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Kai Sushi

13425 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064-4713
+1 858-668-1745
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
21 Mar 2017
“Great value and quality”
23 May 2017
“Early Dinner”
Closed Now
All hours
Sushi, Asian, Japanese
$$ - $$$
13425 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064-4713
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Used to be my go to Sushi place. Not anymore. Service is slow, unprofessional and when you need something there is never a server in site. Turn over is crazy, wait staff usually only lasts about three months.

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Quick service at the sushi bar. Ordered a variety of specialty rolls, the standouts are the unagi and salmon skin sushi. The staff was very accommodating for a vegetarian in our group. I wish they had a branch in the San Francisco Bay Area! Thanks...More

Thank JohBerlin
Reviewed 19 June 2016

My wife had the sashimi salad, I had the chirashi. Sashimi was fresh and tasty. Friendly prices of $17 for charity, $16 for sashimi salad. However, we found the accompanying miso soup watery and lacking a robust taste of miso. We told this to the...More

Thank newtofiji
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I come to Kai a lot when in town and over the last few months had seen a deterioration in cleanliness and quality of wait staff. I went twice this week for dinner and have been impressed by Kai once again. Huge turnaround in this...More

Thank DStankey
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Firstly, the sushi, or sashimi, was "okay". The eel was delicate (and delicious), however the RAW, raw sushi had elements of "rubbery" texture. Dry. The baked rolls (scallop) had a delicious sauce - super delectable. Hats off for that recipe. The scallops themselves were tiny....More

Thank Monica Micah R
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Always good. Really like the red dragon roll, and there bento for lunch is hard to beat. Always friendly service.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 5 September 2014

We eat Sushi at least twice a week. This is by far, the best Sushi in Poway and in fact, it's the best Sushi in San Diego County. Always fresh...always delicious. Try the "Hug" roll which is made without rice. The Hamachi or Salmon Kama...More

Thank RadioLady2011
Reviewed 3 September 2014

This was my second time to this restaurant. I was thinking about ordering the sashimi for one, it comes with about 7 pieces. So, I asked the waitress what type of fish would I get or if I can choose. She said she didn't know...More

Thank Stacey W
Reviewed 25 July 2014

We go there everytime we feel like sushi! They sometimes even have toro fish, all fresh and ready to be eaten! Most pf the stuff comes from freezers btw, we were told by staff, still its very nice, not too pricy and always leaves our...More

Thank Ieva O
Reviewed 23 October 2012

Super fun atmosphere! The sushi chefs are AMAZING! They have the freshest sushi around as well as the best tasting rolls! Family owned and operated, and they are such awesome down to earth people!

Thank VictoriaFay
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13425 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064-4713
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Poway
  • Phone Number: +1 858-668-1745
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