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Benkay Japanese Restaurant - CLOSED

2 India St, Portland, ME 04101-4710
+1 207-773-5555
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (92 reviews)
“tempura” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 India St, Portland, ME 04101-4710
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Reviewed August 17, 2013

This is one of our Go-to places in Portland, Maine. The staff is wonderful and very accommodating and the food is always very fresh and deliciously prepared. We have eaten there many, many times and are always happy with the experience. I enjoy the cooked...More

1  Thank KayE140971
Reviewed August 16, 2013

One of my 12 year old daughters favorite resteraunts in Portland. Back to back years of birthday lunch. Great service and a top notch sushi resteraunt

Thank 457chris
Reviewed July 29, 2013

A coworker and I ate here on a cool, drizzly evening when I was fighting a cold. The atmosphere is peaceful, the food is delicious and the service excellent. We had the Tempura Udon, and would gladly eat it again. We will be on assignment...More

1  Thank cgriff2006
Reviewed July 24, 2013

There are many places in Portland to get your fill of Japanese cuisine and sushi and Benkay does an exceptionally delicious job. My husband and I met some friends for dinner on a Saturday last week and settled on trying Benkay. I loved the casualness,...More

Thank Monique C
Reviewed July 16, 2013

We order lobster sashimi, sashimi by chef's selection, maki rolls, teriyaki beef and nabeyaki udon. Lobster sashimi was excellent. Very fresh. It was marinated with grape seed oil and was a good match for the lobster. Good value for money. Sashimi by chef's selection had...More

Thank Luther N
Reviewed June 20, 2013

The sushi is amazing, the make it fresh and it actually taste fresh! The have a Benkay Roll, which is amazing!

Thank katieautoeuro
Reviewed June 15, 2013

The food tastes very fresh and delicious, the employees are very nice and treat you as a new friend. The atmosphere is very clean and enjoyable! It's great for events and I wasn't disappointed by anything. It was perfect!

1  Thank heyitsyounz
Reviewed June 7, 2013

Walk from Downtown Easy parking Open for Lunch (Bento Box is Fabulous and Inexpensive) Great Fresh Tasty Food Top of the Line Service Great Japanese Atmosphere We eat here frequently. One of my all time favorites. Love it!

1  Thank whosails
Reviewed June 5, 2013

We went back to Benkay recently after a year away, due to illness. I still like the easy parking and enjoyed being greeted by name when I entered the restaurant. I was seated promptly, just as in the past. I had their delicate tempura and...More

1  Thank mlh47
Reviewed May 25, 2013

Benkay is the best sushi around! I have tried all of the restaurants in southern Maine and many in New Hampshire and Boston and none compare to this sushi!! They also have alcoholic ginger beer which is amazing, it's a must have!!!

1  Thank Sushilover24
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 India St, Portland, ME 04101-4710
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-5555
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