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Bonsai Japanese Restaurant

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3401 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94027-3845
+1 650-367-6547
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
May 1, 2018
“Wonderful atmosphere but now torn down”
Jul 19, 2017
“Finally! Sushi in PV”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
3401 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94027-3845
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

This attractive restaurant, complete with indoor lagoons and floor seating a la old Japan, is no longer in business. Surprising since there as been a boom in Japanese cuisine in the area, but mostly new sushi places. Sorry to see it go—great fun to dine...More

Thank OmarKhayyam
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Not only has sushi arrived, but it has arrived in style. Bonsai is fabulous. It has a relaxed environment with a quirky feel - yes, those are deer busts on the wall. Turns out, the owner has some really interesting stories about that -don't forget...More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed August 22, 2016

If you want top quality sushi, this is the place to go. It is not inexpensive, but you get what you pay for. The tempura is delicious, too, and it's worth it to try both the shrimp and vegetable tempura. We usually go at lunchtime,...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed September 27, 2015

It is a very nice restaurant, feels like going to Japan with the koi pond and bamboo bridge at the entrance. The interior is Japanese style and feels very roomy. The food is fresh and wow, the servings are huge! Good for two meals. The...More

Thank geotech522
Reviewed August 28, 2015

The salad with ginger dressing, while different in terms of what we were used to in terms of ginger flavor, was amazing! The sushi was very fresh - nigiri was exceptional. The roll choices are limited and we ordered one which came out very large...More

Thank Craig Y
Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

So my GF wanted to try this sushi place again .....it had been a while since we had gone and I was sort of willing to try it again What a mistake We were seated right away and that's the only thing that seemed to...More

2  Thank Ammo68
Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

I really wanted to like this place and thought it was really really good hand rolls sushi .....then went back the other night and I thought the sushi was just a step above what you would get at Safeway . Although much cheaper . I...More

Thank Ammo68
Reviewed September 9, 2014

They stayed open late for us!! We got there just as they were closing and let us in and let us take food to go.

Thank Chinyam1992
Reviewed August 19, 2013

Delicious. Ate here with some friends, got the giant boat of stuff plus a few other things. Service wasn't fantastic and a few orders were mildly messed up. Definitely fun seeing the sushi chef showing off his giant hunting bow too.

Thank SteveTheDog
Reviewed August 7, 2013

This place is great! The sushi is wonderful! I am not from this area but I drove past this restaurant and saw lots of people going in and the parking lot was full. I was very happy that I turned around and came to Bonsai!...More

Thank CindyAbby
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  • Address: 3401 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94027-3845
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-367-6547
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