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When you can't decide what to have for lunch, we’ve got you covered. Three of our favorite Japanese restaurants offer the best bento boxes around Cambridge. These Japanese-style lunch boxes include a little bit of everything. Best of all, these eateries are just a short drive from Tempo Cambridge. With such great options nearby, ordering lunch has never been easier. Read on to explore the top bento box spots near our Cambridge apartments:
A local fixture since 2011, Fuji at Kendall brings the unique flavors of Japan right here to Cambridge. At Fuji, the chefs prepare each item on the menu by hand. Featuring the freshest ingredients, these delicious dishes will have you returning for more. If you visit the restaurant between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., you can take advantage of the bento box lunch special. It includes veggie tempura, miso soup, a garden salad, and other tasty offerings.
Step into New Ginza for a unique dining experience. Serving both classic and modern Japanese fare, the cooks at this popular restaurant prepare all of their flavorful recipes from scratch. When it’s time for lunch, don’t miss out on their incredible bento boxes. Filled with tuna, salmon sashimi, fried oysters, shrimp tempura, and more, this lunchtime special will never leave you feeling hungry. New Ginza opens at 11:30 a.m. during the week and noon on the weekends.
Part restaurant and part wine shop, Seiyo is the perfect destination for both food and drinks. Its casual yet elegant setting features wooden accents, unique decor, and large windows with street views. For a late lunch, you can enjoy the yakiniku steak bento box. A customer favorite, it includes grilled sirloin steak, a house salad, miso soup, gyoza, shumai, and pickles, as well as fresh fruit. You can dine at Seiyo Tuesday through Sunday. The kitchen opens at 3:00 p.m.
Now that you know about the best bento boxes around Cambridge, it’s time to try them for yourself. After lunch, you can spend a fun-filled day exploring the New England Aquarium. You'll learn about sea turtles, electric eels, and other aquatic species. For more information on Tempo Cambridge, please contact us. Our leasing team would love to invite you on a tour of our apartments in Cambridge, so you can see firsthand all of the luxury amenities we have to offer.