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“Excellent food”
Review of Bonsai Restaurant

Bonsai Restaurant
Ranked #94 of 120 Restaurants in Invercargill
Cuisines: Japanese
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Reviewed 10 June 2021

I frequently go to this little Restaurant for lunch. The food is cheap and the owner very friendly and helpful. I find the food to be of a very good quality.

Date of visit: June 2021
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1  Thank X607WJjohnp
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Reviewed 23 September 2019 via mobile

The staff was not very happy when being asked if the food was spicy even though she saw us with a 4 year old. Food was not even that great! I will never set foot on this restaurant again.

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank HonestJoe27
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

More lunch bar than restaurant, this place is nevertheless a friendly place for a cheap tasty Japanese meal. The service was willing and my bento box meal was standard fare but very tasty.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rachel D
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Unfortunately most of what food we selected from the menu was unavailable. Not a good start. Finally we selected adamame beans as an entree and salmon as a main. The latter was served with salad and rice and miso soup. The beans were well cooked and tasty but the actual pods varied from 1-3 beans inside so were not of top grade.
The salmon turned out to be square bits about 40-50 cm each side. While overcooked by some standards they were surprisingly tasty and were enjoyed. The miso soup was just average but the rice was excellent. My partner commented that if we had been able to see the food being prepared we may not have stayed. Overall we left modestly satisfied but would probably not return.

Date of visit: March 2017
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Thank GrahamChristchurch
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

The best sushi in town. The bento box is always good if you are wanting a little more than just sushi. Always made fresh.

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank xbirdx
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