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Kansai Sushi Bar & Japanese Cousine

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4345 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609
510-658-7273
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11:30 am - 1:45 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 1:45 am
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Awesome Late Night Sushi

This place came highly recommended by the front desk staff at a nearby hotel and it lived up to the hype. The place was crowded (it was about 1am) the service was a bit slow but other than that it was a fantastic meal. The food isn't expensive especially if you order off the late night sushi happy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Orlando
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place came highly recommended by the front desk staff at a nearby hotel and it lived up to the hype. The place was crowded (it was about 1am) the service was a bit slow but other than that it was a fantastic meal. The food isn't expensive especially if you order off the late night sushi happy hour menu.... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We stopped here for lunch and were amazed by the long list of sushi rolls. We had two traditional rolls and two of their inventions, and all were just perfect. The service was great and the crowd were all enjoying themselves.

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Thank James B
Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stopped in Kansai as lunch time was trailing off. We had tempura, prawns for me, mixed vegetables for my daughter. All very quite crisp, fresh, large and portions, copious. The seaweed salad we shared was large enough for two and very good. Service was efficient and friendly. The decor was modest and unpretentious. I would return anytime.

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Thank Wingfield R
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I would come hear to eat great sushi and watch all the football and sports (displayed on their big screen) that I didn't get at home.

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Thank Jeffrey H
Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

This is the place to be for rolls. They have an endless variety and all are very good. We tried a large selection just to be sure. So to is the other fare. Their sushi is great, the noodle dishes are better than anywhere I tried before and their collection of sake is outstanding. Service is fast and friendly. We... More 

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Thank Frank E
Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

I love the food and the environment. I always value you a place where staff value the customer.

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Thank BillSmith510
Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

I have eaten here several times!!...Good Service, Excellent Food!!...Enjoy!!

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

This restaurant is also known as Kan Sai. On a Friday night, I walked in wondering why there was a crowd and few seats empty at midnight at a Japanese restaurant. This is that place to head to in Oakland, CA if you need late night food as it is gooooooooood. I ordered teriyaki chicken which came with rice, a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2009

Been by here a couple of times, finally went with friends. Got your standard Japanese affair, rolls, bento, udon, soba, etc. Bento portions are really big. One of my friends complained about the soup for the udon, too much MSG. But there is the menu on the last page, that's the less stereotypical and more creative stuff. You want to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2008

good sushi and friendly staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4345 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: 510-658-7273

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 50
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 1:45 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:45 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:45 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:45 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:45 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:45 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?