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The Bento Box sushi

1121 Military Cutoff Rd Ste L, Wilmington, NC 28405-3658
+1 910-509-0774
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“bento box” (87 reviews)
“sushi” (105 reviews)
“miami vice” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1121 Military Cutoff Rd Ste L, Wilmington, NC 28405-3658
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Sat on the patio, great atmosphere, waitress Amy, super good food, super good service. Went early enough - 6:45 p.m. - patio had plenty of seating at that time but inside seemed to fill up very quickly after about 7:30 p.m. There were still a...More

1  Thank Jill S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Went back to the Bento Box for dinner. Even though sitting at the Sushi bar is always entertaining, it was a nice evening, so we went to sit outside. Tonight the service was outstanding and, as usual, the Sushi fresh and delicious. I can highly...More

Thank Ralph R
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for years. Great sushi. But the service is S L O W. Even when they're not busy its slow service. Allow time when you go.

Thank adventurus77
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We have visited Wilmington for many years and had never eaten here before. Friends recommended we meet and eat here. The menu has many options of different Asian food in addition to sushi. It took a while to look at all the options. Our server...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere was very nice. My husband and I had the sushi. The presentation was "picture worthy". The sushi was made with all fresh ingredients. It was absolutely delicious! I enjoyed every bite!

Thank April V
Reviewed 29 May 2017

If you love high quality sushi and sashimi, Bento Box is the best in Wilmington. This is an upscale restaurant with great ambience and wonderful food. Near Wrightsville Beach, this is a must stop on your dining itinerary!

Thank Brentmo
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Had somewhat of an odd experience today. Everything went great, as was expected until our main course of sushi arrived. Which all in itself would have been ok. We got an extra roll. No big deal. Our waitress came by and asked if we had...More

2  Thank Ralph R
sosume2, Owner at The Bento Box sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

As the owner and Chef I find it AMAZING that you say that you have been coming to my restaurant for 10 YEARS and I will quote you "Never had anything less than a stellar experience." and have never written a review for The Bento...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a very good Sushi spot and a treat to find here.The Quality of the food is first rate and the staff very attentive.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The Bento Box is the BEST sushi and sashimi place! Nothing else needs saying. Just eat it yourself. Polite and expert staff will make your experience superb! Chef Lee is fabulous, friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The Crabby Patty Roll and Catch of the Day roll are delicious and we go there for specific specialty rolls only. Sauces that go with these rolls are amazing! The actual Tempura Bento is terrible - its not actual tempura batter, they use Panko and...More

Thank Patricia G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1121 Military Cutoff Rd Ste L, Wilmington, NC 28405-3658
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-509-0774
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The menu offers food from Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, China, and Korea. The focal point of The Bento Box is the sushi bar where guests can interact with the Sushi Chefs to create a unique dining experience or you may enjoy the private dining room for an intimate small group, the outdoor patio with its zen rock garden and water fountains or the sake lounge. The Bento Box sources as much organic and sustainably grown product as possible. Whether it's salmon from Scotland, hamachi from Kyushu Japan, or free range chicken, organic vegetables, and natural pork from North Carolina, we continuously seek out the best products to serve our guests.
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