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Banzai Sushi Bar

66-246 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1452
+1 808-637-4404
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (118 reviews)
“tempura” (11 reviews)
“poke sampler” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
66-246 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1452
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite sushi place on the island. I love that they make the sushi using brown rice if requested .

Thank mattyyboyy86
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Great small sushi place . They have a. Nice variety of sake if you are into that . The sampler is nice gives you 3 different types to try . All the sushi we had was very fresh and delicious . Dessert was also amazing...More

Thank Rkmtl
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Bonzai Sushi was our first stop upon returning to Oahu. The staff is personable and very friendly, even when you are obviously not a local. The sushi is fresh, delicious and never disappoints.

Thank Kuedoza
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

Thank Kenji56
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Reasonable priced meal with a great selection of local produce. The chirashi sushi & poke sampler were highlights.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in after a long day at Waimea beach and north shore surf watching. Waitress who was also general manager could not have been more amazing. Offered great choices and we took them! We had been at Nobu in Honolulu the night before, and...More

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Went here last night and was so incredibly impressed. The sushi was fantastic and absolutely melted in your mouth. We also had a sushimi plate and the fish was so tasty, particularly the scallop that had such a beautiful buttery texture. To top it off...More

Thank Shan-nz20
Reviewed 25 March 2017

After our surfing lesson at a nearby beach, we were quite hungry. We found this place by Googling it. We ordered the Mixed Vegetable Tempura appetizer ($15), Rainbow Roll ($15), and Seafood Salad ($24). My husband also ordered a Sake. He enjoyed his drink. The...More

Thank lwoudstra
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
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
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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