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PRICE RANGE
$20 - $25
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed January 1, 2021

Atmosphere is perfect. Food is authentic and fresh. Service is the best part. Everything is done with meticulous detail. Kenny has created the perfect Japanese restaurant with all of his hard work.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed August 29, 2020

I called and ordered our food, I mispronounced a dish name, boy she laughed at me, giving the fact that I barely understood her English, what an altitude she had. This restaurant is going down!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 2, 2020 via mobile

Our favorite Japanese restaurant! Authentic Japanese cuisine with a great ambience! Highly recommend!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed March 16, 2020 via mobile

We love sushi. We have been going to Benten since it was located in Mt. Sinai. We have never been disappointed. We have essentially tried everything on the menu over the years. We have traveled to Japan twice and we know good Japanese food. We...have no problem driving 1/2 hour to get good sushi, even though there are more places to get sushi than ever before. Oishi kata desu nee.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed May 3, 2019

A FAVORITE with local foodies and Sushi fans. Everything is consistently fresh and perfectly prepared by or directly supervised by Ken. I have been going here for decades. Big beautiful restaurant with plenty of off street private parking. Be sure to try the Clam Miso...soup.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Unfriendly place. Service is limited and food is just ok. It feels as though the place wants you to hurry up and leave.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

I used to go here alot but, the last few times the tuna was like leather and obviusly not fresh. The premium sake is very good, they need to step up there game.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

I would go out of my way to get sushi here but the last two times it has gone down hill, the Tuna was stiff and I couldn't eat it, not what I have come to expect from Bentons. They have a very good premium...sake but, that didn't help with the food. You have been warnedMore

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

benten is a japanese restaurant started and run by japanese owners seeking to present high quality japanese food in a traditonal setting .benten is not one of those fusion hibachi latest trend flashy places.you will find no flying shrimp nor yelling chefs here.you will find...a tranquil dining room framed with two stunning japanese wedding kimonos and actual japanese decorative touches. the star is ,of course,a real japanese menu.table service provides a real assortment of traditional japanese fare.there is a wonderful sushi bar and an extensive sushi menu as well.the star of the menu is the combination meals.this will allow newcomers to japanese cuisine to sample four mains.the portions are ample,the food is super fresh and the presentation eye catching. benten is not nor will never seek to be trendy.it is solid japanese cuisine.kampai!More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Not even joking. It could be because the chef makes sure that they get a lot of their fish direct from the fishermen on Long Island, but here’s the thing: you can actually bite the fish straight through, it’s that fresh. If you’re one to...“buy local” it’s a win-win.More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions about Benten Japanese Restaurant

  • Yes, Benten Japanese Restaurant offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Benten Japanese Restaurant offers delivery services.

  • Benten Japanese Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4