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485 Alisal Road, #285, Solvang, CA 93463
+1 805-693-8289
Today
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Wed - Sun 11:30 - 16:00
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Santa Ynez, California
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

Sadly there isn't another sushi place in Solvang. BUT there is one in Buellton. I'm not a fan of Kabuki. It's been around a while, moved around too. The menu changes a lot so things I like aren't available. The atmosphere is very weird. It's not in any way Japanese like inside. Just white walls, white table cloths. Kind of... More 

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sylmar
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

The food is very good, but staff does not follow ordering instruction as in how I want my salad served on a separate plate (they put the salad on the main dish plate) I know I sound petty, I wish they had a better sasami menu

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Thank curtis m
Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2014

We were visiting the Solvang area and wanted to try a Japanese restaurant for a change - Kabuki was walking distance from our hotel so we gave it a try. The place was busy (friday night) but somehow we got a table. The waitress took our drink orders right away but then it was very slow to get the food... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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189 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 487 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

We tried it once, and liked it so much, we returned there on our next visit. Get there between 5 PM and 6:30 PM for their "happy hour" where their drinks and select appetizers are very inexpensive. We had saki, california roll, teriyaki chicken, steak and salmon. All very good, all reasonably priced. Service is great, nice atmosphere, and most... More 

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3 Thank Critics_Critic
Solvang, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2013

Old Kabuki great owner but very slow New Kabuki same great food and owner but upstaffed and terrific Hidden in Fredericks Court on the second floor but worth finding (up the stairs behind the Izod shop and across the street from public parking lot) Happy hour prices end at 6:30 pm!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is where the locals go

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Los Alamos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2012

PLEASE NOTE: Kabuki is now at their new location! You can find them upstairs in Frederick's Court. The address is: 485 Alisal Road, #285, Solvang, CA 93463. Their hours are now: Lunch- Wednesday through Sunday from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm and Dinner - Tuesday through Sunday from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Their phone number remains the same.

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Santa Barbara, CA USA (Buellton, CA)
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2012

Shin rocks this lil sushi place try the mia roll its excellent. Also just about anything u order. They have a great happy hr 5 to 630 with roll prices only $3.99. $1 midi soup rice. $3.99 large beers. I love the fried ice cream. Albacore is my favorote sushi n sashimi they have yummy green muscles. Philly roll n... More 

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Solvang
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2012

We really enjoyed dinning at Kabuki. Will visit again for sure!

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Buellton, California
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116 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2011

This restaurant is in the tourist town of Solvang Ca. This is the Danish "capital" of America. We have lived in this area 23 years. This was the first time we have had a meal here. Go figure! It is directly across the street from the formal outdoor Theaterfest. Ideal for a before show meal. Now the food. Shin Kuboyama... More 

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CA
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66 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2010

The sushi at Kabuki is good, but the rest not so good. My hubby and I eat at Kabuki occasionally, usually for lunch. The atmosphere is uncomfortable with very little space to move around. Don't expect much of an atmosphere, especially when they are packed and with the small space, they quickly get packed. The service is now average to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 Alisal Road, #285, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-693-8289

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