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Benkei, Pia Bandai

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, Sushi
2-4 Bandaijima, Chuo-ku | Pia Bandai, Niigata 950-0078, Niigata Prefecture
+81 25-255-6000
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (5 reviews)
“belt” (2 reviews)
“market” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Sushi
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2-4 Bandaijima, Chuo-ku | Pia Bandai, Niigata 950-0078, Niigata Prefecture
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Although sushi which is rotating is also good, sometimes you order a kind of sushi that are not rotating. The freshness of the neta (fish) is outstanding, going on the ordinary sushi shop. There is no doubt that you will be satisfied. (回転しているすしもいいが、回転していないすしねたをオーダーすることもあり。ねたの新鮮さは抜群で、普通の寿司屋の上をいっている。満足することは間違いない。)

Thank texas1998
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Great food at reasonable prices. English menu available but you don’t really need it. The belt is always filled. Not the best on presentation but I’m here to stuff my gap!

Thank 317frederich
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The food is amazing but the line is long so be prepared to wait. The stand-up sushi next door has the same great food but, as the name implies, you stand while eating. :)

Thank david p
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is conveyor-belt sushi restaurant at its best. It's cheap, has good service, and showcases the local seafood. My wife and I came from the Sendai area (Pacific side of Honshu) and wanted to taste fish unique to the Sea of Japan - this was...More

1  Thank peet262
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Been to Niigata few times and never missed this place. Recent trip visit this place daily as it is near the hotel that I am staying. They open at 10:30am. Need to be there at around 9:50am to join the line outside the restaurant if...More

Thank Guan T
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The friendly Niigata Tourist Information lady recommended we try this moving-sushi-plate diner at the local fish markets for dinner. The restaurant sits among a number of restaurants and vegetable/farmer markets to the side of the actual fish market and is easy to find. Food is...More

2  Thank ggandse
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I recently ate lunch here and considered the sushi to be extremely fresh, flavorful and well prepared. In fact, I rank it in the top 5 percent of sushi I have consumed during decades of visiting Japan. This is a conveyor-belt restaurant, where the sushi...More

3  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This restaurant boasts wide variety of natural fishes mainly from the Sea of Japan near Niigata. You can take some sushi from the rolling table but it is recommended that you make an order from a list of "today's catch" written on a whiteboard. The...More

Thank suina_schwein
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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 Bandaijima, Chuo-ku | Pia Bandai, Niigata 950-0078, Niigata Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Niigata Prefecture  >  Niigata
  • Phone Number: +81 25-255-6000
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