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Benkei Japanese Restaurant

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16 Woodbine Ave, Northport, NY 11768-2817
631-262-7100
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 3
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good Sushi

If you're in the mood for Sushi & in town, then stop on in. they never updated this place from when it was the Sea Shanty, so it still has the old wood & sea feel. Not really a Japanese feel. So, it's not about the abiance. However, they make nice Sushi.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
M W
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Northport, New York
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Northport, New York
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94 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're in the mood for Sushi & in town, then stop on in. they never updated this place from when it was the Sea Shanty, so it still has the old wood & sea feel. Not really a Japanese feel. So, it's not about the abiance. However, they make nice Sushi.

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Thank M W
Cusco, Peru
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Not that there's a lot of competition, but this is the best sushi in the area by far. Service is good and prompt. The atmosphere is very nice and the price is good. If you get the boat for 2, make sure you have 4 people because it is a LOT of food

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Thank untrachelable
Northport, New York
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Nice little restaurant with good service. excellent sushi and Japanese food. Great spicy noodles and warm hot towels when you walk in.

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Thank amirchitayat
Huntington, New York
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We love this little place for date night, awesome wine, too. Food is fresh and they cater to gluten-free. Good service. Cozy and friendly. Easy parking across the street, and can walk the park after dinner. So pretty there with the water view right across the street.

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Thank MrandMrs K
East Northport, New York
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This is a neighborhood sushi / Japanese place -- the lunch menus are good and reasonably priced. Not many people for lunch

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Thank european101
Northport, New York, United States
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321 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Really cold service, unfriendly waitress, sushi bar is not flexible at all (will not make whatever sushi you want despite having all ingredients available - at least according to the nasty waitress), huff and puff at you if you are taking too long to order (rush you out), is over-crowded in a tiny space, leave dirty dishes out in the... More 

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2 Thank Camila M
East Northport, New York
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have been to Benkei for both lunch and dinner. Both meals were excellent. Very fresh sushi. My husband, who is not an adventurous eater, found several things on the menu that he liked. We will definitely return.

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Thank dmtmama
Long Island City, New York
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74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The last few times I've been here my dining mates and I were underwhelmed. They used to be amazing...don't know what happened

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Thank valerie D
ny
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We've been going to Benkei for many years, and never had a complaint. It's very sad, & unfortunate, that lately both service and quality has declined. This past weekend, the service seemed totally off, people were getting up to ask for their dishes. If it were just a service issue i probably would not have even cared, but the sushi... More 

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Long Island City, New York
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74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

it was inconsistent in the beginning...but over the last 2 years I haven't had a bad meal! The fish is always fresh. Love the "beginning noodles" and if you aren't in the mood for raw, their cooked food is just as good

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Thank valerie D

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 Woodbine Ave, Northport, NY 11768-2817
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Northport
  • Phone Number: 631-262-7100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?