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“Amazing brunch”
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Banzai Sushi Bar & Lounge
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian
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Reviewed July 13, 2014

A group of us went to Banzai for brunch to celebrate my birthday. The food was outstanding. While portions were not large, they were more than adequate to leave each person full. The standouts were the Banzai Benedict and Salmon Benedict. Each was served with a perfectly cooked poached egg with sauce over a potato cake. The wasabi was not too spicy or overpowering, but perfectly complemented the dish. The prices were not cheap but reasonable for the quality of food and drinks, and the French press coffee was a nice touch. The staff went the extra mile in giving our table a round of delicious shots as a thank you/birthday gift. Can't wait to go back and try the other dishes out!

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Thank SaireD
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Reviewed July 8, 2014

The restaurant was empty which gives a red flag for me. I like to see many patrons which is a good indicator that the establishment is wonderful. With that aside, the food was wonderful, service was great but the atmosphere could withstand a bit of welcoming homeyness to it.
Great place "just to stop in" for lunch or dinner. Not someplace I would hang around die drinks due to the lack of atmosphere.

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Thank Moondanced
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

I went in with low expectations, not sure why, maybe because of the weird variety of food they serve, but honestly the food was great!

Thank amanda b
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Reviewed February 2, 2014

Bonzai is great! It has a bar as well as dining tables, in addition to outdoor seating and a corner with casual lounge seating. The food is amazing! The sushi rolls are noticeably fresh and there are vegan, vegetarian and carnivore options. The atmosphere is universal but on weekends (as the hours may suggest) cater more to the scene in the South Wedge which is mostly college kids/young adults. Despite all this greatness, the service is quite slow, even if you order just one dish and a drink plan to be there close to half an hour. But it's worth the wait! Also notice the art décor; the walls are covered in beautiful, unique artwork that is for sale!

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Thank ROCrater
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Reviewed December 31, 2013 via mobile

We have visited bonzai twice now for brunch on the recommendation of friends. The first time it was very crowded and the only seating was at the sushi bar, which was ok for our party of four. We had French press coffee and small pastries, an eggs Benedict that was served w/ a wasabi sauce in crisply wontons with pork belly, and home fries with cheddar. We also enjoyed some specialty cocktails, which were very delicious but pricey at $9-11-ish each.
The second time we went there was seating available but we sat at the bar. I ordered the buttermilk Benedict -eggs Benedict over buttermilk biscuits with pork belly. My bf ordered a special Benedict with angus beef sliders and bacon. Both were amazing and flavorful. We shared a home fry with a side of sausage gravy - nice spicy flavor
To that as well.
Service was friendly and personable both times - highly recommend bonzai for an imaginative south wedge brunch.

Thank LHO
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