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4593 Washington Ave, Evansville, IN 47714-0894
+1 812-471-7076
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Evansville, Indiana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Kanpai is my staple for sushi. Small and intimate setting, and they just so happen to have some of the best drink specials! Don't skip out on the crab rangoon!

Thank ksledge
Level Contributor
25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Small, intimate, local brews... the lunch salad was huge, lunch portion is pretty hardy and tasty. The general tso isn't heavily breaded and the sauce is lute yet flavorful.

Thank Jackie M
Charleston, South Carolina
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73 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This popular restaurant is very small and reservations are suggested. Some may find the noise level a bit annoying. Personally, I like the feel of a popular bustling place. The sweet and sour chicken and roasted brussel sprouts are so good! Lunch bento boxes are inexpensive and allow the patron to try different entrees. Musicians play occasionally and Monte Skelton... More 

Thank Sharon B
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The sushi is very good. We have been always satisfied with the service we received. I do recommend getting a reservation.

Thank John F
evansville, in
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

The sushi here is some of the best in Evansville. The owner takes great pride in his food and his staff take that same pride. The tables are very close together and it can be hard to get in during lunch but well worth the wait.

Thank maeday1013
Newburgh, Indiana
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

We had heard some decent things about KanPai, so we went ahead and tried it. It's a cute bistro area, though limited parking due to some bad planning by the restaurant's business neighbor. Though voicing it was our first time, the waiter didn't familiarize us with the menu or point out any house specialties. We did go ahead and try... More 

Thank MarkThe180Guy
Owensboro, Kentucky
Level Contributor
72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Kanpai is a very small Asian restaurant in the center of Evansville. My wife is Asian and her father is a chef, so we are pretty critical of some Asian restaurants. We were very pleased with Kanpai. The Good: the food is quite simply outstanding. We had a California roll (which was average). The edamame hummus, which was an absolute... More 

Thank Sean24seven
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

The best place for sushi in Evansville!! The C.R. is amazing as well as the KanPai Salad.. Always have great service and amazing food, we have eaten at just about every place in this town and hands down KanPai is the best!!

Thank brandon l
Evansville, Indiana
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

It seems this place can't get it right with service. We have been here twice within a month period, last time was yesterday. The good part, sushi is great & you will get your order correct. If you attempt to order of the menu then either order will come to you wrong or forget about your order for one person... More 

Thank Shadi W
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

We have have done the Benton lunches the last couple Sunday's in a row. Every meal we have ordered to go had been made correctly and is always fresh! The value is great with 2 lunches being around $20. They also have a $1 bottle beer special on Sunday's too.

Thank Kjseib

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4593 Washington Ave, Evansville, IN 47714-0894
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Evansville
  • Phone Number: +1 812-471-7076

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