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Bento Ya Masako

31 E Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2614
+1 607-936-3659
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
15 Aug 2016
“The BEST authentic Japanese food around.”
23 Jan 2016
“Great little place, a bit out of the ordinary”
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi
31 E Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2614
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11 - 20 of 30 reviews

Reviewed 14 February 2015

One of my ultimate and long-time favorite places to eat on Market Street. The owner is so kind and she makes the best tempura! Highly recommend this local gem!

Thank Jesse G
Reviewed 12 November 2014

One of my favorite places to eat lunch. Unfortunately, I've stopped eating meat (I miss yakasoba yakatori), but the fish is always on point, full of flavor and never dry. I'm not sure about the other dishes (each come with their own sides) but the...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 12 November 2014

This is Japanese food like an office worker in Tokyo would eat: good, simple and very affordable. Nothing fancy. You order and pick up your (free!) tea at the counter, and most people bus their own plates. Everything we tried was tasty and portions were...More

Thank JonAlfred
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Authentic, fresh, delicious, lovely service…..love this place!!! As a local this is my favorite lunch place. I also order trays from them for parties and events. Always delicious and great friendly service. A gem for our town!!!!

1  Thank Diane S
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Really good authentic Japanese lunch place. The place is cash-only and pretty small, so make sure to come 10-15min before noon to get a table. But it does worth it, the food is delicious. A nice energizing cup of green tea is included with lunch....More

Thank Tusishvili F
Reviewed 18 May 2014

I love going to this restaurant as I love sushi. Always friendly and fantastic service. No matter what you order ( I have ordered many different dishes) it is all very tasty and served in a timely and friendly manner. Almost feels like you're at...More

1  Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 3 April 2014

I had never been there before, but heard rave reviews so decided to stop one afternoon. There's no real order here and it's just grab a menu and order. The menu is extremely limited and consists mostly of fried foods. I told the owner to...More

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 6 February 2014

You know the place is open when the "sandwich board" is on the sidewalk out front, complete with a couple of helium balloons. The place is only open for lunch, only four days per week, and not when Masako travels to Japan for a month...More

3  Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 15 December 2013

Food was very good, pricing reasonable. There were 3 of us. We ordered 3 different dishes as well as a soup which is a meal by itself. The woman thought we ordered to much, but my family has large appetites and we consumed what we...More

Thank FLB18
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Shhh dont talk about this!!! Masako has very authentic japanees food. Wonderfull taste and price. It is limited in space, so if you find this gem keep it to yourself :)!!!!

Thank Thomas Z
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 E Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2614
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Corning
  • Phone Number: +1 607-936-3659
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