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Kansai Sushi Bar & Japanese Cousine

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4345 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2015
510-658-7273
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 1:45 am
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Sacramento, California
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here partly because the restaurant has off street parking, which is huge on Telegraph Avenue, let alone in the busy Temescal neighborhood, and partly because after a long road trip, my son said he was craving Japanese food. When we were seated we were given the Happy Hour menu (it was around 4 p.m. when we arrived), which... More 

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Arcata, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

A friend who has lunch about once a week at Kansai took me there a few days ago. Wow! First of all, there is so much CHOICE. We both had bento boxes. Howard had chicken teriyaki and California roll; I had salmon teriyaki. Each of us had soup, salad, and rice. Our total bill: under $17.00! Delicious! A large group... More 

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Thank Pamwiltravel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

thats why i put 4 stars. i came here more often specially with my friends on happy hour. i love the happy hour. i thought happy hour starts at 8 pm. but last week, me & my cousin came here around 4 pm and its a happy hour at the bar. my cousin's first try here & based on her... More 

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Hampton, New Hampshire
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Food is excellent, fish fresh, portion size plentiful and price value. This restaurant stays open late on Saturday night. After attending a concert and not having dinner before, we were hungry but not many places still open for dining at 10 pm. Kansai is! We've been there when it was very busy, but food and service was good. We went... More 

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Thank taxesgal
Orlando
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

This place came highly recommended by the front desk staff at a nearby hotel and it lived up to the hype. The place was crowded (it was about 1am) the service was a bit slow but other than that it was a fantastic meal. The food isn't expensive especially if you order off the late night sushi happy hour menu.... More 

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Thank The_Exec_Backpacker
Ellicott City, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We stopped here for lunch and were amazed by the long list of sushi rolls. We had two traditional rolls and two of their inventions, and all were just perfect. The service was great and the crowd were all enjoying themselves.

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Thank James B
Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stopped in Kansai as lunch time was trailing off. We had tempura, prawns for me, mixed vegetables for my daughter. All very quite crisp, fresh, large and portions, copious. The seaweed salad we shared was large enough for two and very good. Service was efficient and friendly. The decor was modest and unpretentious. I would return anytime.

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Thank Wingfield R
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I would come hear to eat great sushi and watch all the football and sports (displayed on their big screen) that I didn't get at home.

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Thank Jeffrey H
Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

This is the place to be for rolls. They have an endless variety and all are very good. We tried a large selection just to be sure. So to is the other fare. Their sushi is great, the noodle dishes are better than anywhere I tried before and their collection of sake is outstanding. Service is fast and friendly. We... More 

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Thank Frank E
Oakland, California
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

I love the food and the environment. I always value you a place where staff value the customer.

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$10 - $50
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 1:45 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:45 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:45 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:45 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:45 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:45 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4345 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2015
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: 510-658-7273

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