Bento Cafe

Bento Cafe

Sushi Restaurant and Asian Restaurant
3841 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States
Hours:
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 11:30 AM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:30 AM–10:30 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

Visit us for fresh sushi made to order, or piping hot bento boxes, rice bowls, and noodle bowls. Our quality is our pride, and our prices can't be beat. Come in today!

7.8/10

Based on 122 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Elizabeth H.
    "Spicy cream chicken noodle bowl is AMAZING."(3 Tips)
    Julie J.
    "Try the Spicy Salmon & Florida Roll - Sushi fix (via @Foodspotting)"(6 Tips)
    Michael W.
    "Great place to eat and don't forget the Bubble Tea... :-)"(8 Tips)
    Deborah W.
    "Bento boxes and bubble tea and fresh foid"(5 Tips)

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Free large upgrade on any regular sized boba tea

Must be redeemed at time of check-in. Limit one tea upgrade per customer, per visit. Subject to availability.

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  • bubble tea
  • sushi
  • spicy salmon
  • national champ roll
  • bento boxes
  • katsu
  • chicken
  • trendy
  • family-friendly
  • great value
  • pork chop rice
  • ginger salad
  • good for a quick meal
  • green tea
  • casual
  • salads
  • Mexican rolls
  • inexpensive
  • dinner
  • jellies
  • Julie J.

    Try the Spicy Salmon & Florida Roll - Sushi fix (via @Foodspotting)

    Julie JEWELeS · May 25
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  • Deborah W.

    Bento boxes and bubble tea and fresh foid

    Deborah Waller · March 21
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  • Fran H.

    The Spicy Salmon Don is delicious and reasonably priced. This place features fast service and cheerful atmosphere. A must stop for Sushi fans.

    Fran Holtzman · March 3
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  • Pamela V.

    Mediocre at best. Had beef box, meat overcooked noodles bland. Edamame was best thing I had

    Pamela Vickers · November 18, 2014
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  • Josh

    Best cheap sushi in Gainesville.

    Josh · October 1, 2014
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  • Gary M.

    Best sushi in town! Terrific selection and fresh.

    Gary McLendon · June 19, 2014
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  • Maggie B.

    Order over rice, big portion. Benito boxes look yummy, too

    Maggie Brauer · June 17, 2014
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  • Evan W.

    Sakura roll is amazing, and fried tofu was cooked perfectly

    Evan Williams · June 2, 2014
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  • Priyanka D.

    The katsu is amazing! :) but so is everything else on the menu! Definitely worth the money spent :)

    Priyanka Doddapaneni · March 14, 2014
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  • Christian T.

    Really bad customer Svc. They took more than 40 min to bring out saki and we just decided to cancel the order. Place is messy too.

    Christian Torres · September 22, 2013
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  • Alec M.

    Cantonese pork chop rice bowl is amazing

    Alec McCain · August 6, 2013
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  • Jack W.

    Got my hot noodle bowl and then had to wait 15 minutes (we timed it) for my fiancées meal to come out. I don't go out to a restaurant to eat alone. They should plan better!

    Jack Wich · July 21, 2013
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Spicy Salmon & Tuna Don And Spicy UF Roll -

    Julie JEWELeS · May 20, 2013
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  • Adara N.

    Try the mango boba tea with pearls. Mmm.

    Adara Ney · February 11, 2013
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  • Maddie S.

    Bento on archer gives way more food than on university

    Maddie Sullivan · February 1, 2013
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Florida Roll & Spicy Tuna - My usual!

    Julie JEWELeS · January 1, 2013
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  • Michael W.

    Great place to eat and don't forget the Bubble Tea... :-)

    Michael Welch · November 30, 2012
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Iced Green Tea With Boba - Unlocked Foursquare special for price of reg size!

    Julie JEWELeS · November 25, 2012
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Spicy Tuna & Bagel Roll - My rolls!

    Julie JEWELeS · November 25, 2012
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Tunagi Salad - His plate!

    Julie JEWELeS · November 25, 2012
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  • Justin N.

    Spicy roll & spicy salmon everytime...

