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Kanpai of Japan

5303 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-7348
+1 804-541-8853
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good35%
  • Average33%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible15%
28 Sep 2017
“Standard fare”
26 Sep 2017
“Not as good as it once was”
Closed Now
All hours
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
$$ - $$$
5303 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-7348
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Just like any other asian grill place. Goid quality food. The same exact show by the cook. Good portions, expensive, loud and obnoxious. It is what it is. Good none the less.

Thank nunya n
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Normally if I'm visiting a specific restaurant I expect a specific type of cook to cooker for me. Not here! I have seen everyone but a Asian cook here in front of me. Normally they try to sit you with strangers all at once so...More

Thank ladycya
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Kanpai is a cool place the first few times. Nothing ever changes including tricks by the chef. It's in need of a makeover.

Thank Kimberly F
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Nothing terribly spectacular or bad about the place. Went to dinner on a weeknight with friends and had a couple of drinks and dinner. The place is tucked in behind a used car dealership but once inside it is clean and spacious. The food is...More

Thank Cflo97
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We wanted something a little different. Cooking on the table was it. We took Nana and all the grandkids. It was a lovely meal. Lots of food and all very good. Our cook , entertainer, did s great job and we had plenty of left...More

Thank molarman26
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This is actually quite decent sushi, even though the ambiance may be more like 3 stars. We sat at the tepanaki table since there wasn't anseoarat sushi bar (there is a regular bar however). I had salmon, tuna, yellowtail and eel and all were quite...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My family and I have visited Kanpai several times. For first timers, you get the experience of seeing the Chef prepare your food at your table while providing an entertaining show. Once the show is over and the food is done, you get to enjoy...More

Reviewed 15 August 2016

We have been going to Kanpai for years to celebrate birthdays! Not anymore- we arrived for my son's birthday - ordered drinks- my son ordered a rum and coke at which the waitress said we don't have that! I looked at my son and said...More

Thank dsfsr2016
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Took my love here for her her first time experience and well for me it's like seeing the same show for the thousandth time.....but for her it was exciting, so I was excited. I practically walked her through the whole show giving a play by...More

Thank Pathfinder2002
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Kanpai is a very large Japanese restaurant in a good location. They have several tables surrounding the habachi grills. We visited on Mother's Day so they were very busy. Seated quickly but had a long wait to a chef was able to come table side....More

Thank Kris N
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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5303 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-7348
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hopewell
  • Phone Number: +1 804-541-8853
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