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BENTO Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

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Vesterbro - Kongens Enghave
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Helgolandsgade 16, Copenhagen DK-1653, Denmark
+45 8871 4646
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 105
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  • 38
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Authentic feel and great food

Really good food and it really feels like an authentic Japanese restaurant. Especially since it appears that the ones running it are from Japan and it has the interior to match. It is a bit pricey compared to the quality of the food though. Paying 400 DKK for a sashimi and one beer is definitely a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Really good food and it really feels like an authentic Japanese restaurant. Especially since it appears that the ones running it are from Japan and it has the interior to match. It is a bit pricey compared to the quality of the food though. Paying 400 DKK for a sashimi and one beer is definitely a bit to much.

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Zell am See, Austria
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The first thing you should know about this place is that it is genuine! It is run by a (lovely) japanese family and they serve real japanese food that tastes like japanese food! This means you can try some things here that you will not find elsewhere in europe easily. - On the other hand, you should bring some openess... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Ambience : Located in the badement of the Zleep hotel abt 150m away from the Central station, walking distance from Tivoli. Quaint old world Jap charm. Service : The restaurant was quite empty except for a few Jap regulars. The owners, waiters and xhefs were all Jap, a good sign. Food : We ordered the 3 bento sets of teriyaki... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

It's a nice place with warm staff. We ordered tuna sashimi. The tuna was 2 out of 5. Came out of the frig cold, old and with a taste of long time stay. The min course one was salmon Wichita was very good 5. The chicken was ok 4. The rice was 2. But the price 250 for launch box!!!... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great sashimi and drinks. Super friendly staff with a lovely grandma serving tea and a flamboyant bartender. Overall a superb evening.

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Canton of Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Great Food. The Sashimi is superb. We took the combination plate with a selection of different fish. We loved it! Service was grea too. A unique experience. When we come again to Copenhagen this is a place we will defenitly stop again

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Quebec City, Canada
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Food was excellent. A great diversity of typical japanese food culture and taste. It is always a promising sign when most of the restaurant is already full of japanese people...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We've searched online for a japanese restaurant in Copenhaguen and we've found 'bento'! we Had the most wonderful experience! We've loved how the food was presented, the flavours were amazing!!! We have enven ordered the 'gioza' twice! Service was great! Totally recommended! ☺️

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The food was ok, not amazing but ok. The service was rude, very rude. He treat us like we were stupid, telling us how to drink a soup or how to use a fork. He bring food, sticks and tea out of time and randomly. Theybalso start picking up the local before we were finish (and with more clients on... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great cosy restaurant, Japanese owned. No sushi on the menu (there are too many of those nearby) but great sashimi and other Japanese dishes. Very friendly owners always in for a talk.

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Additional Information about BENTO Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

Address: Helgolandsgade 16, Copenhagen DK-1653, Denmark
Phone Number: +45 8871 4646
Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Vesterbro - Kongens Enghave
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 50
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Helgolandsgade 16, Copenhagen DK-1653, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Vesterbro - Kongens Enghave
  • Neighborhood: Vesterbro - Kongens Enghave
  • Phone Number: +45 8871 4646

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 50
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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