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“Good service and food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kanpai Japanese Restaurant

Kanpai Japanese Restaurant
1401 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209-2306
703 527 8400
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Ranked #92 of 692 Restaurants in Arlington
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Florida
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175 reviews 175 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 73 cities Reviews in 73 cities
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Good service and food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

We enjoyed dinner outside at Kanpai. The sushi was good as was the soup and salad. Prices were reasonable. Service was very good and the portions were good. We also had the mochi for dessert.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
South Fallsburg, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“delicious late dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Rather than eat at the hotel restaurant, we took a chance on this Japanese restaurant. The chirashi was fresh, ample, and delicious. I had a soft shelled crab hand roll that was crisp and delicious. The plum wine was sweet and reasonably priced. The service was prompt, with a smile. All in all, an excellent choice.

Visited August 2012
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Leuven
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88 reviews 88 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“Just go there”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Friendly staff, great food (cold and hot) - what do you want more ? We went there (only...) two times.

Visited June 2012
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Wood Ridge, New Jersey
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185 reviews 185 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 72 cities Reviews in 72 cities
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
“It's alright”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

The food was pretty good but they were skimpy on quantity. Ordered a soft shell crab appetizer and they came out with 4 small crab legs...for $11. I've gotten 2 whole soft shell crabs for $11 elsewhere. The sushi was good but the ratio of rice to fish in the rolls was more rice than fish.

Someone ordered a noodle dish that was supposed to come with chicken and 2 shrimp tempura. The chicken was barely noticeable and was the size of what you get out of a standard Campbells chicken noodle soup can. The shrimp tempura...well only one came in the dish. Annoying but not worth sending back to fill it up to how it should be. Another person ordered a beef noodle type dish and the beef that was there was chopped up into tiny cubes the size of 2 peas. Very cheap on the meats and seafood.

The service was less than desirable. The waitress wasn't happy when my wife asked for serving plates when we got our appetizers. Not sure why including the look she gave my wife which I didn't care for and if you're gonna charge $11 for 4 small crab legs, while we may not need them, they better be courteous enough to give us plates if we ask for them.

Prices aren't the best especially for what we got but the food we did get was tasty. Good if there's nothing else around but may want to look a little harder for another place.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Colorado
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

very friendly waitstaff and works hard to please. Loved the food.

Visited July 2012
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