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1514 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4407 (Grove)
+1 847-864-4386
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Palo Alto, California
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We had spider roll, spicy tuna, beef with asparagus, and calamari. Some of the dishes came with cream cheese. An odd ingredient for Japanese food. The staff was very accommodating, however, and mad it without. Very good.

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Thank yakherd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Really fresh and beautifully served sushi! With a lot of different fish! Awesome decor! Very nice service!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Went for dinner last night prior to visiting someone at Evanston Hospital. Didn't feel like entrees so had a number of appetizers. Mrs Willie felt like Calamari - I was hoping that this would be lightly breaded but it was not. Not a good choice. Oyster shooters, fantastic. Raw oyster, some ponzu, bit of sake, quail egg, a bit of... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Food here is delicious. We have been here several times and it just gets better and better. I ordered an appetizer and it was a nice size portion.

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Thank Becky089
Andrychow, Poland
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our second visit to this sushi restaurant. The waiter was amusing, friendly and very attentive. The food was delicious. Excellent miso soup, seaweed salad, my favorite sushi was the the creamy lobster tempura and my wife's favourite was the salmon and tuna roll. Very clean restaurant with crisp decor. All in all was very enjoyable without being expensive.

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Thank James Anthony S
Chicago, Illinois
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

This was one of the nicest Asian restaurants I've been to in the Evanston area. I would recommend it as a spot for a date night. There are a few vegan dishes and I would give this a vegan friendly rating of a 2.5 out of five. The quality of the food is excellent, both in presentation and taste. Will... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

Been there multiple times, never disappointed. Always fresh fish, quick and decent service, even though a bit pricy, but it worth every dime. Strongly recommend sashimi boat, perfect for a couple to share. And the house sake is decent.

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016

We must like it, since we have been a few times. It is a nicer upscale eatery that is still accessible for those who prefer casual as I do. Service was beyond excellent and the food was fresh and well presented. It is a bit pricey if your tend to go overboard as I do. Will definitely go again.

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Thank JaimeUSA
Evanston, Illinois
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59 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

Such a nice place to eat. The first time I went I wasn't overly impressed, but in the last two years it has rocked every time. The selection is great and the service is prompt. Also good drinks. A very nice place to get your sushi on!

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Thank jeanc112
Big Bear City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

The best meal we had while in the chicago area. I had the salmon and it was cooked to perfection. The plating was beautiful, the service was excellent and the outside patio seating was very nice. I would definitely recommend this charming restaurant and, if in the area again, I would go back. A+

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $31
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1514 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4407
    (Grove)
  • Public Transportation: Purple line at Davis.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-864-4386
Description
Whether you seek familiar sushi preparations, traditional Japanese cooking or unique and innovative contemporary cuisine that blends Asian and Western cooking styles, Kansaku's seasonal cuisine, comfortable decor and knowledgeable service will provide you and your guests a dining experience that is both entirely satisfying and highly memorable.

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