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21327 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5602 (Beteen Torrance Blvd & Carson)
+1 310-316-7777
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All 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
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

A fun place to share a meal. The service was really good, and of course the dinner "show" is always enjoyable. The food is high quality and fresh, but it's a bit expensive.

Thank Michele B
Norwalk, California
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to this Benihana for about 2 decades now. The service has always been exceptional. Two employees that are particularly phenomenal are Sandy and Poncho. Everytime I go I request Sandy as a waitress. I have been to Benihana in Oahu, Downey, Anaheim, San Diego, Concord, Beverly Hills, Newport Beach, City of Industry and others yet none... More 

Thank W181624
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We've been eating here since 2013, normally as part of each of our birthday celebrations. It started because of the birthday specials, but it really has become more of a tradition because of the fun and entertaining experience. I normally do our reservations via the yelp/open table sites. Super convenient. Each time we go, there's a significant amount of people... More 

Thank aztkdiva
Los Angeles, California
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601 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

I'm not a big fan of corporate restaurants. We came here to celebrate a 40th birthday and there was 11 of us in our party. It's entertaining to see the chef cook in front of us but that's where the stars begin to fall. We all ordered something different, my choice was the Chicken Teriyaki which was disappointing to say... More 

Thank Creeping_Death_LA
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We go every year for our birthday specials, always Rocky's choice with fried rice and hot Saki... Again very consistent and a awesome experience

Thank Greycats1961
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Our grand daughter came to us with a wish to visit a Benihana. Someone in her preschool class had told her about the shrimp toss into the chef's hat. Against our better judgement we granted her wish and surprisingly enjoyed the whole experience. The flaming onion volcano, the shrimp toss into the hat and pocket and the whole teppan yaki... More 

Thank Surfpv
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

If you want good food the place to go is Benihana, this place does a show in front of you and that a experience for you to see and food is great.

Thank Hope G
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Where do I start... I attempted calling in a ToGo order for 30 minutes prior to arriving. No one would answer. I arrive at 6:15 and placed my order, as well as paid for my order. At 6:50 I asked if my order was ready. The host that went to check disappeared. At 7:10, I advised the other hostess that... More 

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

We apologize for this disappointing experience. If you have not done so already, please complete our contact form: http://www.benihana.com/contact/. Be sure to select Guest Relations as your category. Our team would love to follow up with you. Your feedback helps us to make improvements. Thank you for taking the time to share your review. More 

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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

over priced and was not so good food was cold by the time my entre came and no one asked if we wanted more tea service was poor

Thank Barbara S
BrandCommunication, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this review

We apologize for the poor experience. Your feedback helps us to make improvements. Thank you for taking the time to share your review. More 

Torrance, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have been to this Benihana several times in the past. This was the first time since they remodeled. The food is still excellent and we loved watching it being prepared.

Thank Torrance_Trojan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21327 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5602
    (Beteen Torrance Blvd & Carson)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: +1 310-316-7777

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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?