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5601 Bay St, Emeryville, CA 94608-2407
510-601-1001
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Went to eat and have a couple drinks after a long day working. Had a lemon drop martini which was delicious! Also had the ahi tuna off the appetizer menu and it was delicious! There were no places to sit when I got there and the bartender, Camille, found another stool and squeezed me in! Very nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
Barb S
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Went to eat and have a couple drinks after a long day working. Had a lemon drop martini which was delicious! Also had the ahi tuna off the appetizer menu and it was delicious! There were no places to sit when I got there and the bartender, Camille, found another stool and squeezed me in! Very nice of her! They... More 

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Temecula, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Their menu has changed and has a much smaller selection. Typically that means higher quality...nope. Service was slow and my iced tea sat empty most of the meal. There are too many choices to waste your money here.

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Austin, Texas
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82 reviews 82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Truly the worst service. First we ordered an appetizer, and the dish looked like it had mold on it. Then we waited and waited for the server to come back. When she did my friend pointed out the mold and said we'd like to order. The server left to replace the dish and went to another table. It was astoundingly... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

we were looking for a bar or grill for a nice steak. you will not find that here. if you like Mongolian, then you will like it here. the price is average. about 120$ for both of us. including a bottle of wine.

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Greater Cincinnati
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Within walking distance of the Courtyard and many shops, including ice cream or candy, for after dinner. Great selection of food and prices were reasonable.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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123 reviews 123 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Our server David C made our experience a good one. We spent several hours here and had multiple waves of apps instead of a normal dinner. Because most of our time was during happy hour the value was very good.

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Independence, KS
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58 reviews 58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Elephant Bar is a great place to go for good food. This one is always hopping and busy, at least when I've been there. Their specials are very good, and I enjoy just ordering the appetizers for a meal. The food is unique, well-prepared, and tasty. Service was very slow at this particular Elephant Bar, I think just because they... More 

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Walstonburg, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I was just there last month with 12 people from my company, but I don't remember it very well, so I guess it was okay . . . Somebody else paid, so that makes it better. It's starting to come back - we had appetizers, yeah, I remember now - the coconut chicken on a skewer was overcooked. We had... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Got in late and had an early start the next day so asked the hotel for a nearby restaurant recommendation for a place with good bar food. She recommended the Elephant Bar The three of us chose to sit a the bar where the bartenders found there phones of more interest than new customers. Ordered beers and appetizers; the parmesan... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Met friends at Oakland airport early evening and we were headed north to Napa ( overnight in Fairfield). Needed dinner with wide range of entrees plus the San Francisco Giants game, the World Series clincher! ! Despite the large number in the bar (with the televisions! ) we got our beverage orders promptly. We debated our meal choices, made our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5601 Bay St, Emeryville, CA 94608-2407
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Emeryville
  • Phone Number: 510-601-1001

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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