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Japanese Dining Bar KANPAI

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$$ - $$$
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Calle Estrada, near Hotel Oasis | In Front of Hostel Amigos de Casa Roja, Granada 0000, Nicaragua
+505 2552 3111
17:00 - 22:00
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for drinks, catch ups food and relaxing. Owner is lovely and ambience is the winner. Definitely stop by if you want authentic Japanese in Granada...something to put a smile on your face.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You wouldn't always think of eating Japanese is Granada but to our surprise it was by far the best. Masaya and his team are legendary, we're coming back!

1 Thank Chris A
Leon, Nicaragua
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It is literarally another dimension when you step foot in this place. Food is fresh, very awesome, and quick. A nice break from the traditional food of Granada. Will be returning!!!!!

Thank sabistin
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We came here 3 times during our stay in Granada and can honestly say this is one of the best Japanese restaurants we've been too (and we've been to a lot!). Tempura prawn, raw salmon and spicy tuna sushi rolls were to die for - so fresh! Chicken and pork great too. Best part was the service - restaurant is... More 

Thank Genevieve K
Granada Department, Nicaragua
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Had been a while I have not had sake, Stopped with my boyfriend and had Tempura perfectly cooked, sushi with extra wasabi everything was great, Highly recommended. Oh and Masaya the owner is super friendly!

Thank Guadalupe A
Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Sushi is my all time favourite food; and this was a real treat. Wasn't expecting such tasty salmon sashimi on top of my rainbow roll! Our server was beyond friendly, he even made us cute little paper cranes for my boyfriend and I :) a bit pricey, but for the quality and considering you are in Nica, it really is... More 

Thank Jenny B
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This Japanese restaurant has totally hit the spot with me! Great fresh sushi ! Totally worth trying if you're in Nicaragua !

Thank Andrea L
Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this place and we weren't disappointed. The food was delicious! We had miso soup, avocado rolls (the avocado was so creamy and it came with great wasabi and ginger) and the tonkatsu and it was all so flavoursome! It was the best Japanese we've eaten since we left Australia 6 months ago! There is also a cute... More 

Thank PheebB
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

After two months on the road through Central America, my wife and I heading south are enjoying eating local food and meeting lots of great people. We stumbled upon KANPAI, saw it had a great atmosphere and decided to have a break from the common CA food. The dinner was amazing, all the dishes were authentic and blew us away,... More 

Thank Scott M
Vancouver, Canada
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This place is great for sushi and other Japanese dishes. They have a lot of standard dishes and some that were a bit different. No sashimi but raw fish sushi. It's not cheap but food is great and the manager is very friendly. Very efficient service and good quality ingredients. Would definitely recommend.

Thank 517brigids

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Estrada, near Hotel Oasis | In Front of Hostel Amigos de Casa Roja, Granada 0000, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Granada Department  >  Granada
  • Phone Number: +505 2552 3111
Authentic Japanese food. Fresh sushi, tempura, sake and more. Japanese chef. International standards. Beautiful surroundings with ambiance and modern decor. A safe, well lit, 5-minute walk from the main tourist area (Calzada Street). Great for couples, groups and business meetings or just one. Lots of local information and advice on traveling around.

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