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BENTO Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

Helgolandsgade 16, Copenhagen 1653, Denmark
+45 88 71 46 46
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bento box” (13 reviews)
“gyoza” (10 reviews)
“sushi” (39 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Helgolandsgade 16, Copenhagen 1653, Denmark
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

What a great little gem, tucked away & almost hidden. Look for the small Japanese flags on the door. Fantastic, authentic Japanese food. Limited menu and not overly cheap, but certainly worth the visit. We had the pork katsu menu set, sushi plate menu set,...More

Thank Josh W
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Had a fish boat which is enough for two not so hungry people. We could get more rice when asked. We booked a table on a Friday night, thankfully, since the place was full.

Thank Agnė B
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

I love Japanese food and especially bento I love the most! This bento restaurant is just simply delicious! seasoning was just right! everything things cook perfectly! what made Japanese food so good is that they never over seasoning and you get to taste everything in...More

Thank Jason645888
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Cosy little spot with friendly service, however the food did miss the mark. In contrast to most restaurants in CPH, prices are very reasonable, but the food was heavily under seasoned and lacked quality.

Thank Sam L
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Cozy spot around corner from hotel. One of the best meals I have had. I booked immediately for following night after I finished dinner and would have come back again if I wasn’t at end of my trip.

Thank Velour99
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I was elated to randomly discover this treasure of a restaurant (happened to spot it directly across from my hotel room window of all things!) in Copenhagen. It is quite literally a hole-in-the-wall located in a cozy basement locale and decorated in a kendo and...More

Thank Andrewsk8s
Reviewed 17 November 2017

A wonderful small basement space full of lovely and simple touches. Service was kind and the food was - the best. The Udon and dumplings were beautifully presented a perfect nourishment meal after a long day.

Thank SigrunBirg
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Had a dinner here on my own. Very cosy authentic place, nice interior and ambiance. The food was excellent and the service was good and not over the top. Would definitely recommend.

Thank tati-mar
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Relatively small place with good quality Japanese Kitchen. Cozy place with friendly and kind service. Well worth a visit - food presented very well for the eye as well as the stomach!

Thank Chokk
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We ordered tempura Udon and Unary(eel). Unary was great but Udon was so bad. Soup of udon has no taste and shrimp was fried too much. The service was good but all the matter is always food, right?

1  Thank TaekLee
Inner Vesterbro
This neighbourhood is home to Tivoli Gardens, a world
famous amusement park and beautiful garden always
worth a visit. Just west of Tivoli, you’ll find
Copenhagen Central Station, from where you can reach
just about every part of Denmark within 5 or 6 hours,
or you can reach Copenhagen Airport in less than 15
minutes. Next to the Central Station, you’re in the
middle of “old” Vesterbro, where several cultures and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Helgolandsgade 16, Copenhagen 1653, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Inner Vesterbro
  • Neighbourhood: Inner Vesterbro
  • Phone Number: +45 88 71 46 46
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