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Benihana

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21327 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5602 (Beteen Torrance Blvd & Carson)
310-316-7777
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
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
Dining options: Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fun restaurant with really good food

They are a proud Teppanyaki (cuisine that uses an iron griddle to cook food) Japanese restaurant. The quality of their beef steaks and seafood is very good. The chefs are entertaining and very skilled. Definitely appropriate for families. Tips: 1. If you don't have reservations you can still... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

They are a proud Teppanyaki (cuisine that uses an iron griddle to cook food) Japanese restaurant. The quality of their beef steaks and seafood is very good. The chefs are entertaining and very skilled. Definitely appropriate for families. Tips: 1. If you don't have reservations you can still show up early in the evening (they serve dinner from 3pm -... More 

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Long Pond, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

make a reservation this place has long waits due to its popularity and location right behind the doubletree.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Took the lovely wife for her birthday, happened to be 2 other birthdays at our table. Pretty good show, we saw another chef put on a better show. It is a long drawn out process. I would prefer if the food got to the plate quicker. Quality meat and seafood put on the grill. Clean fun atmosphere. Join the Benihana... More 

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Torrance, California, United States
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

For many years we have enjoyed the small sushi bar (smaller than years ago after a remodel) and especially the sushi chefs Tada-san and Kenji-san. The choices are limited but you can also order from the menu if you want other things at the sushi bar. The main complaint is that the counter one eats off of is pock marked... More 

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Torrance, California
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Recently visited Benihana's for a nice Christmas dinner with the family and had a good time. We took up one teppan table (8 adults) which was perfect. It had been a while since we last visited a Benihana's probably 10-15 years ago back in Salt Lake City. Got seated as soon as our party was available. Service was good and... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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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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153 reviews 153 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21327 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5602
    (Beteen Torrance Blvd & Carson)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: 310-316-7777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Large groups
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?