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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: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Super pricey, but super fun, great place to bring entire family

So I give this 4 star, because this really is not a 5 star restaurant, and the food is really tasty, but definitely not 5 star either. In reality, you are paying for the "show" you get by having your own personal chef at your table. And they really do put on a show, and are very funny and nice.... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
Simple M
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Los Angeles, California
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
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English first
Torrance, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Food is always good at Benihana! I get the chicken or teriyaki chicken . My son had the combination shrimp and beef. We always go at lunch it is a great deal and you get a lot of food. Dinner has salad and soup added to your meal lunch only one of these choices. Dinner is expensive . Fun cook... More 

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Klamath Falls
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great family atmosphere. Food is delicious. My family has dined her for over 16 years, never been disappointed. Free family picture.

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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

So I give this 4 star, because this really is not a 5 star restaurant, and the food is really tasty, but definitely not 5 star either. In reality, you are paying for the "show" you get by having your own personal chef at your table. And they really do put on a show, and are very funny and nice.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Okay, so I reccomend make a reservation. We walked in and without a reservation the wait was about an hour. I don't ding the restaurant for that. The experiece was worth the wait. The food is fresh, so fresh it is raw when they bring it out. We came for our wedding anniversary and were seated withanother couple celebrating their... More 

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Georgia, USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Me and the wife are in town for a well needed few days away and we stop by here since it's so close to the doubletree. We order and have to wait for the sixth member of a family who was running late why they sat these folks without their whole party, I do not know. Then a couple of... More 

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Torrance, California
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6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Went for a birthday celebration and had reservations. Was not told they were under construction. Arrived and had to wait over 35 min for our reserved table and was told if we didn't like it there were plenty of other people who would take it. Mother in law made a comment to waitress and manager came back at her with... More 

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CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great food plus entertainment by the chef. Food is served right from the grill piping hot! I have to have my hot food hot! Many great choices to have cooked fresh in front of you.

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