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1737 Post St, Ste 350, San Francisco, CA 94115-3628
+1 415-563-4844
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“fried rice” (11 reviews)
“chicken” (13 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
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12:00 - 21:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1737 Post St, Ste 350, San Francisco, CA 94115-3628
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can I say, it's Benihana- the food is mediocre at best (and downright bad by San Francisco standards) as well as grossly overpriced, and service and cleanliness are just so-so but it's all about the show and kids absolutely love it. We visited late...More

Thank SFdadof2
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We were a party of eight kids and adults and this was a really fun thing to do. We had a reservation, which is key for a Sat night in the city, so we were able to sit down promptly. Then the show began! They...More

Thank LKWendel
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Benihana slides further downhill every time we come and this last time was the last visit. Our server was nice and prompt but it was so loud we couldn't hear her. we couldn't talk to anyone at the table who wasn't directly next to us....More

Thank Molly M
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Loved this place the food was a beautiful explosion of taste and perfect washed down with a little sake. The staff were so friendly and helpful and gave us lots of information about the menu and what was good to try. We ate at the...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I love this place as do my kids. They make dining fun and it's a great way to celebrate or just be together with family. Cheaper at lunch, but still great food, entertainment and service. You can't be disappointed.

Thank rokeedy
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Loved this place! Our family enjoyed eating a special birthday lunch at this restaurant, our chef was funny and entertaining! The food was amazing and we will return here again soon! Great service and delicious food!

Thank MartaDias
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I made dinner reservations through Open Table the previous night. Good thing too cuz walk-ins had a 45-90 minute wait. This place (in Japantown) was located not far from my hotel. Parking on street was scarce. There is a parking garage & the restaurant does...More

Thank mayinfl
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Absolutely outstanding food and service. We had a party of 8 and all of us were entertained. This was a fantastic ending to our night!

Thank Heathercannon1
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my daughter had a beautiful Tappanyaki , Japanese style of cooking at Benihana. You should come try this Restaurant here at Japan Town San Francisco. The chef performance was amazing..

Thank Kristine D
Reviewed 28 May 2017

bustling bar with pleasant service, TV sets showing a variety of sports and lots of happy people. In center of Japantown, so there is some local color outside too. If you want to eat in the restaurant area be sure to make a reservation!

Thank pinkpeacemaker
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Questions & Answers
22 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 1737 Post St, Ste 350, San Francisco, CA 94115-3628
    (Laguna /Webster)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Japantown
  • Neighbourhood: Japantown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-563-4844
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