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Japanese Dining Bar KANPAI

Calle Estrada, near Hotel Oasis, Granada 0000, Nicaragua
505 25523111
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Ranked #16 of 106 Restaurants in Granada
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Japanese, Asian fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Authentic Japanese food. Fresh sushi, tempura, sake and more. Japanese chef. International standards. Beautiful surroundings with ambiance and modern decor. A safe, well lit, 5-minute walk from the main tourist area (Calzada Street). Great for couples, groups and business meetings or just one. Lots of local information and advice on traveling around.
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Regina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Very over priced, very average.. Don't order the Tuna maya maki it is canned tuna and mayo.. They have beautiful jewelry in the lobby though!

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Kanpai111, Owner at Japanese Dining Bar KANPAI, responded to this review

Firstly, thankyou for coming to Kanpai. The tuna mayo maki is certainly quality canned tuna and very popular. The menu clearly states this. It is economically priced. The menu also states we have imported sashimi grade tuna. Spicy tuna rolls as well as avacado maguro maki contain this amazing tuna.Also very popular. I believe the chef asked you how was... More

Franklin, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I lived in Granada for about 4 months and Kanpai was one of my regular dining spots. The owners (Rick and Masaya) are masters in the kitchen and are some of the most welcoming people in the city. You have to try the Thai Curry and the Gyoza, both are exceptional. Even if you're not hungry, stop in for a... More

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Kanpai111, Owner at Japanese Dining Bar KANPAI, responded to this review

Hola amigo, Thank you so much for your kind words. We certainly do your best to make our valued customers happy. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Regards, Team Kanpai More

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I stopped in here as it was across from my hostel, and was exhausted from an awful day of travel. My whole experience at the restuarant was amazing. I was welcomed in at the door to a beautiful courtyard at the back (which is hidden from the front). The waiter was lovely and spoke English and left me a buzzer... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This restaurant is awned by a Japanese guys called Masaya as the town in Nicaragua. He is very friendly and it's a very good quality. It's the best place to eat sushi, maki, tai curry, etc .. The place is quite and peaceful with a nice decoration.

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nuremberg
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

we thought we wouldn´t try sushi in latinamerica, but this japanese run bar is worth a try! the tempuras and the sushi are really good as well as the cocktails. we had some good chats with the staff and it turned out that they are very helpful and friendly in every regard. masaya, one of the owners has a good... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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37 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Always excited to go back to Granada and each time Kanpai is on the list of restaurants to visit. Sushi rolls are always great and freshly made. Gyoza is hand made entirely and worth any wait. Staff is always friendly and good times are always waiting.

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Managua, Nicaragua
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Kanpai offers a vast array of choices in authentic Japanese cuisine at reasonable prices. The service is excellent and the bar is amazing

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Initially I questioned the idea of a Japanese restaurant in Nicaragua. I was pleasantly surprised when my sushi came. It tasted fresh and the presentation was exceptional. I've been to Kanpai multiple times and each time I've ordered different things. The fresh curries are exceptional and have me coming back for more! It's hard to find good restaurants in Granada... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I know what you're thinking, "Japanese food in Nicaragua? No way" YES WAY! After walking in with a little skepticism I left completely satisfied with an adventure for all my senses so deliciously full. We're talking ready to rule the world full. Not I want to die mcdonalds kinda full. The decor in the restaurant is fabulous and I was... More

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

As we walked in, a couple emerged (backpackers) and exclaimed "it's not the cheapest place in town but it was well worth it." They were right. This place has an amazing atmosphere and the chef is very friendly (along with the staff) when he isn't busy in the kitchen. Normally, I like to eat traditional local food when I am... More

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Additional Information about Japanese Dining Bar KANPAI

Address: Calle Estrada, near Hotel Oasis, Granada 0000, Nicaragua
Phone Number: 505 25523111
Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Granada Department  >  Granada
Open Hours:
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: Asian, Japanese, Asian fusion

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