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Kanpai

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990 NW Newport Ave, Bend, OR
+1 541-388-4636
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Bend, Oregon
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The idea may frighten you. It did us at first, but Kanpai has become our favorite spot for sushi. Fresh, inventive sushi dishes, fantastic hijiki salad, friendly staff in a casual atmosphere. Patio is great in the summer. Highly recommend the rainbow roll, Kanpai roll and their specials of the day.

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Thank Sandy C
Portland, Oregon
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127 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We sat on the patio / lanai for a late meal and loved the ambiance. The noise was a little too much inside. We had almost a 45 minute wait for our sushi once we actually ordered. Our waiter was very nice and even gave us a discount on one of my rolls when it arrived and had tobiko which... More 

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Thank LizaFly1266
Bend, Oregon
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Just average Safeway is just as good and cheaper No one wears gloves when preparing the food and flies at our table got there as they opened and the rice was still warm Just not much of attention to detail as far as preparing the rolls

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Thank gothelder
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36 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I had an albacore role which was OK but did not compare to the albacore lovers role at Oishi in Redmond. The miso was good but it was a very small container. (We ordered to go.) The fried chicken was dry and very small for $15 my son did not like it. The green bean dish was good but the... More 

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Thank gjrmjohnson
Cortez, Colorado
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107 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I wouldn't have thought that you'd find good sushi in Bend, but I now stand corrected. :-) Excellent presentation and unique rolls to try. Very attentive servers that will take great care of you...thank you!

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Thank Eric K
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Took my daughter for her 15th birthday. Very impressed with the whole experience. The rolls were delicious. The waitress was sweet, thanks Bailey! The restaurant was small and inviting. The sushi chefs were friendly. Will definitely reform

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Thank Jolinda L
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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196 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed an early dinner on the delightful patio, which allows well behaved dogs. Love that! The menu is lovely, but since we were visiting in the early evening, we opted for Happy Hour. Great prices, lots of options for nigiri sushi, rolls, appetizers and beverages. The yellow tail was excellent, as was the Japanese eggplant. Just a few blocks... More 

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Thank SuburbanWife
Escondido
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Walked here from our B&B. Restaurant was small but did have ample outdoor eating space as well. Place was crowded but that is because the sushi was really good. Service was ok. Very friendly and nice, but the sushi was really, really good.

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Thank cshaw2049
Bend, Oregon
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282 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We go here quite often when we are are wanting sushi. Last night it was so good! It seems like the quality of the fish and the preparation have gone up a notch , and we were really happy to see that. Our service is almost always great. Last night not so much at all, she was aloof, and we... More 

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Thank bendreview
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203 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

The sushi selection and overall menu offerings are nice. And the sushi is for sure not bad but I also don’t think the sushi was amazing, or better slightly above average. And I never expect to leave a sushi place under $100 pp, but for the quality of the sushi the prices were just too expensive. And really that's my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 990 NW Newport Ave, Bend, OR
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Central Oregon  >  Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 541-388-4636

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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?