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Benihana

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$$ - $$$
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1989 Diamond Blvd, Concord, CA 94520-5717 (Diamond Blvd)
+1 925-827-4220
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12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Bruch, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had reserved for 40 people for a surprise 70th birthday party for my dear aunt. As we began arriving, we wanted to be seated at our table but weren't allowed because everyone had too be present. Well, we had to yell "surprise" in the lobby when my aunt came in. The food was delicious and they were very nice... More 

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Thank Tami R
San Bruno
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took our grandson and family there for birthday. We had a reservation for 3:15 but didn't get seated until almost 4. Staff overwhelmed by customers. Food and service was great though. Great portions.

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Thank Richard D
Clayton, California
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Benihana's last night for the first time. We had reservations for our party of 10 and were seated once all of us got there. The table around the flat top was a little crowded but all of us managed to fit in. The server who took out orders and got our drinks did a very good job and... More 

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Thank Bill S
Concord, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

We had reservations and arrived a few minutes early to find a very crowded restaurant. There were at least 6 other parties that exchanged words with the hostess about the unacceptably long wait and then left. After an hour and a half we left. Benihana - get over the idea of increasing bar revenue by making me wait 2 hours... More 

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Thank richk3062016
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this review

Rich, we're sorry to hear this as it shouldn't have happened. Thanks for bringing it to our attention. Your feedback will be shared with our Guest Relations team for improvements. More 

Danville, California
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Pretty expensive and be prepared to wait a bit.... But food is yummy. Show is fun for kids, but if you go more than once as an adult, it's....same old thing.

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Thank Clutzylou
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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101 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

Rocked up on a weeknight without reservations, and we were seated after a quick wait at the bar. The meats and seafood were fresh and well (also entertainingly) prepared by our server/cook, and their garlic chicken rice wasn't too bad either. The sashimi and sushi were alright. Great place to wind down with colleagues after a day of work.

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Thank zamar84
Concord
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

I went here for my birthday with my family once and also came here with just 1 friend on my birthday the year before and I will always have great memories from it. the food is great, especially the fried rice and the show they put on is entertaining!! ♡♡♡♡♡ this place!

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Thank CYNTHIA K
california
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

This is a favorite lunch spot for meeting friends. I enjoy their chicken dishes and it always is fresh.

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Thank foreverart
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

I give this place a 4 start only because of the hostess. We came to celebrate my husband's birthday. We made reservations a week in advance. When we got there, the hostess was very rude. She seem soooooo unhappy. She was not welcoming at all and she looked so unhappy. However, our server was very sweet. Her name is Sheeva... More 

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Thank Kimberly N
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I have been going to Benihana's for years! It's a must to try the Hibachi style at least one time, even though it's expensive! Sign up online and receive your $30 coupon for your birthday!

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Thank Tani B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1989 Diamond Blvd, Concord, CA 94520-5717
    (Diamond Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: +1 925-827-4220

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