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Kanpai of Tokyo

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2300 Winchester Pl, Spartanburg, SC 29301-1520
+1 864-574-3805
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We had a great time food was awesome and plenty of it . This is on our radar we visit often with friends .

Thank Mike H
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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268 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I took my son out to lunch here recently while in town on business (he attends college nearby). We both like Japanese food, so thought this would be nice. It was so-so at best. He did not like his role. I liked my sashimi, but the portion was exceedingly small. They were quick, which was nice.

Thank Jay W
Spartanburg, South Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Our family loved to go to Kanpai. The past year it has gone down drastically. Yesterday was my last straw. We waited over 50 minutes before our cook showed up, he had to call "nurse twice" (that is what they say when they need something from the kitchen). He spent 6 minutes total at our table. I had 4 girls... More 

1 Thank gotigers2104
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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98 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We have eaten here before and I must say things have gone down hill. When I ordered a combo meal that included RIBEYE they served us what looked and tasted like sirloin. NOT GOOD AT ALL. They loaded us up on rice, rice and more rice and added a small amount of onion and egg plant as our veggies. No... More 

Thank Russel D E
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Kanpai has always been one of my favorite restaurants, and I have had many good times there. My visit tonight was the opposite. I was with a group of 7, looking to have a casual business meeting. We have gone to kanpai several times for this. The hostess was unhappy looking and kinda rude. Our waiter was so confused and... More 

Thank Remnant000
Tryon, North Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Last went to eat here years ago, and somehow expected a certain standard would've been maintained.was I ever wrong! We were greeted by an unenthusiastic hostess into a dirty greasy room and an unclean table which had no exhaust fan. The table beside us didn't have a fan either and their smoke and steam was enveloping them and filling our... More 

Thank rosebay5
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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146 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

While it is fun to watch the chef's antics in preparing the various meals which are cooked on a large sheet metal surface, once you have seen it a few times, the novelty wears off and you are just down to food and service. The service, other than what the chef prepares in front of you, is mostly just bringing... More 

Thank Walter W
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

So I haven't been here in over two years. The last time I was there I had great service. So two years later, I tell my mother-in-law lets go there for her belated birthday. We can go on the side that they do not cook in front of you. We arrived around 6:15 p.m. The table wasn't cleaned off. It... More 

1 Thank Nlassite
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

This place is all around aweful because of poor management! The lady michelle durham is plain rude and treats her employees like garbage! Yells at them in front of customers, She is disrespectful, and needs to get it together cause people don't act that way!!! I don't understand how this lady hasn't been arrested or fired!. Or how kanpai hasn't... More 

Thank Courtney R
South Carolina
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2015

The quality of food and service here has gotten worse through the years and is now at an unacceptable level. At recent visit: 1- Only 6 of us at the table but were made to jam up together with no elbow room because they have added 2 more sets at each table 2- Chef raced through cooking with no show... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2300 Winchester Pl, Spartanburg, SC 29301-1520
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Spartanburg
  • Phone Number: +1 864-574-3805

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?