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Benkay Japanese Restaurant - CLOSED

2 India St, Portland, ME 04101-4710
+1 207-773-5555
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (92 reviews)
“tempura” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 India St, Portland, ME 04101-4710
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11 - 20 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 15 January 2017

I called in advance to reserve a table and the day before came in with a menu in courses that I wanted served, and how I wanted it served. Our server was EXCELLENT and brought everything as requested, hot (or cold) and delicious. We've been...More

Thank Genie76350
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I've been going here for a very long time and it is consistently great food. Love their seaweed salad and have enjoyed many different forms of sushi here. Once I was there and a man walked in with a two foot long fish that he'd...More

Thank MainePeg
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The sushi at Benkay is delicious and well prepared. The luncheon specials we enjoyed were an excellent value. I would definitely return!

Thank cbn260
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Dined here with the family last night. A wonderful and relaxing atmosphere greets you...service is extremely efficient and the servers go above and beyond to make your dining experience special. We ordered the lobster sashimi appetizer...not cheap...but delicately prepared, fresh, and delicious. Also edamame beans,...More

Thank BeeMelissa
Reviewed 23 August 2016

For many years had walked past this place on the way to the Casco Bay dock. It has an unassuming façade and it was only to satisfy our curiosity that we finally went in. To our surprise on that first visit, it was very busy....More

Thank marco_polo2K
Reviewed 22 August 2016

End of the road but we'll worth it...service is fantastic and so is the food....but order the benkay roll....it's out of this world and we'll worth it

Thank jhkruns
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Benkay is a comfortable place serving very fresh, high quality sushi. We shared the sushi and sashimi combination for lunch and the tuna tataki. The miso soup was off the charts. It had serious flavor. The tuna tataki was wonderfully seasoned and the best we...More

Thank waterandmore
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Though I had never been there before and I used a Groupon, I will be happy to pay regular prices when I visit Benkay in future. Everything was so fresh, perfectly cooked (or not, sushi), well presented. The shiitake miso soup was large, super fresh...More

1  Thank Talkeetna737
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We have been here several times. Despite a reservation for 6 people at 6:30 (we arrived at 6:25) we were asked "will you be done by eight o'clock?" We mentioned we had a reservation and she said "I know but we have a party of...More

1  Thank Terry G
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Love dining here. Great menu, everything is fresh, service is great and food comes out quickly. Miso soup and tempura are the best. Great sushi selection.

Thank spsandi
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 India St, Portland, ME 04101-4710
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-5555
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