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Bento Ya Masako

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31 E Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2614
+1 607-936-3659
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good10%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Dec 22, 2017
“Authentic Japanese Restaurant. A Must visit when in Corning”
Oct 3, 2017
“Best sushi in town”
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi
31 E Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2614
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

I've read those good reviews for this place and specially dropped by lunch to try when we visited Corning. Place looked small but very homey. We had high expectation after reading the interview from newspaper hanged on the wall. However, once our food arrived, it's...More

Thank t_dzai Y
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Yakiniku was not good in this restaurant They do not accept credit card Dumpling was not good either

Thank SunYoung Y
Reviewed December 22, 2017

I have travelled extensively to Japan over the years and this hidden little gem is as close as it gets to eating authentic Japanese food. It feels like you are eating at a kitchen in a house in Japan. Masako-san, an elder japanese lady runs...More

Thank 967AF
Reviewed December 17, 2017

The Japanese food was authentic, but I was a bit grossed out by the restaurant and kitchen area, and don't understand how it has passed health inspections. Naturally I understand it's not meant to be a gourmet restaurant, but a certain level of cleanliness is...More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

The food was okay. But I have no idea how it still open, or how they have not been shut down due to health code violations. If that place ever catches fire, it's going to burn for days due to the copious amounts of grease...More

Thank Sandy W
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Upstairs restaurant Have only eaten at lunch time I lived in Tokyo ....this is very nice Japanese food Very casual Attentive staff Authentic Japanese owner Very reasonable price

Thank Iffer51
Reviewed August 15, 2016

I make it a point to visit this place at least quarterly. It is upstairs on Market Street. It is delicious. She practically cooks it right in front of you. Did I mention delicious? Cash only though

2  Thank Tom B
Reviewed January 23, 2016

This is a very odd little restaurant with great Japanese food. You walk up a steep flight of stairs and then in through a door. Right there where you walk in, a little older Japanese woman is cooking up a storm and taking orders and...More

1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

This is the one place you can eat in Corning NY for a fantastic (authentic) Japanese cuisines. I really enjoy them all, very delicious, reasonable price (very cheap), fast, and friendly. I suggest to bring some cash and you will need to climb to up...More

1  Thank 123ru_0k
Reviewed December 20, 2015

Bento Ya Masako is open a limited time during the day. The food is prepared by one woman in an open kitchen where you can see everything. There is a limited menu but SO GOOD. You have to try the offerings here

Thank Laurie148
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 E Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2614
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Corning
  • Phone Number: +1 607-936-3659
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