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21327 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5602
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Ranked #19 of 474 Restaurants in Torrance
Price range: $21 - $30
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 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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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Beteen Torrance Blvd & Carson
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I loved the place, excellent service, delicious food. if you book table is better, but the wait is worth it. sure I will return soon. Perfect for friends, couples and family. the best is the free ice cream !!

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los angeles
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

love the beef filet mignon meal. comes w/ shrimp apptzr, grilled onions, mushrooms and zucchini, soup and a very tasty salad. i get the fried rice ( extra $). if u get the fried rice, they dont usually give u a bowl of white rice, but if you let them know you want a bowl of the white rice, too,... More 

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Torrance, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The chefs used to have a passion for cooking, but they no longer do. It just isn't the same as it used to be. The food is good, but for the prices they are charging, it should be better. We only go when we have a birthday coupon.

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Harbor City
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Whilst the chefs do put on a decent show cooking the food, it is not much better than other Japanese restaurants. I guess you do pay more for the cost but his location drops the ball. The service and quality of the chef's performances cooking have declined over the last couple of years. Specifically with the managerial changes, I've noticed... More 

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Sun City, Arizona
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126 reviews 126 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We went with friends to celebrate a birthday. The drinks were superb as was the service. OK OK our cook was Pablo.. He was up to snuff. Most wonderful was the now varied and all could get exactly what the desired. Dessert is just ice cream.

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Culver City, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I have been coming to this Benihana for some time now.. I don't know why I never thought of making reservations before but I did this time . I used opentable. We got there about 20 minutes before our reservations and were welcomed by the entire staff. That was very nice. The front staff asked about our reservation and told... More 

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Torrance, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Everytime I come to this place , I am celebrating something special with family & friends.It is exciting just getting ready for the evening as , we all get dressed up and meet for a delightful dinner.My favorite place to eat and meet other people as well.The food is always great.I look forward to our return visit's because , they... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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375 reviews 375 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I'd been to this Benihana location before, about 25 years ago. Recently, my girlfriend, sister, niece, and I ate lunch here to celebrate my sister's birthday. We arrived before the lunch crowd hit, so the place was fairly empty. I understood that for lunch we'd get smaller portions, and not everything you'd get during dinner would be included, but there... More 

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Torrance, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love their Lunch Boat Lounge special. $10.50. Served with soup, salad, edamame, shashimi, half CA roll, shrimp and veggie tempura, steamed rice, and fresh fruit, Choice of chicken, salmon, beef julienne. YUM!!

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Anaheim, CA
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342 reviews 342 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Now, I've been to MANY Benihana's, from Vegas to Anaheim, Newport Beach to South Bay. Occassionally the service is spotty. Its a bit pricey, and during dinner the staff with rush you in and out, so they can prepare for the next show. If you can, come to Beihanas for LUNCH. Yes, Lunch! The menu is cheaper (my steak and... More 

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Additional Information about Benihana

Address: 21327 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5602
Phone Number: 310-316-7777
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 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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