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Bonsai Grill

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553 23rd St S, Arlington, VA 22202-2517
+1 703-553-7723
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“sashimi” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (5 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
553 23rd St S, Arlington, VA 22202-2517
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

From the outside you couldnt tell what you were getting into. The waitress seemed to have a little bit of an attitude but we did not let that ruin our dinner. We chose four different rolls and they were done to perfection. A carafe of...More

Thank Mehylander
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Closed at 6:30pm on a Monday? Bummer! Guess I should've called before walking all the way over here. Everything else on the block was open and busy. Guess I'll try out the diner instead...

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed April 30, 2017

My wife and I have now dined here twice together with our son and his family, and our shared opinion is summarized in the title of this review. Sushi and sashimi are quite fresh (as they ought to be). The udon is remarkable for the...More

Thank APM_01
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I, and anyone that knows, loves this place. Hands down the best quality sushi. I suggest getting the boat and taking the reminder to go. But, eat the boat to go is just sooooo good!

Thank John D
Reviewed February 4, 2017

wow!!! very fresh sushi and sashime ever I had .I miss it already.Yam yam I liked food on the boat. I wish had picture of it.. I will go back again and again.

Thank injustine
Reviewed October 17, 2016

The actual name is Crystal Bonsai Sushi, to distinguish it from Bonsai Sushi in Shirlington. I could also call it our "To Go" sushi place because we've done carry out quite often. Either way, we've found the sushi to be fresh and tasty. It is...More

Thank UmpChap
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We have been going here since they opened. They always make us feel welcome and it is the restaurant of choice of our children for special occasions.

Thank MCWC
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Event sushi and great service. Unfortunately a guy was on his cell phone yelling into it at the next table. The staff refused to tell him to be quiet so I finally did. Ruined my meal.

Thank JudgeJulie1
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here for years and I was never disappointed. As the matter of fact I tend to compare my other sushi experiences with BONSAI and these guys always win. I love their lasagna style rolls and the Vegas Roll. Bento combinations and...More

Thank Marcin P
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

This is a miserable sushi place. I have been sorely disappointed twice now. Everything that is supposed to be crispy is soggy, and the tuna and salmon was mushy.

Thank uncboysocal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 553 23rd St S, Arlington, VA 22202-2517
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-553-7723
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