We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Benkay Japanese Restaurant - CLOSED

2 India St, Portland, ME 04101-4710
+1 207-773-5555
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (94 reviews)
“tempura” (17 reviews)
“seaweed salad” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2 India St, Portland, ME 04101-4710
All Details
Reviews (203)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 1 July 2017

...they are closed now preparing for the move 2 blocks away to 16 Middle Street in September 2017. Great Sushi and a large selection. We had complete dinners with brown rice- delicious. Call before you go after September.

Thank Yastrem
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful dinner with friends. Great, friendly service. Love to visit Benkay when in town. Best sushi/sashimi. Highly recommend.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This was the best sushi that I have ever had. It may not have all the panache of some high end restaurants like in Vegas, but the sashimi and sushi was the most tender and tasty I have experienced. My wife's Udon bowl was delicious...More

Thank Samuel N
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Benkay is my standby for Old Port. They have good quality food and reasonable prices. I like to go at lunch and get the Bento Box. Great value, variety, and very tasty! And typically, I end up taking home the sushi roll, as the box...More

Thank Warren E
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We had a wonderful lunch at Benkay. The atmosphere is very nice, extremely clean and the service is excellent. We enjoyed sushi, tempura, soup and drinks. I'd highly recommend it and look forward to returning.

Thank taralaf
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I had no idea the best sushi was in Portland, Maine. My husband and I went here 2 years ago and absolutely loved it. He has had sushi in Japan (and I have had it in many places) and it was the best we ever...More

Thank whitingka
Reviewed 28 February 2017

My husband and I came here after having some appetizers and drinks at a couple of other places. We really wanted some sushi. Benkay did not disappoint. We were there on a Friday night and were handed a regular menu, as well as one with...More

Thank asheffi1
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Real nice place, a lot of choices for sushi, try the volcano it's awesome! Came with the whole family and everyone enjoyed it.

Thank Dwayne S
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We come here a lot. The foods are great but a little pricey. You probably will find discounts from Groupon. You can't find any fresher Sushi restaurant in Portland.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Benkay has been located along the waterfront of Portland for a number of years and they continue to present some of the best Japanese offerings that you can find in Portland. They use the freshest ingredients and their skills turn these ingredients into very fine...More

Thank kasbahfish
Nearby Restaurants
Standard Baking Co.
978 reviews
.23 km away
Flatbread Company
953 reviews
.25 km away
1,745 reviews
.16 km away
Fore Street Restaurant
1,949 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Casco Bay Islands
495 reviews
.30 km away
Casco Bay Lines
467 reviews
.25 km away
Shipyard Brewing Company
382 reviews
.23 km away
Casco Bay
211 reviews
.25 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 India St, Portland, ME 04101-4710
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-5555
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing