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632 Hemlock St, Brookings, OR 97415
541-469-7864
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
My favorite place to eat in Brookings.

When my husband and I want to treat ourselves to some wonderful sushi, this is the place! To say it is the best sushi around does not give it justice, there isn't a lot of sushi around. I love sushi and the only place I would prefer to Cafe Kitanishi is in Seattle. My favorite rolls are the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Shirley B
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Crescent City, California
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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Crescent City, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

When my husband and I want to treat ourselves to some wonderful sushi, this is the place! To say it is the best sushi around does not give it justice, there isn't a lot of sushi around. I love sushi and the only place I would prefer to Cafe Kitanishi is in Seattle. My favorite rolls are the 'Spider with... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We absolutely loved the sushi ! One of my favorites is the Hamachi sashimi. They have a great selection of fresh wild fish.

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Gold Beach, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I eat lunch every Thursday at Cafe Kitanishi. Beth (the chef/owner) is one of the most meticulous people I know. Her fish is always screamingly fresh and her innovative ideas can't be topped. I recently ate at Nobu, in Las Vegas, and had their salmon skin hand roll, I was surprised when I found that I liked Cafe Kitanishi's version... More 

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Gold Beach, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I'm so glad this restaurant has gluten free tempura. It was great and satisfying. My friends enjoyed their meals too! Just a great place to eat. I just wish they were open more!

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Jacksonville
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

After recent meals in many of Brookings' restaruants we were very pleased to finally find a place where we felt the food was truly exceptional. It is only open for limited hours so check before you go there. This is a very small restuarant with a friendly staff and great food.

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Crescent City, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My Okinawan wife along with her Japanese friends all seem to agree that Café Kitanishi has the best Japanese food in the area. The food and service is good and the prices are fair.

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Brookings, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The only Japanese Restaurant in Town. A nice atmosphere, lovely traditional food. Great desserts. A nice place for lunch on a rainy day. Peaceful and calm environment. reat Tempura, good Sushi. $$$

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Brookings, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The food was tasty and presented well. We often buy two entrees and share among three of us. Prices are not unreasonable, but not a "value" meal either... The down side to Cafe Kitanishi are don't plan on getting in and out in a hurry... the service is frequently rather slow... but if you want a leisurely meal, without a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Although the sushi was awesome (got a Rainbow Roll and a Samurai Roll) the wait time was a bit atrocious since there was no one else in front of us and we waited 45 minutes. But the food was worth the wait! And the Irish cream cheesecake is to die for.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We came to this restaurant with a group of 8. Actually, we were 6 at 8p and waited until 8:30p for our other 2 to show up and no one minded the wait! We ordered edamame (both plain and spicy... Go with the spicy!) and veggie tempura (outstanding). We brought our own wine but ordered their beer (great combo). I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 632 Hemlock St, Brookings, OR 97415
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Brookings
  • Phone Number: 541-469-7864

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business, Romantic
Open Hours
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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