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“A little gem”
Review of Bento-Ya

Bento-Ya
Ranked #891 of 9,701 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed January 20, 2013

This place is great. Its the hidden gem that you will be coming back to again and again. The staff are phenomenal and the food is way above average considering how below average their prices are. Worth a visit or four.

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Reviewed January 1, 2013

Let me repeat what most fans of Bentoya have been saying: this place serves good Japanese food without the pretentious prices.

You want pretentiousness? There's plenty of options at Zuma, Nobu and all these big named places where you can pat yourself in the back for ordering "authentic" food.

Bentoya has some hits and misses... Every restaurant has but I've been eating there for several years now and it's mostly been hits. I particularly like their noodles....the ramen are particularly hearty, as are the bento boxes. Be forewarned: do not, by all means, order a bento box and a la carte at the same time unless you have the appetite of a sumo wrestler. Portions are fairly huge.

I must have gone on good times because each time I dined, there was always at least one Japanese cook manning the sushi station.

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Thank AmANomad
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Reviewed December 24, 2012

We go there on a regular basis and enjoy dining outside. The place is well staffed, the food is always delicious and service is quiet and efficient. the place is always busy with people from different nationalities. Many Japanese expats dine there too which shows the place is rather authentic. Tonight we chose the hot-pot shabu-shabu described as for 2 people but there is plenty for 3.We also had the mighty gyouza (meat dumplings) and the raw tuna salad. The total bill for 3 came to 205dhs which is very reasonable for Japanese food.Highly recommended.

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Reviewed December 7, 2012

Loved it! amazing sashimi! massive portions too. good location near metro - lives up to good reviews. going back.

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Thank dknscotland
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Reviewed October 11, 2012 via mobile

One of my favorite joints for lunch, whenever I want Japanese food. Even though this outlet is in a average sized food court, the variety of dishes is quite good. The spicy chicken set is highly recommended for those who want to try Japanese cuisine but still want a Chinese touch to it. The best choice is the grilled karubi, it's awesome. Most of the dishes come with a miso soup and Japanese sticky rice. Don't miss out to collect your mogicha drink. Caution - the prices are on a higher side, though!

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Thank Larry7591
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