Houston sushi bar Hando says 'cheers' with new Kanpai Club

Kanpai Club
Kanpai Club, a new intimate cocktail bar alongside Hando, opened Feb. 4. (Courtesy Kanpai Club)

Kanpai Club, a new intimate cocktail bar alongside Hando, opened Feb. 4. (Courtesy Kanpai Club)

Kanpai Club, a new cocktail bar addition to the hand-rolled sushi bar Hando, is now open, Family Meal Group announced Feb. 4.

Kanpai, which means "cheers" in Japanese, offers seating for 10 and adjoins Hando at 518 W. 11th St., Ste. 500, Houston. The bar can serve both as an overflow space for guests waiting to sit at the restaurant or for people who want to enjoy a cocktail.


In addition to custom craft cocktails, Kanpai Club also serves a late-night menu with snacks such as curry waffle fries, spicy edamame and wagyu kushiaki in addition to the shareable small plates from Hando's menu.

Kanpai Club is open 4 p.m.-midnight Sunday through Thursday and 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday through Saturday. Happy hour is 4-6 p.m. with house cocktails half off.

Hando, which opened in December 2019, is open daily for lunch and dinner. www.handohtx.com
By Matt Dulin
Matt joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2018 and is the City Editor for Houston's Inner Loop editions.


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