yummy, the size and... More 

Thank punkin698
Stockholm, Sweden
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167 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The sushi they serve does not remind me about Japan. The service is very slow, it is expensive and the environment is not very charming. It was a mistake to go here but we will not come back.

Thank Max S
Los Angeles, CA
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190 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 504 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The last time I ate there (after my review), food was so, so. I always give a Restaurant or Hotel another chance before I write a negative review, so I ate there again. The food was not so so, it was sub average (almost poor). We ordered the Ginger Teriyaki Combo, and two Steak Teriyaki Combo's, along with a Chicken... More 

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Fremont, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Kabuki is the only "Japanese" restaurant is Solvang. However, it is expensive and it is not a "real" Japanese restaurant.

Thank UCSBDad2015
San Jose, Ca
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125 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Average food. Slow service (it wasn't crowded). Loud, annoying jazz music playing in background. Nothing inviting about the atmosphere. Would skip this place.

Thank LMRah
Solvang, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Awesome sushi resturant, love their G roll. Have a wonderful,happy hour specials as well. Highly recommend

Thank Diane m
Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

I am giving this restaurant a poor rating mainly because of the lack of service. I ordered their ahi tuna sashimi which tasted nice, but to me it lacked the flavor I was looking for. My issue was that due to the lack of service it took a ridiculous amount of time to make it. My waiter was very polite... More 

1 Thank fw12234
Solvang, California
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121 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Check the specials board, but everything is good. The Godzilla roll is wonderful! Japanese beer and some local wines. Service can be slow, but worth the wait.

Thank Elizabeth A
Monument, Colorado
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

The pros: nice seating outside The cons: the menu for the sushi rolls is written on a white board inside with the descriptions and ingredients. If you aren't right next to it you can't read it. The server suggested I take a picture of it with my phone so I could see what was on each roll. How silly is... More 

Thank Marcy D
Santa Clarita, California
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

The food is good, but a bit pricy although Solvang is a tourist town and most restaurants are. They have a dish that most Japanese Restaurants do not have - deep fried gyoza.

Thank DooWopCA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 Alisal Rd Ste 285, Solvang, CA 93463-3714
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-693-8289

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?