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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Bondi

333 Fifth Ave. (J St.) Send to Phone
619-342-0212
Bondi brings a taste of Australia to the lively Gaslamp.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Bondi, San Diego, CA

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Bondi Restaurant Review

: Bondi is San Diego’s first truly authentic Australian restaurant. No, we don’t mean the walls are decorated with boomerangs and kangaroo posters. Instead, the Gaslamp Quarter eatery, brainchild of three Aussie mates, is a sleek, sophisticated and art-filled space that is at once industrial yet organic. Case in point, the woven cabanas: these pod-like structures inspired by Aboriginal fish traps are made of bamboo, yet function as modular units to be elevated or lowered to modify the space as needed. Most of the interior pieces were shipped from Down Under, as are many of the ingredients, including the Tasmanian ocean trout, munthari berry and wattle seed. We recommend the appetizer of beef party pies. An apt description, for these flaky pastries are filled with tender beef and gravy, and are well suited for pairing with a tall glass of Coopers Pale Ale from Oz. Also of note are the barbecued barramundi with corn fritters and the Wagyu beef with asparagus, roasted red yams and savory onion jam. The all-Australian cheese plate makes a fine ending, or save room for the serious chocolate cake. Live bands and DJs up the energy level making it a festive place, Aussie-style.

User Ratings & Reviews for THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Bondi
Average rating    5
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Who doesn't like Australia?
by JohnnyW on Thu Apr 16, 2009 9:25 am
 
Is there anyone in the world who doesn't like Australians?
Who knew they took time from surfing and sitting out on the beach to actually cook up a meal.

This place oozes with Australian charm. From the real Aussies servers to the modern decor I couldnt get enough of it.
I had a great time here with a group of about 8 and I cant wait to head back. The DJ was nice but the music wasn't too crazy. Just enough to keep you moving.
 
Food and service are great
by jonny.lewis on Wed Mar 04, 2009 10:44 am
 
Stopped in to Bondi for a business lunch based on the recommendation of a friend of mine and I was not disappointed. I had a group of about 11 with me and we didnt have a reservation. The server sat us immediately and even though the place was fairly full we were served promptly. Everyone in the group enjoyed their meals but the crowd favorite was definitely the Wagyu beef sliders. We got two orders of them based on our waiters recommendation and they were the highlight of the meal.
I am looking forward to getting back dowtown to try them out for dinner and drinks.
 
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