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Banbu Sushi Bar & Grill

Banbu Sushi Bar & Grill

Sushi Restaurant and Japanese Restaurant$$$$
La Mesa
  • Stuart G.
    "The all day happy hour Sunday and Monday are awesome."(5 Tips)
    Jennifer S.
    "They also have great happy hour deals on Sunday and Monday"(3 Tips)
    Adam M.
    "Monkey Roll is fantastic as is the lemon cilantro roll"(3 Tips)
    Michael J.
    "Try the Kobe Beef Roll here."(3 Tips)
37 Tips and reviews
  • happy hour
  • sushi
  • sunday and monday
  • cilantro roll
  • monkey roll
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  • Kimmy V.
    Kimmy VargasSeptember 6, 2015
    The lobster roll was amazing!
  • James D.
    James DuranteAugust 4, 2015
    All day happy hour Monday and Tuesday
  • Bread S.
    Bread SunMarch 18, 2015
    It is not a very authentic sushi bar, but you better not miss the HH all day on Mondays and Tuesdays. $3.50 draft beer s and affordable rolls are not bad for friend gatherings.
  • Noni O.
    Noni OOctober 6, 2014
    Happy hour is pretty limited but the atmosphere make it worth it. If your sitting outside, make sure they put you next to a heater
  • Shawna
    ShawnaAugust 24, 2014
    Terrible food for such high prices! Save yourself the discomfort and avoid this place.
  • Renee D.
    Renee DevlinAugust 18, 2014
    Gyoza and crunch roll
  • Matt C.
    Matt CollinsJanuary 13, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    All day happy hour on Mondays and Tuesday is great. Slower service kills it :/
  • Melissa M.
    Melissa MillerNovember 21, 2013
    Great food and excellent drinks!
  • Alana W.
    Alana WallaceSeptember 16, 2013
    Food was good but for the hassle and HORRIBLE service I will never go there again!
  • Derek H.
    Derek Hays🍻September 16, 2013
    WE WERE THE ONLY PEOPLE IN THERE! Food took 20 mins! Waiter was dumb as fuck! Put down all the totals of what we ordered on the back of receipt with card number and he charged it all wrong. NVR AGAIN
  • Jade C.
    Jade CydellSeptember 16, 2013
    Food is good, service sucks dick. Not worth the price either.
  • Schiff
    SchiffAugust 27, 2013
    The cilantro roll is the BEST roll hands down.
  • Michael J.
    Michael JonesMay 14, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Kobe Beef Roll here. Amazing and haven't found another place that can match it.
  • Josh M.
    Josh MillerApril 22, 2013
    Ask for Robert. Real high quality server dude.
  • Jennifer S.
    Jennifer ScheererFebruary 7, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    This is the other best sushi place in east county. They also have great happy hour deals on Sunday and Monday
  • Charlie Q.
    Charlie QuFebruary 1, 2013
  • Garrett M.
    Garrett MitchellJanuary 12, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Happy hour is the way to go here. Regular prices are high and it's all jammed up after 7.
  • Adam M.
    Adam MerrittJune 17, 2012
    Monkey Roll is fantastic as is the lemon cilantro roll
  • Desiree M.
    Desiree MarheineMay 15, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Great happy hour although they have been out of Kobe beef for like the past moth and that's the really only roll that I eat
  • Mike S.
    Mike StauerMay 12, 2012
    Best sushi in San Diego
  • Robert E.
    Robert EsparzaFebruary 28, 2012
    Happy Hour all day Sunday & Monday.
  • Danielle F.
    Danielle FarveFebruary 23, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Japanese rock and roll= delicious
  • Suzie
    SuzieJanuary 15, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The Ruby Rare Ahi salad is amazing!
  • M
    MJanuary 13, 2012
    The menu looks like this: Spicy Roll #1, Spicy Roll #2, Spicy Roll #3... You get the point.
  • Stuart G.
    Stuart GrigsbyDecember 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The all day happy hour Sunday and Monday are awesome. Best food on the happy bar menu is the Kobe beef roll and the crunchy roll.
  • Silly D.
    Silly DSeptember 12, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    All day happy hours on Sunday and Monday
  • M
    MAugust 20, 2011
    The Taikkun Roll has a great balance of flavors and beautiful presentation.
  • Joshua B.
    Joshua BeckerJuly 24, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Kobe beef roll but get the chef to leave it much more flavor and less smoky charred taste
  • Justin G.
    Justin GoodmanJune 6, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Go Sunday or Monday for all day happy hour. The Happy Hour menu is amazing.
  • Heather B.
    Heather BarronsMarch 3, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Atsui roll, ftw!
  • Heather B.
    Heather BarronsFebruary 10, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Ask them to put tempura crumbs on the monkey roll. Delicious!
  • Heather B.
    Heather BarronsFebruary 8, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Super crunchy roll and the veggie roll, omg!
  • Steven L.
    Steven LeeNovember 29, 2010
    the Protein roll is awesome. and the Volcano roll is a cant miss. You cant go wrong.
  • Nicole Q.
    Nicole QuirozSeptember 28, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Two words: Monkey Roll. Get it.
  • Dezzie H.
    Dezzie H 🌸September 21, 2010
    Do yourself a favor and splurge on the lava cake for dessert. Its amazing.
  • Kelly Sasuga
    Kelly SasugaJune 8, 2010
    Banbu bites are phenomenal...sweet, spicy, crunchy! Another favorite is the short ribs ramen with yummy shitaki mushrooms.
  • arian
    arianMay 14, 2010
    miso soup is great. i prob hit this place up once a month.
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