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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
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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

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious but expensive

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
fancypants2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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mt prospect
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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midwest
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212 reviews 212 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Sushi side-This is a traditional Japanese owned sushi bar which is hard to find. My husband is Japanese and grew up in Tokyo and this place reminds him of home. I personally have eaten here for 17 years and Satchi has been waiting tables the whole time. While I am not a sushi eater, my husband really enjoys the sushi... More 

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Chicago
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I used to enjoy going to Kampai many years ago, but the last year has been anything BUT pleasant. The woman who seats you is just downright rude. She acts as if she is doing you a favor just allowing you into their establishment. She is a real turnoff, and the main reason I won't go back. The food is... More 

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Chicago area, IL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We went here for dinner using a Groupon. We ordered the Filet and Golden Shrimp. The filet was very tender and cooked to perfection. The Golden Shrimp, tasty as always. All the food was very good except the Fried Rice was very bland. It definitely needs to be flavored up and more eggs added. "John", our chef was good and... More 

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

The service was good and food was delicious here. We haven't been in a long time, and thought they still had the sushi boats, but they were next door at the adjoining restaurant. Still, we had the sushi, and it was delicious. The show on the tables was on par with most Japanese steak houses we have been to, We... More 

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Streamwood, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

I have been to this location twice and by far, this is the best hibachi restaurant I have been to. The quality and freshness of the ingredients certainly will not disappoint you. They also do groupon and living socials deals quite often which help bring some of the cost down.

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Burlington, WI
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Teppanyaki is the key to their success. Skilled Chefs preform cute, quick stunts involving your meal preparation. Fun for the whole family, it is pricy but where else do you get a personal chef for the evening meal.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Always a great experience, it's the whole family favorite place. All time favorite - Shrimps Flambe dipped in the House sauce! We have dinned more then dozen of time in there already.

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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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