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“Good food.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bonsai Bistro

Bonsai Bistro
Ranked #53 of 249 Restaurants in Coeur d'Alene
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Chinese, Japanese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Bonsai Bistro is located across the street from the Resort is an upscale Pan-Asian restaurant with a world class sushi bar. Great lake views to include front row seating to events on the lake. Separate lower dining room with a 4000 gallon koi and turtle pond. Water features flow through an outdoor garden during summer months.
Seattle, Washington
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2014

Everything was fine but just one thing: I didn't like the menu's design. It was so confusing and it visibly got me tired.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Gig Harbor, Wa
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Very Good!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2014

Wonderful place to enjoy a good meal with atmosphere! It is a multi-level place with lots of windows looking out over the park and at the lake and for people watching. Hubby and I shared an appetizer of shrimp Rangoon (BEST.EVER), while I had Thai Curry and hubby had salmon with a huckleberry aioli. Both were very good. Sit up on the top floor by the windows - you won't be disappointed in the people watching while you dine!

Visited July 2014
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Thank meeshamator
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Idaho
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Yum!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Great menu. Great food. Beautiful view of the lake. Prompt service. Great location. Classy restaurant, but not too pricey. You get your money's worth. Highly recommend it.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank L A
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Santee, California
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Wonderful restaurant with great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2014

My sister and I spend a week near Coeur d'Alene and went to this restaurant three times. The food is varied Asian, delicious and reasonably priced - especially the Benton Box for lunch. Everything is made fresh and the flavors are wonderful. Service was especially good as we went during off hours when there were less customers. The upstairs has a beautiful view of the lake and the downstairs has a nice fishpond. I can't say enough about this restaurant and wish we had one near our home. Because it is by the lake and appears expensive please don't walk by this wonderful restaurant.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Elsieann
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Carlsbad, California
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155 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Best escargot dish!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2014

After a walk around the lake, we decided to stop by but did not make reservations. There was quite a wait on Saturday night, so recommendations are a must. The lake view from the restaurant made the dinner even more memorable. We started with the crab avocado salad and ordered a couple of tasty mixed drinks, bonsai and china blossoms. For the main meals we shared the forest floor, stir fried escargot and wild mushrooms...delicious! The steelhead trout was also fresh and cooked perfectly. We would definitely return to try the other dishes.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Trekduet
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