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Kanpai of Japan

) #24 of 45 Restaurants in Hopewell ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
5303 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-7348
+1 804-541-8853
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  • Very good34%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible17%
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5303 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-7348
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Reviews (35)
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We wanted something a little different. Cooking on the table was it. We took Nana and all the grandkids. It was a lovely meal. Lots of food and all very good. Our cook , entertainer, did s great job and we had plenty of left...More

Thank molarman26
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This is actually quite decent sushi, even though the ambiance may be more like 3 stars. We sat at the tepanaki table since there wasn't anseoarat sushi bar (there is a regular bar however). I had salmon, tuna, yellowtail and eel and all were quite...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My family and I have visited Kanpai several times. For first timers, you get the experience of seeing the Chef prepare your food at your table while providing an entertaining show. Once the show is over and the food is done, you get to enjoy...More

Reviewed 15 August 2016

We have been going to Kanpai for years to celebrate birthdays! Not anymore- we arrived for my son's birthday - ordered drinks- my son ordered a rum and coke at which the waitress said we don't have that! I looked at my son and said...More

Thank dsfsr2016
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Took my love here for her her first time experience and well for me it's like seeing the same show for the thousandth time.....but for her it was exciting, so I was excited. I practically walked her through the whole show giving a play by...More

Thank Pathfinder2002
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Kanpai is a very large Japanese restaurant in a good location. They have several tables surrounding the habachi grills. We visited on Mother's Day so they were very busy. Seated quickly but had a long wait to a chef was able to come table side....More

Thank Kris N
Reviewed 3 May 2016

My children have selected Kanpai as the destination for their birthday dinner for 20+ years. The prices are on the higher side and there are cheaper options with equally good food but it is fun to watch the seat side show.

Thank Virginianonthego
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

The food and service was good ,but the prices are a little high the place could use a little upgrade.

Thank sylvià b
Reviewed 1 December 2015

When it comes to a Japanese Steakhouse, I think I have been spoiled because I am not a fan of frozen foods being grilled in front of me.

1  Thank FamilyMan2216
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Was here with a large group for a birthday celebration, always entertaining, our chef went out of his way to entertain us. He was from Vegas anddid a super job. Food was great and plentiful, everyone was well pleased with their lunch and we all...More

Thank Dizymaus
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Do you have gluten-free options?
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5303 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-7348
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hopewell
  • Phone Number: +1 804-541-8853
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