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Kappo Sui Restaurant

20070 Santa Ana Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92626-8600
+1 714-429-0141
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“tempura” (2 reviews)
“japanese food” (7 reviews)
“strip mall” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
20070 Santa Ana Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92626-8600
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Located in a nondescript strip mall, Kappo Sui is an absolute gem. You might drive by dozens of times without noticing it. That would be unfortunate. Not “fancy” but perhaps one of the most faithful and authentic Japanese restaurants in Southern California. You’ll notice that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DMWest
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Majority of clients are Japanese with Japanese staff. Very authentic Japanese restaurant with broad Japanese menu. Execution of food was above average as you can taste the high quality. Perhaps one of the most authentic Japanese restaurant in Southern California. Dishes are expensive and portions...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank soe494
Reviewed August 17, 2018

In an assuming little strip mall on Santa Ana Ave just south of Bristol St is a little Japanese restaurant called Kappo Sui. The food here is excellent. We dropped by on a whim and we were definitely not disappointed. The menu has an extensive...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed December 12, 2017

Sometimes I stumble into a restaurant during my travels accidentally and am blown away by the caliber of the service and quality of the food. This was certainly the case with Kappo Sui. The sashimi was some of the best I've ever had which I...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Katherine F
Reviewed November 5, 2017

The Japanese food here is so delicious! You have to be there early, because it gets crownded quick! It is very close to the Ayres hotel. You can walk there in 2 minutes! It is a very small place.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank boyboyk
Reviewed August 24, 2017

This restaurant is there for years and their taste in food has not changed. It's so delicious the same as always. The master chef, Mr. Shirai is the one represents Kappo Sui's dishes. Even just a lunch combo, each dish has great flavors and you...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Da M
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Although the menu is small, they will try to do whatever you ask. Good, fresh seafood and nice presentation.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Barbara J
Reviewed September 25, 2016

This is one of very a few authentic Japanese restaurants in OC, and they serve darn good food here! I have gone to this place for many times and many years, and they have not changed at all. Because the head chef control and creates...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Da M
Reviewed February 22, 2014

I have eaten at Kappo Sui many times, and my most recent lunch was as good as this place has always been. In the past there have been many times that I have eaten there that I was often either the singular or there was...More

Date of visit: February 2014
Thank Ken L
Reviewed August 29, 2013

This type of restaurant here in US is very rare. I lived in Japan for 12 years and understand the quality of Japanese food. some of the dish is considered "aquired taste" perhaps, but overall quality of fish are excellent being non-sushi restaurant. The style...More

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank Boris207
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$20 - $35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20070 Santa Ana Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92626-8600
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +1 714-429-0141
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