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“Traditional, mom-n-pop japanese restaurant,always consistently good!”
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Benten Restaurant
Cuisines: Japanese
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Monterey, California
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4 reviews
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“Traditional, mom-n-pop japanese restaurant,always consistently good!”
Reviewed 7 October 2010

The atmosphere needs more oomph but they play japanese music which lends to the feel of being in japan. The food is pretty basic..I love the yakizakana and the chicken cutlet curry and RAMEN! I think they've been here for a long time because I've been coming here since my college days over 22 years ago..and I came back to see the old town and was happy to see they were still here with the original owners too! It brought me back to my college days...oh to be young again! Anyways very yummy food!

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“Very good food.”
Reviewed 6 March 2008

Very good food.

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