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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“bento box” (93 reviews)
“sushi” (116 reviews)
“fish” (35 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1121 Military Cutoff Rd Ste L, Wilmington, NC 28405-3658
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem in the back of a shopping center. Great small atmosphere with small outdoor patio for nice days. A local favorite. My absolute favorite sushi is here. Note-I am just recently getting into sushi that includes raw ingredients like fish. With...More

Thank Trina C
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Bento Box is a fave that I have enjoyed for several years and have not reviewed. We went tonight for a post-Hurricane Florence meal; and, everything was as delicious as always. Menu for 3 ladies was wine, Alaskan Roll, Tuna Delicious Roll, the Caterpillar Roll,...More

1  Thank Laura P
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Bento Box has some of the best high quality sushi I have ever had in any city I have traveled too. Chef Lee makes sure everything is top notch and tasty. It’s simply consistently awesome. I’ve eaten there over 100 times.

1  Thank Greg V
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Visited the area with my wife on a business trip. We heard good things about The Bento Box and online reviews seemed pretty good. We arrived around 7:30 on a Friday night. They are were busy, but the staff quickly found a table for us....More

Thank AMBrown1982
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Just kind of very average in the end. Kudos to the sake selection & super friendly waiter, Joe & nice lounge like interior and outdoor seating area. But: It’s one of those restaurants where you ask yourself “How can this all be fresh and well...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

This is by far our favorite sushi restaurant. We eat here once a week and is our go to for dining out. The quality is ALWAYS consistent and the service is outstanding. Drinks are solid too. Recommend sitting at the sushi bar for chef’s recommendations...More

1  Thank momofmaya
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

The bento box was a good value. I had the steak which was a little bland. It could use a stronger flavor. The sides were good and they gave a lot of food.

Thank Eddieme
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

The fish is so fresh and always tastes so good! Merry usually gets some sashimi with fresh tuna and hamachi- wonderfulness on a plate! I love the delicious roll - named correctly - with tuna! Chef Lee and his crew are the best!

1  Thank 65_PB
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Tonight the Bento box featured the Cobia App. It is always a favorite of ours. In addition to that Chef Lee also had Korean Crispy Wings as a featured item, and let me tell you, they were delicious. Offered in 2 heat stages, the “painless“...More

2  Thank RalphR28411
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Stumbled on this place while looking for another sushi restaurant! Were not disappointed, however. Very good sashimi bento box with nice chef's selection. Would definitely return.

1  Thank James S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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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