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Banbu Sushi Bar & Grill

8555 Fletcher Pkwy Ste 106, La Mesa, CA 91942-3066
+1 619-589-0071
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (28 reviews)
“lamb chops” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8555 Fletcher Pkwy Ste 106, La Mesa, CA 91942-3066
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Banbu Sushi Bar & Grill
1. Great Service!
"The sushi is fresh. The ambience and service is great."
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2. Amazing Food!
"Bottom line: A fine spot for very good sushi."
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3. Beautiful Atmosphere!
"Outside area is wonderful"
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My son, who lives in San Diego, took us here as their "go-to" sushi restaurant. He apparently knew the best, as it was fantastic! We were a party of six with a 20-month-old baby, and started with several appetizers. I particularly enjoyed the wonton taco...More

Thank WildmanSteve
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

There is something for everyone here, no matter your experience or palate. Chef Horita is simply the best sushi chef there is, but the restaurant offers a broad range of excellent items. An entire restaurant full of happy customers on an a busy Tuesday night...More

Thank KatrinkaSD
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I was so excited to go for happy hour but was a little surprised at the high prices still even during "happy hour" $15-18 for a happy hour roll is a bit much. But let me just say that the Hamachi bites are OUTSTANDING! Really...More

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

At one time this was our favorite sushi place. It the prices keep going up, and I was charged just under fifty bucks the other day for two rolls (and nothing else - it was carry out). Just too much; and they shortchanged us on...More

Thank markoestreicher
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

They had salmon from New Zealand scallop from Japan and outstanding fat belly tuna. I consider this 1st class sushi

Thank PierreR1200GS
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

My bf likes this place because it has fresh sushi, clean and nice ambiance. I personally love the Happy Hour chicken fried rice! Lamb chops are great too. I like their $45 sashimi plate too cos I think it is worth it for the fresh...More

Thank Realtor_Chupco
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

I love this place. The sushi is fresh. The ambience and service is great. The drinks won’t disappoint. For the full experience sit on the patio. Their salad dressings are available for take out.

Thank AlanaHurt
Reviewed August 16, 2017

we really love the sushi from this restaurant, and have both eaten in and gotten carry out many times. but we got tired of how high-priced it is, and usually drive a little further to other sushi places that aren't as pricey.

Thank markoestreicher
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

We usually come here between lunch and dinner because of the wait for a table. Sushi is good but not for the price. We always have to wait longer for our appetizers then the sushi that 80% of the time comes out first. Service is...More

Thank LisaArmy6658
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Bambu sushi bar & Grill Love this place I recommend to go on happy hour from 2:30 to 6:30 otherwise it can be pricey we had the Bambu sushi the Ginger salad grilled Salmon and Garlic edamame

Thank Jack S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8555 Fletcher Pkwy Ste 106, La Mesa, CA 91942-3066
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-589-0071
Here at Banbu Sushi Bar & Grill we are committed to providing our customers with an excellent dining experience. Each dish on our menu is prepared using only the freshest and highest quality ingredients. Banbu Sushi Bar & Grill is unique with its classic Japanese design, fused with a modern bistro look to create a visual atmosphere one can't forget!
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