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5489 Sunrise Blvd Ste F, Citrus Heights, CA 95610 (Uplands)
(916) 961-2791
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 7
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    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
First Time - Fun, Good Food, but Crazy Busy & Noisy.

Tables are for 8 & we were a family group of 6 celebrating 3 birthdays, so another couple was added to our table. Even though we had a reservation & were there on time, we waited about 15 minutes. The other four in our party come almost every year for their birthdays, but it was our first time... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
Mary12191
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Nevada City, CA
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  • Large groups
  • Doing business
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Sacramento
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

First and last visit to this place. It's tucked away in a little corner and in my opinion its overpriced and decent food at best. I was unimpressed by their tricks and the person preparing our food and doing the tricks wasn't as engaging as I would have liked. I found the food to be bland, only good thing was... More 

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Nevada City, CA
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Tables are for 8 & we were a family group of 6 celebrating 3 birthdays, so another couple was added to our table. Even though we had a reservation & were there on time, we waited about 15 minutes. The other four in our party come almost every year for their birthdays, but it was our first time. The food... More 

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Woodbury, MN
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119 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

For these Minnesotan couple visiting family in CA, we are shocked at how crowded it seems. Benihana is also noisy and crowded with families experiencing the teppanyaki style of a chef cooking in front of you on a hibachi. The dinner begins with soup, then salad with a tasty Japanese dressing. One can eat with either a fork or chop... More 

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Orangevale, California
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Originally we called for a "reservation" for two but was told the next reservation was 3 hours away; decided to go anyway, and was able to be seated with another party of 5 to complete their table. The food was very yummy and our chef was a lot of fun. If you have a special event, let them know. I've... More 

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Folsom, California, United States
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104 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We went for my 40th bday. They have a program that gives $30 for a birthday meal, so we thought we would try it out. When we arrived the lobby was filled with kids running every where. I was really surprised, considering the prices of the meals. We pushed our way to the bar and ordered two Sapporo beers. our... More 

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BenihanaRestaurant, Brand Communication at Benihana, responded to this review

Marino, Thank you for this feedback. We apologize our team did not communicate as well as they could have and the experience during your visit was not positive. Your review will be shared with management. Thank you for taking the time to share with us on TripAdvisor. More 

Sacramento, California, Usa
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330 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Located in the shopping center behind the Olive Garden and Fudruckers. This hibachi style Japanese restaurant serves sushi and other Japanese fair. Host and wait staff are prompt to seating and taking orders. Wait times can greatly vary as it gets fairly busy. Delivery of appetizers and beverages can be a tad slow at times. A large menu of grill... More 

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Sacramento, California
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It is entertaining to watch the chefs cook on a hot grill with all of your friends or family watching them prepare the food. I personally like their scallops. They offer both steaks, seafood, vegetables, fried rice as you watch. The chefs are very entertaining . Best to arrive early for dinner because large groups come for birthdays, etc and... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very nice eating experience overall. I usually visit Benihana with family for special occasions, but this time I took a friend who lives in the Sacramento area who never been to this type of restaurant. Although it was very hot and I was sweating inside (being a big bear it was difficult) the Benihana experience for dinner was just as... More 

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Portland
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60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Benihana is busy, loud and fun, a good place to celebrate a birthday. The teppan food is mediocre but fun to watch. Our chef seemed to be "in training" and missed 75% of his tricks. We tried to be encouraging, but it was rather sad. The teppan food is prepared with normal seasoning, but that's all. It is put on... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great food, atmosphere was good and entertaining. Enjoyed the cooking at the table. The food was very excellent and filling...

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Additional Information about Benihana

Address: 5489 Sunrise Blvd Ste F, Citrus Heights, CA 95610
Phone Number: (916) 961-2791
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Citrus Heights
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Japanese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5489 Sunrise Blvd Ste F, Citrus Heights, CA 95610
    (Uplands)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Citrus Heights
  • Phone Number: (916) 961-2791

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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