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Kanpai Izakaya

408 E Chicago St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5826
+1 414-220-1155
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average24%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (4 reviews)
“sushi” (21 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
408 E Chicago St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5826
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Kanpai is a cute, little restaurant. The service was wonderful. The decorations were adorable. The food was a little bland and pricy, but I'd definitely come back to try other things on the menu. Drinks were delicious and cheap. I'd highly recommend trying out this...More

Thank Sweetanddandy
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

OMG! A co worker suggested this restaurant which is low key, has very comfortable booths and has an amazing staff. But the real treat is the amazing sushi they served. I have included a photo to show the spread we had. Everything was tasty, but...More

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A truly Japanese restaurant specializing in sushi. Full bar, a wide range of types of sake. Prices are resonable especially during happy hour.

Thank Clark J
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had reservations on a Saturday night and were promptly greeted and give a great table. Our server Heather was outstanding. If I ran a restaurant I would hire her in a minute. We had questions about the drinks, bee and food, and she was...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Wow...if you enjoy generous portions of quality Sushi go to Kanpai. I got the spicy tuna roll, trio roll, tuna sushi and eel sushi. Super fresh melt in your mouth tuna. For starters I had the seaweed salad with cucumber and shrimp. Nice ambiance and...More

Thank Billkress
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Ate here for dinner last night and the service was extremely slow. Before dinner we had drinks at the bar and the servers at the service bar area seemed completely frazzled. The food was good, not great. The Blanco ailoi tasted like watered down mayo,...More

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We LOVE sushi - and we compare sushi in MKE to Rice N Roll Bistro on Farwell. Kanpai is NO Rice N Poll. This was a birthday choice for one of our sons. He loved the meal. The prices are very reasonable for rolls. IF...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Had reservations and we were seated. And we sat. And we sat. The TV was on at the bar. Because we weren't preoccupied with restaurant stuff like water or food or drinks, I asked the bartender if he could switch the station to college football...More

1  Thank Goebone
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

First visit to Milwaukee. Found this restaurant online. Delicious and great value! Service was friendly and good. Ask for Richard. Highly recommend. Order the 9 Piece Chef Nigiri. 🍣💜

Thank MDW2757
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I tried Kanpai for the first time this last weekend. I was a bit concerned because my boyfriend isn't a big Japanese food fan but there were several fish selections that appealed to him. He ended up getting the Hamachi Kama but had it dressed...More

Thank LGuerrero0
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 E Chicago St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5826
    (Milwaukee Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-220-1155
  • E-mail
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