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Banzai Sushi Bar

66-246 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1452
+1 808-637-4404
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (119 reviews)
“gyoza” (9 reviews)
“volcano roll” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
66-246 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1452
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Banzai Sushi Bar
1. Large Variety of Sushi Rolls
"The best sushi I've ever eaten."
Jan G
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2. Great relaxed atmosphere
" Relaxing place great atmosphere great food."
Victor U
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3. Fresh locally caught fish
" Super great service and freshest fish I have had on the island."
rowzar
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1 - 10 of 266 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This little place is good. I had the Hawaii roll. Very tasty. Service is a bit slow and there is not a lot of room. Would go back though and try something else.

Thank Angela B
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 9 May 2017

On a trip to the North Shore, we found this place just off the main road Not easy to find, but worth the effort My wife had the salmon skin salad, which sounds a little wierd but was very good good, the salmon skin was...More

1  Thank Kenji56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a few hours of surfing, stopped by this place for lunch. They have traditional Japanese seating, or standard seating with tables and chairs. The only downside was that the table next to us filled up with a gang of bros. They carried on their...More

Thank tdorth
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We did rolls and nigiri and enjoyed them all immensely, I had the waitress just pick her favorites and bring them out a couple plates at a time until we were all full. Nice soup and noodle options for my son so feel free to...More

2  Thank mprach024
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The best sushi I've ever eaten.... melts in your mouth. I had the tuna and salmon roll, and the Coconut Porter from Maui Brewing co. this was best combination! We sat outside and the setting was comfortable, service was so-so. I ordered a 2nd beer...More

Thank Jan G
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

This place was definitely worth the visit. AMAZING fresh produce that was literally "melt in mouth" delicious!! Service was a little slow...however once that food eventually came out all was forgiven!!

Thank nikeemich
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We decided to stop for lunch at Banzai Sushi Bar. We were seated on the patio. There is seating inside, but outside there were breezes. The place is cute and gives off a beachy vibe. The restaurant was in a shopping area, and finding a...More

Thank GreenUnicorn
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Our grands, 8&9, thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Banzai Sushi. They're not typically adventurous eaters and could easily survive on a mono diet of chicken tenders and fries. At Banzai they enjoyed a California roll and green salad and surprisingly tried unagi (eel). Our selections...More

Thank djsmd
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

First of all, I do not like sushi. However, this place had delicious 'cooked' options for people like me. The rest of my family loves the raw stuff. We shared 2 orders of Volcano - one with bits of scallops on top and other without....More

Thank CaliGirl45
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We'd been looking for a good sushi place to try and thought this looked good. It didn't disappoint! There was a huge variety of dishes available and it was all lovely. The staff were attentive and happy to make recommendations.

Thank 7Betsy83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-246 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1452
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-637-4404
Description
Voted one of Oahu's best by Honolulu Star Advertiser four 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. Dont miss BANZAI Sushi Bar on your next visit to Oahu's North Shore in Historic Haleiwa Town.
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