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Wharf Road, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 26687
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good50%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (17 reviews)
“miso soup” (7 reviews)
“fresh tuna” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Wharf Road, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I have visited this place for years and even taken my Japaneses Agents there and they too say it is very good, It is especially good in the evening s the sun is setting as it over looks the Port Vila harbor and the setting...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

When we walked in we were instantly captivated by the stunning view, which was unexpected from the entrance. My 15 year old selected Kanpai to celebrate his birthday as we all love Asian cuisines and fresh food - boy did this place tick both boxes....More

Thank JennC03
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We visited with a large group of friends including children, and had a fantastic night. Food was absolutely delicious and the view of the harbour at night is just lovely. Really great experience.

Thank David B
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Christmas 2017, busiest tourist season of the year. Advised hurriedly while being seated, ‘no fresh Tuna’, We placed our order in 2 parts - as we ordered the Entrees, we were then informed by the same waiter that sat us down that one of the...More

Thank macambri
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Habour views. Huge menu. Clean fresh flavours. Sushi box, soft shell crab sushi, tempura prawns and dumplings all fabulous. Fast service. Best meal so far in Port Vila.

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Good selection of sushi dishes, average quality though.Very nice views over the harbor. Good for lunch. Slow service.

Thank OneWorld22
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Pretty good, not exactly fast but good. I was full with the lunch box; And for a change, there is a large selection of asian beers: something you might not see everywhere.

Thank Grégoire M
Reviewed 2 March 2017

a simple lunch which was enjoyable with a great view, for $10.00 it was enjoyable and tasty, there is a bit of a choice, the service is very basic but ok

Thank chromedomegreg
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We have been to Kanpai many times over the years but this time it was really very disappointing. We visited for lunch last week and they didn't have half the menu available. None of their (usually very good) Kanpai special spring rolls, no tuna (only...More

Thank PeaceAndLight
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This was a setting for a leisurely lunch with friends. We selected Kanpai for its range of menu choices and a lunch special (vt1,000 for a main, miso soup and one soft drink) and the view of Port Vila harbour stretching from Paray Bay, looking...More

Thank Lovinglife83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharf Road, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 26687
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