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Kanpai of Tokyo - CLOSED

1645 Downtown West Blvd Ste A, Knoxville, TN 37919-2712
+1 865-693-3903
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good43%
  • Average0%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible16%
14 Mar 2013
“A bit pricy, but good show!”
28 Jul 2012
“Worth a second try”
Restaurant Hours Closed
1645 Downtown West Blvd Ste A, Knoxville, TN 37919-2712
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Reviewed 14 March 2013

If you're looking for entertainment and a meal, go here. The chefs will perform a show at your table (which is also a hot grill). Many people are seated around the table, so be prepared to sit next to someone you do not know possibly.

Thank ChrissyAdventures
Reviewed 28 July 2012

I'll be honest in saying the first time I ate here I didn't like it. After much insistance to retry it, I am glad I did. The atmosphere of the restaurant is worth a retry. I enjoyed the display of having my meal prepared before...More

Thank Terina B
Reviewed 22 July 2012

I have not been here many times, but from the times I have been here, I can say that it is a good Japanese steakhouse where they cook the food in front of you. I usually go to Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse. I love food like...More

Thank ACee1234
Reviewed 26 April 2012

this restaurant has been a family fave for over 20 years, so i always jump at the chance to eat at kanpai of tokyo. i typically get the hibachi steak or hibachi shrimp and scallops with zucchini and onions. i really love the decor. the...More

Thank Missi J
Reviewed 19 February 2012

From the time you open the rest.door there is signs posted that gratuity will be added to ALL bills. Conveniently it does not state how much so I asked & it is 18%, which is not bad IF it was worth 18%. The clientelle is...More

4  Thank LeAnneYR
Reviewed 7 January 2012

This was my first visit there and the first to a restaurant where they prepare the food in front of you. I have been to many other Japanese restaurants though. When we arrived we were seated at a table that was then filled after we...More

3  Thank JeffR
Reviewed 10 March 2011

This restaurant is expensive and not very good. Our cook overcooked some food (shrimp was burnt) and undercooked others (rice was crunchy). He used a lot of sauce too. Way too much in my opinion, as it was all you could taste. He also did...More

3  Thank smith111444
Reviewed 27 February 2011

Food was fast, tasty, cooked to perfection....but....portion of vegetables was so small we almost walked out before meat was served. Chef was grumpy, did not communicate with customers although he spoke English well. He was sloppy, and covered my shirt with lighter fluid for one...More

2  Thank Hillbillydad
Reviewed 25 February 2009

I eat at kanpai of tokyo at least a couple times a month. I've eaten at several hibachi restaurants and this is the best. The chefs are very entertaining and you actually get a lot of food. Every time I leave I am full and...More

Thank jrtinknoxville
Reviewed 9 October 2007

now i know that ur food is suppost be diffrent from what u eat but after i ordered shrimp i got more then shrimp yes i got way way more! after i saw my shrimp move i nearlly scremed i picked it up to eat...More

Thank bmscheer14014
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  • Address: 1645 Downtown West Blvd Ste A, Knoxville, TN 37919-2712
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-693-3903
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