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21327 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5602 (Beteen Torrance Blvd & Carson)
+1 310-316-7777
12:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is good, prices are a little on the high side but you are paying for dinner and a show, not good if you want an intimate dinner for 2 as you share your table with strangers which can be fun. Better than some of the other restaurants in the area. Reservations are highly recommended, Join their club to get... More 

Thank James E
Cincinnati, Ohio
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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I was in Los Angeles on vacation and wanted to go to Benihana's. There are 3 or 4 in the surrounding area, but the Torrence City Benihana's had high ratings so we chose that one. In one week, we went 3 times. On Christmas Eve we called from the car for reservations and they were full and were not taking... More 

Thank JayWalk7
Salt Lake City, Utah
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95 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 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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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 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 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 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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672 reviews
355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 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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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 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 22 August 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 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
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 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 

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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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?