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Kanai - Sushi & Sake to Savor

12111 W Maple St Ste 131, Wichita, KS 67235-8756
+1 316-719-2929
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“sashimi” (5 reviews)
“rainbow roll” (2 reviews)
“crab” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
12111 W Maple St Ste 131, Wichita, KS 67235-8756
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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

First of all let me explain that 3 star means average, not bad. I have a home in Wichita but also in Florida. I travel a lot and eat a lot of sushi. It’s hard to get past Midwest sushi based solely on freshness of...More

Thank Whereaminow1
Reviewed November 2, 2017

My family of four live near Kanai and are regulars and have been for years. We love it both for the (rare) date night, as well as taking our pre-teen kids along for a casual family dinner. Kanai is the best around! Chef Kanai was...More

Thank 4Kansans
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

I enjoy sushi but found my choices extremely dry and less flavorful than most. Restaurant was clean in a nice strip mall. The rolls were less expensive than other places but also less pieces. Staff very friendly and sevice timely. I do not plan to...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed June 17, 2017

We love going to Kanai and always have a great experience. However, tonight was even better than usual. Our server, Emily was the best server we have had at Kanai. We decided to have the fish chips as an appetizer - WOW! Incredible is all...More

Thank luv2travelwichita18
Reviewed December 15, 2016

So this is going to be a little bit longer of a review than I am used to. I am a sushi fan, my wife and friends all know that I love sushi and if given half a chance I will offer sushi as a...More

Thank Keztat
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

I live in Wichita and have tried a lot of sushi. Chef Kanai creates delicious rolls that are fresh, even in the Midwest. Great service every time.

Thank KelseyRyan
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Family group of 3 for very good sushi. So - so tempura. Restaurant is clean and stylish with wait staff that did a nice job. We started with shrimp tempura. We found it a little bready -wondered if had been previously cooked and then reheated...More

Thank MSB1958
Reviewed July 28, 2016

This place continues to be my favorite for sushi in Wichita. Their dishes are creative and delicious. The wait staff have always been friendly and more than helpful in answering questions. OH ya, their sake martini...WOW.

Thank 62cody
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times. I keep thinking it will be better. Almost every time the sushi tastes old and foul. Bye Kanai

Thank Hillary D
Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Small place with long waits. Cut weekend hours to 9:30, but beware, they close much earlier. Drove across town twice & found door locked by 9:00. Also cut down most non-sushi dishes that were great. I understand why they made the cuts, but the changes...More

Thank DarrinWichita_KS
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Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12111 W Maple St Ste 131, Wichita, KS 67235-8756
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Wichita
  • Phone Number: +1 316-719-2929
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Description
David Kanai is a professionaly trained sushi chef, who also has an extensive Japenese menu as well. Fresh fish is flown in from the coast as well as Japan for some incredible delacies that we've never had the opportunity to try here in Wichita. He is wonderfully informative and builds your meal based on your taste and interests. Meaning if you're not into "raw fish" he will assist you in going through the wide variety of cooked options to find something that you'll love. Penny & Chris Ellis have opened a restaurant to showcase David's talents.
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