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Kai Sushi & Dining

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720 Saint Michaels Dr, Suite 2M, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7600
+1 505-438-7221
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 21:30
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped by during happy hour and had a wonderful dinner with a little saki. We had the eel roll, shrimp tempura roll, and a California roll. All were great and very tasty which we would have again. We would recommend going and enjoying their food.

3 Thank John T
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

We came in, no reservation, on a Friday night. We sat at the bar and talked some with the Korean sushi-maker during the meal. This was our first SF sushi outing together so we can't compare Kai Sushi to any of the other sushi restaurants in town. We ate: Seaweed salad, miso, freshwater eel sushi, yellowtail sashimi, a spicy tuna... More 

Thank Rachel T
Richmond, Virginia
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Nothing special. Food is way better than the atmosphere. It's not the kind of place where it's in a strip mall and once inside you forget your in a strip mall. But they tried.

Thank Allie T
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

So good, seaweed salad is awesome. Happy Hour is awesome for both food and drink specials. Try the specialty rolls they have on the board

4 Thank Samantha L
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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403 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 337 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

This is a great place to meet a friend for a weekday happy hour. The sushi tastes fresh and the special are on discount during their happy hour. With not that many sushi places in town, this has to be on your radar for a place to go. The Kai roll was very good.

3 Thank DB-Raw
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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179 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Update to my review of several years ago. Although we do go to other sushi restaurants in town Kai's remains to the at the top of our list. Good food, good service and good prices....something that is not easy to get in Santa Fe in one place.

4 Thank ChefDon10
New Mexico
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

Solid place to have lunch, get the bento box. All good and very tasty. Freshly prepared on-site and under the full gaze of anyone interested

2 Thank Vittorio_9
Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Came to Santa Fe for a special bday getaway and could'nt wait to get my hands on some Sushi! This was not a good choice at all. We got 3 menus, however, the rolls are on a blackboard behind the sushi counter, so you have to leave you table in order to read it. I love sushi and love raw... More 

Thank Pamela L
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Went to this restaurant last night, the food was good no doubt about it, BUT there is room for improvement here..like the staff could welcome you when you enter the restaurant, be more attentive and clean... I saw our waitress on her phone at the podium in the back of the restaurant while we were the only ones in the... More 

5 Thank Kaycee D
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

To be honest I never really liked sushi, but I have changed my mind! My wife enjoys the sushi here while I always get the bento box. What was I thinking? I had my first two sushi rolls and instantly fell I love. I had the Philly roll and monster roll. I can't wait to eat here again. Sorry I... More 

4 Thank Mmsfnm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Saint Michaels Dr, Suite 2M, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7600
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-438-7221

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