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Benihana

1737 Post St, Ste 350, San Francisco, CA 94115-3628
+1 415-563-4844
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“fried rice” (11 reviews)
“chicken” (13 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
1737 Post St, Ste 350, San Francisco, CA 94115-3628
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11 - 20 of 131 reviews

Reviewed May 15, 2017

We sat at the bar and ordered off the menu and it was really good. My meal was the right size with perfect seasoning and fairly priced.

Thank GPSMike
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

I ended up here as my visiting friend chose to eat here. We reserved a couple days ahead, as it seems to book up quickly. We were on a table with a family and a single guy...they put 7-8 people on a table. We talked...More

Thank readytogoJapan
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

I love Benihana's for groups of 8 or fewer for weekend lunch parties (make a reservation for noon when they open is my recommendation). It's FUN, it's different, their lunch menu meets everyone's needs (kids can get plain chicken and rice, and sushi lovers can...More

1  Thank Laura193
Reviewed March 1, 2017

This is not authentic at all and it is not very good in my mind. They don't eat this fat laden food in Tokyo I seen.

Thank Alzor S
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2017

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

Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

My daughter loves Japanese food. The seafood diablo was yummy, although I should have asked for mild heat, instead of medium heat. My husband's lobster was tender and delicious. Their chicken fried rice was the best I've ever eaten. My daughter even liked the tofu,...More

Thank nocciolata
Reviewed February 17, 2017

If you want the typical hibachi performance of your food cooked in front of you, this is it. I particularly liked the flaming and smoking volcano made out of onion rings. There is also a full sushi bar, if you want it instead or for...More

Thank SeeTheWorld4Peace
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Visited the restaurant again for a business lunch. Great value for the Express Lunch Boat. Came with soup and salad!! Boat has shrimp tempura and vegetables, sashimi, endame, salmon and sliced orange.

Thank Arnold C
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

The service was good, a little short the show of food but really I didn't mind when I tried the food so delicious. The attention of the hostess is not very good (appear lost at work or distracted), and making a reservation really took many...More

Thank Luz C
Reviewed December 5, 2016

If you have a group of 8 then this is the place for you, because the table sits 8, anything smaller and you may have to share a table. You get a 5 course meal, soup, salad, appetizers, (small portions) main course & ice cream....More

Thank Rose F
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

A excelent place for a dinner, the drinks & cocktels are perfect, I recomend the Tokio cocktel. The food was delicious the steak, the chicken and the seafood. The staff is attent to you and made all for you to have a magnificent dinner.

Thank ricardo v
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TaylorsMom94
September 22, 2015|
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Response from Arnold C | Reviewed this property |
Teppan rables can seat 8 persons but you can split party into 2 adjacent tables. I recommend an advance reservation. Birthday person receives a "free dinner"!!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$21 - $30
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs 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 - 9:00 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1737 Post St, Ste 350, San Francisco, CA 94115-3628
    (Laguna /Webster)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Japantown
  • Neighborhood: Japantown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-563-4844
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