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Kanki Japanese House of Steaks

3504 Mount Moriah Rd, Durham, NC 27707-9015
+1 919-401-6908
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (24 reviews)
“shrimp” (10 reviews)
“miso soup” (4 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
3504 Mount Moriah Rd, Durham, NC 27707-9015
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being a party of one, I sat at the sushi bar where there were numerous precocious children wearing their Easter finery and using chopsticks like professionals. This was by far the best sushi I've had since leaving NYC and moving to NC. If you go,...More

Thank JamieNYC10003
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Too bad this once favorite family spot has really gone down hill. Long waits, short staffed, appears dirty. It used to be a family favorite but we'll have to find another Japanese Steakhouse.

Thank ncmuffinmom
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Our hide love hibachi so we make monthly trips to Kanki. The past year the waits are getting crazy. Thursday night at 5:15, 4 hitachi tables in action and a handful of people waiting... how long? 1.5hrs for the next table. Seriously? The service is...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

I use to visit Kanki often when I lived in the area. I had just come back from a trip and landed at the RDU airport so decided to get takeout on the way home since we would be passing Kanki. I started placing my...More

Thank b_arnold1976
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We have been eating at Kanki about 6 times per year for 14 years. Last night, we arrived at 5:30 on a Wednesday, also my husband's birthday. There were only two tables seated in the entire place, and nobody was waiting in the lobby. Our...More

Thank NCTheaterGirl
Reviewed 23 November 2017

A very upbeat modern East meets West Restaurant with beaucoup tables and a huge very airy Sushi Bar.

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

The thing is, we eat good food, cook at home, grow organic vegetables and pay attention to what we eat. These fast food chains put so much salt or msg in their food , that the following morning we woke up with deer licking our...More

Thank mary2love
Reviewed 24 October 2017

5 of us went on a Friday night and the restaurant was busy. There was a 30 minute wait for the Hibachi show but in the other dining area we could be seated right away so we chose to do that. The food is the...More

Thank LeslieFoodie
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This used to be one of our favorite restaurants but now it has become one of our least favorite. As soon as we walked in the hostesses acted like they could care less if we were there or not and almost acted as if we...More

Thank GulfWarHomer91
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We have eaten here many times over the years. The wait times have gotten worse over the last year. If you get there at 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. you will wait from 35 - 45 minutes. Longer after this window. I don't know if...More

Thank Winston M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3504 Mount Moriah Rd, Durham, NC 27707-9015
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-401-6908
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