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3760 Inland Empire Blvd, Ontario, CA 91764-4911
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Ranked #47 of 281 Restaurants in Ontario
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Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between Haven and Milliken
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Riverside, California
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435 reviews 435 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We went to Benihana for a birthday celebration. The place was very crowded, even on a Wednesday night. Fortunately, we had a reservation for a party of nine and were seated on time. The drink order was taken quickly. Soup and salads were delivered in a timely manner. Our "chef" was very quiet. He didn't seem to know how to... More

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Beaumont, California
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178 reviews 178 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We had limited time before our flight so ate in the bar - great, fast service from Percyand the Lunch Boat Salmon and Scallops Lunch were wonderful - full of flavor, hot off the grill and beautiful presentation. We will go again.

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Sacramento, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

4 of us had reservations on a busy Saturday night. As expected the place was packed with many people waiting to be seated. So far, so good. After being seated--not too long a wait-given the reservation, we DID wait for some time before a server came to take a drink order. They had a shortage of dinner menus due to... More

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Eight of us went to lunch, so we were able to get our own table. We had a great time and the waitress was very good. The chef performed for us and he did a good job. The food was just so so for me. It was very salty, but they do give you plenty. Six of us ordered food... More

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Inland Empire
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Food good & fresh - cook prepares it right at your table (kind of a u-shaped setting in the round with others). Ambience good. Fun place to take out of town guess for something different.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We are regular customers at Benihana and love it. At the Ontario location, the food was good but the service was really bad. Except for a young guy who was running around trying to make it right, the other waiters were uncaring and we had to beg for everything. We even got a few bad stares from a guy who... More

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Columbus, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We decided to go here since it was with-in walking distance from the hotel...What a mistake. We went in before the dinner rush and still ended up waiting forty five min for a table. We shared our table with another family and to our surprise our "chef" cut - up our shimp, chicken, lobster tail, and filet to share with... More

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Lawrence, Kansas
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We celebrated our grandson's birthday there. The food was so good. Our chef was OK, but the one next to us was better. He really got those people participating! The great experience always depends on the chef. Will eat there again when in the area.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Benihanas is a great restaurant to go to if you enjoy dining out with large groups, it caters and appeals to all ages and has a wide variety of choices. If you go in as a couple you will be seated with "other" people at your table. Be wary of this, the couple that sat with us felt like they... More

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San Bernardino, California
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165 reviews 165 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

We came here to celebrate my birthday.We had a reservation and we didn't have to wait long to be seated. But it took 45 minutes before we got the soup.Service was extremely slow, even though it was a weekday.My son-in-law went to complain but the manager just said they were busy.They did not have enough chefs or servers.The food was... More

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