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Kawa Japanese Restaurant

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100 S Atkinson Rd, Grayslake, IL 60030-7817
+1 847-548-3838
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“sushi” (25 reviews)
“fresh fish” (2 reviews)
“tempura” (2 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Mongolian
$$ - $$$
100 S Atkinson Rd, Grayslake, IL 60030-7817
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the special rolls, tiger and sandwich are so good. My daughter likes the Mongolian grill. A little something for sushi and non sushi lovers alike

Thank victoria K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been there a few times and always thought the food was very good. We have ordered off the menu and also we enjoy the Mongolian grill. Last night it was my husband and I. The waitress rolled her eyes when we told her we...More

Thank PJ1600
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Was a little worried with fresh fish in a buffet format. Ordered off menu. Everything was delicious and very fresh

Thank maryb4292017
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Expensive, but a good spread if you want fresh meat and vegetables. The staff from the cook to hostess and waitress are cheerful and efficient. I've eat at this place three other times before. This was my first time on a weekend. The Mongolian portion...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed April 10, 2017

The buffet is a fantastic bargain, although we prefer to order off the menu. The soft shell crab is my all time favorite. The traditional salads, rolls, and entrees are all great. The bartenders are especially friendly and knowledgeable. The sake martini is not on...More

Thank karenmcclu
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Our friends wanted to get some sushi and wanted to come here from buffalo grove. The food was cold and the place is dirty. It needs to be washed down and cleaned properly.

Thank simi137
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Quality is top rate. Sushi is as fresh as it can get. Kawa missing s huge opportunity with bar / lounge area which is large. A gold mine waiting to be exploited

Thank stevesarich
Reviewed February 1, 2017

The sushi/sashimi is always fresh and first rate. Tempera dishes are good and sizable. Still need to work on their bar. They're missing the opportunity to have the restaurant be a "bar scene" type of place.

Thank stevesarich
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Hands down best sushi in northern Illinois. $26 all you can eat is the best deal going in the restaurant industry. Check them out!

Thank Blackhawks2010
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I come here all the time. The sashimi and sushi is always good. They've got a wide variety of rolls. Price is reasonable. Only complaint I have is the service is always slow.

Thank AliCatD27
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Mongolian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 S Atkinson Rd, Grayslake, IL 60030-7817
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Grayslake
  • Phone Number: +1 847-548-3838
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