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Kaze Japanese Restaurant

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212 4th St, Hood River, OR 97031-2082
+1 541-387-0434
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Wasco, Oregon
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is a hidden treasure! The calamari tempura is outstanding - the batter is flaky and not greasy and the serving is huge - best tempura we have had in ages. The sashimi was also delicious. Our server, Emma, was very friendly and welcoming, and very knowledgable about the saki options. They also serve wine and beer. The ginger-soy... More 

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Thank Peggy M
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sushi on the menu? Then Kaze is a must! Great views of the river and delicious sushi, what more can one ask for! ENJOY! Say hello to Chef/Owner Toshi and Ema, the manager! Tell them Natasha sent you :)

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Thank Natasha M
Portland, Oregon
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kaze is a great treat in downtown Hood River! The food is wonderful, the service very attentive and pleasant - too good to pass up! We visit often and have never been disappointed.

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Thank OregonTraveler17
St. John
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Toshi, the owner, is from South Japan. Whichever type of sushi preparation is your favorite, you will have a masterpiece. Every time without fail. He prepares your plate in front of you, or if it's cooked, in the kitchen right behind him. The restaurant overlooks the Columbia river and in summer you can eat outside and enjoy the view in... More 

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Thank denisgianna
Columbia, South Carolina
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

A trip to Hood River would not be complete without a visit to the Kaze Japanese restaurant.. Great food, friendly people, nice atmosphere. We ate here with our son's wedding party. So good we returned for two more visits.

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Thank Bill W
Seattle, Washington
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Delicious and lovely sushi. Bento box is a family favorite -- lots of food, great value, beautifully presented. Bring your patience...service can be quite slow. But it is worth it if you have the time!

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Thank Patricia A
Hudson
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81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

We really enjoyed the stuffed shiitake mushroom special and rainbow sushi roll. We sat outside and had a wonderful view of the river. Service was excellent.

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Thank Joseph C
Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Go for the Japanese food (the sushi was good but Okalani was better). Amazing miso ramen and spicy tofu. Like other reviews about the place, the service is really slow so be prepared to wait.

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Thank lbipaddler
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Ordered tempura ice cream. Waited 30 minutes and it came melted and a pool of cream. We nicely sent it back and waited another 20 minutes and finally walked out. What a disappointment.

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Thank Cindythepilot
Hood River, Oregon
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015

Kazi is open again after some months away. This small place can get crowded, but the food is beautiful and delicious, with great attention to details. Miso soup a welcome sight on a cold night, lovely little salad with a huge depth of flavor in the dressing, crisp and light tempura prawns so fresh and sweet, great assortment of veggies,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 4th St, Hood River, OR 97031-2082
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Hood River
  • Phone Number: +1 541-387-0434

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?