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Bonsai Japaness Cuisine

3401 El Camino Real, Atherton, CA 94027 · Redwood City
(650) 367-6547 · $$ · Sushi, Japanese
Rating: 3.5 out of 5"132 Yelp reviews ·

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Casual · Family Friendly



Latest reviews

  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Jul 20, 2014 · by Isabela C. from YelpMy husband and I have been going to Bonsai for a few years now. We go there 1-2 times a week. I guess that makes us regulars ;)We love Bonsai. From the time we walk through their door, we feel welcomed. They know our name, and have memorized our menu choices (they also know I like my water without … Full review
  • Rating: 1.0 out of 5"Jun 14, 2014 · by R L. from YelpI ordered Chirashi Sushi. The cut of sashimi is basically leftover. It is not long-thin square like sashimi but arbitrary thick chunks of fish. The rice did not taste like sushi rice. I also order shrimp tempura appetizer. It came with two small shrimps with thick coat and many vegetables of thick rough cut.This is the worst "Japanese" restaurant I have ever had. Full review
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"Jun 06, 2014 · by F W. from YelpLunch Food: Ordered "Last Call" roll ($12) and tempura appetizer ($7). The tempura was nice and crispy and hot. The unagi/crab/avocado roll on the other hand was forgettable. Bland, no taste. Looked like it was made in a hurry with pieces cut that were impossible for a normal human to eat in even 2 bites. Bad … Full review
  • Rating: 3.0 out of 5"May 20, 2014 · by Caroline H. from YelpLocation: On the corner of a block off El Camino in Atherton, but really close to Redwood City.Parking: There's a tiny ~6 spot open parking lot for the restaurant. Other than that, there's residential street parking down the side of the restaurant and well as a possible couple street spots right out front on El … Full review
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"Apr 18, 2014 · by Alex C. from YelpI'd call it a 3 or 4-star experience if you're willing to overlook authenticity a bit, but here's one for the high-minded sushi critic in all of us.The main seating area is lined with narrow waterways where koi swim in tragic ignorance of their surroundings. It's a weird, eerie juxtaposition. Also, the rolls we ordered … Full review