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“This is only the second "5" I have given a restaraunt”

Banzai Japanese Restaurant
Ranked #245 of 728 Restaurants in Mobile
Cuisines: Japanese
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is a small, wonderful, Mom & Pop restaurant. When I say that, I mean it. A Japanese couple runs it. Nobody else. You will not find 47 different kind of "rolls", you will not find cream cheese and avocado, you will not find weird experimental food. What you will find is amazing sushi. The menu is only two pages long, but it is all fantastic. (The rolls they do have are the right size, not the giant ones most places sell).

Oh, and don't plan on a quick dinner. But, do plan on an amazing one.

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

The owners are great; the place is small and the sushi is prepared back in the kitchen, so there is no talking to the sushi chef or looking at the sushi as it's made - this is a bit unusual. Nevertheless, everything is consistent and enjoyable. We have been here with our kids and with friends. No way to accommodate more than 4 at table, though.

Nothing too exotic on the menu - but they always have what you'd expect.

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Reviewed 14 November 2013

Banzai is by far the best sushi restuarant in Mobile. It's small and quaint, all the sushi ingredients are fresh. I've been there dozens of times and I haven't had a bad experience yet.

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Reviewed 20 June 2008

Best Sushi in Mobile Hands down. Reasonably priced, but you'll probably have a wait. They're only open Wed-Sat, but if you want good Sushi, it's the place to go!

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Reviewed 4 May 2008

Really nice quiant little Mom and Pop (literally) place that probably seats 20 max. There are like 3 booths, 3 tables, and a long counter. The beer is cold and Japanese if you like, and the sushi tastes really fresh. I think this is just a shade better than Shogun's sushi and I really like Shoguns.

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