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KanPai

Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Asian fusion
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4593 Washington Avenue, Evansville, IN 47714
812.471.7076
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Decent at best

I went to have a nice sushi dinner and had some of the cheapest (as in taste) sushi I have ever had. I visited because of the reviews but I guess this is the best evansville has to offer. Thank god I don't live here anymore because I wouldn't eat sushi if so......

2 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2014
Chefsarethebest
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Kentucky
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31 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I went to have a nice sushi dinner and had some of the cheapest (as in taste) sushi I have ever had. I visited because of the reviews but I guess this is the best evansville has to offer. Thank god I don't live here anymore because I wouldn't eat sushi if so......

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Evansville, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

KanPai Shrimp is a must- I've never had anything like it. The sushi is good, the service is good, and the food is good. What more could you ask for! Probably not a family friendly place, more of a place to go with friends.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This place is a little unpredictable. I have been served food that was absolutely excellent, and then I've been served food I didn't even want to eat (and my menu choices are usually the same). They are certainly capable of providing a delicious meal, but I guess it depends on the day and who's in the kitchen. However, every time... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My family likes dining here and we eat here often. Sushi is very good and they have a nice variety. The pho soup is great and very flavorful. Small, but with a warm, inviting atmosphere. Staff is friendly and make for a relaxed environment.

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Evansville IN
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I've been eating here for years, sometimes weekly, and they are consistently good! They have a large variety of sushi rolls along with other menu items to please the non-sushi eaters. The kanpai salad and kanpai shrimp is a yummy way to start off your meal. I recommend a reservation if going on a Friday or Saturday evening. The place... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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61 reviews 61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This place had some good (microbrew) beer choices, and was willing to make what we wanted vegetarian. Biggest downside: REALLY busy on a Friday night. Very small place. But the food and beer were good.

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Evansville, Indiana
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99 reviews 99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

I found out about this place from tripadvisor. I then asked friends that had been here about it. All said it is a must go to. So I finally got around to it. Wonderful. Lots to chose from, chinese food or sushi. I wanted sushi. I also wanted hot saki, as it was cool and damp outside. I enjoyed both.... More 

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kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

I have been going to KanPai for about 2+ years. I have always had a good experience. Jason, (the owner) is personable, knowledgable and will pretty much cook what you want, if it's not on the menu. Waitstaff is very good. Avocado sushi is excellent. Cannot beat the price/value on the Bento box lunch. Great place to talk also. As... More 

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Newburgh, Indiana
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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

In my opinion the most authentic place to get sushi in town. Dining area is small but quaint and adds to the non-franchise atmosphere. Service was great and owner stopped by and chatted for quite awhile. Can't wait to go back!!

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Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great bento box deals..quick service..really good food...and after trying alot of sushi...I have to say--best sushi in town for sure! One of my and my hubby's fav stops for lunch...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4593 Washington Avenue, Evansville, IN 47714
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Evansville
  • Phone Number: 812.471.7076

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Asian fusion
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?