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“Excellent fresh food”
Review of Banzai

Banzai
Ranked #287 of 2,260 Restaurants in Auckland
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Excellent fresh food”
Reviewed 18 March 2014

We've been there a bunch of times, it's family friendly and affordable. The food is excellent if a bit slow. They have some toys and books for kids to play with while you wait. I wouldn't recommend takeaway as last time it took almost an hour for them to fill the order while I waited.

  • Visited November 2013
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Really nice people”
Reviewed 6 February 2014

We turned up without a booking on a Saturday night. Despite this, the staff found a way to fit us in and were very courteous. The food was very good.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Stjerne1
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Auckland, New Zealand
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104 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“You will be pleasantly surprised”
Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

My family and I visit Banzai regularly. It is a little gem. The restaurant is small and you are well advised to make a reservation as it is very popular. The food is excellent, presented beautifully and delicious. A number of the little entree plates are worth trying - especially things life the melting salmon and beef tataki. The service is always friendly, but sometimes not entirely efficient (if something hasn't arrived at the table when you expect, do ask!)

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Thank Jonathan B
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auckland
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93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“A local secret worth sharing”
Reviewed 2 December 2013

After three wonderful visits to Banzai it is time to post a review. This is a very small restaurant so it pays to book or you can order to go. The food is consistently great (the seaweed salad is a personal favourite) and the staff are all delightfully friendly and welcoming. Because of the popularity there can be some delay in service, but it is worth the wait. So settle back and have a chat while you await a lovely meal.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank nzdarl
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Auckland, New Zealand
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50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Value for money”
Reviewed 11 August 2013 via mobile

Dined here with family Food was great and well presented. They had toys for the littlies but only one booster seat for feeding. Service staff were friendly and attentive.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank xtne
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