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5601 Bay St, Emeryville, CA 94608-2407
510-601-1001
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11:00 am - 11:00 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, Reservations

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    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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English first
Denton, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We were seated immediately, but after 10 minutes no wait staff ever came to the table. Several walked by and never acknowledged us. We just walked out.

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Oakland, California
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This used to be a premiere restaurant experience with the safari-themed larger than life giraffes and elephants charging out of the walls and tropical foliage and great food, but apparently times have changed. I was glad to get a table in fairly short notice and the lady at the front desk was courteous and efficient. But the service was unbearably... More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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128 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 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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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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133 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 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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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 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
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Additional Information about Elephant Bar

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

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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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