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Kanpai Japanese Restuarant

#2,193 of 3,512 Restaurants in Melbourne
€€ - €€€Japanese, Sushi, Asian
569 Chapel St, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9827 4379
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“sushi” (11 reviews)
“beef tataki” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
569 Chapel St, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We went to the restaurant expecting Japanese food and experience but was terribly disappointed. I ordered tofu and sardine and my partner had bento...which he didn't eat because it looked unappetising and distasteful. The service was courteous. This is a Chinese restaurant trying to be...More

Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Friendly staff. If you are sashimi eaters tiny slices and only salmon and tuna. No grilled nigiri. Sushi we ordered was nice. Would not go back if in Melbourne again

Thank angel63jaz .
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Slightly random decision to dine out, decided to try a different Japanese restaurant than others in the vicinity. Staff friendly and polite, if a little on the slow side, needed to prompt the younger one a few times. Extensive menu, with a range of items...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Both food and services were good when we dined here. The gyozas are made for you (not frozen) and good. A bit small though. :) We had a good time, and the price was good, not to expensive regarding the area. Would come back again...More

Thank Rambobafet
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

As it was a public holiday and we had not much to choose, we came to this restaurant for dinner. Firstly, we were given a tiny table for the 4 of us. When we said the table wasn't enough, as food kept coming and we...More

Thank Ira P
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This used to be my favourite Japanese Restaurant in the late 80's when Japanese food was still new and exciting on the Melbourne dining scene. It's décor is still authentic, yet tired (nothing has changed). It has become so busy that on a Saturday night...More

Thank PrincessTandthePea
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Melbourne has a lot of Japanese eateries ranging from the takeaways to high end posh restaurants. This place has a loyal following and possible a captive audience as there is not much else around. For the price and especially the fish quality - seriously? I...More

Thank melb0urnef00die
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Friend came here often years ago and it was very good, but it's not the same anymore. Both of us weren't excited about our food. They didn't use Japanese rice for sushi. Grilled eggplant didn't have the right flavors. The place just didn't have the...More

Thank reddates2016
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Being curious by all friends recommend to ever try this restaurant, founded the environment is great though its a busy restaurant but the food (for me) just average. We tried from tepanyaki mixed, tepanyaki meat to ramen... and some more. I might say that there...More

Thank Queentia T
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a busy restaurant with a good wine and food selection. While the gyoza were not all that impressive the beef tataki was excellent

1  Thank Vandieman111
Chapel Street
Seek and ye shall find! Prahran is a treasure hunter’s
paradise of vintage stores, upscale boutiques and
emporiums. Chapel Street is a one-stop shop with
specialty stores selling just about everything. The
famous Chapel Street Bazaar has so many curious and
vintage knick-knacks that you will feel as if you're
in a huge and busy museum. By contrast, at the
northern end of Chapel Street, South Yarra and Windsor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 569 Chapel St, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chapel Street
  • Neighbourhood: Chapel Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9827 4379
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