Japanese, Sushi, Vegetarian options
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$$$$ Price range per person $25-50
2557 W Chicago Ave, Chicago
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Chicago, Illinois, USA

Japanese cuisine is a must-taste one at this restaurant. At Kai Zan, visitors may try perfectly cooked salmon nigiri, seared tuna and king crab. Come here for tasty green tea ice cream, crème brûlée and creamy cakes if you are hungry. Good wine, craft beer or white wine are among the most popular drinks at this place. After a long working week, you can taste great matcha, iced green tea or juice.

The cozy atmosphere of this spot allows guests to relax after a hard working day. The atmosphere of hospitality of this restaurant highly depends on the staff, that is appealing here. Kai Zan is notable for its fabulous service. Divine decor is here to attract more visitors. This place won the Bib Gourmand award for tasty meals at affordable prices.

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This place provides excellent service as well as delightful meals. The best restaurant in the city. The food came out fast and the prices were economical. Will definitely recommend this spot.
This place has the best sushi I have ever tried so far! I am not the person to eat raw food but this blew my mind. Everything I ate melted in my mouth. The experience was great and I will definitely be going back!
Looking for a new date spot? Tucked away in West Town, Kai Zan is my go-to place when my husband and I want a fancy date night. At a reasonable $65 per person, the omakase is impressive and includes 10 courses featuring the restaurant's greatest hits. I was blown away by the creativity of the food's presentation - you can tell that the chef puts so much thought into every single detail of each dish, which makes the whole experience so exquisite. The food comes out very quickly here and the service is stellar, so you'll be finished with your 10 courses in about an hour and a half. Kai Zan does serve alcohol, but we did see a couple run out and buy their own bottle of wine so I believe you can carry in booze as well. We ordered the Wandering Poet sake which we paired with an IPA. Favorite courses: Oyster and scallop shooters with quail egg: I was a bit hesitant to try but each bite is just packed with flavor Orange Rush: a seared scallop wrapped in salmon on top of a purple seashell Dynamite mussels: mussels with a kick Angry crab: spicy crab wrapped in tuna with a tempura crunch Because the restaurant is rather small (which makes it intimate) and very popular, reservations are highly recommended. If you are looking to be absolutely blown away with amazing sushi in a hip environment, check out Kai Zan ASAP!
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Address
2557 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Features
Takeaway Booking Сredit cards accepted No outdoor seating Parking No TV
Opening hours
SundaySun Closed
MondayMon Closed
TuesdayTue 17:00-22:00
WednesdayWed 17:00-22:00
ThursdayThu 17:00-22:00
FridayFri 17:00-23:00
SaturdaySat 16:30-23:30

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