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Kanpai

Wharf Road, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 26687
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good50%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (17 reviews)
“miso soup” (7 reviews)
“fresh tuna” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Wharf Road, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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41 - 50 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 29 January 2015

Great atmosphere and open air balcony ambience. Good Japanese style for quick lunch though the venue is shabby. Only went to it as friend heard about it opposite the new Vanuatu Handicrafts Market and wanted to try it. It was a pleasant surprise.

Thank Prensys T
Reviewed 22 January 2015

I love the octopus balls and the wontons. The service what poor ( it took around 20 minutes toget a fanta.

Thank Portvila16
Reviewed 8 January 2015

The food here would barely be acceptable in any other country but hey it's Vanuatu. I do appreciate the quaint charm and while the food is only average at best, you can't get 'real' Japanese food anywhere else in the city. After 3 days of...More

Thank NewTravelsABC
Reviewed 2 December 2014

This is a great place to go for lunch, either during a vacation, or for business. The menu has lots to offer but it's the lunch specials that are really outstanding. They are good value considering the variety and quality of what they serve. And...More

Thank Squads
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Best choice for Japanese dishes in Port Vila. Great food and staff are very prompt. spectacular views overlooking Irirki and Fila Islands. Lunch boxes are great.

Thank EvergreenManagement
Reviewed 29 October 2014

We couldn't believe the price on the menu as compared to what we normally pay in OZ. The chef is actually a real japanese man versus some asian of some sort. Everything we had was superb. I wish i could such a non expensive and...More

Thank 42beck
Reviewed 21 June 2014

View over Port Vila is spectacular, food we could not fault, staff very friendly and price very reasonable.

Thank C_G_Crowley
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Are a large group we descended upon Kanpai after the renovations and were very pleased with the food, the service and the atmoshere. The owners and staff were very attentive to our group as well as the full house and brought us a lovely complimentary...More

Thank KimJolley
Reviewed 12 May 2014

My girlfriend was craving sushis, so we got there hoping to have good food, but we got disappointed. The food is average, and the place is quite dull.

Thank GauthierHK
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We booked for 30 guests and were well catered for. Food was tasty and reasonably priced. Will definitely be back next time in Port Vila!

Thank susiemsmac
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharf Road, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 26687
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