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Benihana

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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Sake is rated on a scale of 20(sweetest) to +20 (driest)
SAKE​
Sake is rated on a scale of -20 (sweetest) to +20 (driest).
$9.5 per carafe
Benihana Hot Sake 9 Oz. Junmai, Berkeley,
Our famous award-winning signature sake+3)
Sake is rated on a scale of -20 (sweetest) to +20 (driest).
Glass n/a
Carafe n/a
Bottle $12.00
Hana Awaka "Sparkling Flower" 250 Ml Junmai Bubbly
Lightly sweet, floral, fruity (hyogo, -60)
Glass $10.50
Carafe $20.00
Bottle $58.00
Dassai 50 "Otter Fest" 720 Dai Ginjo
Fragrant and refined, fennel, orange, pepper (yamaguchi, +4)
Glass $9.50
Carafe $18.00
Bottle $54.00
Kikusui "Chrysanthemum Water" 720 Ml
Refreshing and elegant, mandarin orange, banana, floral (niigata, +1)
Glass $11.50
Carafe $21.00
Bottle $63.00
Shimizu-No-Mai "Pure Dawn" 720 Ml Ai Ginjo
Balanced and aromatic, orange peel, minerality, fuji apple (akita, +3)
Glass $13.00
Carafe $22.00
Bottle $68.00
Rihaku "Wandering Poet" 720 Ml Junmai Ginjo
Well-rounded,​ ripe honeydew melon, green herbal notes (shimane, +3)
Glass $9.00
Carafe $15.00
Bottle $44.00
Suigei "Drunken Whale" 720 Ml Tokubetsu Junmai
Crisp and robust, floral, citrus, anise (kochi, +7)
Glass $8.00
Carafe $14.00
Bottle $38.00
Shirakabegura "the White Label" 720 Ml Junmai
Mellow and smooth, pear, caramel, nutmeg (hyogo, +2)
JAPANESE PREMIUM SPIRITS​
(2 oz. Each)
$8.00
Iichiko
Distilled from barley, clean and subtle, mild
$11.00
The Yamazaki 12 Year Old Single Malt
Crisp​ and dry, dried fruit, vanilla, warm finish
$7.50
Choya Umeshu-Dento
Fragrant, full bodied, sweet and tart
WINE​
Glass n/a
Bottle $12.00
Mumm Brut Prestige (Split)
Sparkling wine, napa valley, ca
Glass n/a
Bottle $50.00
Domaine Carneros Brut
Sparkling wine, carneros, ca
Glass $9.00
Bottle $38.00
Cantine Maschio
Prosecco, treviso, italy
Glass n/a
Bottle $90.00
Moët & Chandon Imperial
Champagne, champagne, france
Glass $8.25
Bottle $30.00
Columbia Crest
Chardonnay, columbia valley, wa
Glass $9.25
Bottle $36.00
Kendall-Jackson
Chardonnay, california
Glass $11.25
Bottle $42.00
La Crema
Chardonnay, sonoma coast, ca
Glass $8.75
Bottle $34.00
Joel Gott
Sauvignon blanc, california
Glass $10.50
Bottle $40.00
Kim Crawford
Sauvignon blanc, new zealand
Glass $8.00
Bottle $30.00
Coppola'bianco'
Pinot grigio, california
SPECIALTY COCKTAILS​
Regular $8.75
Enjoy in a signature mug $12.00
Signature benihana mugs with a specialty cocktail $+5.00
Mug selection may by location $+7.00
Benihana Punch
Myers's platinum rum, strawberry and peach liqueurs, tropical fruit juices
$8.75
Signature benihana mugs with a specialty cocktail $+5.00
Mug selection may by location $+7.00
Mai Tai
Myers's platinum rum, orgeat syrup, angostura bitters, tropical fruit juices, myers's dark rum float
$8.75
Signature benihana mugs with a specialty cocktail $+5.00
Mug selection may by location $+7.00
Benihana Mojito
Bacardi silver rum, benihana sake, fresh limes and mint
$8.75
Signature benihana mugs with a specialty cocktail $+5.00
Mug selection may by location $+7.00
Coconut Mojito
Cîroc coconut vodka, malibu rum, coconut and pineapple, fresh limes and mint
$8.75
Signature benihana mugs with a specialty cocktail $+5.00
Mug selection may by location $+7.00
White Peach Sake Sangria
White wine, benihana sake, white peach and passion fruit purées, pineapple juice
$8.75
Signature benihana mugs with a specialty cocktail $+5.00
Mug selection may by location $+7.00
Grape Escape
Skyy infusions grape vodka, moscato wine, fresh muddled grapes
$8.75
Signature benihana mugs with a specialty cocktail $+5.00
Mug selection may by location $+7.00
Emperor's Bellini
Cîroc peach vodka, st-germain elderflower liqueur, white peach purée, maschio prosecco
$8.75
Signature benihana mugs with a specialty cocktail $+5.00
Mug selection may by location $+7.00
Haiku Colada
Malibu rum, pineapple and coconut, strawberry purée swirl, frozen
$8.75
Signature benihana mugs with a specialty cocktail $+5.00
