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Kappa Ya

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kappa Ya is a wonderful surprise, a small restaurant which serves fabulous authentic Japanese food. We will be back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GalwayIrish22
Reviewed 16 October 2018

A must for all Japanese food lovers visiting Galway. Located in Galway having excellent fresh fish supply from the Atlantic that's the dream for every Japanese food lover.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Maybe they had an off day. Food was ordinary, ordered seafood tempura and only got 3 small pieces of seafood and the rest was vegetables. Tofo soup nothing to write home about either. Service was good and wine was good. Food -2/10 service 7/10.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank daniellesP2843DE
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Waited 30 mins for food. Only half of my order showed up. Cheaper than other places at least. Spanish staff not entirely accomodating or polite about this when I asked.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TheLastCafeReview
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Lovely restaurant, probably the best Japanese in Galway. Super tasty for what it is. That being said if you are looking for authentic Japanese this is not the place. They have taken their own spin on things which is completely amazing and it really does...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank yelrebmikx
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

The food was superb. Teriyaki salmon with delicious crispy skin. The restaurant could benefit from better ventilation but I’m not letting that spoil the review. We had a lovely dinner.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank RobertM4475
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

I ordered the bento box for dinner and it was lovely and affordable at 15 euros. At least 3 workers checked to see if I needed anything. Good people.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank zelamine
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, amazing service. Stunning interiors. Very funky! Really good vegetarian options. Also, really good service for peanut allergy sufferers.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Simdublin
Reviewed 3 June 2018

When I arrived I wasn't sure were they open as its hard to see into the restaurant, as I later learned if the curtain is outside the door it is open. I was torn between the sushi roll and soup or the bento box. I...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Leah M
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Visited Kappa Ya a few times in the past and was somewhat surprised on this visit with the small menu options but as it's always changing it was worth trying the new tapas. We ordered some chicken hearts and gizzards which I was really happy...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Sammy L
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