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Bonsai Japanese Steakhouse

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1802 S Clack St, Abilene, TX 79605-4612
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Amarillo, Texas
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a large group and they did a very good job taking care of us and being patient.I got shrimp meal on the hibachi and the Pacific Roll. The wiat staff and cook were very entertaining and helpful.

Thank Richard S
San Antonio, Texas
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234 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I was taken here for my birthday at the beginning of the month for the first time... and I would have to say, I was beyond impressed. I can't remember the guys name who cooked for us, but he was awesome! I have heard some stories about other people who cooked for friends and they weren't as impressed, but I... More 

Thank outoftown17
Abilene, Texas
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Worst dining expierance I ever had at this restaurant. Had a waiter by the name of Autumn she was rude, unprofessional and just plain couldn't do her job. We ordered drinks she got them wrong. We ordered food she got the order wrong. When I told her she made a mistake she had the audacity to roll her eyes at... More 

1 Thank Arobertson9
Abilene, Texas
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Love their sushi and love sitting at the sushi bar and talking with the employees about different sushi rolls. We usually walk right in, sit down, order and are served within 10-15 minutes.

Thank drvgtopless
Emporia, Kansas
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

I used to love eating here but after our last experience I won't be back. I wouldn't eat my meal after what I saw.

Thank kstravelress
Nashville, TN
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56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

I have to say this is one of the dirtiest restaurants I've ever visited. I didn't eat my dinner and after checking the health score, I know why. The food was not good quality. The staff was nice and they put on a good show while cooking, but I still wouldn't eat it. Too many other places to eat.

2 Thank brentwoodmom56
The Villages, Florida, United States
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We come to Abilene each year to visit family for Thanksgiving. Just happens to be my Husbands birthday so we always go to Bonsai. It had been a nice experience before, BUT never had such a bad experience as this! Our order was taken in a timely manor. From there on it went downhill. Water came fast but I had... More 

2 Thank Ann P
North Charleston, South Carolina
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

The food here is AMAZING! I went with a friend and by the time we left we both had food babies. The waiters/waitresses seem a little inexperienced and the tables were sticky. The freshness of the food more than makes up for it.

2 Thank Amanda C
Abilene, Texas
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Very good hibachi steak, fried rice and grill veg. A little too much dressing on the salad. Food was good, service was good, atmosphere... it was a really open restaurant so not the place if you want cozy. If you want open and fun, you got it.

Thank XaniC
Abilene, Texas
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I am not usually impressed with the typical shenanigans of the cooks at this type of eatery, but my grandson chose this as his birthday meal, so we accommodated. I have to say I was impressed. The cook we had paid special attention to the birthday boy and the other kids, so they, too, were impressed. We had some picky... More 

Thank JR J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1802 S Clack St, Abilene, TX 79605-4612
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: 325-692-2333
Welcome to Bonzai Japanese Steak House , we're located at 1802 South Clack in Abilene, Texas. Here at Bonzai, we have 13 large hibachi grills and a fantastic party room for your work or family gathering. Our experienced sushi chef, Lily, has been rolling out sushi rolls for over 10 years.

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