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1514 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4407
+1 847-864-4386
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good40%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi rolls” (5 reviews)
“spicy tuna” (2 reviews)
“great sushi” (3 reviews)
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1514 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4407
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

It’s a quiet, pleasant atmosphere in downtown Evanston right by the rotary headquarters. A little pricey in my opinion, but then again I come from a small town and bigger cities tend to be more expensive anyway. That doesn’t take away from the quality of...More

Thank Elsa M
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Third time at Kansaku. Very good every time. Large selection of rolls. Interesting and varied tapas-style appetizers in addition to the sushi & sashimi. Nice selection of sake, Japanese beer, and Japanese whisky. Also a good selection of wine, other liquors, and specialty cocktails. Will...More

Thank KentM959
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Staff was excellent and very patient on a holiday evening. Taro chips are too flimsy to scoop Poke, but if that is the worst thing one can say, we are doing well. Everything was good, and we will be back.

Thank RaymondAsher
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Amazing food and their lychee martini is STELLAR! The location is a little pricy (I paid $100 for 1 alcoholic beverage, 4 sushi rolls and tip), but worth the expense. Would recommend for a date night and would certainly come back (especially for that martini)....More

Thank Sami M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Great atmosphere, Great food, and Great service! What more is there! During the summer they have tables on the sidewalk outside.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a great restaurant. It is small and attractive, nice but casual enough, a go to place for birthday or special occasion in my family. The sushi rolls are unusual and many are spectacular. The desserts are also great.

Thank pianoshrink1
Reviewed 30 May 2017

A wonderful Japanese restaurant that serves sushi and tempura to savor! We have always been leery of sushi but know this restaurant if of top quality. The sushi is the freshest around and is rolled at an open prep counter.

Thank Carehb
Reviewed 2 March 2017

While I only ordered take out, it was so good I wanted to comment. Very fresh and priced right for what you get. I ordered a variety of sushi and all were great. I will definitely go back.

Thank kurtlittle15
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had spider roll, spicy tuna, beef with asparagus, and calamari. Some of the dishes came with cream cheese. An odd ingredient for Japanese food. The staff was very accommodating, however, and mad it without. Very good.

Thank yakherd
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Really fresh and beautifully served sushi! With a lot of different fish! Awesome decor! Very nice service!

Thank Teresa C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 31
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1514 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4407
  • Public Transportation: Purple line at Davis.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-864-4386
  • E-mail
Whether you seek familiar sushi preparations, traditional Japanese cooking or unique and innovative contemporary cuisine that blends Asian and Western cooking styles, Kansaku's seasonal cuisine, comfortable decor and knowledgeable service will provide you and your guests a dining experience that is both entirely satisfying and highly memorable.
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