We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kampai

Minet el Hosn | Paladium building, Down Town, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 999 093
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (81 reviews)
“black cod” (6 reviews)
“rock shrimp” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Minet el Hosn | Paladium building, Down Town, Beirut, Lebanon
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (183)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasty sushi in Beirut that was recommended by many. Went there with a friend and sat next to the bar area. Place was packed and quite noisy. Food was tasty and service good but wasn't impressed by the overall experience. Staff seemed overworked and drained....More

Thank Chrissharb
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a busy business day we ended up at Kampai and enjoyed a 5 star Japanese in Beirut. Many sushi and sashimi varieties and all were delicious. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was great.

Thank Hasik M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a frequent visitor of the restaurant and yesterday took out the family for an early dinner. It was a complete disappointment. The sushi was ok however the chicken teppanyaki was below standard. Chicken was over cooked and slightly burned. Hygiene was lacking by...More

Thank Omar S
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

As it was recommended by a friend i decided to try it. One thing for sure the staff are attentive to details, they keep checking on you to make sure you they offer their help. Orders came quickly as you can see there is 8...More

1  Thank Rania N
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This was my 3rd visit in 3 years and I was glad to see that the level of quality Sushi and Japanese dishes is still Excellent. The staff are very experienced and they provide a sincere advice once they get to know what you like...More

Thank Ashraf A
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

This would win my favorite restaurant for this last visit to Beirut. A warm welcoming and guidance to a nice table available by the head waiter (or probably the manager) and then prompt and dedicated service by the staff. Tried the salmon salad and a...More

1  Thank AmerKhatib
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Been there many times, you really taste the good food, very good for couples and groups, bit expensive tough.

1  Thank Gamo A
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant many times for lunch. I enjoy to eat sushi . The choice s wide and fresh. I like salmon teriyaki too. The service id always good. They are quick for lunch It is one of my favorite Japanese restaurant...More

1  Thank Saye40
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I like the sushi but the other dishes are better. I hope the food stays good, the last time I went it was not as good Thank you

Thank Cath_Batrouni
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The best sushi we had in Lebanon and so far in many places outside it. Definitely try it! Although it is rather pricey (a set of 4 rolls costs around $15-20), it will be worth every dime you spend! Highly recommend visiting this place! However,...More

Thank GreatAnge
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Dar Bistro & Books
195 reviews
.52 km away
Mosaic Restaurant
106 reviews
.53 km away
Caffe Mondo
108 reviews
.00 km away
Nearby Attractions
American University of Beirut
549 reviews
.65 km away
Zaitunay Bay
1,382 reviews
.91 km away
Beirut Souks
1,142 reviews
1.42 km away
Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George
264 reviews
1.57 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
ogz2192
4 March 2017|
Answer
Response from andrew s | Reviewed this property |
wild tuna farmed salmon
0
Votes
Nasser_Kassar
7 February 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from MazenKh | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen it online.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Minet el Hosn | Paladium building, Down Town, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 999 093
Description
Kampai is a Japanese sushi restaurant whose name means "cheers" in the mother tongue. Though most guests seek out Kampai for its deliriously delicious sushi, the traditional Japanese cooking (you know, the hot stuff!) Is also noteworthy. Don't miss the siu mai and gyoza dumplings-a few of these melt-in-your-mouth savory bundles, stuffed with your choice of shrimp, fresh crab, chicken, wagyu, or shiitake, will sufficiently whet your appetite for the subsequent course. Here, we recommend the Kampai Maksushi, an assembly of tender scallop wrapped in a lightly-fried panko crust and topped with grilled salmon. Perfection.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing