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Kanpai of Tokyo

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533 Haywood Rd, Greenville, SC 29607-2710
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Greenville, South Carolina
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25 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Years ago this was a great place to go for Japanese cuisine but NOT any longer. The positive side was our server did a wonderful job and our chief was very entertaining. The food was over cooked and over priced! We went for the dinner hour (had the option of "Early Bird Special) and it was twice as expensive for... More 

Thank p t
Greenville, South Carolina
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

I always leave full and satisfied!! The Steak and Chicken was amazing. This last time was a small disappointment, our cook was not as fun and outgoing like usual. but we will definetly be back!

Thank josephbolten
Greer, South Carolina, Usa
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

I had not visited this location for a while, and the food was about the same. I understand it is hard to find a skilled trained chef that can perform tricks, so I tried to be understanding. Ours is at least friendly. I felt the service was a bit rush, after the salad was served, our server asked if I... More 

Thank Bernard L
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Sushi here is good! Service was a little slow, but could have been because it was fairly busy. The sushi is not expensive at all and that's a plus when you have children that love sushi as well!!

Thank Daniel W
Anderson, South Carolina
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

The wife and i love to come here during "happy hour". Sit in the sushi bar and a large portion of their sushi menu is half price! And the service is fantastic, the food fresh and delicious! The Carolina roll is my personal favorite, while my lady loves the Midori. We definitely reccomend giving Kanpai a try!

Thank Robert M
Greenville, South Carolina
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79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

The food is perfect here, but it is just too much food. I ate there with friends for lunch and we were heading out shopping afterwards, so we could not take home leftovers. They do not allow sharing food here without a $7.00 sharing fee, so I ordered my teenager her own meal. Seriously we had enough food for 4... More 

Thank annU9647FG
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Food is usually very good here fried rice without a lot of seeds just like I like veggies delsih Steak, chicken, and shrimp are yummy Got to try the white sauce Chefs are always entertaining

Thank Christy C
Greenville, South Carolina
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295 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

A favorite. Always an enjoyable experience. The chefs are well trained and entertaining. The food good. A good family outing.

Thank Phillip K
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

There were 10 of us, all friends from high school. The reservation was for 7:30 pm. Our waitress was Amanda, who was very sweet and attentive. She played along with us. Our chef was pleasant, but not really talkative. Didn't really put on a show that we expected. Could have been because we were the last group on his shift.... More 

Thank Lisa M
Asheville, North Carolina
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

I absolutely love Japanese Hibachi dinner places, so this was good. The dinner itself was good, the shrimp sauce makes everything absolutely delicious! I had chicken and shrimp, and the shrimp was delicious! The chicken could have been a little bit better. Our chef was wonderful, but when he first poured the oil, it spilled a little on the table... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 533 Haywood Rd, Greenville, SC 29607-2710
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: 864-234-0334

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