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Banzai Sushi Bar & Lounge - CLOSED

682 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-1344
+1 585-473-0345
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good28%
  • Average44%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
31 Jan 2015
“not impressed”
20 Dec 2014
“Excellent ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
682 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-1344
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Reviewed 1 February 2015

I was hopeful but disappointed by my visit to this sushi restaurant. The portions were small and the food was just okay. They messed up our order and forgot part of our meal. They were not equipped to serve a child - only glass and...More

Thank Cori S
Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

I really enjoyed my evening at Banzi, the food was great my only disappointment was that I had not discovered it early. Portions are big enough to share, order several and share with those with you.

Thank Returns
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Just left Banzai... Appetizers were really good. We had the crab rangoons, and the pot stickers, and fries. Crab rangoons were probably the best I ever had. Great flavor and they came with a sweet mango salsa sort of dip.Then we ordered some sushi rolls....More

Thank mexicoone
Reviewed 12 October 2014

Okay so if you would like some very fresh sushi, good service, reasonable portions, this place is OK. It has a friendly staff, clean,but I think it is a bit overpriced for what you get. I think you can find some other more reasonably priced...More

Thank WineMeister
Reviewed 14 July 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...More

Thank SaireD
Reviewed 8 July 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...More

Thank Moondanced
Reviewed 1 July 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
Reviewed 3 February 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...More

Thank ROCrater
Reviewed 1 January 2014 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,...More

Thank LHO
Reviewed 5 September 2013

I almost always give "extra credit" to anyone bold enough to open their own establishment . . . and that's especially true for Banzai Sushi Bar & Lounge. I love the South Avenue revitalization and the extra effort the owner of the Banzai has put...More

Thank Harlan F
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 682 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-1344
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-473-0345
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