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Benihana

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38 N La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211-2205
323-655-7311
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 6
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  • 3
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good

This is the kind of restaurant that we use to visit with the kids when they were young. The food is good and the teppanyaki experience is always entertaining.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
Eavila
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Beverly Hills, California
via mobile
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
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  • English first
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  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Culver City, California
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I have been here a lot of times and always make reservations . I was surprised to see how bad of an experience I had . Don't get me wrong our chef Gilbert was AWESOME and very attentive but our server was nowhere to be found . Even the other people who were on our table seemed annoyed . We... More 

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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Benihana is an excellent restaurant, where the food is cooked in front of you and all the chefs are highly trained to serve the food in a fun and tasteful way. The fried chicken rice is unbelievable.

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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We turned up around 6pm, 30 minutes after opening but we were told that there would be an hour and a half wait for a table, and that we should've made a reservation. What I would like to express my disappointment about is the lack of facilities to make a reservation online- we tried through various websites and the Benihana... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

This is the kind of restaurant that we use to visit with the kids when they were young. The food is good and the teppanyaki experience is always entertaining.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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121 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I have not been to Benihana for many years, previously in London and the US in multiple locations. I went to a Habaki restauarant in Cyress recently and was reminded of the concept so thought I would should the family how it should be done. I was wrong ....the entire concept centres around the chef's dexterity and showmanship....this means more... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Surf and turf was Delicious and Festive with a group enjoyment. The chef prepares the food courses to your liking in front of you. Great job Benihana.

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Beverly Hills, California
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I go there as much to watch the chefs do tricks while they cook as I do for the food. I like the food, particularly the garlic chicken rice. The steak is also good as are the coffee smoothies.

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

If you have to eat gluten-free, be very careful here. I researched and found several nice comments from people who were able to eat at various Benihana locations safely (but none specifically for Beverly HIlls). After calling to make a reso and speaking to the manager upon arrival I was assured both times that the server would handle it. The... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Totally fun, food just meh, but if you've never gone, you must. Watching the chefs perform as they cook is a great experience and the communal tables can make for a fun night.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Wonderful food, large portions, great ambience; chefs are fantastic the way they keep you entertained while they serve the food at your table. A real treat to be here. Do reserve your table - it can get crowded

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38 N La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211-2205
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Beverly Hills>  > Beverly Hills
  • Neighborhood: Beverly Hills
  • Phone Number: 323-655-7311

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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

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