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“Excellent sushi at a great price”
Review of Ben Gui Sushi

Ben Gui Sushi
Ranked #61 of 491 Restaurants in Roanoke
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: Sushi
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Good for: Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Are you looking for top quality sushi at affordable prices? Visit Ben Gui Sushi and get Japanese cuisine and sushi that you would find in a big city. We serve Japanese Cuisine as well as Sushi, with an environment that is family friendly. We are an excellent location for business dinners, eating with your entire family, or just a stop for a quick healthy bite to eat. Experience the freshest product with plenty of unique twists to make each and every visit a pleasant one. We are also available for catering and private dinners.
Reviewed February 27, 2013

DH and I came here on a Saturday night, arriving just before the crowds packed the place. Don't let its location in a strip mall fool you...this is some damned fine sushi at reasonable prices.

We started out with hot tea, and our starters were the house salad with ginger dressing ($1.50) and DH got the pork dumpling soup ($6.50). The salad was good, but the pork dumpling soup was really something special--very flavorful and rich.

We got some California rolls ($5.50 for 8) and iCrunchy rolls ($10 for 5). This isn't a typo, by the way--many of the rolls have whimsical names. Again, the California rolls were good, but the iCrunchies were outstanding--spicy tuna, cucumber, scallion, and cream cheese, which is deep-fried and topped with shrimp tempura. YUM. Wish we had gotten 2 orders of them.

The service is friendly and quick, and the ambience is low-key and casual. It was quiet enough to have a conversation, which doesn't always happen anymore.

Highly recommended!

Thank Pat F
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Reviewed February 22, 2013

Ben Gui is by far the best sushi restaurant in Roanoke. Starting with a joyful greeting from Allen (owner) as you arrive, the service is excellent all the way around. Tip - go with is recommendations and featured rolls - and if he has live scallops, don't miss it!

Thank Frank_Martin_3rd
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Reviewed August 15, 2012

The sushi was no better than average, really nothing special.
We also had the terakyi chicken lunch special.
1) Low grade chicken had a really weird texture
2) Tiny, tiny portion
3) Literally one ICE cold sprig of broccolli and one tiny carrot wedge were on the side.
Would never go back, not even for free.

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1  Thank Peteradio
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Reviewed July 15, 2012

Sushi is usually either hit or miss and after all this is Roanoke, Virginia we're talking about. I've had sushi at just about every place in Roanoke and compared to those other places, Ben Gui's is close to the best in the area. Compared to other places outside of Roanoke, this place is pretty mediocre. I definitely recommend eating here to get your sushi fix!

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Thank NC_DUKE1406
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Reviewed May 23, 2012

No idea what all the raves are about. Did not like the smell of the place, and the sushi was just OK. Better sushi and better values elsewhere.

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Thank Martinex
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