Banzai Bowl

488 E. .17th St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627


  • Call for hours.
  • $
  • Snack Food
  • No Alcohol
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Not Necessary
The menu is divided into two parts: smoothies and differently named bowls featuring any combination of fruits with açaí. The bulk of the latter is what they charitably call the "blend" but is really mush--açaí and other fruits thrown into a blender for a spin. The açaí itself is tart and sweet, yet it allows the other ingredients in your bowl to keep their profiles: crunchy, toasted granola; sticky honey; custard-esque banana slices; and the bold impact of strawberries.

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