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Kai Sushi

€€ - €€€Sushi, Asian, Japanese
13425 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064-4713
+1 858-668-1745
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
11 Oct 2017
“Good until the washroom”
23 May 2017
“Early Dinner”
Closed Now
All hours
Sushi, Asian, Japanese
€€ - €€€
13425 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064-4713
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

When we sat down to eat at Kai Sushi, I wondered how it was that this restaurant was virtually empty when another Sushi restaurant was packed with a long waiting list. It seemed good to start ( a bit of a sticky table top) and...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Used to be my go to Sushi place. Not anymore. Service is slow, unprofessional and when you need something there is never a server in site. Turn over is crazy, wait staff usually only lasts about three months.

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Quick service at the sushi bar. Ordered a variety of specialty rolls, the standouts are the unagi and salmon skin sushi. The staff was very accommodating for a vegetarian in our group. I wish they had a branch in the San Francisco Bay Area! Thanks...More

Thank JohBerlin
Reviewed 19 June 2016

My wife had the sashimi salad, I had the chirashi. Sashimi was fresh and tasty. Friendly prices of $17 for charity, $16 for sashimi salad. However, we found the accompanying miso soup watery and lacking a robust taste of miso. We told this to the...More

Thank newtofiji
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

I come to Kai a lot when in town and over the last few months had seen a deterioration in cleanliness and quality of wait staff. I went twice this week for dinner and have been impressed by Kai once again. Huge turnaround in this...More

Thank DStankey
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Firstly, the sushi, or sashimi, was "okay". The eel was delicate (and delicious), however the RAW, raw sushi had elements of "rubbery" texture. Dry. The baked rolls (scallop) had a delicious sauce - super delectable. Hats off for that recipe. The scallops themselves were tiny....More

Thank Monica Micah R
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Always good. Really like the red dragon roll, and there bento for lunch is hard to beat. Always friendly service.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 5 September 2014

We eat Sushi at least twice a week. This is by far, the best Sushi in Poway and in fact, it's the best Sushi in San Diego County. Always fresh...always delicious. Try the "Hug" roll which is made without rice. The Hamachi or Salmon Kama...More

Thank RadioLady2011
Reviewed 2 September 2014

This was my second time to this restaurant. I was thinking about ordering the sashimi for one, it comes with about 7 pieces. So, I asked the waitress what type of fish would I get or if I can choose. She said she didn't know...More

Thank Stacey W
Reviewed 25 July 2014

We go there everytime we feel like sushi! They sometimes even have toro fish, all fresh and ready to be eaten! Most pf the stuff comes from freezers btw, we were told by staff, still its very nice, not too pricy and always leaves our...More

Thank Ieva O
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13425 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064-4713
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Poway
  • Phone Number: +1 858-668-1745
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