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Kanai - Sushi & Sake to Savor

12111 W Maple, Ste 131, Wichita, KS
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Ranked #37 of 885 Restaurants in Wichita
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner
Description: David Kanai is a professionaly trained sushi chef, who also has an extensive Japenese menu as well. Fresh fish is flown in from the coast as well as Japan for some incredible delacies that we've never had the opportunity to try here in Wichita. He is wonderfully informative and builds your meal based on your taste and interests. Meaning if you're not into "raw fish" he will assist you in going through the wide variety of cooked options to find something that you'll love. Penny & Chris Ellis have opened a restaurant to showcase David's talents.
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English first
Wichita, Kansas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is hands down the best place for sushi and sashimi in Wichita. The fish is always so fresh and the service is always great. You cannot find a better place for Japanese food in Wichita... I've tried most of them. I suggest trying their sashimi and asking for their best-selling sushi. You will come back for more. I drive... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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56 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Having tasted authentic sushi in Japan as well as so-called "sushi" in the U.S., I was a little skeptical of this restaurant's dishes. That skepticism was instantly gone once I stepped into this restaurant. I was greeted with the front staff with a shout of "welcome" in Japanese followed by a little dish of appetizer. Green tea was great, and... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Love this place. Go at least once a month. Fresh and tasty sushi. Nice presentation too. Service is attentive. Good value as well

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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

had heard many positive reviews and have been excited to see for ourselves. we were not let down. something for everyone, even the amateur sushi tryers in our group... I think you'll be just as happy you stopped by as we were.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

On January 10, 2013 I submitted a poor review and I am happy to say they have redeemed themselves. My sister in law drug me back to try again and our waiter, Tyler, was wonderful!! He recommended the Shinjyuku roll and it was Amazing!! I will be coming back with my husband very soon.

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Wichita, Kansas
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9 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We've eaten here twice, both times it was very good. The first time, I had the QP-YAKI bowl, with seafood baked into a bowl covered with a crunchy fish roe topping. It was very, very good - not the typical Wichita food fare! My wife had sushi rolls both times and she liked it very much. We also had the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013 via mobile

I ordered three rolls and they were really good up until I found a bone in a piece of one of them. When I told the waiter he apologized but did not tell the management. So I decided to try one more time and the very next piece at a bigger bone in it. When I told the waiter he... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

Chef Kanai and his staff serve up some of the best sushi you will get anywhere in the U.S. The fish is fresh and of the highest quality. Chef Kanai is meticulous in his selection of ingredients, preparation and presentation. The menu has something for everyone and the blend of textures and flavors of the rolls is off the chart.... More

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Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

The wait staff is excellant. They are very knowledgable about the menu and will offer suggestions. We would highly recommend Kanai! Kanai is small but worth the wait!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012 via mobile

I travel the country for business and eat sushi regularly in cities on the west coast that you would expect to have good food. Kanai beats most of them hands down and holds its own against the finest (and most expensive) I've been to. Do not stick your nose in the air and say, "Sushi, in Wichita?". If you do,... More

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Additional Information about Kanai - Sushi & Sake to Savor

Address: 12111 W Maple, Ste 131, Wichita, KS
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Wichita
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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