For $5, today's deal gets you $10 worth of fresh Japanese lunch fare at Banzai Sushi. Banzai Sushi was named among the top five Best Sushi restaurants by CityVoters in 2007, 2008, and 2009. It was also named the Best Sushi Restaurant in Denver in 2006 by Citysearch.
Banzai Sushi's lunch menu features a multitude of choices for the midday muncher. The Banzai bento box, served with soup and salad, comes in five varieties, with options including tempura, teriyaki chicken or beef, California roll, fried shrimp, and sushi ($6.75–$9). Noodle lovers can get to slurping with a chicken, beef, or pork udon bowl ($7), whereas those craving the complex protein punch of the sea will want to try the sashimi lunch, containing tuna, yellowtail, salmon, red snapper, and octopus ($13.75).
Banzai Sushi was named a top five sushi restaurant in Denver in 2007, 2008, and 2009 by CityVoter in conjunction with ABC 7's A List. It was also named the Best Sushi Restaurant in Denver in 2006 by Citysearch. Nearly 70 Yelpers give it an average of four stars. Citysearchers give it a 4.5-star average, and nearly 200 CityVoters give Banzai Sushi a positive recommendation.
- Bonsai serves up some of the best sushi I've ever had. Great service, fantastic rolls & nigiri, definitely recommend. – Rich F., Yelp
- Best sushi in Denver. It is definitely worth the drive out to good ole Leetsdale. Fresh. Creative. Inexpensive. Absolutely delicious! – Lauren S., Yelp
- Try their rolls! The best I've ever had anywhere! – allie22, Citysearch
- Extremely tasty selection of traditional rolls as well as inventive creations, reasonable prices, good sized portions, and service is great! – Jessica M., CityVoter
Banzai Sushi's chefs award imaginative nicknames to the 100 distinct sushi rolls that earned the restaurant a top-five spot on ABC 7's A-List in 2011. The Nitros roll, baked in a blanket of spicy sauce, awakens taste buds with salty smelt roe and crunchy flecks of tempura, while Drum rolls keeps things fresh with tuna, lemon, and asparagus. For a hot meal, diners can tear into a hibachi-grilled meat or classic teriyaki entree, each available with a choice of salmon, chicken, or New York–style steak.