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Bento Box

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Altstadt-Nord
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Ehrenstrasse, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Very friendly service. Food came fast and was delicious. However there is an improvement potential for the interior layout (tables/banks are being shared with other visitors): if it's crowded, be prepared for a slightly inconvenient atmosphere

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Thank Andrii K
Zaandam, The Netherlands
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Just fine middle of the road sushi for non sushi experts. You will not find any japanese chefs here so that should tell you something. Not bad at all for a weekday meal with friend. Not very romantic or cozy. Rather noisy and desert (chocolate) was disappointing.

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Thank joycecd
Seoul, South Korea
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Really friendly service with English available (though you can tell they like watching US sitcom).. the foood was awesome but unlike Korean food you will be hungry an hour later^^ see pics

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Thank Simon W
Prague, Czech Republic
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115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

After the whole day of traveling and walking around Cologne, we decided to have a couple of Kolsch beers and something easy to eat. We stopped for a beer in Sunner's bier csel and saw next to us a deliciously looking japanese food. Therefore we moved from the beer garden to Bento Box. We had some sushi set that was... More 

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Thank Mmmatesss
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

We ate here on the Sunday afternoon. Service was pretty ok and friendly.Food is normal euro-version-japanese. Clean,modern interior. One but!Ginger tea was totaly umdrinkable!I mean that was tasty,but with Chili or Tobasco souse,or maybe hell-angry killer-ginger!!!

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Thank Артур С
Breckenridge, Colorado
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262 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015

After our first choice restaurants were all packed on a Friday night, we ended up having "Sushi" at Bento Box. Service was fast, but the waiters do not know the menu and apparently don't stay here long. Dry Sashimi - overpriced for the quality, the saltiest soy sauce we have ever experienced and 37 Euros for a fast-food quality experience?... More 

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139 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

It's called bento-box, but the only thing you can't get there is a bento-box. Never mind, though, you can get various izakaya-type food for very reasonable prices, quickly and in a nice atmosphere with a nice modern decoration. The taste is almost Japanese, much better than many of these Japanese restaurants held by Chinese. But it's certainly not exactly the... More 

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Not what I expected, the service was fast but the food was not what it should be. The sashimi was dry ( I assume they cut them earlier in the day ) and too little choice

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Thank Mehmet K
Aachen, Germany
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

So here we are, in one of Germanys main cultural/lifestyle centers a lifely, friendly, buzzing city, with about 1million citizens, the majority of germanys television stations are located here, there are designer stores, art exhibitions, one of the biggest cathedrals in the world, ancient roman ruins, a big opera house, the famous roman germanic museum, bauhaus architecture so much more.... More 

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Thank tectone
Munich, Germany
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72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

Delicious basic japanese food place with good range. I loved the miso soup and the salad. Service fast however u should not expect high class dishes. If u are on the go and want to have a quick food - thats ur place.

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Thank Hulyaol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ehrenstrasse, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord

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