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Kanpai Sushi

330 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1430
+1 650-325-2696
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
28 Feb 2018
“Good but not Memorable”
14 Nov 2017
“Good sushi option”
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
330 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1430
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

It's apparently not the best sushi in town, but we didn't have to wait too long for a table, so it worked for us. The host was actually very good at estimating wait-times and dealing with the crowd without making anyone uncomfortable, so i thought...More

Thank h22101
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Been visiting Kanpai few times a month in the last years , it’s about time to write a review. Very friendly owners, sushi chef and staff. The food is really good , Dragon roll , sashimi and Udon is great even on Japanese standards. Highly...More

Thank salvax239
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Have eaten here a few times in last year. Menu is basic and restaurant is small so larger groups may have to wait to get a table. Service is very quick. Popular with students. This is not a super fancy sushi place, but if you...More

Thank Skierz
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 8:00 PM, started with miso soup, kanpachi sashimi, unagi nigiri, and a few other items. Fish seemed relatively fresh, but pervading the entire meal was a smell of ammonia, and Windex, as they were cleaning up - to close down. (9:00) not...More

Thank idolmom
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Very reasonable and the service is outstanding. The owner appeared to be present and she was exactly the kind of person who should own a restaurant. I am gluten free and she ensured that everything I ordered was safe. The sushi here is fresh and...More

Thank Len J
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Very simple and tasty Had the rainbow roll which was nice Sashimi mix out of which the salmon stood out Toro sashimi was yummy!! Miso soup was also great Got what we wanted - a great sushi for lunch

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I had the BBQ Beef and a Salmon Maki lunch special. It came with rice, salad, and tempura for $10.5. The beef was a little weird, kind of rubbery, but the maki was quite nice. The service was okay, waiters were friendly but did not...More

Thank Albert C
Reviewed 30 December 2015

The service was friendly and accommodating. The cooked dishes were quite good, but the sushi was disappointing. It is too bad because the prices were great; perhaps the reason why. The 2 stars is because of the sushi. If I would rate the cooked dishes...More

Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Excellent venue, fresh sushi, very reasonable prices for the quality. Make a reservation. The menu has a lot of variety with all the classic dishes as well as some special rolls.

Thank Steven123
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

I can say that the sushi here is much better that all the Japanese restaurants that I've try in San Francisco. Actually better the ones I've eat in Tokyo. Last for the Toro tuna - it's amazing. Great service also and a very nice ambient.

Thank Nuno A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1430
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-325-2696
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