Sandy, UT

A Japanese Teppanyaki Restaurant in Sandy, Utah

S. F. Mori

The Bonsai Japanese Steakhouse offers a fun dining experience
Chef putting food on the grill(Image is author's)

If you are looking for a good place to have some Japanese food in the south end of Salt Lake County, you might try the Bonsai Japanese Steakhouse in Sandy. It is a restaurant where you are sure to have a good time, you are treated nicely, and you can enjoy delicious food.

For those who like dining at Benihana, the Bonsai Japanese Steakhouse will be familiar. They do teppanyaki style cooking at a grill in front of the patrons. The guests sit around a large grill and are treated to a show as the chef cooks the food before serving it.

Teppanyaki (teppan-yaki), often confused with hibachi "fire bowl"), is a post–World War II style of Japanese cuisine that uses an iron griddle to cook food. The word teppanyaki is derived from teppan, the metal plate on which it is cooked, and yaki, which means grilled, broiled, or pan-fried. In Japan, teppanyaki refers to dishes cooked using a teppan, including steak, shrimp...The teppanyaki grills are called teppan and are typically propane-heated, flat-surfaced, and are widely used to cook food in front of guests at restaurants. [Information from Wikipedia]

Bonsai Japanese Steakhouse offers options of Combinations, Specials, Entrees, Appetizers, and Kids' Meals. Some of the menu choices are: Lobster Tail and King Crab Legs Teriyaki, Seafood Deluxe, Shrimp, New York Steak, and Filet Mignon.
The Volcano Onion(Image is author's)

As part of their performance while cooking, the chefs make a volcano by slicing an onion and stacking the rings like a mountain. They light the volcano to the delight of guests, especially young children.

Teppanyaki restaurants have become popular in Utah and throughout the United States. The Bonsai Japanese Steakhouse located at 875 East 9400 South in Sandy is open on Mondays through Thursdays from 4:30 PM to 10:30 PM. Their hours vary slightly on weekends.

The Bonsai Japanese Steakhouse offers a fun dining experience for the entire family.

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