Mug selection may by location $+7.00
Exotic Mojito
Malibu mango rum, passion fruit purée, pineapple juice, fresh limes and mint
$8.75
Signature benihana mugs with a specialty cocktail $+5.00
Mug selection may by location $+7.00
Osaka Cherry Smash
Bulleit rye whiskey, cherry heering, choya plum liqueur, orange juice, cherry bitters
SIGNATURE MARTINIS​
$9.50
Beni-Tini
Grey goose vodka, iichiko shochu, hibiscus infused tea, passion fruit purée
$9.50
Lychee Blossom
Absolut vodka, st-germain elderflower liqueur, lychee purée, pineapple juice
$9.50
Mango Saketini
Malibu mango rum, nigori sake, mango purée, tropical fruit juices
$9.50
Rising Sun Lemon Drop
Ketel one citroen vodka, cointreau, fresh lemon juice, pama pomegranate liqueur, sugar rim
$9.50
Strawberry Saketini
Russian standard vodka, nigori sake, fresh muddled strawberries, cranberry juice
$9.50
Chocolate Raspberry Saketini
Godiva chocolate liqueur, amaretto di saronno, nigori sake, raspberry purée, chocolate swirl
ALCOHOL-FREE FROZEN SPECIALTIES & SOFT DRINKS​
$5.75
Banana Berry Smoothie
Strawberry, banana, blueberry
$5.75
Strawberry Passion Delight
Passion fruit with a strawberry swirl
$5.75
Mango Colada
Pineapple, coconut and mango purée
$3.95
Benihana Lemonade
Complimentary​ refills. Raspberry, mango, strawberry, passion fruit
$3.00
Freshly Brewed Iced Teas
Complimentary refills. Benihana "red flower" hibiscus blend (caffeine free), passion fruit green tea, black (organic)
$3.95
Ramune
Classic​ japanese bottled soda with a "pop! " Original, grape or strawberry
$3.75
Still voss
Voss lightly sparkling
Water
Fiji, natural artesian, still, voss, lightly sparkling
$2.95
Soda
Complimentary refills. Pepsi, diet pepsi, sierra mist, dr. pepper, lemonade, ginger ale
$6.00
Benihana Herb Tea
Signature blend of 17 herbs from okinawa. One pot
SIDE ORDERS​
$4.75
Homemade benihana hot sauce $+0. 75
Steamed rice $+1.00
Edamame
Served hot and sprinkled with sea salt.
$3.00
Homemade benihana hot sauce $+0. 75
Steamed rice $+1.00
Benihana Onion Soup
This​ homemade benihana specialty simmers for six hours. A favorite since 1964.
$7.75
Homemade benihana hot sauce $+0. 75
Steamed rice $+1.00
Beef Sashimi
Seared beef slices with a special dipping sauce.
$2.00
Homemade benihana hot sauce $+0. 75
Steamed rice $+1.00
Brown Rice
$4.25
Homemade benihana hot sauce $+0. 75
Steamed rice $+1.00
Seaweed Salad
$8.25
Homemade benihana hot sauce $+0. 75
Steamed rice $+1.00
Sushi Sampler
$6.00
Homemade benihana hot sauce $+0. 75
Steamed rice $+1.00
Vegetable Tempura
$7.50
Homemade benihana hot sauce $+0. 75
Steamed rice $+1.00
Calamari Tempura
$8.25
Homemade benihana hot sauce $+0. 75
Steamed rice $+1.00
Shrimp Tempura
$8.25
Homemade benihana hot sauce $+0. 75
Steamed rice $+1.00
Scallop Tempura
SPECIALTY SUSHI ROLLS​
Half n/a
Full $5.00
Vegetable Roll
Green leaf, avocado, cucumber, tomato, red cabbage, yamagobo
Half $3.15
Full $6.00
California Roll
Crab, avocado, cucumber
Half $3.90
Full $7.50
Spicy Tuna Roll
Tuna, cucumber, spicy sauce
Half $4.25
Full $8.00
Las Vegas Roll
Salmon, avocado, cream cheese, jalapeño, spicy sauce on top (deep fried)
Half $5.90
Full $11.25
Shrimp Lovers
Crab, avocado, shrimp tempura, shrimp, cucumber
Half $5.90
Full $11.50
Alaskan Roll
Crab, avocado, salmon, cucumber
Half $5.90
Full $11.50
Dragon Roll
Eel, avocado, crab, cucumber
Half n/a
Full $11.50
Spider Roll
Soft shell crab, crab, green leaf, cucumber, avocado, soybean paper, yamagobo
Half $2.90
Full $5.75
Benihana Roll
Crab, avocado, cucumber, smelt egg
Half $3.15
Full $6.00
Salmon Skin Roll
Salmon skin, cucumber, yamagobo, bonito flakes on top
SASHIMI & SUSHI, HAND ROLLS​
$2.75
Crab Stick
Piece
$2.75
Mackerel
Piece
$2.75
Smelt Roe
Piece
$2.75
Surf Clam
$3.00
Halibut
Piece
Octopus
3 piece
$3.25
Eel
Piece
$3.25
Tuna
Piece
$3.50
Salmon Roe
Piece
$2.75
Egg
Piece​
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and Japanese inspired cocktails. There is an extensive sake list. The chefs are highly skilled and entertaining. Fun Place to grab lunch.

