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Banzai Sushi Bar

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$$$$
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Pacific Rim
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66-246 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1452
+1 808-637-4404
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12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stopped in with a group of about 12 people. Had an assortment of appetizers, all were delicious. We ate the Salmon and Scallop Nigiri as well as the lemon drop and Baja rolls. The best I've ever had, and beautifully presented. I would definitely recommend it if you're looking for some quality sushi, and would go back myself!

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Thank Studemantk
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kinda hidden off the main drag, is a great little sushi spot in the North Shore. We had the coconut shrimp, poke sampler, and a volcano roll. All incredible. The service was great, very attentive. Highly recommend!

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Thank Hailey F
Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place, great sushi, soki, service. Price wise i found you get what you pay for. The Bonzi roll is my favorite.

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1 Thank Dave N
Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A few people at our resort had suggested this restaurant when we asked for a good sushi option, so we went here for dinner! The place was really cute and we were greeted immediately and told it would be about a half hour wait. To be fair, by the time we were seated, it was almost 9:00 and they don't... More 

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Carlsbad, CA
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with our 12 year old son, who loves sushi, but it would also be a fun date place. They offer tables, but we chose to sit in the floor cushions. The service was slow, but the food was mostly good. At night they play movies on a big screen. It's a little off the beaten path (but... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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193 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Excellent sushi in the back corner of the shopping area. Popular, so make a reservation or come early.

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Thank Breakfast-42D2
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

I actually forgot to review this place. My wife and I went here when we vacationed in Hawaii. It was the freshest sushi we had ever had. Relaxing place great atmosphere great food.

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1 Thank Victor U
Denver, Colorado, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

After an afternoon treat of shave ice, a visit to watch cliff divers and a little shopping on the North Shore...we were hungry. A car full of searches on the web produced this great menu (including for this fish/veggie only family). Upon arrival we were offered table or floor (no shoes), authentic seating. The indoor/outdoor patio ambience kept us dry... More 

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New York City, New York
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180 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

The Sushi/fish is very fresh, the menu is provides many option of various rolls and even for the non sushi lovers, there is something for you. We were ambitious and order 8 rolls for three of us, we rolled out. There are options for gluten allergies. The first time we ate inside at the bar and the rolls were specially... More 

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Anaheim, California
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

The most beautiful presentation of sushi/sashimi. It was delicious as well. The staff was friendly, and the atmosphere was great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $60
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Pacific Rim
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-246 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1452
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-637-4404
Description
Voted one of Oahu's best by Honolulu Star Advertiser four consecutive years, BANZAI Sushi Bar is truly one of Haleiwa's best kept secrets. Tucked away in a back corner of the North Shore Marketplace, casual fine dinning, outdoor covered seating with Japanese-style seating on Zabuton pillows or conventional tables, diners relax all while watching surf videos and enjoy live local musicians on the weekend. BANZAI uses local organic produce when ever possible and has their very own Hawaiian fish buyer who presents himself on a daily basis at the worlds largest Tuna fish auction here in Honolulu allowing them to serve the freshest fish almost immediately. With one of Hawaii's best Sake selections, any sushi lover and sake connoisseur will be in pure nirvana. Dont miss BANZAI Sushi Bar on your next visit to Oahu's North Shore in Historic Haleiwa Town.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?