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Elephant Bar

5601 Bay St, Emeryville, CA 94608-2407
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Ranked #10 of 96 restaurants in Emeryville
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 1, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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45 reviews from our community

62% Recommend
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English first
Portsmouth, Rhode Island
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The atmosphere was vibrant and the food was delicious. Calamari appetizer was excellent. The staff was friendly and very helpful.

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San Francisco
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209 reviews 209 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Food was edible but absolutely diner at best. Entree could have come from COSTCO. Appetizer came out after the meal. Nothing tasted fresh. Prices are 5 star. Food is 3 star. Eat somewhere else.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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83 reviews 83 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We we're joined by my daughter, her boyfriend, and my son for a late night happy hour and ended up closing down the place. Their drink and food specials are awesome with the best bar service in East Bay. You've got to try their prime rib sliders with dipping au jus. They're to die for. Oh yeah, and they have... More

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Winchester, KY, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This restaurant was a very good place, satisfying meal, friendly service, not too expensive. I had the Jambalaya and it was very tasty and spicy. Service was good.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Went here with my family while on vacation. It was the dinner we enjoyed the most all week. Lots to choose from. All the food was delicious. Lots of atmosphere - low lighting with interesting décor inside and out. Prompt, friendly, attentive service and no long wait for our food even though the restaurant was full. Reasonable prices. Would definitely... More

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Like other's reviews have said this is a chain, but they aren't a bad one. Food was good, service was average, and the beer was more than drinkable. I was eating a bit late and did feel a tad rushed. Fish seemed pretty unremarkable but wasn't bad. Some of the other food on nearby tables looked much better.

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Emeryville, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I started going to this restaurant because it is in my neighborhood and the $5 corkage fee and continued because of the extensive variety of the menu and the great value of the food. I especially like their appetizers and Asian fusion dishes.

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washington dc
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

This was a pretty good experience overall. I'm not a big chain restaurant fan, but they pull it off fairly well. The food had good quality and the happy hour menu was very comprehensive. Drinks were typically expensive as it is a chain restaurant but they do carry quality Napa and Sonoma wines.

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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Relaxing, inviting decor. Good food and service. Many interesting menu offerings. Decent prices. The appetizers are especially good when enjoyed as late night snacks. When in the Bay area, we try to find our way to an Elephant Bar.

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Milan, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The menu at Elephant Bar has enough variety to please everybody in your circle of friends. There are plenty of vegetarian choices, too.

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