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Bonsai Japanese Restaurant

) #83 of 238 Restaurants in Redwood City €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
3401 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94027-3845
+1 650-367-6547
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
4 weeks ago
“Finally! Sushi in PV”
22 Aug 2016
“Best quality sushi”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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€€ - €€€
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3401 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94027-3845
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only has sushi arrived, but it has arrived in style. Bonsai is fabulous. It has a relaxed environment with a quirky feel - yes, those are deer busts on the wall. Turns out, the owner has some really interesting stories about that -don't forget...More

Thank american_foxhound
Reviewed 22 August 2016

If you want top quality sushi, this is the place to go. It is not inexpensive, but you get what you pay for. The tempura is delicious, too, and it's worth it to try both the shrimp and vegetable tempura. We usually go at lunchtime,...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 28 September 2015

It is a very nice restaurant, feels like going to Japan with the koi pond and bamboo bridge at the entrance. The interior is Japanese style and feels very roomy. The food is fresh and wow, the servings are huge! Good for two meals. The...More

Thank geotech522
Reviewed 29 August 2015

The salad with ginger dressing, while different in terms of what we were used to in terms of ginger flavor, was amazing! The sushi was very fresh - nigiri was exceptional. The roll choices are limited and we ordered one which came out very large...More

Thank Craig Y
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

So my GF wanted to try this sushi place again .....it had been a while since we had gone and I was sort of willing to try it again What a mistake We were seated right away and that's the only thing that seemed to...More

2  Thank Ammo68
Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

I really wanted to like this place and thought it was really really good hand rolls sushi .....then went back the other night and I thought the sushi was just a step above what you would get at Safeway . Although much cheaper . I...More

Thank Ammo68
Reviewed 9 September 2014

They stayed open late for us!! We got there just as they were closing and let us in and let us take food to go.

Thank Chinyam1992
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Delicious. Ate here with some friends, got the giant boat of stuff plus a few other things. Service wasn't fantastic and a few orders were mildly messed up. Definitely fun seeing the sushi chef showing off his giant hunting bow too.

Thank SteveTheDog
Reviewed 7 August 2013

This place is great! The sushi is wonderful! I am not from this area but I drove past this restaurant and saw lots of people going in and the parking lot was full. I was very happy that I turned around and came to Bonsai!...More

Thank CindyAbby
Reviewed 22 December 2012

Being a foodie I am always looking for the best sushi place...and after having tried the trendiest, the most expensive one (Fuki Sushi), the hundreds of sushi bars sprouting along El Camino Real and beyond, well, after 12 years of experiment only ONE place has...More

Thank vorsoni
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  • Address: 3401 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94027-3845
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-367-6547
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