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5489 Sunrise Blvd Ste F, Citrus Heights, CA 95610 (Uplands)
(916) 961-2791
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Strangeky enough I had never been here before, but went with a group and had a good time. The preparation of the food is most of the attraction, highly suggest making a reservation and showing up 1/2 hour early and get yourself a drink before you sit down to eat. Make sure you order the chicken fried rice option with... More 

Thank Sam R
Citrus Heights, California
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Always an enjoyable experience watching the chefs make the food right at you table. Large portions, I order the Surfside, Shrimp, Calamari and Sea Scallops If you like fried rice there's is great with lots of garlic. My favorite. Hubby orders his chicken extra spicy. Great place for special occasions.

Thank goldrushgal
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202 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This restaurant is not as good as the other ones in the Bay Area, but the food is good and it is a fun place to visit once in awhile!

Thank VictoriaL L
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

The food was good - the chef cooking was entertaining. However. I honestly don't get all the hype plus you have. To sit with other people you don't know - I hated that. If that is your thing you will enjoy it, but when I go to a restaurant and I am paying a decent amount of money I don't... More 

Thank Davina L
Sacramento, California
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

This is our go to birthday celebration. The food is always amazing I get the surf and turf scallops and steak soo good. The chefs are always so nice and entertaining the rest of the staff are just ok. We brought a cake in last time for a surprise they forgot about it...had to ask which made it not a... More 

Thank Debbie A
Citrus Heights, California, United States
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This is a great place to go with a group. Went for our daughters birthday. The chefs do amazing things with the food and their utensils. Food is yummy. I will say it is a little pricey but well worth it for a special occasion. Bother even take your picture and give it to you in a little holder at... More 

Thank Sharoncresporeneau
Rocklin, California, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

What a disaster this place is turning into... My girlfriend and I love to celebrate her birthday every year at Benihana to enjoy the show and the great fried rice. This year I think the tradition died. Our first bad experience was calling to try to get a reservation for the Japantown location a few days ago, only to have... More 

1 Thank Justin L
BrandCommunication, Brand Communications at Benihana, responded to this review

On behalf of our team here at Benihana, we would like to sincerely apologize for your negative visit with us. If you have not done so already, please complete our ‘Contact Us Form’ located on Benihana.com/Contact, and be sure to select ‘Guest Relations’ as the category. Our team would love to follow up with you, as your feedback will be... More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This Benihana is not as good as the one closest to me (Torrance, CA), but it was good. The atmosphere was mediocre and our chef was not so enthusiatic. The hostess was excellent. My scallops were undercooked, but everyone else in group was happy and all the food was eaten.

Thank Diane S
Sacramento, California
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

had lunch there and had lunch boat. sashimi, California roll, grilled salmon, shrimp & vegetable tempura, soup and salad for $11.25. was good and we left full.

Thank norcaltraveler916
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80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

First and last visit to this place. It's tucked away in a little corner and in my opinion its overpriced and decent food at best. I was unimpressed by their tricks and the person preparing our food and doing the tricks wasn't as engaging as I would have liked. I found the food to be bland, only good thing was... More 

1 Thank ash0902

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5489 Sunrise Blvd Ste F, Citrus Heights, CA 95610
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Citrus Heights
  • Phone Number: (916) 961-2791

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