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Banbu Sushi Bar & Grill

8555 Fletcher Pkwy Ste 106, La Mesa, CA 91942
+1 619-589-0071
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (30 reviews)
“fried rice” (4 reviews)
“happy hour” (12 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8555 Fletcher Pkwy Ste 106, La Mesa, CA 91942
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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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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Came here for dinner with my husband. I had a couple appetizers including fried rice and the vegetable tempura. My husband got a few sushi rolls. We loved everything. Never seen so many sushi chefs working. Will come here again soon. Great food.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank H9212MOsarahj
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank WildmanSteve
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank mark o
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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Realtor_Chupco
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

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank KatrinkaSD
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.

Date of visit: September 2017
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.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank mark o
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

Date of visit: August 2017
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • 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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