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1496 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1701
650-342-5202
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Ranked #61 of 148 Restaurants in Burlingame
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Orange County
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Just day before the major storm, for the first time we had all of our Northern California employee's all meet in one place for dinner. We was so pleased to have participated with Benihana's 50'th Anniversary. The Service was great, the atmosphere was festive, and our employee's was thrilled to meet with everyone for the first time. We would definitely... More 

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Prince Albert, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Tried this restaurant for the reason that it's just a block away from our hotel, food is nothing fancy, but had a good supper

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

I read the mAny comments about extremely slow service, but booked a reservation anyway. We've been wIting 45 minutes to be seated, and there is no light at the end of the tunnel. The staff did provide entertainment by threatening another frustrated customer who was taking a picture of the slow and ornery staff that they'd "break his phone" if... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews 79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We walked here from the Bay Landing Hotel, just around the corner. We thought we were early, but the place was jumping already. We only had about a 5 minute wait, without reservations. Being only 2 they put us with a group of people to fill out the table. The show was good, although a bit hokey. All the flipping... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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118 reviews 118 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Stopped in for dinner on a business trip. Place was packed but lucked out and found a table for 4 in the bar area. Service was very good. Had a LAS VEGAS ROLL Salmon, avocado, cream cheese, jalapeño, spicy sauce on top (deep fried) with vegetable tempura and Hibachi Chicken Rice. Everything was very good. They also brought me soup... More 

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is a nice place for a family event (b-day) or with some friends. Too noisy/crowded for something romanic, even near the windows. Make sure that you reserve during peak hours! Food is ok and comes with a table chef to prepare it. Food is tasty, fried rice rocks!.

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Fremont, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

great service, got seat right away. The food are always good and tasty. Either lunch or dinner, you will not be disappointed. The best fried rice. Drinks are good too. Love the Tenpanyanke.

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Belmont, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Benihana is always the same. It is a very consistent restaurant. You know what you're going to get every time you go there. I just wish that when you ordered sushi (as an appetizer), they'd bring it before your meal is already half done.

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virginia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I've been to other Benihana's and at this place, the food was mediocre. I've been to other better Japanese steakhouse...even with reservations, you have to wait at least 15-20 min.

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Concord, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We enjoyed one of the best Japanese steak house experiences at Benihana. I have been to many Japanese steakhouses, but this was excellent. The chef was very creative and fun to watch and showed us some tricks we have not seen before.

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Additional Information about Benihana

Address: 1496 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1701
Phone Number: 650-342-5202
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Japanese

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