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Bento&co

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Finally bought a bento box!

I’m surprised my wife and I were the only people in the store on a Tuesday mid afternoon. The... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2017
Terry_in_Kirkland
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Seattle, Washington
via mobile
Great little shop

My partner and I have been looking for some good bento boxes for a while now (living in tiny Norway... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2017
Veslemøy H
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Dec 5, 2017
“Finally bought a bento box!”
Jul 15, 2017
“Great little shop”
About
Bento&co is the only bento boxes speciality shop in Japan. We have hundreds of bento boxes made in japan, but we also sell furoshiki, chopsticks and other bento goods. Our staff can speak english and french. We accept credit card.
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117 Yaoyacho, Nakagyo, Kyoto 604-8072, Kyoto Prefecture
Shinkyogoku Shopping District
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+81 75-708-2164
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Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

I’m surprised my wife and I were the only people in the store on a Tuesday mid afternoon. The selection is amazing and I finally had to buy a bento box. Amazing selection and the staff was great because she didn’t hover and was super...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Terry_in_Kirkland
TKyoto, Propriétaire at Bento&co, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2017

Thank you! I hope you had a nice stay in Kyoto. Feel free to contact us if you have any question regarding the bento box you bought.

Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

My partner and I have been looking for some good bento boxes for a while now (living in tiny Norway have meant finding them is quite difficult all in all), so finally holidaying in Japan meant that there'd be plenty of opportunities. Finding Bento&CO here...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Veslemøy H
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

This shop was on a side street by the Nishiki Market. There was truly a bento box for everyone! I bought several, the cherry blossom was 1,730 and the Mt Fuji one was 2,370 yen. Highly recommend and fluent English was spoken which always helps!...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Def worth the visit! Could buy the whole shop if I had space in luggage. So many cute and quirky bento boxes 👍🏻

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 339jenik
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

First of all - the staff is perfectly polyglot (French - English - Japanese) which is always a plus and absolutely charming - second, the great variety of styles, models, colors and accessories such as compartments, cutters, chopsticks amazed me. From traditional bentos to Star...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed March 24, 2016

Bento & Co has an excellent selection of bento boxes, and also accessories such as patty cases, chopsticks and wraps. They do tend towards the more expensive ones, but I think it is still good value. A bento box is a really useful souvenir and...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Selsy
TKyoto, Propriétaire at Bento&co, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2016

Thank you so much for your review! You can also find our products online and yes, we ship to NZ ;-) en.bentoandco.com

Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

I chose to walk some amazing back streets to get to this equally amazing shop. There is a great selection of bento boxes - many unique ones that I haven't seen even in Tokyo. There are also a wife variety of bento accessories as well....More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank apap3rgirl
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Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Those who delight in shopping and cuisine will find
themselves at home in Shinkyogoku. Lauded and visited
by locals for its Nishiki Market, where baskets of
fragrant spices, dried fish, and just-fried foods are
piled high along the snaking streets of its enclosed
outdoor shopping spaces, Shinkyogoku is not only a hub
for fresh fare, but also for fast fashion fixes.
Trends-in-the-making can be spotted in the tall
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