Presenting our new happy hour specials:

                                              Starting February 1st  2016

 "Wine Wednesday" receive 50% off of select bottles of wine.

 "Sake Sunday" $1  small hot sake  and $3 sake bombs! 

Monday-Thursday between the times of 4:30-6:00 PM & 8:30-10:00 PM receive 15% off of all food items as well as large beer for the price of a small/ $5 glass of wine. 

Japanese Fusion Cuisine In Milwaukee

Opened in 2012, Kanpai has brought Japanese fusion cuisine to succulent levels and a sushi experience not found anywhere else in Milwaukee. Whether you are stopping in for a quick bite at lunch, partaking in the copious happy hour specials, or enjoying a leisurely evening of cocktails and sushi, we hope that you will find your dining experience to be as exceptional as our menu!. The Brewers are playing ball at Miller Park, and construction is in full swing… this could only mean one thing: Spring in Milwaukee!. Taste our latest special of the season, our Spring Blossom Maki-spicy tuna, snow crab, and avocado, rolled in rice cracker and deep fried to perfection.


Enjoying A Leisurely Evening Of Cocktails And Sushi

Kanpai, the premier Japanese restaurant in Milwaukee — opened in 2012 — brought Japanese fusion cuisine to new levels. Kanpai provides a sushi experience found nowhere else in Milwaukee. Stop in for a quick bite at lunch, partake in our myriad happy hour specials, or leisurely enjoy an evening of drinks and sushi. In any instance, we think you’ll find the dining experience at Kanpai as exceptional as the menu.

For the finest Japanese sushi in Milwaukee, look no further than Kanpai. In 2012, Kanpai started bringing Japanese fusion cuisine in Milwaukee to new levels. You will find a sushi experience no available anywhere else in Milwaukee. Grab a quick bite for lunch, indulge in one of our many happy hour specials, or sit back, relax and enjoy an unparalleled evening of sushi and drinks. Whatever your pleasure, we know you will enjoy the dining experience at Kanpai as much as the menu.


Deep Fried To Perfection.

Happy Hour

Ask and you shall receive – Kanpai’s much-loved Happy Hour is back, We’re showing our customers love with great discounts on drinks, appetizers, and sushi. Our Happy Hour is offered Mondays through Thursdays, 4:30 – 6 pm and again at 8:30 – 10 pm.

Special Events

Why not commemorate your special event at Kanpai? We can accommodate large groups of up to 15 people. Special accommodations in the private, traditional tatami room are also available. Reservations are strongly recommended.


Asian fusion, traditional Japanese, fine dining – Kanpai Izakaya in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward proudly serving Milwaukee and the many visitors to our community who are searching out world-class sushi.


Kanpai Izakaya
408 E. Chicago Street,
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone. 414-220-1155

Working Hours

11:00 am – 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm
11:00 am – 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm – 11:00 pm
4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Happy Hour

Our Happy Hour is offered
Mondays through Thursdays
4:30 – 6 pm
8:30 – 10 pm.