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Matsuri - Benicia

Japanese, Seafood, Noodle, Sushi
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920 1st St, Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-1585
Monday
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yummy everything on the menu.

Worth the wait considering it's so popular. Some people don't understand that there is a wait for great food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Worth the wait considering it's so popular. Some people don't understand that there is a wait for great food.

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Benicia, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Matsuri has been in Benicia for as long as I can remember. I've been here since 1990. It is set back off of 2nd Street, so you might miss the sign. It is reasonably priced and offers consistent service and food.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I was happy to find such a great sushi place in small-town Benicia. The place is tiny and there was a line waiting for a table. It was well worth it!

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Manhattan, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Executive Summary. This is good restaurant with excellent food. Among the vast number of Americanized Japanese restaurants, this has a certain authenticity about it you don't often find outside of Japan. While the food is of high quality, the support facilities leave something to be desired. Review. Matsui is in the back of a building on Benecia's main drag, First... More 

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Benicia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The restaurant features a Sushi Bar and dining room seating. Space is limited but the atmosphere is good. The food is very delicious and plentiful.

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Benicia, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a nice, small restaurant in the lovely town of Benicia. The food is good but the wait can be really long (in fact it usually is). The service is usually good. The portions have gotten smaller in the Bento boxes but are still adequate. They have a sister restaurant in Vallejo that is the same food and more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Matsuri is the best Japanese restaurant in Benicia! They have all the sushi you would usually order plus some things you would never find in a strip mall Japanese sushi place. Good service and outstanding food. My favorite.

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Napa Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We always enjoy our food here. They have a ton of options and the fish is always fresh. It would be nice if they were a bit friendlier.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Good sushi, friendly service. We were in and out quickly. Place was quite busy. Waitress kept checking on us and encouraged us to try different dishes.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I stopped in here for take out and boy was I surprised. I saw the sign on the street (hidden) and thought what the heck. I ordered various sashimi and nigiri and was very pleased. Better than some of the stuff I get at home in Seattle at some places. They have a nice patio outside, a small sushi bar... More 

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Additional Information about Matsuri - Benicia

Address: 920 1st St, Benicia, CA 94510
Phone Number: (707) 747-1585
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Benicia
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood, Noodle, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 920 1st St, Benicia, CA 94510
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Benicia
  • Phone Number: (707) 747-1585

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood, Noodle, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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