    Justin Nelson · September 26, 2012
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  • Brittany Y.

    Red dragon roll is my favorite!!

    Brittany Yost · September 20, 2012
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  • Viet D.

    Try the bento box

    Viet Dang · August 9, 2012
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  • Ashley

    Avoid this location if possible... Blue has better service and makes the teas better

    Ashley · July 27, 2012
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  • Yessy D.

    The flying dragon and the masarap!!!

    Yessy Dee · June 17, 2012
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  • Bento Cafe

    Free large upgrade on any regular sized boba tea

    Bento Cafe · May 29, 2012
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  • Samantha L.

    BOGO Beer and Sake all summer long!

    Samantha Lai · May 24, 2012
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  • Jacob S.

    All Mom's eat free on Mothers Day!! WoW!!

    Jacob Schmidt · May 13, 2012
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  • Mat H.

    National Champ Roll is delicious

    Mat Houchens · May 12, 2012
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  • Steph C.

    Spicy salmon don is the best!!

    Steph Corvetto · May 2, 2012
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  • Kim M.

    Manager is very rude at the archer location... No costumer service! Don't ask for a water cup, they charge for them without telling you

    Kim Marrazzo · April 14, 2012
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  • Elizabeth H.

    Spicy cream chicken noodle bowl is AMAZING. Love the ginger salad too.

    Elizabeth Harrison · March 14, 2012
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  • Brittany B.

    Beef and Broccoli noodle bowl. Because, why not?! Ain't nothin wrong with a delicious classic.

    Brittany Brave · February 17, 2012
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  • Katelyn R.

    Florida Roll is where its AT. Go to the one on newberry tho, they don't charge you for sauce, SCORE!

    Katelyn Radner · January 13, 2012
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  • Brent D.

    The staff here does not even give a little fuck. Tasty, but cold food.

    Brent Diamond · December 31, 2011
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  • Kacey M.

    Our teriyaki chicken came out of the kitchen cold. Very unhelpful staff.

    Kacey Meier smith · December 31, 2011
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  • CollegeCandy

    If you aren't ordering the spicy cream chicken, WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU???? They also have awesome boba tea and sushi rolls.

    CollegeCandy · December 1, 2011
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  • Brandy H.

    Food good but employees have At-Ta-Tude!!

    Brandy Heinlein · October 20, 2011
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  • Suzana S.

    Many vegetarian options.

    Suzana Stucka · October 8, 2011
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  • Susan H.

    Spicy Cream Chicken rice bowl, Spicy Salmon don, or National Champ roll. :D

    Susan Ho · October 8, 2011
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  • Olivia G.

    Special mexican roll with almond boba tea is the best

    Olivia Gonzalez · September 22, 2011
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  • Natasha D.

    Take an extra 5-7 minutes and go to bento blue... Way better service, accommodating to slight menu changes and they don't charge for sriracha.

    Natasha Dykes · August 13, 2011
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  • Kathleen T.

    Go Seminoles!

    Kathleen Turner · August 11, 2011
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  • Michael W.

    Food portions vary daily. Location on University is way better staff is a lot nicer and courteous there.

    Michael Watson · August 7, 2011
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  • Jaclyn

    Switch the mayo in the Flying Dragon sushi roll for cream cheese. Best sushi roll.

    Jaclyn · July 1, 2011
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  • Kasey B.

    Mango blended ice with mango jellies, edamame and the crunch roll!

    Kasey Bielecki · June 1, 2011
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  • JD A.

    I'd stay away from the Mexican rolls but everything else is great

    JD Armes · April 17, 2011
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  • Holly G.

    My absolute favorite meal here is the spicy tuna don. I like it so much that I have only ever ordered something else once; it was good, but I came back to the don.

    Holly Gibbs · March 26, 2011
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  • Julie J.

    Iced green tea + lychee jelly drink is a yummy alternative to boba tea here!

    Julie JEWELeS · March 22, 2011
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  • Morgan M.

    The Mount Fugi Roll is the best!

    Morgan Mobley · March 21, 2011
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