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Kanpai Sushi

330 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1430
+1 650-325-2696
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
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“lunch” (3 reviews)
“sashimi” (3 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
330 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1430
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very reasonable and the service is outstanding. The owner appeared to be present and she was exactly the kind of person who should own a restaurant. I am gluten free and she ensured that everything I ordered was safe. The sushi here is fresh and...More

Thank Len J
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Very simple and tasty Had the rainbow roll which was nice Sashimi mix out of which the salmon stood out Toro sashimi was yummy!! Miso soup was also great Got what we wanted - a great sushi for lunch

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I had the BBQ Beef and a Salmon Maki lunch special. It came with rice, salad, and tempura for $10.5. The beef was a little weird, kind of rubbery, but the maki was quite nice. The service was okay, waiters were friendly but did not...More

Thank Albert C
Reviewed 30 December 2015

The service was friendly and accommodating. The cooked dishes were quite good, but the sushi was disappointing. It is too bad because the prices were great; perhaps the reason why. The 2 stars is because of the sushi. If I would rate the cooked dishes...More

Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Excellent venue, fresh sushi, very reasonable prices for the quality. Make a reservation. The menu has a lot of variety with all the classic dishes as well as some special rolls.

Thank Steven123
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

I can say that the sushi here is much better that all the Japanese restaurants that I've try in San Francisco. Actually better the ones I've eat in Tokyo. Last for the Toro tuna - it's amazing. Great service also and a very nice ambient.

Thank Nuno A
Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

Had a combination meal which comes with soup, sushi rice and a choice of meat. Food is great during lunch time and it isn't like mentioned in the other 1 or 2 star reviews, which are also not recently, so it could have got better....More

Thank GothamP29
Reviewed 15 September 2014

I have eaten there twice in a month's time. The first time I we t there by myself and sat at the Sushi Bar and pulled up a variety of delicious looking and tasty sushis. I still got plenty of attention from the servers even...More

Thank Silvertiger
Reviewed 6 December 2013

Fantastic sushi! I think the prices are really pretty good too, a spicy tuna roll of 6 pieces was only $6 if I remember correctly. Nice atmosphere, nice staff, and delicious food--highly recommended!

Thank soccerdude24
Reviewed 8 November 2013 via mobile

Have been here for lunch a few times. Good, decent Japanese lunch. Had the salmon bbq lunch, and although it wasn't a very big portion, the fish was grilled well.

Thank muttravel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1430
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-325-2696
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