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KanPai

Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Fusion
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4593 Washington Avenue, Evansville, IN 47714
812.471.7076
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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: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    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
Great Food!

We have have done the Benton lunches the last couple Sunday's in a row. Every meal we have ordered to go had been made correctly and is always fresh! The value is great with 2 lunches being around $20. They also have a $1 bottle beer special on Sunday's too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 1, 2015
Kjseib
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

We have have done the Benton lunches the last couple Sunday's in a row. Every meal we have ordered to go had been made correctly and is always fresh! The value is great with 2 lunches being around $20. They also have a $1 bottle beer special on Sunday's too.

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Thank Kjseib
Newburgh, Indiana
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70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Husband and I went on a Saturday for lunch. Both ordered the Bento lunch, with rice, General Tso, kanpai salad, miso soup, crab rangoon, and godzilla roll. The soup was lukewarm but tasty. The general tso was also lukewarm and the chicken was very tough. The two tastiest things were the crab rangoon and godzilla roll (two least healthy probably... More 

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Thank Heather H
Indianapolis
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

THE best sushi I've had. Décor is really cute, place seems to do a very good business. Wish it weren't so far away from home!

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Thank indyhug111
Evansville, Indiana
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

This was my 2nd trip to KanPai and I have enjoyed it greatly. I just recently started eating sushi, and both times the manager/owner has been very helpful in making suggestions as to what the best sushi is for newbies. Everything I've had there has been amazing. The service is top-notch. The parking lot is awful so if you are... More 

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Thank Trisha S
Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

First time here and I really enjoyed the food. I had the Philadelphia roll and Goyza. The service was very attentive but not overly. Definitely will be back! It's a little loud but I was able to chat with my friend just fine.

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Thank Jessica J
Louisville, Kentucky
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Quality is not great. Main dishes are nothing but onions. They need to trim their asparagus before serving - nasty inedible ends embedded in sushi. No vegetarian options. Guys, go visit Dragon King's Daughter in New Albany or Louisville for inspiration. Also, salad dressing foamy like soap and flavorless. Gross. Only come here for good bottled beer selection and brussels... More 

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Thank Aimee A
Evansville, Indiana
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Ok so I've heard Kanpai is one of the best places to eat in Evansville. I don't agree. It's ok, I guess. Small and a little cramped but feels a bit like a sushi stand. You know like a little place that has tables to stand at but no seats cause there isn't enough room for that. But here they... More 

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Thank eyessodark
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Kanpai is our go-to place in Evansville when we're tired and want something guaranteed to be good. We stopped here last time on an early summer evening before the dinner rush. We had a Boston roll, edamame hummus, and a Tin Man beer. The restaurant is small and comfortable with nice lighting. It's got a nice, hip vibe and everyone... More 

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Thank Robert H
Evansville, Indiana
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I have been all over the USA and I always try and stop to try local sushi. Being that I'm from E-Ville and just moved back, I figured I'd try Kanpai. The beef rice is good, but the four sushi rolls my friends and I split were mediocre. I honestly prefer Tokyo Japan to Kanpai when it comes to taste... More 

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Thank mzbunni
Evansville, Indiana
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My best friend Ashley and I ate at Kanpai again, the other day. Ashley had the Miso Soup and the General Tso's Chicken and Brown Rice and 1/2 and order of the California (sushi) Roll. And I had the Miso Soup and the Sweet & Sour Chicken, Crab Rangoon and Fried Rice. Very good food and quick, too! I highly... More 

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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: Japanese, Asian, Sushi, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?