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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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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“bento box” (87 reviews)
“sushi” (110 reviews)
“miami vice” (4 reviews)
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1121 Military Cutoff Rd Ste L, Wilmington, NC 28405-3658
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Second trip to this restaurant. It is always displaying fabulous reviews, but both of my dining experiences have been mediocre. Dinner with friends was trip number one. On the recommendation of the waitstaff, I ordered Tom Ka -Shrimp, fresh noodles, beech mushrooms,ginger, scallions, cilantro and...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing. Went with a group of 7 and every one of us thought our meals were awesome. Everything tasted so fresh and was presented beautifully. The service was good. I highly recommend this place!!!

1  Thank Nevada-Dan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here about once a month. This time we were turned off by the pacing. Joey is a very pleasant waiter but struggled getting the kitchen to cooperate. My nigiri of three pieces took twenty minutes. The special of scallops in a curry sauce...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 21 February 2018

My meal and appetizers were so delicious. Very happy they are in town. After living in the Hawaiian Islands, I miss authentic Asian cuisine. I found it! Atmosphere, service, presentation, freshness, quality and quantity of food, the BEST!

1  Thank Angelhale
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Visited this establishment twice late last year for lunch. The sushi is fresh and consistent. The service was extraordinary. The owner stopped by the table to say hello and determined he was from New England. We shared a few stories and thanked him for his...More

1  Thank Paul J
Reviewed 15 December 2017

The restaurant is fun, modern and Oh, so good! Great cocktail menu and the servers are happy to help and make suggestions. The sushi is high quality, outstanding with some very innovative rolls. For those who prefer tempura, that is very good, too.

1  Thank madamebucky
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We had not been here is some time, so it was an excellent change of pace. This restaurant has always been a favorite of mine. They did not disappoint. The staff is very well trained. The Bento Box choices for lunch are great, and the...More

Thank George O
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

In town on a business trip and my ABNB host recommended Bento Box. Started with seaweed salad, got the Seriouly Salmon roll on recommendation. Roll was terrific with unctuously buttery salmon. Got the tenure fried cheesecake (attached) to close out with a sweet to make...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This fish joint rocks! Sushi awesome, salads awesome, everything awesome! Can’t say enough about atmosphere and staff!

1  Thank Lucien7212
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Our family loves sushi, and we have been enjoying it at Bento Box for the last eight years, without disappointment. It is a for sure recommendation for anyone visiting or moving to Wilmington who likes sushi. This will become a favorite. Great mixed drinks, creative...More

1  Thank qmiller1
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Restaurant Details

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