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10123 N Wolfe Rd Ste 2074, Cupertino, CA 95014-2537 (Wolfe Road & Vallco Parkway / Stevens Creek Blvd.)
(408) 253-1221
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 23
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Back again after 25 years

I went to this restaurant in the nineties and have tried a few more of their branches since then. When we were looking for somewhere to eat in the area one evening, I suggested this place, for old time's sake. I always find this a very entertaining, but slightly expensive evening. We had not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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  • Large groups
  • Doing business
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English first
Mountain View, California
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79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

kids tradition is they go here on there birthdays (every year). Really good food, great atmosphere, just a really good family restaurant. probably the best family restaurant. Catch is way to much food, I could eat less but it is so good.

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San Francisco, California
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Been a long time since I visited this Teppan showplace that rose to fame in the 70's. And not much has changed. You sit table side at the hot grill, chef doing a juggling act with the tools and the obligatory flipping of shrimp tails into his hat and front pocket are still well performed. The ingredients in the beef,... More 

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Cupertino, California
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Our family has been coming for past 10 plus year. We have never been having so bad experience before. The waiter is extremely rude and impolite. We complain about the loud noise and ask if they can turn it down a little or 're seat us to another table. He was getting rude .and saying nothing he can do. This... More 

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633 reviews
454 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I went to this restaurant in the nineties and have tried a few more of their branches since then. When we were looking for somewhere to eat in the area one evening, I suggested this place, for old time's sake. I always find this a very entertaining, but slightly expensive evening. We had not booked, so we headed into the... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I am very impressed with this joint and hope the network lives up to it reputation for serving ethnic Japanese food. The staff and especially the chefs, I am sure have undergone some sort of training to perform professionally. The food and food making in front of you is highly amusing together with the food quality. I wish to write... More 

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Federal Way, Washington
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great, entertaining, restaurant. Get a table with a show and they will cook and do tricks right in front of you. You just have to eat there.

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Los Altos, California
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

As we were walking towards the restaurant we had to walk right by two Benihana Employees smoking. Of course he exhales smoke right as we are in front of him. My wife and three kids could not believe that employees in Benihana uniforms. smoke in front of customers. Did we tell the manager when we checked in? Of course. Did... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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286 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Love the food and the staff is great. We always have a great time with our chef and really enjoy the food. There is no way you can leave this place not full!

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Los Gatos, California
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81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We went there with a group of friends, even though we had reservation we had to wait about 45 minutes to be seated. The wait time till the chef came to our table was too long but totally worth it. The food was super yummy and whatever we had we liked it. probably will go there again.

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Cupertino, California
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It's fun to sit around the chef and see how he does the cooking... Order the combo so you get to taste both land and sea, and eat with Saporo beer! Great for friends or family gathering!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10123 N Wolfe Rd Ste 2074, Cupertino, CA 95014-2537
    (Wolfe Road & Vallco Parkway / Stevens Creek Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Cupertino
  • Phone Number: (408) 253-1221

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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