About Us

Award-winning quality

Executive Chef Manuel Rodriguez and his team consistently strive for perpetual excellence through every layer of the culinary process, researching the finest in-season ingredients available and carefully crafting new menu items daily using inspiration from the world’s top farmers, chefs and sake producers.

Exotic Flavors

Bonsai boasts an unparalleled dedication to unique flavors. Every leaf, flower, sauce and oil used is hand-selected to enhance the flavor and sophistication of each dish, adding layers and complexity and elevating the experience.

luxurious libations

Enjoy a top-shelf wine and sake selection from around the globe and carefully curated gins and whiskeys from Japan. Ask your server for the perfect pairing with any menu item.


Bonsai’s Culinary Vision

Our culinary vision brings a unique, contemporary dining experience that combines top-shelf ingredients from the country’s renown farms and a level of excellence and sophistication synonymous with the world’s most prestigious restaurants. Bonsai provides a one-of-a-kind journey through food, fusing the delicacy of Japanese cuisine and innovative modern American cooking techniques. From hand-rolled ramen noodles to the finest imported Japanese sake, Bonsai delivers a truly unforgettable culinary adventure.

Open Wednesday through Saturday

Discover Our Restaurant

Bonsai offers guests a truly elevated experience from Hilton Pensacola Beach’s second floor overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Bonsai has curated an inspired menu featuring gourmet sushi, Wagyu beef, and smoked tuna rolls. Come enjoy a sophisticated Japanese dining experience unlike any other on Pensacola Beach.

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