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Benihana

1447 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2308
+1 310-260-1423
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
2 days ago
“Great experience”
27 Aug 2018
“Birthday Celebration”
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
1447 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2308
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is one of the best dining place for steak seafood lovers The food is cooked fresh from of you and the best entertainment for kids and birthday Is worth any penny’s but this is place when you have minimum 1,5 - 2 hr. Time...More

Thank shcorporation
Reviewed 2 days ago

Coming back to this restaurant after 4 years , a real pleasure . Nothing changed , the restaurant works full day like a swiss watch. Function well , keeping same way , same formula , same quality. Bravo ! Keep on this way.

Thank jehudam2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Benihana was a major disappointment. If you are more interested in the show than the food, you may enjoy Benihana. However, the food was monotonous; it seemed like every dish on the menu was prepared using the same garlic butter. Furthermore, the restaurant was very...More

Thank Tommy087
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Tommy, we apologize for this disappointing experience. If you have not done so already, please contact Guest Relations via benihanalistens.smg.com/. 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...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We decided to take our daughter here for her 10th birthday because we thought it might be fun for her. We were seated pretty quickly soon after we arrived for our reservation. But once we were seated, it's like we were forgotten. We thought maybe...More

Thank 333Christie
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Christie, Thank you for leaving us an in depth review of your experience on today’s visit. Your comments and suggestions will be shared with our Guest Relations Team to improve the guest experience.

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I booked via telephone on July 25, at 7:30 pm, since Open Table App did not work. When I arrive at the booked time, I was first told that there was no reservation on my behalf. After they found it, it was for 8:30 pm....More

Thank Bruno M
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Bruno, we certainly want to make this right for you. Please contact our Guest Relations team via benihanalistens.smg.com/

Reviewed 10 July 2018

I love to watch them cook. It is a fun experience for the whole family. Your food is cooked in a fun and entertaining way. Always tasty, fresh, and friendly cooks. We keep on going back for more every time we visit Santa Monica.

Thank anahitarz9
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Ana, On behalf of our team here at Benihana, we would like to thank you for your continuous loyalty!

Reviewed 14 June 2018

Eating is very interesting. It is an experience in Benihana. Very good style of cooking. But sometimes the wait is irritating

Thank Masked-Caper
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

On behalf of our team here at Benihana, we would like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We will be sure to share it with our Guest Relations Team.

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Benihana has been around for ages and is somewhat of a novelty. This is a fun place for a tasty, casual lunch or dinner experience. The food is clean, straight forward and very consistent. We are not talking fine dining, but sometimes all we want...More

Thank Brian C
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Brian, thank you so much for your feedback, we hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 18 April 2018

slow, not accurate in any way, like it's not fun. Wharo is down the street on Lincoln. makes this place look silly.More

Thank Stormy P
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

On behalf of our team here at Benihana, we would like to sincerely apologize for your negative visit with us. With your feedback, we look forward to improving the guest experience, and would like to thank you for taking the time to share your review...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

We were a party of 2 families going for Easter dinner. The place was packed. We had an early reservation and were there by 5:00 because we had 4 children between us. We waited and waited; they were 30 minutes late. Then we waited at...More

1  Thank jkaHD
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

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 contact Guest Relations via benihanalistens.smg.com/. Our team would love to follow up with you, as your feedback...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1447 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2308
    (Between Broadmay and 4th St)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-260-1423
Description
Benihana in Santa Monica is located on 4th St., between Broadway and Santa Monica Blvd., near shopping, entertainment and the beach. Watch as your personal chef performs the ancient art of Teppanyaki. Listen as razor-sharp blades slice through tender steak and juicy chicken. Take in the aroma of sizzling shrimp, lobster and savory vegetables. Or visit our sushi bar, where your sushi chef will prepare fresh nigiri, sashimi and specialty rolls, all with the same flair that made Benihana a legend in Japanese cuisine. Enjoy a dining experience unlike any other.
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