Date of visit: December 2018
13  Thank TheSushiGuy
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded today

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the dining experience!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, let me start by saying I had a 715 reservation on a week night. We were sat by 8 pm (only two of us), and the actual chef did not come until 850. The waitress took 10-15 minutes to bring out drinks. Then soup...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ashgladkowski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the many years I have been going here this time the service was horrible. It took over 3 hours to complete our meal. Normally it takes 1 1/2 hours. Other tables had their chef go to their table well before our table even though...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank presiceo
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

I was seated at the my table by 8:00pm after half an hour waiting on Saturday night regardless of my reservation at 7:30pm. Wasting a half an hour on Saturday night? What would you think of yourself wasting a half an hour with a party...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lukejhwang
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Luke, we're sorry to hear this as it shouldn't have happened. Please contact Guest Relations via benihanalistens.smg.com/

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

What a disgusting place. Talk about money hungry, low quality, inhospitable people. This place is horrible! We went on a Sunday with reservations that noted we were celebrating a birthday. They jammed our party of three into a table of 11. So basically five different...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Deanna C
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Waitress changed tips amount on the receipt!!! Food was average and service was not great but I still left $10 tips on the credit card receipt. I checked my bank statement few days after, the amount appeared on my bank statement became $50 more!! Apparently...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 576daniellex
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Danielle, thank you for sharing your review. We understand your disappointment as this shouldn’t have happened. Please take a moment to contact Guest Relations via benihanalistens.smg.com/ for our team to reach back to you. Your feedback helps us to make improvements and we’re hopeful that...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It was birthday dinner night for the misses. We hadn't experienced Benihana for many years, so this refreshing. Our daughter never experienced the ambiance of this restaurant. I hadn't reserved a table as we were undecided about dinner until the last minute. We arrived to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank daddyblaize
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

On behalf of the Benihana team, we are happy to have provided you with a 5-star experience!

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Habachi is my all time Favorite food. Every year I look forward to celebrating by birthday at Benihana's. It's a 30 min drive for me.....but when the food is right...it's worth the hike. Everything is always fresh, consistantly good and even if you've seen all...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LadyFaithSmith
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Faith, On behalf of the Benihana team we look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Our experience was a really bad,we don't recommend it , the price you pay for the food you are getting it's not worth it, very expensive, and the food isn't that great, rather get Japanese food in the Mall, please stay away from this place

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank GAMIN Z
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Gamin, Your feedback helps us to make improvements and we’re hopeful that you will provide us with an opportunity to serve you again. Arigato. If you would like to get in touch with our Guest Relations team, please do so via: benihanalistens.smg.com/

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

one star is obligatory... I am passing this review on from my Mother, she is not a yelper but I was there... I have been to Benihana for special occasions many times. We were there with 9 family members tonight to celebrate my daughter's birthday. ...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MosheZ26
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Moshe, 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...More

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