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Wharf Road, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
678 26687
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I love the octopus balls and the wontons. The service what poor ( it took around 20 minutes toget a fanta.

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Seoul
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The food here would barely be acceptable in any other country but hey it's Vanuatu. I do appreciate the quaint charm and while the food is only average at best, you can't get 'real' Japanese food anywhere else in the city. After 3 days of nothing but steak and chips in other restaurants I put up with it. The view... More 

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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This is a great place to go for lunch, either during a vacation, or for business. The menu has lots to offer but it's the lunch specials that are really outstanding. They are good value considering the variety and quality of what they serve. And the view from the restaurant is beautiful. Highly recommended.

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Vanuatu
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Best choice for Japanese dishes in Port Vila. Great food and staff are very prompt. spectacular views overlooking Irirki and Fila Islands. Lunch boxes are great.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We couldn't believe the price on the menu as compared to what we normally pay in OZ. The chef is actually a real japanese man versus some asian of some sort. Everything we had was superb. I wish i could such a non expensive and authentic Japanese restaurant in my area. We went back for lunch and really enjoyed our... More 

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Perth, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

View over Port Vila is spectacular, food we could not fault, staff very friendly and price very reasonable.

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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Are a large group we descended upon Kanpai after the renovations and were very pleased with the food, the service and the atmoshere. The owners and staff were very attentive to our group as well as the full house and brought us a lovely complimentary wine. I would highly recommend Kanpai!

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Hong Kong
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My girlfriend was craving sushis, so we got there hoping to have good food, but we got disappointed. The food is average, and the place is quite dull.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We booked for 30 guests and were well catered for. Food was tasty and reasonably priced. Will definitely be back next time in Port Vila!

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Suva, Fiji
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7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Kanpai restaurant is a bit out of the way, but I'm glad I went. It's in an industrial looking area. Once inside, the restaurant is nice with a beautiful deck overlooking the harbor. I had the lunchbox bento. At 1,300 Vuv, it's a great deal. The portion is large and offers a typical mix of Japanese favorites. Mine had miso... More 

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Address: Wharf Road, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Phone Number: 678 26687
Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
Cuisine: Japanese

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