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“Delicious Japanese Restaurant in Haleiwa”
Review of Banzai Sushi Bar

Banzai Sushi Bar
Ranked #10 of 96 Restaurants in Haleiwa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$50
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese, Seafood
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Voted one of Oahu's best by Honolulu Star Advertiser 7 consecutive years, BANZAI Sushi Bar is truly one of Haleiwa's best kept secrets. Tucked away in a back corner of the North Shore Marketplace, casual fine dinning, outdoor covered seating with Japanese-style seating on Zabuton pillows or conventional tables, diners relax all while watching surf videos and enjoy live local musicians on the weekend. BANZAI uses local organic produce when ever possible and has their very own Hawaiian fish buyer who presents himself on a daily basis at the worlds largest Tuna fish auction here in Honolulu allowing them to serve the freshest fish almost immediately. With one of Hawaii's best Sake selections, any sushi lover and sake connoisseur will be in pure nirvana. Don't miss BANZAI Sushi Bar on your next visit to Oahu's North Shore in Historic Haleiwa Town.
Reviewed April 4, 2018

I really recommend Banzai Sushi Bar on North Shore. We loved so much that we could come back twice to enjoy its delicious food. We recommend the Philadelphia Temaki and the yummy Edamame with a bit of salt. The service is also great! Hope you enjoy :)

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

We loved our experience at Banzai Sushi Bar. We knew we wanted to have sushi while we were in Hawaii, and have to say this was the best sushi experience of our vacation.

My husband loves tuna sashimi, and he was over the moon about what was served. I actually enjoyed watching his thrill over the wonderful taste sensation as much as I enjoyed my meal - which was delicious. My sister is not a big fan of sushi, but she enjoyed the salmon with miso glaze (fabulous tasting as well).

The service was very friendly. If we find ourselves back in Haleiwa, we will definitely return to this wonderful restaurant.

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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Fresh and DELICIOUS food. I tried coconut shrimp and Furikake Seared Ahi salad. So much flavour.

The staff are excellent.

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Reviewed February 16, 2018

Great little restaurant. We came for dinner without a reservation and they only had floor tables left, so we sat on the floor. They have a large screen playing videos of big wave surfers since the restaurant is not far from the famous surfing spot, Banzai Pipeline. The food is excellent. We ordered a little bit of several things since the menu has lots of choices. We will definitely go back.

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Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Excellent service from Roe. Enjoyed the miso soup and anuenue roll, which was the special. Nice atmosphere too

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