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Kampai Japanese Restaurant

869 W Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3402
+1 203-481-4536
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Jul 25, 2018
Oct 16, 2017
“Birthday Dinner with son”
Closed Now
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
869 W Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3402
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

A wonderful night with Lauren and Emme. Hibachi was very good. Only thing different was the noodles were like spaghetti Steak and shrimp was excellent. The chef happened to be the owner and was very nice and friendly. Sauces were good. Emme was very good...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Summersnuggles
Reviewed October 16, 2017

The service was great. The chef did an excellent job of cooking and showmanship. We had to children with us, 6 and 3 year old. He kept their attention and they wanted to eat what he put before them. The ice tea is a Japanese...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank 465terrencel
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Kampai is located in a strip mall, easily missed if you were not looking for it! The dark hallway brings you to a bar, or in the back, a habachi room with several hibachi tables. We were a party of 11 people, one birthday boy....More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank thinair6
Reviewed March 24, 2017

Kampai in Japanese means "cheers" but it might as well mean "stay away". Enter through a dark, very dark passageway into a lounge room with hibachi tables behind the lounge. To your left is a stairway leading to a less dark, but no less unappealing...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank david a
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

This place is great. Hibachi grill chef is awesome. Tran is the best. He is so friendly & the food is tasty. We love this place. Have always had a great experience. They have never disappointed us. Good atmosphere & superb food!

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Ilsa O
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Family of five dined here and was honestly expecting more from the reviews. Birthday dinner for kids who were excited about the hibachi experience but the chef was devoid of personality which also reflected or filtered down to the food. There is nothing that separates...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank war1today
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Hibachi room or traditional room(s) (including small private dining rooms and a very traditional "sit on the floor" private room). Traditional is up-stairs, I don't know if there is an elevator. Standard fare in the Hibachi room, traditional in traditional rooms.

Date of visit: June 2016
1  Thank Frank G
Reviewed March 12, 2016

When my husband and I first started dating, he had to inspect this restaurant for work. He was impressed with the cleanliness of the kitchen so we made a reservation for dinner. That was 28 years ago. We've tried many Japanese hibachi restaurants in CT...More

Date of visit: March 2016
1  Thank Tootsie3z
Reviewed January 26, 2016

Up in East Windsor there are not many good choices for Hibachi. Kampai therefore was a great experience for novice like me. When I heard about it I grabbed my co worker and went there for dinner. Loved the entertainment of cooking my food. It...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank NicoleDawson211
Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Great food always !!! Our server seemed a little shy on service but as our family frequents a lot , we added a tip to our gratuity that was already included but not pointed out , as a server for a long time , this...More

Thank Lisa C
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 869 W Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3402
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-481-4536
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