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3832 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32607-4829
+1 352-377-8686
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Gainesville, Florida
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Whenever our daughter visits, we always end up here at least once! Love, love, love the Bento Boxes - she likes the soups and noodle bowls and super sushi!

Thank CLH6401
Gainesville, Florida
Level Contributor
15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

This was my first visit but I liked it and was surprised. For a Thursday night at 730 pm, they were busy but wait was not bad at all. Friendliness, courteous and food was tasty for a choosy person like me. Tried veggie rolls with spicy mustard and was good and pad thai veggie and that was good to. I... More 

Thank Mike P
Gainesville, Florida
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36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

There are two Bento in town. One on archer and one here. This is close to my place and I usually order to-go. California roll and sezchuan beef noodle soup are what I like to order. Overall, I feel like the one archer is better and bigger

Thank tao y
Level Contributor
78 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

It was lunch hour, so perhaps they were really busy. I felt like the place was a bit dirty. They could use a person just busing and wiping tables. We got there at 11 and it wasn't too crowded. When we got a table, then we saw the lunch rush. I had the sushi platter and it was good. Son... More 

Thank Sheila E
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77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I just had one of those bowls and the rice was cold and hard. Terrible!! Just like when you cook rice and you put it in the refrigerator and you eat 3-5 days later. I'm still thinking why I didn't ask for my money back. It couldn't be worse. On top of that, the place was empty, only 3 tables... More 

Thank sagapotravel
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This place was so good, convenient and well priced that we are here twice on our visit to Gainesville. We had the sushi roll bento box where you pick two rolls ( you get four pieces of each of the two rolls you chose). With it comes a full California roll, 8 pieces, a small side of cucumber salad and... More 

Thank WeLoveFlorida97
Gainesville, Florida
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109 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I typically enjoy Bentos sushi. Yesterday is just seemed ok. They might need to up their game after all these year in the Ville.

Thank ProfessorCorrie
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We love Bento. We eat at Bento a lot. Not this location though. I prefer the Archer location hands down to the Newberry location. Cleaner, bigger, brighter. At Newberry they were unwilling to accommodate a soy paper wrap on a 4 piece roll and at Archer it was no problem.

Thank kwsmarty
Gainesville, Florida
Level Contributor
50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I eat at this Bento weekly. Pro's: Great menu, restaurant is pretty clean, staff is nice, call in orders ready in 20 minutes. 1 free side sauce of choice (ponzu, spicy mayo, white sauce, etc) in addition to sauce on food. Con's: Sometimes you get the wrong order, so check before leaving. Sometimes there is a long line, but usually... More 

Thank G8rchomp
Gainesville, Florida
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586 reviews
403 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Bento is good. Not the best sushi in town, but great options and done well. They also feature bubble tea which makes them fun as a casual pre-movie meal. My husband and I usually get a spread; he always gets the chicken noodle bowl and a roll, and I shake it up with whatever strikes me that day accompanied by... More 

Thank BadLlama17

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3832 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32607-4829
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-377-8686

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?