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“Mediocre”
Review of Benihana

Benihana
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Ranked #778 of 5,775 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Asian, Japanese, Steakhouse
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Japantown
Cross street: Laguna /Webster
Reviewed December 16, 2013

We went for dinner and the next day for lunch. Service was slow on both days and waitress was not really friendly either. My steak was overcooked, the rest of food was good but I expected better for the price.

Thank kc331
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Reviewed November 4, 2013

Yes San Francisco is a city for foodies, but restaurants are very expensive here and many charge you for every course. This isn't true at Benihana, you get a complete meal at a decent price, cooked in front of you. I wouldn't recommend this restaurants for tourist, since it isn't a traditional Japanese restaurant. Also Benihanas can be found all over the US, but for price and service it a value.

Thank agoodhart
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

Very tasty and good served dish and abundant.
Funny show done by the cook, when he cooked the food in front of us.

Thank Jaime-2102
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

We were impressed by this restaurant while walking around the Japanese Center and decided to try it the same evening. While waiting for our table to be ready we sat at the bar and had a cocktail (a good bloody mary!), then the waiter took us to the table where we sat with other 4 girls. We ordered our drinks and also our meal. 5 minutes later came the cooker who was a real artist. He made a great cooking show and we were amazed by his great ability.
The food was also very good and tasty.
Go there if you want to have a nice evening!

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Thank bielinogiusino
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Reviewed September 20, 2013

My mum in laws favorite restaurant. Food is decent and westernized japanese but you
Cme here for the show and to be entertained. You will not be dissapointed. Great for
Kids. Value is ok. Eat here at least twice and you wont be dissapointed.

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Thank Carlo12377ph
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