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1306 University Blvd. E, Tuscaloosa, AL
205-758-7426
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The sauce

Worth going just for the bento sauce. So good. Not a great building and it can get pretty crowded so go early. Personally, the shrimp and steak hibachi is my favorite

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Worth going just for the bento sauce. So good. Not a great building and it can get pretty crowded so go early. Personally, the shrimp and steak hibachi is my favorite

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I love the food at Bento and they should be rated in the top 10 however they somehow are not keen on hiring good waiters and therefore the service sucks. they need to get their act together.

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Mobile, Alabama
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Visited for first time with my two daughters. We ordered spring rolls, and they were delicious. They ordered teriyaki chicken, and they had no complaints. I ordered a sushi roll. After both of my daughters finished eating, and we waited for another 15 minutes, at least, I flagged down a waitress, who was not ours, and asked her to check... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Truly a great local favorite. The Sushi is authentic and fresh prepared to order. The location is a have to both locals as well as University Of Alabama students.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

Bento is a Ttown favorite with the locals, tourists and college kids alike. Its always crowded with a wait but normally its shorter than it looks and the food is worth it. You get a ton of food for not much money and its all delicious.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

I have been to Bento's 30+ times and continue to go often. I actually stopped visiting Bento's due to the poor service and switched to Hokkeido on 15th street. When the April tornado came through and wiped out Hokkeido I was forced to go back to Bento's. I was pleased to find out the service had improved and I now... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2009

I am a frequent visitor to Bento's and I have to say they have THE BEST SUSHI in Tuscaloosa. It's always fresh, the rolls are large and just very yummy. The rainbow roll and sunday morning roll are some of the best. The Teriyaki Shrimp dish was devine. Large serving of shrimp, along with tasty fried rice, noodles and veggies.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1306 University Blvd. E, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: 205-758-7426

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
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
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?