Banzai Bar recently opened up in the Midway District bringing a splash of Asian culture to this local neighborhood. Banzai is the new brainchild of the Waterfront family who are known for their true-blue, San Diego establishments such as Eastbound, Harbor Town Pub, The Hills Local Pub, Club Marina, Werewolf and The Waterfront (the oldest tavern in San Diego).
The spicy new restaurant is making an appearance with a bang, hosting a Grand Opening party on October 21st starting at 6:00 p.m. Get ready to sake sake sake! Banzai Bar will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for number of consecutive sake bombs with the help of the party attendees joining in on the fun every two hours (at 6pm, 8pm, 10pm, 12am)
The menu is equally as exciting, created by owner Chad Cline’s wife who used inspiration from her Japanese heritage and upbringing to create out-of-the-box recipes. Patrons can expect American classics with an Asian twist, from burgers and burritos to tacos and bowls. For example, their Bahn Mi Sliders with pickled carrots, cucumber, cilantro, jalapeno and dojo sauce or their Poke Bowl with pickled carrots, grilled pineapple, edamame, cilantro, wasabi cream and crispy garlic. You can take a peek at the full menu here. Wash it all down with their carefully crafted cocktail list of crazy creations such as the Bonzer cocktail with Kraken Rum, coconut syrup, orgeat, egg white, angostura bitters, lime and sugar.
In addition to all of the Guinness World Record madness, there will be entertainment by DJ Girth that’s sure to keep the party going all night long. Cheers to delicious food, new friends and a whole lot of fun at Banzai!