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Kaze Japanese Restaurant

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212 4th St, Hood River, OR 97031-2082
541-387-0434
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
hope they come back

Since Toshi doesn't update review sites... Kaze is closed, hopefully temporarily. You can eat his amazing sushi and other dishes at his Beaverton Restaurant, Hakatamon. 3486 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. and Hall . It's in a tiny strip mall behind the Chevron station. If you're a ramen fan, you HAVE to try... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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White Salmon, Washington
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Hood River, Oregon
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Always the best, one of my favorite restaurants in town! ♡ great wait staff, amazing sushi!! Miso soup is delicious! Chicken Katsu is delish! Thank you for re-opening! My boyfriend loves the Asahi Black, you guys are the only ones we know have it! Great dinner spot!

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Thank donna m
Hood River, Oregon
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Maybe it was because it was a Tuesday after the Labor Day weekend, but they did not have it together this night. Place does not open until 6 pm, which is odd enough, and they are only open for dinner. Small crowd of folks were waiting outside for them to open, so maybe the kitchen got over whelmed, and our... More 

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Thank Saenglo
White Salmon, Washington
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Since Toshi doesn't update review sites... Kaze is closed, hopefully temporarily. You can eat his amazing sushi and other dishes at his Beaverton Restaurant, Hakatamon. 3486 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. and Hall . It's in a tiny strip mall behind the Chevron station. If you're a ramen fan, you HAVE to try it!!! I'm dedicated to sashimi at Kaze but... More 

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Thank freshplease
Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I came to this restaurant because a friend recommended it. Unfortunately, the service was awful (I had to ask for a glass of water TWICE, even after my food came) and the sushi was just ok. I know the lady was new but with only three tables filled, she was still totally overwhelmed. I went to Nagomi Sushi the night... More 

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Thank Lauren S
The Dalles, Oregon
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The sushi from Kaze has an excellent reputation. Unfortunately the first time it was like being on a reality show to get to the place, because of some kind of event in the town. Since then, we've tried to go back several times, but the place is never open! There's always a sign on the door. Very frustrating. I'm not... More 

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Thank PhilanaD
Vancouver
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130 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

The past twenty years have witnessed an explosion of Sushi spots, but most fail to maintain quality (sushi by design must he fresh - recently caught). Having experienced real quality in Japan I can readily say Kaze was a terrific surprise! Perfect presentation, sushi rice was just right, and the staff were the best. If you don't have the time... More 

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Thank CharlieVVancouver
Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Nice take on well-made Japanese staples with a slight Hawaiian accent and good cooking care. Very inexpensive and friendly. Popular for good reasons and can be a bit slow, but worth it. Bring an appetite. Portions are as generous as prices are reasonable.

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Thank Chris_Lemoine
Goldendale, Washington
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Hubby & I went for dinner cause im craving japanese food. Place is pretty small, Service was very slow. Food was ok. The ambiance is not so exciting. but its ok. The price was ok but to think its a restaurant you would assume they have difffrent kind of drink but sad to say the didnt have ice tea at... More 

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Thank LovePinkDoll
Cincinnati, Ohio
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Our family had a lovely dinner at Kaze during our recent visit. We lived in Japan several years ago and were delighted by the quality / authenticity of the dishes. The quantity was still "American size" and so there was more than we should have eaten ... But we could not help ourselves. service was delightful.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 212 4th St, Hood River, OR 97031-2082
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Hood River
  • Phone Number: 541-387-0434

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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