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Kampai Japanese Steak House

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2330 S Elmhurst Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-5805
847-640-6700
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:45 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Fri 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 1:45 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 6
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good sushi!

Very good fresh sushi. Fun, riverboats glide past you with sushi choices or you can order from menu or ask for special rolls from the sushi chef.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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English first
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We have been eating at the steak part of the restaurant for over 15 years. The food used to Very good, now just average. The portions have dwindled in size so much that even with a small tot could finish the entire meal. If you' re looking for a bargain price stay away from Kampai!!! The steak prices are Ruth's... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Very good fresh sushi. Fun, riverboats glide past you with sushi choices or you can order from menu or ask for special rolls from the sushi chef.

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois, United States
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Even after a new owner, food is good, the chefs excellent fun and though a bit expensive within bounds on Groupon. Still managed by long time employees which makes the experience very steady.

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

While some of the prices seem high, the portions are large and you don't leave hungry. It is cheaper than Benihana or Ron of Japan. The best deal on the extensive menu is the Kampai special which includes the Golden Shrimp (with a lemon, eggyolk sauce that is amazing) , chicken, and steak. Also included are vegitables and rice (fried... More 

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The food is great! The service is great! The show the chef's put on as they prepare the meal is an experience! I've eaten here dozens of times and I'll keep going back. It's a little pricey but sometimes you can find a Groupon for them. If you have the opportunity to eat at Kampai, do so! You won't be... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Most of the reviews for Kampai are regarding the steak house side. But, there is a separate sushi bar, called YuYu, as well, essentially a storefront south. The sushi is always fresh and the sushi chefs are very friendly and do interact with the guests. This is a great restaurant to take kids for sushi, as the delivery system for... More 

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Great presentation, and the food was awesome. I thought that the prices were a bit high, but lower than Benihana. I highly recommend the golden shrimp appetizer. I had the steak and shrimp with the golden shrimp appetizer and left stuffed.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We went with 2 couples. Food was delicious but thank goodness we had a groupon. The bill was very high. Definitely a place to go for only special occasions to justify the cost

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Very good food and presentation. However, the prices are a bit on the high side. All entrees include: soup, salad, rice, and dessert. Make sure you get there early, as they do get busy. A reservation is a must. I would also look for coupons to save some money. They are available.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

They put on a good show. The food is about average, although expensive. The quality does not match. My wife and I have had better food at other restaurants. If you want a show it's a good place to go to. Probably won't go back.

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Additional Information about Kampai Japanese Steak House

Address: 2330 S Elmhurst Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-5805
Phone Number: 847-640-6700
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Prospect
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 1:45 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 1:45 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 1:45 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 1:45 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2330 S Elmhurst Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-5805
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Prospect
  • Phone Number: 847-640-6700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:45 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:45 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:45 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:45 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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