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Banzai Sushi Asian Cuisine

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Plaza Florencia, Local # 10, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica (Formerly Banzai)
+506 2289 7733
12:00 - 19:00
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:30
Fri 18:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We (my wife & I) were looking for a place to have dinner and we found Banzai as a choice with great reviews. Got there and we were very pleased with the place, great service and *outstanding food*. We definitely recommend this restaurant to any Asian food lovers!!!

Thank Javier P
Escazu, Costa Rica
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Banzai had the best Thai coconut soup I've had in Costa Rica! My mom and I had the sushi roll without rice and it was fantastic. I had the tuna poke bowl and my mom had the tuna bowl -- both were very fresh and the portions were very large. Excellent spot and cannot wait to go back

1 Thank robinmax11
Atenas, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

My wife and I live approximately 40 minutes from this restaurant, but when we want sushi, the drive is well worth it. We have never tried any of the many other Asian dishes they serve, but have often come with friends or family who don't care for sushi and after 40-50 visits, none of our family/friend guests have offered anything... More 

Thank jhcrystopher
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Came in on a Thursday night. It was very empty....but welcomed very well by the hostess. The sushi was excellent! Highly recommend the Valentine roll and Magic roll, they were fantastic. The appetizers were not good (shrimp tempura was oily and gyoza seemed frozen). Pad Thai was ok. Overall really recommend the sushi!

Thank asma s
Escazu, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We've eaten here several times and the food and service has always been impeccable! We have no hesitation in recommending Banzai to anyone who likes Asian fusion cuisine!

Thank Raymond S
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 August 2016

A large menu with an incredible number of options, so far all dishes have a very nice combination of flavors and usually very well cooked. The chef is obviously very creative, good service and great ambiance. A must if you like to venture in new flavors.

Thank Max L
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I've been in this restaurant several times for sushi and other dishes. It's an excellent restaurant. No complaints her.

Thank Leonardo D
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106 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The place has a nice menu and at the first glance looks like you will be getting an amazing sushi experience but is not like that. Dragon eye sushi roll had a gummy fish I was not able to chew, they give very very little wasabi for two portion of sushi and when I got the bill I had the... More 

Thank Elena P
1 review
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This place offers incredible sushi, different and awesome flavor. The service can be slow, but the waiting is worth it. As soon as you eat it, you will want to go back.

Thank Raquel A
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Simply the best sushi in Costa Rica. Staff is always helpful and bilingual. We have never eaten anything besides sushi here but have often come with others who have eaten other dishes and they all raved about their meals.

Thank formort1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Florencia, Local # 10, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica (Formerly Banzai)
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2289 7733

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?