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11255 Reed Hartman Hwy, Blue Ash, OH 45241-4401
+1 513-489-3888
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“sushi” (19 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
11255 Reed Hartman Hwy, Blue Ash, OH 45241-4401
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good selection of Sushi variants - including several yummie combinations I have not seen elsewhere.so far.

Thank AnkeS73
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We had reservations to treat my family of 6 to a hibachi dinner since my oldest was home from college on spring break. We were seated on time and ordered and received our drinks. It was at this time that a party of 8 came...More

Thank Cincybearcatfan
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

When this place first opened the food was great. The man who seemed to be the owner was engaging and fun our first few visits. He would make recommendations and even let us sample some of the beer. The environment was less than appealing, but...More

1  Thank alliel1
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The way they made their rice was super tasty. We'd go back in a heart beat. Wished we had one in Columbus.

Thank Asileehg
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Awesome food and service. We are new to the area and so happy that we chose this restaurant for our first Japanese dinner in Cincinnati (no need to look any further)! The owner was so nice and spent a lot of time educating us about...More

Thank diane82871
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Kanpai is the best. The hibachi-sushi-everything...amazing! The owner and servers are great. This is a great spot for a family or a date night.

Thank Jeanette K
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch and had Philadelphia roll and California roll combo, also a beautiful bento box. It was all very delicious. We were happy with the amount of food for the price.

Thank xcountryrider
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Took our kids to have hibachi for their birthday. The place is small, and quiet, but the food is great. They only have a couple of hibachi tables, but the hibachi chef was amazing, and very sociable. The food was excellent. There's a kids hibachi...More

Thank VRT900
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Tried out Kanpai this weekend for dinner. Been to a few hibachi grills and this is a small establishment with two grills. There is a restaurant area with booths where you can order from the menu. Didn't try the sushi but looked beautiful. Generally, I...More

Thank JMR0731
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Went here for a group lunch with co-workers. I'd never eaten here before and was not disappointed. We had a group of 12 people and we were all served and had our checks in an hour. I thought that was pretty good for lunch rush....More

Thank ishouldbediving
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11255 Reed Hartman Hwy, Blue Ash, OH 45241-4401
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Blue Ash
  • Phone Number: +1 513-489-3888