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Benkei Japanese Restaurant

16 Woodbine Ave, Northport, NY 11768-2817
+1 631-262-7100
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good27%
  • Average22%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible5%
11 Sep 2016
5 Feb 2017
“Rude Staff and Underwhelming Sushi”
Closed Now
All hours
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
££ - £££
16 Woodbine Ave, Northport, NY 11768-2817
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Dishes and menu are not that great. Staff is rude, not accommodating and dismissive. Dirty dishes are kept near tables - super unsightly. We were shocked at how bad our experience was at this restaurant. Would not recommend it. An embarrassment to Northport Village, which...More

Thank Camila M
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Visiting some family in Northport on a Saturday evening, we decided to have dinner in town. Unfortunately their first three choices for a “nice place” in town to have dinner were “reservation only” and booked solid - but we were able to get a table...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 13 April 2016

The service here is very slow. However it is good Japanese food. Their nigiri tofu and sautéed vegetables were excellent and the sushi and sashimi were fresh and tasty.

Thank Valerie D
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This little restaurant around the corner off Main St is a find. There are so many sushi places around these days. Many are overpriced and you certainly encounter all grades of sushi. My family and I are big fans and the kids have been eating...More

Thank puckliny
Reviewed 13 January 2016

If you're in the mood for Sushi & in town, then stop on in. they never updated this place from when it was the Sea Shanty, so it still has the old wood & sea feel. Not really a Japanese feel. So, it's not about...More

Thank M W
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Not that there's a lot of competition, but this is the best sushi in the area by far. Service is good and prompt. The atmosphere is very nice and the price is good. If you get the boat for 2, make sure you have 4...More

Thank untrachelable
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Nice little restaurant with good service. excellent sushi and Japanese food. Great spicy noodles and warm hot towels when you walk in.

Thank amirchitayat
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We love this little place for date night, awesome wine, too. Food is fresh and they cater to gluten-free. Good service. Cozy and friendly. Easy parking across the street, and can walk the park after dinner. So pretty there with the water view right across...More

Thank MrandMrs K
Reviewed 10 April 2015

This is a neighborhood sushi / Japanese place -- the lunch menus are good and reasonably priced. Not many people for lunch

Thank european101
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Really cold service, unfriendly waitress, sushi bar is not flexible at all (will not make whatever sushi you want despite having all ingredients available - at least according to the nasty waitress), huff and puff at you if you are taking too long to order...More

2  Thank Camila M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Woodbine Ave, Northport, NY 11768-2817
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Northport
  • Phone Number: +1 631-262-7100
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