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Minet el Hosn | Paladium building, Down Town, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 999 093
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (82 reviews)
“cod” (7 reviews)
“maki rolls” (4 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Minet el Hosn | Paladium building, Down Town, Beirut, Lebanon
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1 - 10 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice place to have Japanese restaurant. It is expensive, but a bit bad service. Food is good, but could be better.

Thank Mhaww
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although I know Beirut, I have never heard of that restaurant before. The staff is very welcoming, friendly but not too much, kind and efficient. Fresh raw fish, nice presentation, some dishes quite good and very correct pricing. I’ll go back as we all enjoyed...More

Thank E Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a table of four at our second experience at kampai. Tasty food, good service and a not so bad variety on the menu. In comparison to other sushi places, the food is more flavorful but a bit pricier.

Thank Colette H
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

I was surprised to find a Great Japanese restaurant in Beirut. Food was very good. Prices are a bit high. Try the specialties. Nicely located in downtown Beirut.

Thank Joelle C
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Kampai is one of the best Restaurants in Beirut. As usual, the quality is unmatched. It's certainly worth repeating experience.

Thank aahendia
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Food is nice, with a wide variety on the menu. It's always crowded but the service is very good. it's a bit noisy place.

Thank Ezzo K
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We were invited to this recommended restaurant by some friends who had been there before. The food was fantastic and satisfied out hungry taste buds. The atmosphere and service was superb. It is a busy place you need to book in advance. Highly recommended and...More

Thank Entertainment100
Reviewed 25 December 2017

It's an attempt of being a sushi restaurant....I guess locals have no other choice...They are limited to the Real authentic sushi we have here in CA with a very Ltd fish selection & not a single Japanese in sight. Too many fancy names should already...More

Thank Raffi B
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Vast menu with so many selections to choose from leave you at a loss for what to choose. Nice presentation of plates. Very flavorful. Fast efficient service despite the crowd.

Thank jfayyad
Reviewed 24 November 2017

I felt like I had to sell an organ just to leave this place full and satisfied. Their salads are very fresh and delicious but their maki rolls are just mushy. I couldn't distinguish between the different ingredients. It's a very fancy place not entirely...More

Thank helenahomsi
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29 August 2017|
Response from foodgemini | Reviewed this property |
Daily ... 12 noon till after midnight
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wild tuna farmed salmon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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
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.
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