We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kaifu Japanese Cuisine & Sushi Bar - CLOSED

150 Court St, Charleston, WV 25301-2102
+1 304-344-0500
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
25 Feb 2015
“it will be missed”
16 Oct 2014
“Excessive minimum credit card charge”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi
150 Court St, Charleston, WV 25301-2102
All Details
Reviews (25)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 25 February 2015

Kaifu has closed, Kaifu will be greatly missed by this family! They were unable to recover from the water crisis that affected the area in January 2014.

2  Thank CRWtraveler
Reviewed 16 October 2014

I really like the food at Kaifu, the teriyaki chicken is a favorite as well as their tempura. What sushi I have had was enjoyable as well. However, they have numerous signs posted throughout the restaurant stating a minimum purchase of $18 is required to...More

Thank joel929
Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

Once again the TA folks nailed it. This is a small out of the way place. Service was great, food was stellar. The menu is small, but has all the good stuff covered. Daily specials are good and price was right. I will add this...More

Thank EAN_Diver
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Excellent environment for a sushi bar! I love going here! Get the Godzilla roll if you can manage it! So delicious. Friendly staff, quick service.

Thank Caleb F
Reviewed 6 April 2014

You can get good, indeed, excellent, sushi in Charleston! The proprietor, Yoshi, is a real gem. The food is well prepared and thoughtful. The staff is attentive and fish is very, very fresh. There is tempura, cooked and noodles for those who prefer to avoid...More

1  Thank Michael V
Reviewed 31 December 2013

Have been only once. Food was OK. It took forever to get a bottle of wine from a very skinny wine list. Very loud music to the extent it was unpleasant and difficult to hold a conversation. Have no reason to return

Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed 23 July 2013

I'm always hesitant to try sushi that (a) not near a major city with an airport and/or (b) not near a place where fresh fish is easy to obtain. However, Kaifu is awesome. Great sushi. The chef knows his stuff. I'm in Charleston about once...More

Thank gamma1
Reviewed 29 June 2013

Our family frequents Kaifu regularly. The waitresses are very friendly and service is good. The sushi is wonderful! Our favorite roll is the Red Roof. The spicy fried tofu is also delicious!

2  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 2 March 2013 via mobile

My husband and I love this place. I always come for Hawaiian poki roll. He gets the sushi combo. The sushi chef, Yoshi, is always very friendly and does a wonderful job. This is the best place for real sushi in WV. This is not...More

1  Thank Angelanov
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Just plain nasty and expensive for food we couldn't eat. Canned peaches dumped out into bowl...sushi was slabs of raw fish...yuck...service? I guess trying for Flo but missed the boat and just seemed rude!

Thank flt587
Nearby HotelsSee all 24 hotels in Charleston
Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston
1,104 reviews
.19 km away
Four Points by Sheraton Charleston
389 reviews
.35 km away
Charleston Marriott Town Center
578 reviews
.41 km away
Quality Inn & Suites Charleston
8 reviews
.61 km away
Nearby Restaurants
First Watch
244 reviews
.19 km away
Black Sheep Burrito & Brews @ The Brewery
449 reviews
.21 km away
Tidewater Grill
627 reviews
.06 km away
Noah's Restaurant and Lounge
86 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Clay Center
164 reviews
.73 km away
Capitol Street
125 reviews
.30 km away
Charleston Town Center Mall
136 reviews
.22 km away
Charleston Civic Center
94 reviews
.57 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Court St, Charleston, WV 25301-2102
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-344-0500
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing