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Kanpai Sushi

2665 Shell Beach Rd. (Spyglass Dr.) Send to Phone
Authentic sushi preparations, izakaya items and modern favorites are all on the menu at this comfortable, stylish spot.

Dinner Tues.-Sun.

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Kanpai Sushi Restaurant Review

: Perfect for either a quiet weeknight dinner or a tasteful special occasion, this Shell Beach restaurant offers a good mix of traditional and contemporary. Start with an appetizer of crispy tempura with shrimp and vegetables, a grilled yellowtail collar, or little pillows of crispy rice topped with spicy tuna. From there, opt for an omakase (chef’s choice) sashimi/sushi combination, a miso-glazed local black cod filet or an Alaskan roll with crab, salmon and avocado, topped with paper-thin lemon slices. If you’re more into turf than surf, the chicken/pork broth ramen bowl, the beef teriyaki combo or the katsu pork curry plate won’t disappoint. For dessert, the green tea cheesecake is a must. As befitting its name (“cheers” in Japanese), Kanpai has a selection of premium sakés by the glass or bottle, as well as a very decent list of local wine and a few draft beers.


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